Winter festivals

The festive season really is the most wonderful time of year in Scotland – with Christmas markets, outdoor ice rinks and the aroma of mulled wine, our winter festivals have something for everyone. 

Scotland is ready to welcome you back with great events, unique entertainment, shopping experiences, Christmas craft fairs and festive cheer to warm up winter nights. From St Andrew's Day celebrations, a magical Christmas, a sparkling Hogmanay and Burns Night festivities, Scotland knows how to celebrate in style. 

Castle of Light

© VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

Hogmanay fireworks

Winter and Christmas Events Across Scotland

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