Tuesday 31 December 2013…
into the New Year
The original and best New Year celebrations in the world! Join the party with 80,000 friends beneath the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle and dance your way into 2013 with incredible live music and entertainment, DJ’s, giant screens, outdoor bars and the world famous Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Midnight Fireworks.
Tuesday 31 December 2012…
into the New Year
Experience the very best in traditional Scottish music at the spectacular outdoor ceilidh event.Birl through the bells in this exclusive event arena with outdoor dancefloor, bar and food village. Plus learn some new moves with the Ceilidh Caller and bring in 2014 beneath the spectacular Midnight Fireworks.
Check-in on the day opens 11am - 1pm
Dookers Parade begins 1.30pm, then into the water!
Celebrate the start of 2013 by taking part in the breathtaking QUEENSFERRY LOONY DOOK, the annual mass splash in the River Forth under the shadow of the world-famous Forth Rail Bridge.
For over a quarter of a century, thousands of brave people have taken the New Year plunge, raising tens of thousands of pounds for charities across the UK.
The event begins with the Dooker‘s Parade along the High Street, and finishes in the fresh water. Makes a great photo.
Come and cheer on the participants along the route or down on the beach.
Sunday 30 December 2012
The opening event of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2012/13 celebrations is the spectacular Torchlight Procession.
A total sell-out in 2011, last year’s event welcomed over 25,000 people to this world renowned family event. Join thousands of torch carriers as they illuminate the city from our new start position of Chambers Street to the Son et Lumière and fireworks finale on Calton Hill, led by Shetland’s Up Helly Aa’ Vikings and the massed pipes and drums.