24 Doors of Advent

Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.

24 Doors of Advent

About 24 Doors of Advent

1st Dec 2018 to 24th Dec 2018
various - see event website for details
Various Locations Edinburgh
This is a free event
Event organiser/part of Edinburghs Christmas
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Discover an exciting new place each day of advent, as this real-life advent calendar takes you through a different door, throughout December as Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city.

Some venues are still to be confimed.

Please note that some places do require booking in advance.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for 24 Doors of Advent are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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