Light Night

Light Night is a free event for all to enjoy. The finale will be a spectacular pyrotechnics display marking the official switch on of Edinburgh’s Christmas lights with Santa’s “flying” visit.

Light Night

About Light Night

There will be nothing old-fashioned about the traditional start to Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrations this year, Light Night, with Santa making special "flying visit" Edinburgh’s Christmas and the Royal Mile. Before Santa’s visit, there will be spectacular performances from local choirs and youth groups as well as an appearance from Ama-zing Harmonies, a choir created through the work of Transit into Confidence, a charity supported by OneCity Trust, Edinburgh’s Christmas official charity partner.

Hosted by Arlene Stuart of Forth Radio, this free event will feature performances by local choirs and youth groups including Edinburgh’s Little Voices Big Stars, Rock Choir Live, the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh’s Community Choir fresh from their preparations for An Edinburgh Christmas Carol and Intercultural Youth Scotland whose Light Night performance will feature rap and poetry. Audiences up and down the Mile will be able to enjoy the event thanks to two giant screens located in key spots on the street.

The finale of the afternoon will be a spectacular pyrotechnics display marking the official switch on of Edinburgh’s Christmas lights with Santa’s “flying” visit.

It’s an afternoon not to be missed!

OneCity Trust will be bucket shaking at the event.

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

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