Old Town Christmas Lights Switch On

The Old Town begins its Christmas celebrations with Santa and his elves switching on the Greater Grassmarket’s Christmas lights this Thursday at 6:30pm!

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Old Town Christmas Lights Switch On
About Old Town Christmas Lights Switch On

The Greater Grassmarket Business Improvement District (BID) kicks off the Old Town’s festive celebrations with the official switching on of the Christmas lights in the Grassmarket Square on Thursday 7th December at 6.30pm.

The free family-friendly event will feature special guest appearances from Santa and his elves who will have the honour of turning on the light displayand will be handing out Christmas hats to children. The event begins at 6.15pm with the lights switch on taking place at 6.30pm.

Local businesses will be staying open during the festivities to allow for some late-night shopping and there will be a number of other Christmas offerings such as mulled wine, carol singing, and even some free mince pies.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Old Town Christmas Lights Switch On are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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