Events in Edinburgh on 23 December 2017

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 23 December 2017 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

01 January 2016 - 31 December 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About!
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Edinburgh South
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015.
Hibee Tots Football Toddler Class

Hibee Tots Football Toddler Class

26 April 2017 - 26 April 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
New Hibee Tots Football Toddler Classes for 2-4yrs are starting on 26th April.
Edinburgh’s 101 Objects

Edinburgh’s 101 Objects

01 May 2017 - 31 March 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Discover the rich history of Edinburgh through 101 of its most treasured objects.
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

01 July 2017 - 31 December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions!
Homework Club

Homework Club

21 August 2017 - 11 June 2018
Kids taking too long to get their homework done? Bring them along to the Homework Club at Wonder World, Edinburgh!
City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

07 October 2017 - 13 May 2018
Explore the new activities in the family activity area at City Art Centre to complement the exhibition ‘Hidden Gems’
Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

07 October 2017 - 13 May 2018
Exhibition of ‘hidden gems’ from City Art Centre’s collection of fine art; celebrating the unsung and the unusual.
Scotland’s Early Silver

Scotland’s Early Silver

13 October 2017 - 25 February 2018
A stunning exhibition of Scotland’s Early Silver explores it's impact during the first millennium AD.
Can taking up a new activity help our thinking skills as we age?

Can taking up a new activity help our thinking skills as we age?

27 October 2017 - 30 September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Heriot-Watt University are looking for people aged 65 and over in Edinburgh & Lothians to take part in a new study.
Five Sisters Zoo Illuminations

Five Sisters Zoo Illuminations

03 November 2017 - 23 December 2017
The Five Sisters Zoo Illuminations are back bigger and brighter for 2017 during November and December.
Young Writers

Young Writers

06 November 2017 - 15 January 2018
Come along to The Writer's Museum and see the winning entries of the Children’s Ghost Story Competition!
Canongate Stars & Stories

Canongate Stars & Stories

09 November 2017 - 16 February 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Canongate Stars and Stories - A new illuminated walking trail through Edinburgh's Old Town print & publishing history.
For Queen and Country: Nursing, Trauma and War exhibition

For Queen and Country: Nursing, Trauma and War exhibition

09 November 2017 - 30 March 2018
Edinburgh South
For Queen and Country: Nursing, Trauma and War exhibition tells the story of nursing during wartime - from the 19th to the 21st century.
Christmas Market - George Street

Christmas Market - George Street

17 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Get into the Christmas spirit with a festive shopping experience at the traditional Christmas market in George St.
La Clique Noël

La Clique Noël

17 November 2017 - 06 January 2018
Edinburgh West
Multi-award winning La Clique returns home to Edinburgh with a special seasonal edition of the show; La Clique Noël.
The Ice Adventure: A Journey Through Frozen Scotland

The Ice Adventure: A Journey Through Frozen Scotland

17 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Edinburgh's Christmas - Come along and be astounded by the lifelike ice sculptures in the Ice Adventure.
A Fine Line

A Fine Line

18 November 2017 - 18 February 2018
A Fine Line: An exhibition at City Art Centre bringing together artists working across a diverse range of disciplines.
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa!
Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

18 November 2017 - 06 January 2018
The traditional & romantic Christmas Market in the heart of the City of Edinburgh offers a unique shopping experience.
Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Edinburgh for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Livingston for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa... when he arrives at Santa Land in George Street.
Winter Windows

Winter Windows

18 November 2017 - 06 January 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Come and see Edinburgh's 2017 Winter Windows! Designed by pupils from schools throughout Edinburgh.
Christmas at the Botanics 2017

Christmas at the Botanics 2017

24 November 2017 - 30 December 2017
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!
The Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights

25 November 2017 - 06 January 2018
A whole host of heroes and villains will be brought to life on the Royal Lyceum stage this Christmas.
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

28 November 2017 - 06 January 2018
Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a trip to The Brunton’s panto and this year it's Beauty and the Beast!
A Bottle of Wine and Patsy Cline

A Bottle of Wine and Patsy Cline

30 November 2017 - 30 December 2017
By arrangement with the Òran Mór comes the Edinburgh premiere of the smash-hit, sell-out musical show celebrating the legendary life and music of Patsy Cline!
Edinburgh’s Giant Advent Calendar

Edinburgh’s Giant Advent Calendar

01 December 2017 - 25 December 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Glimpse Edinburgh Winters from years gone-by on a giant Advent Calendar projected onto General Register House.
Giant Lanterns of China 2017

Giant Lanterns of China 2017

01 December 2017 - 25 February 2018
This winter, Edinburgh Zoo will be home to The Giant Lanterns of China, an installation of over 450 dazzling lanterns.
Shark in the Park

Shark in the Park

01 December 2017 - 06 January 2018
Follow Timothy Pope (and his telescope!) on 3 exciting Shark in the Park adventures at Festival Square Spiegeltent.
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

01 December 2017 - 31 December 2017
Don't miss Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs at Bathgate Regal Community Theatre, a great show for all the family!
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

01 December 2017 - 31 December 2017
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in December!
Cinderella

Cinderella

02 December 2017 - 21 January 2018
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott star in Cinderella at the King's Theatre!
Cowgate NYC

Cowgate NYC

03 December 2017 - 29 December 2017
The Three Sisters are bringing all the magic of a fairytale Christmas in New York to you with American style street food and festive film classics.
How to Disappear

How to Disappear

06 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
How to Disappear, a pitch-black comedy, is on at Traverse Theatre as part of Edinburgh's Christmas.
Cinderella

Cinderella

08 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Traverse Theatre presents Shona Reppe's Cinderella, highly visual and beautifully re-imagined by Shona Reppe.
The Nutcracker - Scottish Ballet

The Nutcracker - Scottish Ballet

09 December 2017 - 30 December 2017
Christmas 2017 sees the return to the Festival Theatre of Scottish Ballet’s much-loved production of The Nutcracker.
Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Cheer

Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Cheer

10 December 2017 - 31 December 2017
Edinburgh West
Baby Loves Disco returns for Christmas 2017 with its unique dayclubbing experience at Festival Square Spiegeltent.
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

11 December 2017 - 28 December 2017
Beauty and the Beast, another great, new family pantomime full of songs, jokes and winter fun at Howden Park Centre!
Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

12 December 2017 - 07 January 2018
Shrek the Musical, the must-see show for all the family, comes to Edinburgh Playhouse for Christmas! Age 5+.
Jack & The Beanstalk

Jack & The Beanstalk

15 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Edinburgh People’s Theatre presents Jack & The Beanstalk the Pantomime at Church Hill Theatre 15th-23rd December.
Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince’s Tour of India 1875-6

Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince’s Tour of India 1875-6

15 December 2017 - 22 April 2018
This exhibition tells the story of a tour of India by the Prince of Wales in 1875 through some of the finest treasures he was presented with.
Little Red Riding Hood’s Christmas Adventure

Little Red Riding Hood’s Christmas Adventure

16 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Nonsense Room Productions bring you Little Red’s Christmas Adventure, an original festive musical for children.
Brave  Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

18 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Brave Macbeth returns for a limited festive run at Gilded Balloon's Basement Theatre - fresh off the back of a successful, award-winning Fringe run.
Edinburgh’s Santa Pub Crawl 2017

Edinburgh’s Santa Pub Crawl 2017

22 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
It’s Christmas! Get ready to spread some Holiday Cheer at the Edinburgh's Santa Pub Crawl on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd December.
Hobo Cinema - An Indoor Winter Woodland Cinema

Hobo Cinema - An Indoor Winter Woodland Cinema

22 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Rogue Village’s Hobo Cinema brings you an indoor winter woodland inspired cinema showing a smorgasbord of Christmas classics at The Biscuit Factory.
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

23 December 2017
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club!
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

23 December 2017 - 29 December 2017
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers.
Balloonatics

Balloonatics

23 December 2017
Scottish comedian Chris Henry’s hit kids show, Balloonatics, returns to Edinburgh after a complete sell out at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

23 December 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Cameron Toll Lights Up Christmas with New Santa’s Grotto

Cameron Toll Lights Up Christmas with New Santa’s Grotto

23 December 2017
Visit Santa for free at Cameron Toll and help raise money for the Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

23 December 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshop

Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshop

23 December 2017
Come along to our Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshops to make and decorate your own goodies!
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

23 December 2017
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

23 December 2017
Leith
A bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith.
Locke Sessions - DJ Collective Butta Bag

Locke Sessions - DJ Collective Butta Bag

23 December 2017
Join us for our monthly Locke Sessions at Eden Locke with Edinburgh DJ Collective and online Discogs store Butta Bag.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

23 December 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Santa at Almond Valley Heritage Centre

Santa at Almond Valley Heritage Centre

23 December 2017
Santa visits Almond Valley once again, settling into his farmyard cottage set within a chilly midwinter forest.
Santa’s Grotto at Carberry Tower

Santa’s Grotto at Carberry Tower

23 December 2017
Come and visit Santa in his enchanting Grotto at Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate.
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

23 December 2017
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!
Transport yourself to Eden with Rejuvenating Yoga Workshops

Transport yourself to Eden with Rejuvenating Yoga Workshops

23 December 2017
Eden Yoga is offering Edinburgh residents and hotel guests complimentary yoga sessions to kick-start their weekend.
Winter Wonder World - Edinburgh

Winter Wonder World - Edinburgh

23 December 2017
Santa and his magic elves are coming to Wonder World, Edinburgh every weekend between the 2nd and 24th of December!

Events in East Renfrewshire

Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

23 October 2017 - 31 December 2018
Include Me 2 Club run a Junior Youth Club for ages 0 - 12 and their families at Dalmeny Community Centre on Mondays!
Local WEEE Recycling Trial

Local WEEE Recycling Trial

06 November 2017 - 31 January 2018
WEEE Recycling are trialling a free waste electrical recycling drop off scheme with local newsagents over the next 10 weeks!
Snow White & The Seven Wee Muppets

Snow White & The Seven Wee Muppets

18 December 2017 - 30 December 2017
Insideout Theatre Productions return to Eastwood Park Theatre this Christmas with Snow White & The Seven Wee Muppets!
Festive Family Films at Eastwood Park Theatre

Festive Family Films at Eastwood Park Theatre

21 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Come along to Eastwood Park Theatre for a special screening of some classic festive family films!
Christmas Baby Disco

Christmas Baby Disco

23 December 2017
Boogie with your baby at East Renfrewshire Culture & Leisure's Christmas discos especially for little ones!
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

23 December 2017
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
Elf Academy

Elf Academy

23 December 2017
Back by popular demand ERCL's Elf Academy returns! Be sure to book quick - last year's Elf Academies were a sell out!
Karaoke Night

Karaoke Night

23 December 2017
Come along to a great night's entertainment at The Traveller's Rest in Neilston every Saturday from 9pm!

Events in Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

01 January 2016 - 31 December 2017
Have fun discovering Glasgow with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt from Curious About!
Tennent’s Brewery Tour

Tennent’s Brewery Tour

08 August 2016 - 31 December 2017
Find out how Wellpark Brewery make Tennent's so special on one of their daily Brewery Tours!
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

01 September 2016 - 31 December 2017
Glasgow Central Tours offers you the chance to explore one of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks!
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Kelvingrove has daily, delightful recitals given by eminent local organists and visiting players!
Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Discover Charles Rennie Mackintosh's story at The Glasgow School of Art, from student to master architect!
Polygraphs

Polygraphs

17 February 2017 - 20 May 2018
The Polygraphs exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art includes some of the most compelling artists working today!
A Fair Life

A Fair Life

04 March 2017 - 21 January 2018
Riverside Museum's A Fair Life exhibition captures the rich hidden history of Scottish Showmen and women!
Art of Power: Treasures from Mount Stuart

Art of Power: Treasures from Mount Stuart

31 March 2017 - 14 January 2018
Art of Power is a two venue exhibition showcasing masterpieces from Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute.
Celtic Football Club Stadium Tour

Celtic Football Club Stadium Tour

01 June 2017 - 31 December 2017
Learn all about the colourful history and heritage of Celtic Football Club on one of the regular stadium tours!
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

01 July 2017 - 31 December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Glasgow's OpenJump sessions!
TASTE!

TASTE!

13 July 2017 - 28 February 2018
TASTE! is an exhibition of artworks from Glasgow Museums’ collection displayed alongside material from our archive!
Tours at GMRC

Tours at GMRC

01 September 2017 - 28 February 2018
Join staff at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a tour of the collections stored at this unique site!
Stephen Sutcliffe: Work from the Collection

Stephen Sutcliffe: Work from the Collection

22 September 2017 - 21 January 2018
Work from the Collection is Glasgow based artist Stephen Sutcliffe's first solo show at GoMA!
Exhibition: 10 Years / 10 Buildings

Exhibition: 10 Years / 10 Buildings

28 September 2017 - 31 March 2018
Discover a few of the fantastic conservation projects Glasgow City Heritage Trust supports at 10 Years / 10 Buildings!
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre Family Event Programme

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre Family Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 31 December 2017
Bring the family along to the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a day crammed with fun events and activities!
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Adult Event Programme

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Adult Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 28 February 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum runs an extensive programme of exhibitions, tours & workshops throughout the year!
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Family Event Programme

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Family Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 31 December 2017
Bring the family along to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for a day crammed with fun events and activities!
People’s Palace Family Event Programme

People’s Palace Family Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 31 December 2017
Bring the family along to the People’s Palace for a day crammed with fun events and activities!
Riverside Museum Family Event Programme

Riverside Museum Family Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 31 December 2017
Bring the family along to the Riverside Museum for a day crammed with fun events and activities!
Glasgow Christmas Markets

Glasgow Christmas Markets

09 November 2017 - 29 December 2017
The 2017 Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch offering a wide selection of festive delights!
The Winter Show 2017

The Winter Show 2017

16 November 2017 - 27 January 2018
Cyril Gerber Fine Art have a selection of 20th century British paintings on display as part of their Winter show!
The Winter Show 2017

The Winter Show 2017

16 November 2017 - 31 January 2018
Compass Gallery present their Winter show featuring a fresh and exciting selection of paintings, drawings & sculpture!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Milngavie

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Milngavie

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa!
Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Milngavie

Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Milngavie

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Milngavie for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
Loch Lomond Shores Christmas Market

Loch Lomond Shores Christmas Market

19 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
The Christmas Market at Loch Lomond Shores will feature Christmas themed cabins selling a range of festive goodies!
Christmas Art Exhibition

Christmas Art Exhibition

22 November 2017 - 23 December 2017
Helensburgh based Russian artist Sofia Perina-Miller is holding an exhibition of her work at The Oak Tree Gallery!
The Crafters Roadshow - Silverburn

The Crafters Roadshow - Silverburn

23 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at Silverburn!
Objects of Celebration - Claire Heminsley

Objects of Celebration - Claire Heminsley

24 November 2017 - 04 March 2018
Objects of Celebration is a solo exhibition of new work at ART PARK Glasgow by artist Claire Heminsley exploring the rituals of celebration.
The Gallery on Sinclair Street

The Gallery on Sinclair Street

24 November 2017 - 23 December 2017
The Gallery on Sinclair Street is an annual pop up shop for Christmas featuring affordable original art and beautiful hand crafted gifts!
Meet Father Christmas at Hamleys!

Meet Father Christmas at Hamleys!

25 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
This winter, prepare to make magical memories as Father Christmas arrives at Hamleys to spread festive joy to all!
The Magical Santa’s Grotto at Loch Lomond Shores

The Magical Santa’s Grotto at Loch Lomond Shores

25 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
For the most magical Christmas experience this year, visit Santa and his elves at Loch Lomond Shores!
Lost Glasgow - More Than Just Memories Exhibition

Lost Glasgow - More Than Just Memories Exhibition

27 November 2017 - 27 February 2018
Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust are delighted to host the Lost Glasgow - More Than Just Memories exhibition!
Oran Mor’s Christmas Panto - Cinderella 2: I Married A Numpty

Oran Mor’s Christmas Panto - Cinderella 2: I Married A Numpty

27 November 2017 - 30 December 2017
A Play, A Pie and A Pint return to Oran Mor with their pantomime for 2017... Cinderella 2: I Married A Numpty!
Cinderella

Cinderella

28 November 2017 - 31 December 2017
Full of silliness, slapstick, music and fun, Cinderella at the Citizens is the perfect panto choice for families!
Jackie and the Baked Bean Stock

Jackie and the Baked Bean Stock

30 November 2017 - 31 December 2017
Insideout Theatre Productions Ltd proudly present Jackie and the Baked Bean Stock... a giant of a pantomime!
The Wizard of Never Woz

The Wizard of Never Woz

30 November 2017 - 14 January 2018
The Wizard of Never Woz at The Pavilion Theatre promises to be the BEST family panto in town!
Tinsel Toon

Tinsel Toon

30 November 2017 - 31 December 2017
Tinsel Toon is Tron Theatre Company’s festive show for wee ones, suitable for ages 3 to 6 years!
Alice in Weegieland

Alice in Weegieland

01 December 2017 - 07 January 2018
Join Alice, the White Rabbit, The Queen of Hearts and the Mad Bad Cat In the Hatter in Weegieland for the Tron Panto!
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

01 December 2017 - 07 January 2018
With magic, music, comedy and special effects, make Sleeping Beauty at the Kings Theatre the pantomime of your dreams!
Swing Into Christmas

Swing Into Christmas

01 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Do something different this Christmas and join Swing in their intimate vintage club for a journey back to the prohibition era!
Balloon Winter Wonderland

Balloon Winter Wonderland

02 December 2017 - 26 December 2017
Come and visit Loch Lomond Shores' Balloon Winter Wonderland this Christmas and see thousands of balloons crafted into a magical festive scene!
Mrs Claus at Pollok House

Mrs Claus at Pollok House

02 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Come and visit Mrs Claus at Pollok House which will be decorated from top to toe in all it's seasonal finery!
Winter Wonder World - Glasgow

Winter Wonder World - Glasgow

02 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Santa and his magic elves are coming to Wonder World, Glasgow every day between the 2nd and 24th of December!
MAMMA MIA!

MAMMA MIA!

05 December 2017 - 30 December 2017
The ultimate feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in December for a month-long run!
One More Sleep ‘til Christmas

One More Sleep ‘til Christmas

07 December 2017 - 31 December 2017
Join the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland at the Citizens Theatre for some festive fun for 3 - 6 year olds!
Aaron Angell

Aaron Angell

08 December 2017 - 18 March 2018
GoMA's gallery one space hosts an exhibition of objects curated by Aaron Angell from Glasgow Museum's collections!
Festival of Choirs

Festival of Choirs

10 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Local primary and secondary school children will be performing a classic selection of carols every day at Princes Square in aid of Quarriers!
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

16 December 2017 - 07 January 2018
Fe-fi-fo-fum, a giant of a panto your way comes! This year's panto at the SEC Armadillo is Jack and the Beanstalk!
Ricky McWhittington

Ricky McWhittington

19 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Ricky McWhittington at Platform Glasgow is a fantastic family show full of laughs, singalong favourites and sweeties!
itison Drive-In Movies

itison Drive-In Movies

20 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Scotland's most popular outdoor film event returns to Loch Lomond Shores with several festive film screenings!
IRN-BRU Carnival 2017

IRN-BRU Carnival 2017

21 December 2017 - 14 January 2018
Come along to the Scottish Event Campus for festive family fun with Christmas favourite, the IRN-BRU Carnival!
Michelle McManus’ Winter Wonderland featuring Soundsational Choir

Michelle McManus’ Winter Wonderland featuring Soundsational Choir

21 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Enjoy a festive spectacular of comedy and Christmas songs at Michelle McManus' Winter Wonderland!
Art On the Exchange Festive Markets

Art On the Exchange Festive Markets

23 December 2017
Art On Scotland invites you to visit their festive market, Art On the Exchange, in Royal Exchange Square!
Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

23 December 2017
A family favourite! Come along to the Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow and enjoy Breakfast with Santa this December!
Cahoots at Sweeneys On The Park

Cahoots at Sweeneys On The Park

23 December 2017
Sweeney's On The Park have regular live music every Saturday from 4pm to 7pm courtesy of Cahoots!
Castlemilk Community Carboot Sale

Castlemilk Community Carboot Sale

23 December 2017
Sports social enterprise I-Touches, runs a weekly car boot sale at Raithburn Avenue Castlemilk on Saturdays from 9am!
Christmas Countdown Workshops

Christmas Countdown Workshops

23 December 2017
In the run up to Christmas Make Do & Grow are running festive themed creative workshops for children on Saturdays!
Festive Roller Skating

Festive Roller Skating

23 December 2017
Get that festive feeling, roller skating with family and friends at RollerStop during the school holidays!
Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

23 December 2017
This popular farmers market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow's west end twice a month!
GoMA Guided Tours

GoMA Guided Tours

23 December 2017
Enjoy a free guided tour of Scotland's most visited modern art gallery, Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art!
Govan Retail Market & Car Boot Sale

Govan Retail Market & Car Boot Sale

23 December 2017
Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets retail market and car boot sale in Govan!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

23 December 2017
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Loch Lomond Shores Weekend Market

Loch Lomond Shores Weekend Market

23 December 2017
Browse homemade treats, arts & crafts, artisan food & drink and local produce at Loch Lomond Shores' Weekend Market!
Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

23 December 2017
The Merchant Square Craft Fair is held every weekend, why not spend a relaxing afternoon browsing the stalls!
Milngavie Makers Market

Milngavie Makers Market

23 December 2017
Milngavie Makers Market is Milngavie's monthly indoor artisan market held at the Town Hall!
Mrs Claus’ Christmas Party

Mrs Claus’ Christmas Party

23 December 2017
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED: Join Mrs Claus at Pollok House on December 23rd for a fun filled party hour before she leaves for Lapland!
Panto-Opticon - Puss In Boots

Panto-Opticon - Puss In Boots

23 December 2017
Join The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall this Christmas for their family panto, Puss In Boots!
Pater Patter

Pater Patter

23 December 2017
PATER PATTER is a weekly group run by Dads for Dads, they meet on Saturday mornings at Merry-Go-Round!
Project Craft

Project Craft

23 December 2017
Learn new skills, create something unique and have lots of fun along the way with Project Craft at Paperchase!
RSNO Christmas Concert featuring The Snowman

RSNO Christmas Concert featuring The Snowman

23 December 2017
Enjoy a special showing of the festive classic, The Snowman, on a large screen, accompanied by the RSNO!
Sculpture Club

Sculpture Club

23 December 2017
Got creative kids? Bring them along to Glasgow Sculpture Studio for their free Saturday Sculpture Club!
Sloans Market

Sloans Market

23 December 2017
Pop along to Sloans Market any weekend and you will find a brilliant and exciting selection of stalls and traders!
Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

23 December 2017
Glasgow Film Theatre's Take 2 Family-Friendly Film Screenings will keep even the littlest film fans entertained!
Tea & Talkies - It’s a Wonderful Life

Tea & Talkies - It’s a Wonderful Life

23 December 2017
Take a break from the hustle and bustle for Afternoon Tea at Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor and enjoy the Christmas Classic, It's A Wonderful Life!
The Early Show

The Early Show

23 December 2017
The Early Show at Yesbar showcases some of the funniest comedians around every Friday & Saturday night!
The Late Show

The Late Show

23 December 2017
Enjoy late night comedy every Friday and Saturday with your host Viv Gee in Yesbar Comedy Club!
The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

23 December 2017
Folksy Theatre return to Cottiers on December 23rd with their Winter production for all the family, The Snow Queen!

Events in Lanarkshire

Air Space Little Ones Toddler Sessions

Air Space Little Ones Toddler Sessions

06 March 2017 - 31 December 2017
Air Space hold Little Ones Toddler Sessions for children aged 5 and under on weekdays during term time!
Biscuit & Donut Making For Kids

Biscuit & Donut Making For Kids

31 May 2017 - 31 December 2017
Come along to Coopers Coffees in Hamilton and bake biscuits or doughnuts with your family!
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

17 November 2017 - 07 January 2018
If you love to laugh then don’t miss your chance to see Jack and the Beanstalk at Motherwell Theatre this festive season!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Cumbernauld

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Cumbernauld

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Sandyholm

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Sandyholm

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa!
Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Cumbernauld

Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Cumbernauld

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Cumbernauld for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Sandyholm for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
M&D’s On Ice

M&D’s On Ice

18 November 2017 - 07 January 2018
Enjoy the perfect festive day out at M&D’s. Skate day and night with family and friends at Scotland’s most magical ice rink!
M&Ds Santas Magical Wonderland

M&Ds Santas Magical Wonderland

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Santas Magical Wonderland returns to M&Ds Theme Park for 2017 - it's festive fun for all the family!
Santa’s Reindeer Parade & Grotto

Santa’s Reindeer Parade & Grotto

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Accompanied by his helpful elves, Father Christmas will swoosh into EK, East Kilbride on his sleigh on November 18th!
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

30 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Celebrate Christmas at Cumbernauld Theatre as they bring you a fantastic new adaptation of A Christmas Carol!
Christmas Baking

Christmas Baking

01 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Come and bake Christmas themed biscuits then enjoy a special breakfast platter or Christmas lunch at Coopers Coffees in Hamilton!
Festive Family Fun at NL Heritage Centre

Festive Family Fun at NL Heritage Centre

02 December 2017 - 30 December 2017
There's lots of festive fun for all the family on offer this December at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre!
Winter Wonders - A Mini Musical!

Winter Wonders - A Mini Musical!

08 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Cumbernauld Theatre present Winter Wonders - A Mini Musical! A special Christmas show especially for under 5's!
A Christmas Carol - Live Action Radio Play

A Christmas Carol - Live Action Radio Play

21 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Running Late Theatre Company bring this light-hearted rendition of the Charles Dickens classic to EK Arts Centre!
Broadlees Golf Santa’s Grotto

Broadlees Golf Santa’s Grotto

23 December 2017
Wrap up warm and join Broadlees Golf on a magical journey to their first ever Santa’s Grotto!
Christmas at New Lanark

Christmas at New Lanark

23 December 2017
Join us at New Lanark World Heritage Site to enjoy a magical family day out this Christmas!
Christmas Party Nights

Christmas Party Nights

23 December 2017
Let us add the sparkle to your festive celebration and join us at Fir Park for a truly unforgettable occasion!
Elf School Craft Workshop

Elf School Craft Workshop

23 December 2017
Come along and have fun making your own Christmas decoration with the elves at Calderglen Country Park!
Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

23 December 2017
North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold a range of fun museum activities, arts and crafts every Saturday!
Father Christmas at Summerlee

Father Christmas at Summerlee

23 December 2017
Visit the enchanting Winter Wonderland and Santa's Grotto this Christmas at Coatbridge's Summerlee Museum!
Love & Light Recovery Cafe

Love & Light Recovery Cafe

23 December 2017
Open on Saturdays the Love & Light Recovery Cafe offers Support for families affected by alcoholism and drug addiction
M&D’s Christmas Craft & Gift Market

M&D’s Christmas Craft & Gift Market

23 December 2017
Come in out of the cold and discover everything you'll ever need for Christmas at M&D'S Christmas Market!
Motherwell Community Market

Motherwell Community Market

23 December 2017
The Motherwell Community Market is held every Saturday from 9am - 2pm at South Dalziel Historic Building!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

23 December 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Santa at Chatelherault!

Santa at Chatelherault!

23 December 2017
Visit Santa himself in his magical log cabin this December at Chatelherault Country Park!
Santa Visits Calderglen

Santa Visits Calderglen

23 December 2017
Santa Claus will be here to see you and your family this December at Calderglen Country Park!
The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

23 December 2017
Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at EK, East Kilbride!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Santa’s Cove

Santa’s Cove

11 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
intu Braehead are set to bring back the magic of Christmas with an interactive festive experience for all the family!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Braehead

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Braehead

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa!
Christmas Tree Tagging

Christmas Tree Tagging

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Bring the family along to Finlaystone Country Estate to choose and 'tag' your Christmas tree.
Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Braehead

Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Braehead

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Braehead for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
Paisley First WinterFest

Paisley First WinterFest

24 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Paisley First is bringing WinterFest, a four week Christmas spectacular, to the streets of Paisley town centre this festive season!
Dine With Santa at Snow Factor

Dine With Santa at Snow Factor

25 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Enjoy a truly magical festive experience for all the family when Santa returns to Snow Factor Braehead!
Snowhite

Snowhite

25 November 2017 - 30 December 2017
PACE Theatre Company return to Paisley Arts Centre this Christmas with the enchanting tale of Snowhite!
Snow White

Snow White

08 December 2017 - 31 December 2017
This year's spectacular family pantomime at Beacon Arts Centre will be the wickedly funny Snow White!
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play on Stage

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play on Stage

22 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
It's A Wonderful Life is brought to the stage at the Beacon Arts Centre in this live radio play!
Active Communities’ Jogging Buddies

Active Communities’ Jogging Buddies

23 December 2017
Active Communities run a series of jogging groups throughout Renfrewshire on a weekly basis!
Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

23 December 2017
Santa’s taking some time out from his busy schedule to breakfast with the kids at Cardwell Garden Centre!
Broadloan Community Gardens Gardening Group

Broadloan Community Gardens Gardening Group

23 December 2017
Got some spare time on a Wednesday or Saturday? Come and volunteer at Broadloan Community Gardens!
Karaoke Night

Karaoke Night

23 December 2017
Come along to a great night's entertainment at The Balnagowan Arms in Paisley every Saturday from 8pm!
LIttle Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

LIttle Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

23 December 2017
Join us this December at the Three Sisters Bake and help the Elves complete their list of jobs for Santa!
Paisley Board Games Night

Paisley Board Games Night

23 December 2017
Come along for a great evening of playing the board games you love and discover some new ones at Comicrazy!
Paisley Magic The Gathering Commander

Paisley Magic The Gathering Commander

23 December 2017
Come along to Comicrazy in Paisley on Saturday evenings to play casual Magic the Gathering Commander format.
Paisley Magic The Gathering Standard Tournament

Paisley Magic The Gathering Standard Tournament

23 December 2017
Come along to Comicrazy in Paisley on Saturday afternoons to take part in Magic The Gathering Standard Tournament.
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

23 December 2017
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

23 December 2017
Santa is coming to Finlaystone Country Estate... follow the magical Santa trail to find Santa’s grotto!
Story Time Brunch with Mrs Claus

Story Time Brunch with Mrs Claus

23 December 2017
Join Mrs Claus in her cosy cabin for a Storytime Brunch at the Three Sisters Bake Quarriers Village this Christmas!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

01 February 2017 - 31 December 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow is a colourful garden with unusual specimens overlooking Dollar Glen.
Flights into Scotland’s Past

Flights into Scotland’s Past

01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018
An exhibition of Kieran Baxter’s aerial photographs & visualisations of Scotland’s historic monuments and landscapes
Wake Up With Wallace!

Wake Up With Wallace!

01 November 2017 - 28 February 2018
Early risers, save 50% on admission charges to the Monument between 10am and 11am from November to February.
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Stirling

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Stirling

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa!
Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Stirling

Father Christmas’ Grotto at Dobbies Stirling

18 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Stirling for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
Hand Made: Christmas Exhibition and Craft Sale

Hand Made: Christmas Exhibition and Craft Sale

20 November 2017 - 07 January 2018
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Then pop by Macrobert Arts Centre for a browse through our Christmas Exhibition and Craft Sale!
Chick Whittington

Chick Whittington

24 November 2017 - 31 December 2017
Oh no it's not! Oh yes it is! The Macrobert 2017 Christmas panto is Chick Whittington!
Snow Circus @ Thistles Shopping Centre

Snow Circus @ Thistles Shopping Centre

26 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Roll up, roll up! Visit Father Christmas, The Ringmaster at The Thistles Shopping Centre in his magical big top at our Snow Circus.
Eric The Elf’s Chaotic Christmas

Eric The Elf’s Chaotic Christmas

28 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
A very special show for wee ones this Christmas time - join Eric on his adventure to save Christmas.
Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

01 December 2017 - 28 December 2017
Fizzgig Theatre are bringing their pantomime 'Hansel & Gretel' to Mugdock Country Park this December.
Vintage Afternoon Tea

Vintage Afternoon Tea

11 December 2017 - 10 December 2018
Enjoy a beautiful vintage afternoon tea with friends, family or colleagues at Friars Wynd Hotel.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

14 December 2017 - 28 December 2017
The Skywalker saga continues with The Last Jedi and you can see it at Macrobert Arts Centre from 14th December!
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

22 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Join us at Stirling Castle for a fun and exciting adaptation of Dickens' classic tale, A Christmas Carol!
JoJo Gnome’s Christmas Story Fun 2017

JoJo Gnome’s Christmas Story Fun 2017

23 December 2017
Join JoJo Gnome & Jo Hall for some Christmas fun with story telling, quizzes, rhymes and meet also JoJo Gnome (the puppet) at Mugdock Country Park.
Live Music at Nicky-Tams every Saturday

Live Music at Nicky-Tams every Saturday

23 December 2017
A variety of musicians play some awesome music every Saturday afternoon.
Santa Lunch

Santa Lunch

23 December 2017
Join us to create special memories for your little ones as we welcome Santa back to the Stirling Court Hotel!
Santa’s Woodland Experience

Santa’s Woodland Experience

23 December 2017
Santa's Woodland Experience returns to our woodland at North Ballochruin from 25th November until Christmas Eve 2017.
Stirling GhostWalk

Stirling GhostWalk

23 December 2017
Join the Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul - the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin - on a creepy, comic guided tour!
Winter Wonder World - Falkirk

Winter Wonder World - Falkirk

23 December 2017
Santa and his magic elves are coming to Wonder World, Falkirk every weekend between the 2nd and 24th of December!

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