Christmas And New Year events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Christmas And New Year events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

25th November 2020 - 3rd January 2021

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to present a brand new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen for Christmas 2020.
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Big Big Christmas Party Nights

Big Big Christmas Party Nights

Selected dates between 28th November 2020 - 19th December 2020

The Edinburgh Corn Exchange Big Big Christmas Party Nights return for 2020, bigger and better than ever before!
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King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

28th November 2020 - 17th January 2021

Rise and shine! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray, Grant Stott and Jordan Young return in the pantomime of your dreams!
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Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker

5th December 2020 - 31st December 2020

This winter, banish the dark skies and enjoy a visual feast as we take you and your family on a fantastical adventure with Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker!
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Children’s Classic Concerts: The Night Before Christmas

Children’s Classic Concerts: The Night Before Christmas

6th December 2020

CCC's Owen Gunnell has left the festive preparations to the last minute, with the help of his friends from the RSNO, will he make it a happy Christmas to all and to all a good night?
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Il Divo

Il Divo

8th December 2020

The original and the best classical cross over group of all time Il Divo return to the UK in December 2020 for the Christmas With Il Divo tour and stop off at the Usher Hall on 8th December!
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Edinburgh Christmas Gin Festival

Edinburgh Christmas Gin Festival

12th December 2020

The Edinburgh Christmas Gin Festival is coming to Central Hall on Saturday 12th December! Come along and meet the distillers, chat, sample and even buy a bottle to take home!
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Family Wreath Making

Family Wreath Making

12th December 2020

Get hands on at Hopetoun and create your own beautiful wreath and make some wood cookie ornaments to hang on your tree.
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Rick Wakeman - The Even Grumpier Old Christmas Show

Rick Wakeman - The Even Grumpier Old Christmas Show

12th December 2020

Enjoy an evening of music, laughter and grumpiness when Rick Wakeman brings The Even Grumpier Old Christmas Show to The Queen's Hall!
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Wreath Making

Wreath Making

12th December 2020

Get hands on at Hopetoun House and create your own beautiful wreath completely from scratch in this workshop on 12th December!
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Edinburgh Hogmanay Snow Ball Ceilidh and Dinner 2020

Edinburgh Hogmanay Snow Ball Ceilidh and Dinner 2020

31st December 2020

Edinburgh's world-famous Hogmanay Snow Ball Ceilidh and Dinner returns to the capital on December 31st 2020!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Wonderful Wreaths - CANCELLED

Wonderful Wreaths - CANCELLED

5th December 2020

Deck your halls with your very own festive creations this winter thanks to the Whitelee Countryside Rangers!

Find out about Wonderful Wreaths - CANCELLED on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Christmas Cottage

Christmas Cottage

Selected dates between 14th November 2020 - 22nd November 2020

Visit the quaint Hill of Tarvit Christmas Cottage with it's fantastic selection of gifts and enjoy a relaxed Christmas shopping experience!

Find out about Christmas Cottage on What's On Fife
Kezia Gill Band plus Tommy Taylor

Kezia Gill Band plus Tommy Taylor

27th November 2020

Kezia Gill with full band supported by her great friend and original artist Tommy Taylor come to Methil for the Xmas Party Charity Night on Friday 27th November!

Find out about Kezia Gill Band plus Tommy Taylor on What's On Fife
Christmas Baking for Children

Christmas Baking for Children

28th November 2020 - 29th November 2020

Bring your children to enjoy some Christmas baking in the old kitchen at Hill of Tarvit. They will love making their own biscuits to take home!

Find out about Christmas Baking for Children on What's On Fife
Christmas Fayre

Christmas Fayre

28th November 2020 - 29th November 2020

Come and enjoy the festive season with us at Hill of Tarvit at our beautiful Christmas Fayre on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th November!

Find out about Christmas Fayre on What's On Fife
Snow White: Panto 2020

Snow White: Panto 2020

5th December 2020 - 3rd January 2021

Join us on this magical, traditional pantomime adventure where we meet a Wicked Queen, a handsome Prince and the fairest damsel of them all, Snow White!

Find out about Snow White: Panto 2020 on What's On Fife
Cinderella Pantomime

Cinderella Pantomime

9th December 2020 - 27th December 2020

The Alhambra Theatre presents the 2020 Christmas Panto 'Cinderella' from 9th to 27th December.

Find out about Cinderella Pantomime on What's On Fife
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

30th December 2020

The Chilli's have fast become a global phenomenon, rocking far flung shores from Bangkok to New York and everywhere in between and you can catch them at the Alhambra Theatre on December 30th.

Find out about The Red Hot Chilli Pipers on What's On Fife
Nardone’s Academy Of Performing Arts Presents: Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Nardone’s Academy Of Performing Arts Presents: Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

13th December 2021 - 16th December 2021

Nardone’s Academy of Performing Arts are back in business in 2021 bringing to you yet another full fun extravaganza production - Snow White!

Christmas Crooners ‘Santa Baby’

Christmas Crooners ‘Santa Baby’

22nd December 2021

Christmas Crooners returns to Rothes Halls on Wednesday 22th December. Come and sing along to great songs from Christmas past!

Find out about Christmas Crooners ‘Santa Baby’ on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Nice Market Merchants House of Glasgow

Nice Market Merchants House of Glasgow

Selected dates between 25th July 2020 - 20th December 2020

Enjoy shopping with a handmade twist at the regular Nice Market in the Merchants House of Glasgow!

Find out about Nice Market Merchants House of Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas

The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas

22nd October 2020 - 25th October 2020

Two events for the price of one! The Creative Craft Show and Crafts for Christmas at the SEC Glasgow in October is the ultimate day out for hobbyists and crafters!

Find out about The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas on What's On Glasgow
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

26th November 2020 - 10th January 2021

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town at the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow is a truly magical pantomime with a real Christmas feel-good factor!

Find out about Santa Claus Is Coming To Town on What's On Glasgow
Art On the Exchange Festive Markets

Art On the Exchange Festive Markets

Selected dates between 28th November 2020 - 27th December 2020

Art On Scotland invites you to visit their festive market, Art On the Exchange, in Royal Exchange Square!

Find out about Art On the Exchange Festive Markets on What's On Glasgow
Cinderella

Cinderella

28th November 2020 - 3rd January 2021

Join Cinderella at the King's Theatre Glasgow as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her wicked sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming!

Find out about Cinderella on What's On Glasgow
Champagne v Sparkling Wine Tasting

Champagne v Sparkling Wine Tasting

1st December 2020

Enjoy a fun, Friday night fizz tasting with wine expert Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown to guide you!

Find out about Champagne v Sparkling Wine Tasting on What's On Glasgow
Sleeping Senga

Sleeping Senga

3rd December 2020 - 3rd January 2021

Insideout Theatre Productions return to Websters Theatre Glasgow with their all-singing, all-dancing banterous family Pantomime... Sleeping Senga!

Find out about Sleeping Senga on What's On Glasgow
The Drag-Opticon Show Holiday Special

The Drag-Opticon Show Holiday Special

4th December 2020

It's the most wonderful time of the year and Drag-Opticon is getting into the festive spirit with a Holiday Special!

Find out about The Drag-Opticon Show Holiday Special on What's On Glasgow
Children’s Classic Concerts and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra present: The Night Before Christmas

Children’s Classic Concerts and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra present: The Night Before Christmas

5th December 2020

CCC's Owen Gunnell has left the festive preparations to the last minute, with the help of his friends from the RSNO, will he make it a happy Christmas to all and to all a good night?

Aladdin

Aladdin

12th December 2020 - 30th December 2020

Starring Gary: Tank Commander, don't miss Aladdin the high-flying family pantomime that will make everyone's wishes come true at the SEC Armadillo this Christmas!

Find out about Aladdin on What's On Glasgow
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

Selected dates between 12th December 2020 - 20th December 2020

This Christmas, The Britannia Panopticon in association with The Vesta Girls present the giant of a pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk!

Find out about Jack and the Beanstalk on What's On Glasgow
The Stand Christmas Special

The Stand Christmas Special

14th December 2020 - 19th December 2020

Forget wearing paper hats and eating over-priced turkey – instead come and get some Christmas cheer from the very best comics from the UK and beyond at The Stand Glasgow!

Find out about The Stand Christmas Special on What's On Glasgow
Jack Off The Beanstalk

Jack Off The Beanstalk

17th December 2020

This Christmas, The Britannia Panopticon in association with The Vesta Girls present a special panto, just for adults!

Find out about Jack Off The Beanstalk on What's On Glasgow
RSNO Christmas Concert Featuring The Snowman

RSNO Christmas Concert Featuring The Snowman

19th December 2020

Enjoy a special showing of the festive classic, The Snowman, on a large screen, accompanied by the RSNO at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!

Find out about RSNO Christmas Concert Featuring The Snowman on What's On Glasgow
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

24th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Book your tickets for this year's Tron-take on the classic tale, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and get ready to boo, hiss and click your heels together three times!

Find out about The Wonderful Wizard of Oz on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

Selected dates between 3rd September 2020 - 4th October 2020

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

Find out about The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride on What's On Lanarkshire
Christmas Party Nights

Christmas Party Nights

Selected dates between 5th December 2020 - 12th December 2020

Join Functions R Us for one of their fantastic annual Christmas Party Nights this December in the New Town Hall Cumbernauld!

Find out about Christmas Party Nights on What's On Lanarkshire
Christmas Fair at the Farm

Christmas Fair at the Farm

6th December 2020

Celebrate Christmas down on the farm with festive donkeys and a visit to Santa and his tractor-driving elf at the award-winning National Museum of Rural Life!

Find out about Christmas Fair at the Farm on What's On Lanarkshire
Winter Wreath Workshop

Winter Wreath Workshop

13th December 2020

Book a space on the National Museum of Rural Life's festive workshop and create your own wreath to take home inspired by the winter colours of the countryside.

Find out about Winter Wreath Workshop on What's On Lanarkshire
Pips and Panda’s Christmas Party

Pips and Panda’s Christmas Party

15th December 2020

Join Pips, Panda and the Christmas Fairy for this special Christmas puppet show at Lanark Memorial Hall!

Find out about Pips and Panda’s Christmas Party on What's On Lanarkshire
Festive Creations

Festive Creations

19th December 2020

Create a festive masterpiece for your mantelpiece, all made from natural materials, sourced in Drumpellier Country Park!

Find out about Festive Creations on What's On Lanarkshire
Christmas Crooners

Christmas Crooners

21st December 2020

Guaranteed to get you in the festive mood, come and sing along to great songs from Christmas past with the Christmas Crooners at Motherwell Concert Hall on December 21st!

Find out about Christmas Crooners on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Erskine Christmas Cracker Shopping Fayre

Erskine Christmas Cracker Shopping Fayre

22nd November 2020 - 23rd November 2020

With over 70 pop-up shops from hand crafted gifts, homeware, fine food and more, the Erskine Christmas Cracker offers a unique shopping experience for the Christmas season!

Find out about Erskine Christmas Cracker Shopping Fayre on What's On Renfrewshire
Christmas Wreath Workshops

Christmas Wreath Workshops

13th December 2020

Make a traditional Christmas wreath under the expert guidance of the Countryside Rangers at Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park!

Find out about Christmas Wreath Workshops on What's On Renfrewshire
Republic of Soul Christmas Party

Republic of Soul Christmas Party

19th December 2020

After a memorable Christmas party last year, Republic of Soul return to the Bungalow Paisley for this year's bash!

Find out about Republic of Soul Christmas Party on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

Selected dates between 19th August 2020 - 21st February 2021

Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.

Find out about Scotland’s National Hero on What's On Stirling
Maw Goose

Maw Goose

26th November 2021 - 3rd January 2022

It's panto time! Boo, hiss and singalong with your friends and family when Maw Goose comes to Macrobert Arts Centre this festive season!

Find out about Maw Goose on What's On Stirling

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