A selection of events in Scotland
Ask your host about the best places to experience Christmas and Hogmanay in Scotland... markets, bonfires, fireworks and wonderful New Year celebrations!
Aberdeen Winter Festival
November to 31 December
Includes Christmas Carols and Hogmanay Celebrations.
Cromarty Film Festival
30 November - 2 December 2018
A varied selection of the best loved films at 'My Favourite Film' Festival.
tbc December 2018
Christmassy events in the Trossachs
Inverness Winter Festival
Various events in Inverness in December
Christmas in Glasgow
Glasgow's winter festival offers events throughout December.
Edinburgh's Christmas web site give details of events throughout December
Grantown-on-Spey Christmas parade with Santa and his Reindeer
23 December 2018
Torchlight parade through Grantown-on-Spey with real reindeer, pipers, Christmas Carol singing and more.
Kingussie, Newtonmore and Aviemore parades with real reindeer from the Cairngorms
24 December 2018
Grantown-on-Spey Hogmanay in The Square
Fireworks Party in The Square with live Scottish music and ceilidh dancing in the street
See in the New Year in Edinburgh
Stirling Winter Festival
31 December 2018, Stirling
Lots of events leading up to Hogmanay in Stirling
Red Hot Highland Fling
A free Hogmanay party in Inverness on 31 December
Hogmanay events in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen, etc.
Stonehaven Fireball Ceremony
31 December, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire
Bring the New Year in the Stonehaven way, and watch the procession as 45 men and women swing large balls of fire above their heads.
31st December 2018, Comrie, Perthshire
Torchlit procession at midnight.