FEATURE – St Andrew’s Day events in Edinburgh 2015


Saltire on Edinburgh Castle

Saltire on Edinburgh Castle

As part of Edinburgh’s Christmas, St Andrew’s Day celebrations in Edinburgh will fittingly take place in St Andrew Square on Sunday 29th November. There will be no finer place to celebrate Scotland’s national day. The St Andrew’s Day celebrations are part of Scotland’s Winter Festivals.

FREE TICKETS to Edinburgh Castle, Craigmillar Castle and other Historic Scotland properties.

FREE TICKETS to Holyrood Palace on Sunday 29th November.

Many tourist attractions in Edinburgh will also offer 2 for 1 tickets and free child places for a two week period in November.

Examples include:

And many more!

You can do a full search for all the attractions taking part. Please make sure you download your voucher beforehand.

#mystandrewsday Instagram competition by Scotland.org

The Sottish Storytelling Centre also has a variety of St Andrew’s Day events including a family ceilidh. Check their website for full details.

Sunday 29th November 2015

From 10am until 10pm, St Andrew Square will host a diverse selection of fun, family-friendly free events including:

Free performances from Dean Owens & The Whisky Hearts, Scots Makr Liz Lochhead, Royal Scottish Country Dancing, and, on the Main Stage, The Banana Sessions, Blazin’ Fiddles and much more.

Around the site, you will find face painting, a Haggis Hunt for the young at heart and the delights of the Scottish Market.

Full details on the Edinburgh’s Christmas website.

Monday 30th November 2015

The Virgin Money Street of Light opens on St Andrew’s Day itself. You can reserve your free tickets now. On until 24th December.


Further information

There is also St Andrew’s Day app you can download. For Apple and Android. You can like St Andrew’s Day on Facebook.

St Andrew's Day 2014

St Andrew’s Day 2014

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