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.
- A child goes free with every adult to Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, 16- 30 November 2015
- Two for one entry to the Nelson Monument, 16-30 November
- Child goes free on Edinburgh Bus Tours, 16-30 November
- Child goes free to the excellent Gilmerton Cove, 16-30 Nov
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
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.