Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations are one of the largest in the world and attracts a huge amount of people to the city of Edinburgh. Hogmanay in Edinburgh is a four day free for all celebrating the new year with contemporary and traditional music, street theater, a spectacular fireworks display and much much more!
The festivities lasts for four days and take place annually at the end of December and the beginning of January (29 December – 1st January), and is the perfect reason to book a trip to Burnets Apartments!
The origin of the word Hogmanay is obscure thought to have been introduced to Scotland through the Auld Alliance with France. Incorporating a mixture of traditions from the pagan Norse celebration of the winter solstice and customs from the Gaelic New Year’s celebration of Samhain.
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The celebrations include a wide variety entertainment that cannot be missed, so check out the following events when planning your break As many of the events need tickets – be sure to purchase them in advance to avoid any last-minute panic! At midnight there is a spectacular firework display in front of Edinburgh Castle. The best views are from Princes Street, but you can also enjoy the view from any of the hills which surround the city.
We have a wide range Holiday Apartments available, but as in the case with all major events in Edinburgh, we book up pretty quickly at this time of year. All our Hogmanay apartments are in very high demand, so make sure that you book your Hogmanay accommodation as far in advance as possible.