Edinburgh’s Christmas programme is out. The official turning on of the Christmas Lights on 17th November between 3.30pm and 5pm gets things under way.
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A day marking Scotland's patron saint and things Scottish.
A multitude of Santas make their annual, wobbly run around West Princes Street Garden.
Philippine dancing, African drumming, belly dancing, Cuban salsa and a Chinese lantern display are coming in most "culturally diverse" Edinburgh Diwali yet.
For those who want to party on into the early hours.
Starting at 1am a host of top DJs, including a late-night set from Judge Jules, will lead the way into 2020.
£33 (includes £3 booking fee)
One of the official events at Edinburgh's Hogmanay, this traditional ceilidh dance for thousands is held annually in the West End of West Princes Street Garden under the castle.
For those that don't know the steps there will be callers helping dancers out.
This year’s jigs and reels will be brought to you by three ceilidh bands: Sleekit Beasties, Skyte! and Cool Ceol Ceilidh Band. Doors open at 7.30pm.
£65 and £145 (includes £5 booking fee)
The annual candlelit concert in St. Giles Cathedral forms part of the Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations.
St. Giles’ Cathedral Choir, directed by Michael Harris, with the St. Giles’ Camerata, leader Angus Ramsay, are joined by an array of young soloists.