Hogmanay

No one celebrates Hogmanay quite like the Scots! From traditional fire festivals and torchlight processions to street parties with live music and fireworks, we've got it all.

Winter Festival Events

Scotland plays host to an impressive list of events and festivals during the winter months. The Scotland’s Winter Festivals programme, delivered in...

2014 - The year Scotland welcomed the world

From the Hogmanay fireworks welcoming us into the year of 2014 right through to this year’s Winter Festivals taking place across the country, we draw a...

Hogmanay top facts

Find out why a visit from a dark-haired man on New Year's Day is good luck, along with some other fascinating facts about Scotland's Hogmanay....

Hogmanay around the world

From sizzling barbecues in Argentina and hot Glühwein in sub-zero temperatures in Germany, to eating grapes in Barcelona or black-eyed peas in Houston, Texas,...

New Year’s Quiz

Test your knowledge on Scot's Hogmanay with our New Year's Quiz...