Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Date

30 December 2020 - 02 January 2021

Location

Edinburgh

Edinburgh's Hogmanay shows the world how to party with three days of spectacular events, great music and amazing crowds from every corner of the globe. Join thousands of marchers bearing firelit torches, enjoy dancing to traditional Scottish music beneath the striking edifice of Edinburgh Castle, and watch top stars and incredible fireworks from Princes Street Gardens.

Find out more at edinburghshogmanay.com

Fire and Light

Date

01 – 02 January 2021 (TBC)

Location

Falkirk

Illuminate and energize your New Year celebrations with Fire & Light, an incredible outdoor experience. Get wrapped up with friends and family for a walk to take in the night air and explore some spectacular sights, as the Helix and Kelpies are transformed into a mystical exploration of the zodiac signs

Find out more at thehelix.co.uk

Hogmanay with the Kinnaris Quartet

Date

31 December 2021 (TBC)

Location

Lerwick

Shetland Arts bring in 2021 in spectacular style with the dazzling Kinnaris Quintet who’ll headline a night of traditional music, local bands and DJs. You’ll also have the chance to relax in one of the local cinema screens before bringing in the bells for Hogmanay 2021.

Find out more at shetlandarts.org

Stonehaven Fireballs

Date

31 December 2020

Location

Stonehaven

Stonehaven’s Hogmanay Fireballs Ceremony is one of Scotland’s most memorable fire festivals. As the midnight bells ring out on Hogmanay, locals parade up and down the High Street fiercely swinging flaming balls to burn off the bad spirits from the old year, making way for the spirits of the New Year to come in clean and fresh.

Find out more at stonehavenfireballs.co.uk

Yule Log Pull

Date

31 December 2020

Location

Orkney

This is the re-creation of a traditional street game last played in the 1930s. Two teams from the north and south of Stromness compete to pull a log (ropes attached) along the street to their respective goals. Anyone can join in if they have been born or lived in the parish.

Find out more at visitorkney.com

Hogmanay in the Honest Toun

Date

31 December 2020 (TBC)

Location

Musselburgh

Celebrate Family Hogmanay in the Honest Toun at The Brunton. Lantern making, samba drumming, panto, ceilidh swinging & fireworks! The Brunton is the place to bring your family this Hogmanay.

Find out more about last year's event at edinburghnews.scotsman.com

Aberdeen’s Hogmanay

Date

31 December 2020

Location

Aberdeen

A huge Hogmanay celebration with music, fireworks display, live performances and delicious food and drink options. Bring in the bells this year at the ultimate Aberdeen street party!

Top-class musical acts are the focal point of Aberdeen’s Hogmanay celebrations, closing the city’s festivities in style. Performing live on stage, musicians will entertain the crowds before a stunning fireworks display at the stroke of midnight.

Find out more at visitabdn.com

Stirling's Hogmanay

Date

31 December 2020

Location

Stirling

To celebrate Hogmanay 2020 and bring in the New Year in style, Stirling will host two spectacular events on the iconic Stirling Castle Esplanade. A family-friendly Hogmanay will take place from 7.15-9.00pm which will then make way for live music and entertainment under spectacular fireworks displays. There can be no better way to celebrate the New Year.

Find out more at stirlingwinterfestival.com