Hogmanay Events

Here you'll find some of the most exciting events happening all around Scotland this Hogmanay, featuring live music and the very best of Scottish culture.

An Lanntair Winter Festivals

An Lanntair Scottish Winter Festivals
Date

30th December 2017

Location

Stornoway

Whether it’s Baker Street, Wild Mountain Thyme, or high energy ceilidh music, this annual bash highlights both the breadth of Scotland’s music, and the wealth of local talent available to us. With an annually expanding cast of talented musicians from across all genres taking part, its little wonder this is the must have ticket of the season!

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Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay
Date

30 December 2017 - 01 January 2018

Location

Edinburgh

Marking the start of Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay will celebrate Scotland’s young citizens by giving them the limelight with the fiery finale of the popular Torchlight Procession (30 Dec) sharing with the world their #Scotword. On the night itself, the Street Party will return bigger and better than ever with Concert in the Gardens headlined by Rag ‘n’ Bone Man. Some fantastic new flavours have been added such as Bairns Afore, giving children their midnight moment early on in the evening, Ceilidh under the Castle, and Hogmanay HQ, an exclusive VIP party at Assembly Hall, so there is something for everyone at this year’s Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. 

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Per Mare Stromness Yule Log Competition

Per Mare Stromness Yule Log Competition
Date

31 December 2017

Location

Orkney

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

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Hogmanay 2017 with The Revellers

Hogmanay 2017 with The Revellers
Date

31 December 2017 - 01 January 2018

Location

Shetland

See 2017 out in style with Shetland ‘Folk/Rock Juggernaut’ The Revellers and Friends at Mareel. See out the New Year with some of the best of Shetland’s musical talent, including The Revellers, Arthur Nicolson Band, Vair, Kansa and Hom Bru and dance your way into 2018 with the Alan Nicolson Dance Band.

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Stirling Hogmanay

Stirling Hogmanay
Date

31 December 2017

Location

Stirling

Stirling Council will celebrate Scotland’s Winter Festival 2017 by hosting a wide range of events that celebrate modern and traditional Scottish culture.

Stirling’s largest ever Hogmanay midnight fireworks display is at the centre of the celebrations. This is an event you will want to be a part of. A time to meet with family and friends and bring in the bells in Stirling style!

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Fire and Light

Fire and Light
Date

01 – 02 January 2017

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 including the magnificent Kelpies.

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Hogmanay in the Honest Toun

Hogmanay in the Honest Toun
Date

31 December 2017 - 01 January 2018

Location

Musselburgh

The Brunton, Musselburgh, hosts a day filled with fantastic activities for families to celebrate Hogmanay including lantern making, samba drumming, ceilidh swinging, storytelling, puppet theatre, pantomime and an early evening FREE Lantern Parade with spectacular FREE Fireworks Display at Fisherrow Links. You can welcome in 2018 with Hogmania! A family friendly evening ceilidh with live music, dancing, pipers and refreshments.

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