The festive is upon us, and there are lots of fun happenings taking place this month. Here we are sharing some fabulous family friendly events, activities and businesses with our December Kids Hot List…

Giant Lanterns: Lost Worlds – an all new winter prehistoric spectacle at Edinburgh Zoo

Be transported back to a time where roar-some, weird and wonderful creatures roamed the Earth. Discover 570 million years of wildlife, from when the origins of life appeared as a dazzling array of tiny microbes, to a world where dinosaurs were born and the ice age gave way to the forgotten giants of the animal […]

Castle of Light at Edinburgh Castle

Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’. Follow in the footsteps of Scotland’s heroes and be welcomed by stunning visuals and state of the art lighting installations. Watch as the history of this iconic landmark illuminates the very […]

Santa Land in East Princes Street Gardens

December 2-24, 2019 There is even more festive entertainment to be had this year in Santa Land! Santa Land, in East Princes Street Gardens, features a Christmas Tree Maze, the Santa Train, and family-friendly rides including the Race-o-Rama, Candy Cane Bungees, Chairoplanes and Reindeer Ride. Lower East Princes Street Gardens is once again transformed into […]

Almond Valley Heritage Centre: The Winter Realm of the Paraffin Pixies

There’s something magical coming to Almond Valley this festive season. Wrap up warm and enter a sparkling winter realm with twinkling lights, woodland trails and warming festive delights. Experience the wonderment of light displays, charming projections and winter activities to lift the spirits and spark the imagination. Discover a unique illuminated trail which invites visitors […]

Beecraigs Festive Forest

5th-24th December Imagine a sensory explosion of seasonal magic! The wonders of a mesmerising secret forest, a spectacular and hypnotic experience in sight and sound… The scent of traditional, mouthwatering festive fayre… An unforgettable Santa’s Grotto & Storytelling Experience filled with excitement, laughter and fun… And, like Christmas Day itself, some secret surprises along the […]

Goldilocks and the Three Bears – King’s Theatre Edinburgh

Saturday 30 November 2019 – Sunday 19 January 2020 ROLL UP! ROLL UP! FOR SCOTLAND’S BIGGEST PANTO! Join us in the big top of panto dreams as the King’s Theatre Edinburgh transforms into a sensational circus world where anything is possible. King’s panto stars Allan Stewart (playing Dame), Andy Gray (playing ‘Ringmaster’) and Grant Stott […]

Christmas at The Botanics

One of Edinburgh’s most popular festive season events, Christmas at the Botanics, returns for its third year from 22 November to 29 December. The highly-anticipated return of this after-dark festive extravaganza will see the Garden transformed with several new awe-inspiring attractions for visitors to enjoy. Complete your walk under the stars with spiced cider, muller wine […]

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

28 November 2019 to 4 January 2020 Adapted and directed by Tony Cownie from the novel by Charles Dickens “Humbug! You think I have nothing better to do with my money than squander it on that manky halfwit dog!” Edinburgh folklore tells us that when Charles Dickens was visiting the city on a reading tour, a stroll through a kirkyard brought him […]

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