Fodor's Expert Review Beltane Fire Festival

Old Town Festivals

Held every year on April 30, this flame-filled Calton Hill extravaganza is inspired by an Iron Age Celtic festival, which was held to celebrate the return of summer. Expect drumbeat processions, bonfires, and fireworks, as costumed fire dancers reveal the fates of the May Queen and the Green Man.

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Calton Hill
Edinburgh, Edinburgh  EH7 5AA, Scotland

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