Fodor's Expert Review Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Edinburgh Festivals Fodor's Choice

Nowadays most capital cities put on decent New Year's celebrations, but Edinburgh's three-day-long Hogmanay festivities are on a whole other level. There's a reason this city is famous around the world as the best place to ring in the New Year. Yes, it's winter and yes, it's chilly, but joining a crowd of 80,000 people in a monster street party, complete with big-name rock concerts, torchlight processions, ceilidh dancing, and incredible fireworks, is something you won't forget in a hurry. The headline city center events are ticketed (and can be pricey), but there are free parties happening all over the city.

Festivals Fodor's Choice

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Princes St.
Edinburgh, Edinburgh  EH2 3AA, Scotland

www.edinburghshogmanay.com

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