24 November 2012

Edinburgh's Hogmanay '13



‘Be Lucky’ in 2013 and join the world famous Edinburgh's Hogmanay.

With spectacular events, incredible bands and amazing crowds from every corner of the globe, we show the world how to party.


 

Street Party

Monday 31 December 2012…into the New Year

 

The original and best New Year celebrations in the world! Join the party with 80,000 friends beneath the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle and dance your way into 2012 with incredible live music and entertainment, DJ’s, giant screens, outdoor bars and the world famous Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Midnight Fireworks.

Concert in the Gardens

Monday 31 December 2012…into the New Year

 

This spectacular event (total sell-out 2010/11 & 2011/12) is set beneath the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, welcoming the New Year with a headline music artist, very special guests and the famous Edinburgh's Hogmanay Midnight Fireworks.

Torchlight Procession

Sunday 30 December 2012

The opening event of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2012/13 celebrations is the spectacular Torchlight Procession.

A total sell-out in 2011, last year’s event welcomed over 25,000 people to this world renowned family event. Join thousands of torch carriers as they illuminate the city from our new start position of Chambers Street to the Son et Lumière and fireworks finale on Calton Hill, led by Shetland’s Up Helly Aa’ Vikings and the massed pipes and drums.

The Loony Dook

Tuesday 1 January 2013

Check-in on the day opens 11am - 1pm

Dookers Parade begins 1.30pm, then into the water!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE LOONY DOOK 2013!
Celebrate the start of 2013 by taking part in the breathtaking QUEENSFERRY LOONY DOOK, the annual mass splash in the River Forth under the shadow of the world-famous Forth Rail Bridge.
For over a quarter of a century, thousands of brave people have taken the New Year plunge, raising tens of thousands of pounds for charities across the UK.
The event begins with the Dooker‘s Parade along the High Street, and finishes in the fresh water. Makes a great photo.
Come and cheer on the participants along the route or down on the beach.

The Keilidh

Monday 31 December 2012…
into the New Year

 

Experience the very best in traditional Scottish music at the spectacular outdoor ceilidh event.Birl through the bells in this exclusive event arena with outdoor dancefloor, bar and food village. Plus learn some new moves with the Ceilidh Caller and bring in 2013 beneath the spectacular Midnight Fireworks.


DAILY EVENT DIARY

Sunday 30 December 2012
The Edinburgh Wheel 
10am - 10pm
East Princes Street Gardens
Lady Luck: The Cult of Fortuna
10am - 5pm
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St

The Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Carnival
11am - 11pm
Market St
Baby Loves Hogmanay Disco
12pm - 2pm
Electric Circus, Market St
Baby Loves Hogmanay Disco
3pm - 5pm
Electric Circus, Market St

EH Film Season – Whisky Galore!
3.45pm
Filmhouse Lothian Rd

EH Film Season – I Know Where I’m Going!
6pm
Filmhouse Lothian Rd

Torchlight Procession
6.30pm Start
Chambers Street
Torchlight - Son et Lumière Finale
7.45pm approx
Calton Hill

Monday 31 December 2012
The Edinburgh Wheel
10am - 11.30pm
East Princes Street Gardens

Lady Luck: The Cult of Fortuna
10am - 5pm
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St

The Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Carnival
11am - 12.30am
Market St

Baby Loves Hogmanay Disco
12pm - 2pm
Electric Circus, Market St

EH Film Season – I Know Where I’m Going!
1.45pm
Filmhouse, Lothian Rd

Baby Loves Hogmanay Disco
3pm - 5pm
Electric Circus, Market St

EH Film Season – The Edge of the World
4pm
Filmhouse, Lothian Rd

EH Film Season – The Maggie
6pm
FIlmhouse, Lothian Rd

Candlelit Concert at St Giles’ Cathedral
7.30pm - 9pm
St Giles Cathedral

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party
9pm - 1am
Edinburgh's City Centre
Concert in the Gardens
9pm - 1am
Edinburgh's City Centre
The Keilidh at the Street Party
9pm - 1am
West Princes Street Gardens

Midnight Fireworks
Midnight
Edinburgh Castle/Calton Hill

World’s Biggest Auld Lang Syne
Midnight
Edinburgh City Centre

Tuesday 1 January 2013
The Edinburgh Wheel
10am - 10pm
East Princes Street Gardens

The Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Carnival
11am - 11pm
Market Street

New Year’s Day Kids Duathlon
11.30am
Holyrood Park

Lady Luck: The Cult of Fortuna
12noon - 5pm
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St

New Year’s Day Triathlon
12.30pm
Commonwealth Pool and Holyrood Park

Edinburgh’s Dogmanay – Sled Dog Races
12noon - 3pm
Holyrood Park

The Loony Dook – Grand Parade
1.30pm
South Queensferry

The Loony Dook – The Dook
(after parade)
South Queensferry

Your Lucky Day – Event Start (Destination 1)
1.30pm
National Museum Of Scotland

Your Lucky Day – All Venues (Destinations 2-12)
1.30pm - 4.30pm
Throughout The Old Town

Street Theatre Spectacular – Big Bang
5.30pm - 6.30pm
13 Buccleuch Place (2mins from George Sq)

EH Film Season – The Wicker Man
6.15pm
Filmhouse, Lothian Rd

Wednesday 2 January 2013
The Edinburgh Wheel 
10am - 10pm
East Princes Street Gardens
The Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Carnival
11am - 11pm
Market St

EH Film Season - The Rocket Post 
3.45pm
Filmhouse, Lothian Rd

EH Film Season - The Wicker Man
8.45pm
Filmhouse, Lothian Rd

For bookings, more details and tickets please visit www.edinburghshogmanay.com

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