East Princes Street Gardens

East Princes Street Gardens
Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2BY

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Event times

There are 12 events at this location

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Balloon Ride

Festive fairground ride for wee ones.

Tue 6 Dec

Times vary / £2.50

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Wed 7 Dec

Times vary / £2.50

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 8 Dec

Times vary / £2.50

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 30 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

Big Wheel

You've not truly seen Edinburgh until you've observed it from one of the enclosed, weather-proof pods on the Big Wheel. When the pod door closes you'll hear a short historical tour of the view and the City.

Tue 6 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Wed 7 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 8 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 30 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

Christmas Tree Maze

Find your way to the centre and then try and remember your way back out!

Tue 6 Dec

Times vary / £3.50

Wed 7 Dec

Times vary / £3.50

Thu 8 Dec

Times vary / £3.50

…and 30 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

Crazy Cars

Little ones can climb into the drivers seat and beat the traffic by hopping onboard the Crazy Cars.

Tue 6 Dec

Times vary / £2

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Wed 7 Dec

Times vary / £2

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 8 Dec

Times vary / £2

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 30 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

European Christmas Market

Whether it's authentically German or not, you can certainly get your fill of festive wooden toys, meaty sausages and Glühwein at this hive of twinkly festive market stalls in the heart of the city.

Tue 6 Dec

Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Wed 7 Dec

Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 8 Dec

Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 29 more dates until 7 Jan 2017 back to top

Helter Skelter

Continue the Christmas fun with an old-fashioned Helter Skelter.

Tue 6 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Wed 7 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 8 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 30 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

Ice Wall

Scale Santa Land's climbing wall, and see if you can make it all way to the top.

Tue 6 Dec

Times vary / £5

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Wed 7 Dec

Times vary / £5

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 8 Dec

Times vary / £5

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 30 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

Race-o-Rama

Cars -themed ride for kids.

Tue 6 Dec

Times vary / £3

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Wed 7 Dec

Times vary / £3

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 8 Dec

Times vary / £3

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 30 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

Santa Land

A host of Christmas festivities for wee people. Visit Santa’s Grotto, the Christmas Tree Maze and enjoy family-friendly rides such as the Santa Train, Race-a-Rama, Crazy Cars, Reindeer Ride and a rollercoaster.

Tue 6 Dec

Times vary / Free

Wed 7 Dec

Times vary / Free

Thu 8 Dec

Times vary / Free

…and 30 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

Santa Train

Toot toot! All aboard the Santa Train for a ride around the gardens.

Tue 6 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Wed 7 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 8 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 30 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

Santa's Grotto

Santa's setting up shop in the gardens with daily visits.

Tue 6 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Wed 7 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 8 Dec

Times & prices vary

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 30 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

Winter Windows

Designed by pupils from schools throughout Edinburgh, these festive windows form a magical pathway to Santa Land.

Tue 6 Dec

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Wed 7 Dec

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 8 Dec

Times vary / Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 30 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

Reviews & features

Sugarbeat in the Gardens

2 Jul 2007

HOUSE/BREAKS (Image: Utah Saints) When SugarBeat started in Leeds in 2000, it wasn’t intended as any sort of major new career move for the sometime Utah Saints partnership of Jez Willis and Tim Garbutt. The duo, who were described as ‘the first…

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