Christmas Charity Festival

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd December 2018 – Inverleith Park

Christmas Charity Festival

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd December 2018 – Inverleith Park

This annual event is now in its eighth year and goes from strength to strength with over 30 charity stalls to brows around within the comfort of a large marquee you can even stay awhile for a snack at the coffee / tea bar.

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Book for either Saturday 1st or Sunday 2nd

Christmas Charity Festival Events

Festive fun for all the family!

Event Information

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Edinburgh Christmas Runs - 5k & 10Run

Sunday 2nd December 2018

5K Run Start 09.30am | 10k Run Start 11am

The Edinburgh Christmas 5k &10k Runs are open to all. Seasoned runners or beginners. Special prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd male & female runners. All runners have place and times recorded.

Main Sponsor

The Edinburgh Christmas Walk

50 Years of Walking 1968 – 2018

Start Time 11.15am
Help us celebrate the Edinburgh Christmas Walk 50th Anniversary .Walk Route and celebration plans are still being worked out – Watch this space.


Edinburgh Evening News report on first walk December 22nd 1968

The Golden Tinsel Mile Walks

Saturday – Start time 11.15am

Walk , Stroll 1,2 or 3 miles you choose the distance.

Do you want to participate in an event that will be fun but also a bit of a challenge?
Then the Golden Tinsel Mile Walks are for you.

The Santa Toddle & Parade

Sunday 2nd December 2018

Meet Santa at 1.15pm then join the Santa Toddle at 1.30pm

Santa will arrive in Inverleith Park riding in his magnificent sleigh and being pulled along by his favourite reindeers. Join Santa as he parades his reindeer behind The George Watsons Pipes & Drums. After the parade all toddlers will receive a Santa Toddle Medal, certificate and goody bag

supported by:

Edinburgh Christmas Santa Parade

Saturday 1st December Edinburgh Santa Parade-Stockbridge

We shall open the 2018 Christmas Charity Festival with the Edinburgh Christmas Santa Parade through the heart of Stockbridge, The Stockbridge Pipe Band, Santa, Reindeer and an escort of Elves.

supported by:

Edinburgh Christmas Charity Festival & Live Entertainment

Open Saturday 10.30am & Sunday 09.00am

Open Saturday 10.30am & Sunday 09am

This annual event is now in its eighth year and goes from strength to strength with lots of charity stalls to brows around within the comfort of a large marquee you can even stay awhile for a snack at the coffee / tea bar.


Entertainment

Saturday 1st December Inverleith Park
Next to the main marquee and again under cover is the stage and entertainment area. Live music featuring well; known choirs and groups will perform throughout Saturday and Sunday.


Santa’s Groto

Open 10.45am Saturday 5.30pm Sunday 09.30am 5.30pm
Many people describe the grotto last year as probably the best Santa Grotto in Edinburgh. The Forrest Craft Santa Grotto was one of the star attractions.


Carol Service

Saturday – Start time 3pm
Join us for the Carol Service- all welcome. Followed by hot mince pies and mulled wine