Christmas In Scotland: Top 5 Free Things To Do

It's basically Christmas. So let's get the (snow)ball rolling with our Top 5 events for the festive period...and the best thing? They're all free! 

1. Glasgow Christmas Market

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Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Christmas market with German bratwurst, sweet treats and a sparkling array of gifts and decorations.

When:  10th November - 22nd December

Where: St Enoch Square, Glasgow, G1 4BW

@GlasgowXmas

2. 24 Doors of Advent

Every day throughout December until Christmas Eve, a building in Edinburgh that is usually closed to the public will open its doors in this unique twist on the advent calendar.

When: 1st December - 24th December

Where: Venues include the Royal Lyceum Theatre, the Chapel of St Albert the Great, Botanic Cottage and BT Murrayfield Stadium.

3. Eden Mill Gin House

Taste a wide range of Eden Mill gins. Be sure to try their new gin cocktail range and learn more about the history of gin with private tasting sessions.

When: 8th November - 31st December

Where: Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB

@EdenMill

4. Santa Dash

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It's the 10th anniversary of the Glasgow Santa Dash, so why not join thousands of Santas in this mass participation run as the city centre transforms into a red sea of festivity. (Tickets to be a part of the dash cost £5.00 - £15.00 but spectating is free!)

When: 11th December

Where: George Square, Glasgow G2 1DU

@GlasgowXmas

5. European Christmas Market

Everything you can expect from a Christmas market and more! With the twinkling lights set to bring you some holiday cheer, indulge in some tasty treats and festive drinks.

When: 19th November - 7th January

Where: Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2BY

@Edxmas

 

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