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It was something that we wanted to do and so glad that we did A very big street party indeed... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2020
Rik T
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Please Get Better Event Organisers!

First time in Edinburgh and what better way to celebrate the New Year than with Hogmanay? We had... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2020
TheExploringShoes
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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is the UK’s (if not the world’s) leading New Year Festival lasting 3 days in Scotland’s stunning capital city drawing an estimated 150,000 people from Scotland and around the world. Opening with the Torchlight Procession on 30...more
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If you have a chance to celebrate New Years Eve in Edinburgh, you really MUST go. This was a once in a lifetime event that was nothing short of magical. If you go, really go and participate you will be tired but you won't be sorry. The 30th, there is a torchlight parade that
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We went to Edinburgh to celebrate New Year's Eve and attend Edinburgh's Hogmanay. Based on the photos we saw, the Torch Procession and concert in the gardens looked like they would be very enjoyable. Overall experience was that the events were not adequately thought through and
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It was something that we wanted to do and so glad that we did A very big street party indeed! Visited all the stages and entertainment was excellent including live performances and a variety of music. There was lots of different food stalls and drinks which was perfect as it was
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First time in Edinburgh and what better way to celebrate the New Year than with Hogmanay? We had high expectations, however this crumbled by the way in which the event organisers managed this legendary event. I initially purchased tickets online for the “Torchlight Procession”,
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We bought tickets for the street party directly at the venue for 35 pound per person. Within the area of the street party were three stages with musical acts and dance performances. There was moderation throughout the evening and screens to which the performances were projected.
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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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