What's on in December

Our guide to what's on in Edinburgh this month

December is always a busy month for everyone, shopping, catching up with friends and enjoying the festivities.  If you are looking for something festive to do or see, here's some ideas and the buses that will get you to them.

1.   Christmas at the Botanics

24 November - 30 December
This month visit The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh for a magical, botanical outdoor trail of lights to celebrate Christmas. Follow the trail along the Garden’s paths through the trees and landscape and look out for the Fire Garden, the Choir of Trees, the Crystal Lawn, the Beech Hedge and of course Santa Claus!

Royal Botanic Garden Buses: 8, 23, 27.


2.  Giant Lanterns of China

1 December - 25 February
This winter, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo is home to The Giant Lanterns of China, an installation of over 450 dazzling giant lanterns that will illuminate the Zoo. Hop on one of our Zoo branded Service 26 buses to be wowed by the Chinese performers, enjoy the wintery hot drinks and snacks and get some amazing photos.

Edinburgh Zoo Buses: 12, 26, 31, 100



3. Christmas Light Nights

We will be at in Bonnyrigg on 2 December 1400 -1630 and Musselburgh on 3 December 1200 - 1500 for this year's Christmas Light Nights.  Look out for Santa and our NEW Christmas grotto bus.  It's not to be missed!

Bonnyrigg Buses: 31, 40, 49.
Musselburgh Buses: 26, 30, 40, 44.


4. Christmas Shopping

Whether is shopping for presents, outifts or a bargain in the sales, getting to the shops by bus is the quickest and most convenienct way to go.  No queuing or paying for parking spaces and if it all gets to much you can stop off at the nearest bar!

Edinburgh City Centre: All city centre buses.
Gyle: 2, 18, 20, 22, 36, 63, 300.
Ocean Terminal: 11, 22, 34, 36, 200, 300.
The Fort: 18, 30, 49.
Craigleith: 38, 41, 42, 43.


5.  Shrek the Musical

12 December - 30 December
Based on the story and characters from the family favoutire film, Shrek, the all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy is at the Edinburgh Playhouse this month.
Join Shrek, Donkey, Princess Fiona. Puss in Boots, Dragon, The Gingerbread Man, the Three Blind Mice and The Big Bad Wolf for a couple of hours of fun.

Playhouse Buses: 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 19, 22, 25, 26, 44, 49.

Posted on: Wed, November 29, 2017 at 12:34
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