countdown to 2016

Midnight Moment

Saturday 31st December 2016

Edinburgh City Centre, visible across the skies of Edinburgh

Visible across the skies of Edinburgh

Free Event

Why welcome 2017 with just one fireworks display when you can have FOUR spectacular displays in one night!

Countdown Fireworks 9pm, 10pm and 11pm
Followed by the Midnight Fireworks

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay welcomes the New Year with hourly Fireworks displays from 9pm, counting down to the world- famous Midnight Moment, which lights up the skies above the capital from Edinburgh Castle and Calton Hill.


As the bells strike midnight, join hands with friends from across the globe in the world’s biggest rendition of AULD LANG SYNE... all together now!


Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne?


For auld lang syne, my dear For auld lang syne
We’ll tak a cup o kindness yet, For auld lang syne!


And here’s a hand my trusty fiere And gies a hand o thine
We’ll tak a right guid-willie waught, For auld lang syne!