Fireworks, Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2022

Concert In The Gardens: Event Information

Concert in the Gardens

Event Details

Event Timings:

20:00 – Gates Open
21:00 – Show Begins
00:00 – Midnight Moment Fireworks Display
00:50 – Event Ends

You will have an allocated entrance to enter Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Concert in the Gardens. Please double check your ticket for which gate to enter.

There are two main entrances into the Concert in the Gardens, plus an accessible entrance from Lothian Road:

  • South Gate – Bank Street (down the Mound into Princes St Gardens via the Floral Clock Gardens Gate)
  • West Gate – Princes Street (west-end into Princes St Gardens via West-end Gardens Gate)
  • Accessible Gate – Kings Stables Road (St Cuthberts Church into Princes St Gardens via Golden Gates)

Important Information

  • Concert in the Gardens is an all-standing outdoor event in winter, and please be prepared for a very busy event and winter weather
  • Concert in the Gardens takes place in a designated event arena in West Princes Street Gardens, and tickets DO NOT permit entry into the Street Party arena.
  • For safety reasons, no under 12’s are permitted at the Concert in the Gardens or Street Party events.
  • Anyone under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age

Prohibited Items

  • No alcohol can be brought into the Concert in the Gardens event; there are bar and food facilities available at the event
  • Re-entry to the Concert in the Gardens is NOT permitted (i.e. leaving the Concert in the Gardens event arena and then trying to regain admittance)
  • Please arrive early, doors open at 8 pm, and the stage is live from 9 pm. Late arrival may result in having to queue for entry
  • This event has a strict NO-DRONE policy
  • Do no bring any bags larger than a sheet of A3 paper (297mm x 420mm)
  • Please note, in the interests of safety, Event Organisers reserve the right to conduct security searches of bags and clothing on entry

Travel Information

Please note that road closures will be in place, so check for service diversions before setting off. Full details of road closures can be found here.

Catching the train? Edinburgh Waverley Station is less than a 5min walk from the Bank Street and Princes Street East End Entrances. If you’re entering via Princes Street West End, Haymarket Station is just a 15min walk away.

You can also hop on a Lothian Bus or Edinburgh Tram, the official travel partner of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. Find details of their festive timetables here:

Getting Home:

Lothian Buses

Lothian Buses will provide Hogmanay Night Buses running from midnight to 04:00am to each area of the city as well as various Mid-Lothian, West Lothian, East Lothian and Queensferry Routes.

Find out more.

Edinburgh Trams

Edinburgh Trams will provide FREE night trams from midnight to 2am every 10 minutes, then every 20 minutes until the early hours of New Year’s Day. West bound trams (towards Edinburgh Airport) will leave from the West-End Shandwick Place. East bound trams (towards Newhaven) will leave from Picardy Place.

Find out more.


Citylink provide transport across Scotland. Coaches will run direct from the capital to locations across Scotland after the New Year celebrations have ended.  Services available from Edinburgh to; Harthill, Eurocentral, Baillieston, Easterhouse, Glasgow. These services must be pre-booked.

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Taxi Stances

There are taxi stances located around the event in the following locations:

  • High Street – heading South/East
  • Chambers Street – heading South/East
  • North St Andrew Street – heading North/East
  • Lothian Road/Festival Square – heading West/South
  • Charlotte Square – heading West/North


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