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Edinburgh Castle Event Venue the Castle of Light

Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the Castle of Light.

Follow in the footsteps of Scotland’s heroes and be welcomed by stunning visuals and state of the art lighting installations. Watch as the history of this iconic landmark illuminates the very walls that saw it unfold. A magical experience for all of the family- Prepare to be dazzled.

Nine separate locations across Edinburgh Castle will be illuminated, inspired by the history of the venue with the display expected to draw thousands of people.

Throughout the castle’s illustrious history of memorable events, the event will be a historic first as no major public event has been hosted within the walls of the castle after dark.

The occasion will be set to specially-created music and will take place on 22 nights across a 5-week period in November and December. Tickets will be £20 per head, available via the Edinburgh Castle website.

Looking for your own unique event venue?
Situated in a stunning location on the Castle Rock with unrivalled views over the City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle is Scotland’s most famous landmark and is available for hire for exclusive corporate and private events. To find out more or to begin planning your event at Edinburgh Castle, please complete an enquiry form.