Christmas Charity Festival 2017

Saturday 2nd December 2017

Inverleith Park: Arboretum Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Running, Distance running


Activities

  • Edinburgh Christmas 5k Run - UKA Affiliated Entry only
  • Edinburgh Christmas 5k Run - Individual Entry
  • Edinburgh Christmas 5k Run - Concession - OAP
  • Edinburgh Christmas 5k Run - Special Nominated Charity Only (Free)
  • Edinburgh Christmas 5k Run - Registered Charity Place (Discounted)
  • Edinburgh Christmas 10k Run - UKA Affiliated Entry only
  • Edinburgh Christmas 10k Run - Individual Entry
  • Edinburgh Christmas 10k Run - Concession - OAP
  • Edinburgh Christmas 10k Run - Special Nominated Charity Only (Free)
  • Edinburgh Christmas 10k Run - Registered Charity Place (Discounted)
  • Edinburgh Christmas Walk - Individual Entry
  • Edinburgh Christmas Walk - Concession - OAP
  • Edinburgh Christmas Walk - Special Nominated Charity Only (Free)
  • Edinburgh Christmas Walk - Registered Charity Place (Discounted)
  • Tinsel Walk - Individual
  • Tinsel Walk - Concession - OAP
  • Tinsel Walk - Special Nominated Charity Only (Free)
  • Tinsel Walk - Registered Charity Place (Discounted)
  • Santa Toddle - Individual
  • Santa Toddle - Special Nominated Charity Only (Free)

Description

Edinburgh Christmas Charity Festival

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December 2017 at Inverleith Park

 

Saturday 2nd - Edinburgh Christmas Santa Parade in Stockbridge

Saturday 09.30am start The Edinburgh Christmas Santa Parade

We shall open the 2017 Edinburgh Christmas Charity Festival with the first ever Edinburgh Christmas Santa Parade through the heart of Stockbridge in Edinburgh. Pipe Bands will play while real Reindeer pull Santa on his sleigh with an escort of Elves and Santa’s little helpers.

Saturday 10.15am Official Opening of The Edinburgh Christmas Charity Festival

This annual event is now in its fifth year and goes from strength to strength with over 30 charity stalls to browse around within the comfort of a large marquee you can even stay awhile for a snack at the coffee / tea bar.

There are lot’s of activities for the kids, with the opportunity to see the reindeer close up and the chance to meet Santa in his grotto (pre-booking recommended!)

Edinburgh Christmas 10k Walk & Tinsel Walks 1, 2 or 3 miles (Start time: 11.00am)

Our aim is to make the walk a fun and memorable day out for everyone. No one will be excluded. The walk will include strolling along the Water of Leith and the Botanic Gardens finishing within Inverleith Park via Stockbridge. Medal and goody bag provided for all entries!  

Property area for drop off for personal belongings.

Entertainment Saturday 2nd December On stage

Next to the main marquee and again under cover is the stage and entertainment area. Live music featuring choirs and bands performing  throughout Saturday and Sunday with activities for the children.

Santa’s Grotto

Open 09.30am Saturday 4.00pm Sunday 09.30am 4.00pm

The Santa Grotto last year was one of the star attractions and was fully booked by Saturday morning. All the children had time to chat to Santa receive a wonderful gift bag and have their photo taken, total cost for each child £5. An early booking is advisable. This year to keep him company Santa will have his reindeer with him.

On the Sunday we have a variety of runs and walks including; 

Sunday 3rd December Events Schedule

Edinburgh Christmas 5k & 10k Run   (Start time: 09.30am & 11.00am respectively)

The Edinburgh Christmas 5k & 10k Runs are open to all seasoned runners or beginners. Special prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd male & female runners.  All runners have place and times recorded. Fantastic medal and goody bag for all entries! Property area for drop off for personal belongings.

Edinburgh Christmas 10k Walk   (Start time: 11.00am)

Our aim is to make the walk a fun and memorable day out for everyone. No one will be excluded. The walk will include strolling along the Water of Leith and finishing within Inverleith Park via Stockbridge. Medal and goody bag provided for all entries!

Property area for drop off for personal belongings.

 

Event details and schedule

Saturday 2nd December Events Schedule

 

Edinburgh Christmas 10k Walk & The Golden Tinsel Mile Walks 1, 2 or 3 miles (Start time: 11.00am)

 

Our aim is to make the walk a fun and memorable day out for everyone. No one will be excluded. The walk will include strolling along the Water of Leith and finishing within Inverleith Park via Stockbridge. Medal and goody bag provided for all entries! 

Do you want to participate in an event that will be fun and also a little bit of a challenge? Then the Golden Tinsel Mile Walks are for you.

You can walk, stroll 1, 2 or 3 miles you choose the distance! Medal and goody bag provided for all entries! Property area for drop off for personal belongings.

 

 

Sunday 3rd December Events Schedule

Edinburgh Christmas 5k & 10k Run   (Start time: 09.30am & 11.00am respectively)

The Edinburgh Christmas 5k & 10k Runs are open to all seasoned runners or beginners. Special prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd male & female runners.  All runners have place and times recorded. Fantastic medal and goody bag for all entries! Property area for drop off for personal belongings.

The Santa Toddle 

Meet Santa then the Santa Toddle  (Start Time: 1.30pm)

Santa will arrive in Inverleith Park riding in his magnificent sleigh and being pulled along by his favourite reindeers. Join Santa as he parades his reindeer behind The George Watsons Pipes & Drums. After the parade all toddlers will receive a Santa Toddle Medal, certificate and goody bag.

Activities will be happening throughout Saturday and the races day on the Sunday with fun for all the family. Please check the website for more information; www.christmascharityfestival.com

 

Organised by

Great Scottish Events

5 Vivian Terrace, Davidson's Mains, Edinburgh

Phone: 447753385329

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