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Christmas Events Aberdeen 2016

Christmas entertainment events such as santa grottos and reindeer parades and parties in Aberdeen and around Aberdeenshire for 2016



Until the 8 January 2017 Christmas Village Market at Union Terrace

Christmas Village Market Aberdeen Union Terrace

Christmas Tree Maze.

Christmas Tree Maze Aberdeen

27 - Union Street Christmas Lights are switched on and the

24 - Aberdeen Christmas tree switch on


Christmas Party season at Revolution, 25 Belmont Street, Aberdeen from 1-24 December

christmas buffet

Celebrate Christmas in style at Revolution Aberdeen. Packages to choose from include 3 course dining, a Christmas buffet and bar snacks, with prices starting from £10 per person.

Revolution Aberdeen dining area

Reindeer Parade Crathes Castle.

December - Free Santa Christmas Parade at Codona’s. Entertainment such as the Inverurie panto cast cheerleaders, face painting, hip hop dancers and Dodgem the Dog from 1130am and Santa and his elves at noon.

Outdoor ice rink at the Castlegate.

Santa Run at the beach and Pittodrie Stadium.

Inverurie Panto.

The Drummer Boy

The Drummer Boy is my latest novel about the ghost of a Gordon Highlander Drummer Boy from the Battle of Waterloo who haunts a modern day army nurse.

Chapters take place in modern day Aberdeen, at the Noose & Monkey bar and restaurant as well as His Majesty’s Theatre and Garthdee. Other scenes take place at Tidworth and during the Napoleonic War.

Read the first three chapters for free on most devices.

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More Aberdeenshire Christmas information.

The following pages take you to more detailed information about Christmas events in Aberdeen and the Shire:


Nativity Scene Aberdeen

Delgatie Castle traditional Victorian Fayre

Temperance Walk at Inverallochy

A fun entertainment which helps to make a White Christmas is the Inflatable Snow Globe.

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Sadly no Coca Cola truck visits the City this year.

– Santa arrives at Dobbies garden centre at 11am.

– Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies garden centre. Booking is advisable and tickets to this Aberdeen Christmas event costs £5.

- Santa’s Grotto at the Gordon Highlanders Museum . Whilst children wait to see Santa with their wish lists his Elves will keep them entertained by helping them make decorations. Each child will receive an extra special gift from Santa Claus. Booking is essential.

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