Christmas Charity Festival


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Edinburgh Christmas Walk

Get into the festive spirit and raise funds for Scotland's animals!

Taking place on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 December, the Christmas Charity Festival is a great event for all family, friends and canine companions!

Santa's Grotto

There's lots of fun to be had for all the family, you can even visit Santa's grotto and see his reindeer!

There will also be live music from choirs and local schools throughout the weekend.

Events to choose from

Saturday 7 December:GSE 3

  • Santa Parade - Stockbridge from 10am
  • Edinburgh Christmas Walk from 1pm
  • Edinburgh Golden Tinsel Mile Walk from 3pm

Sunday 8 December:

  • Edinburgh Christmas 5k Run from 9.30am
  • Edinburgh Christmas 10k Run from 11am
  • Santa Toddle and Parade 
    (Santa arrives at 1.30 pm at Inverleith Park)

The parade

Join Santa and his reindeer as they parade behind The George Watsons Pipes & Drums. After the parade all toddlers will receive a Santa Toddle medal, certificate and goody bag!

Minimum sponsorship

To sign up for these events all you need to do is agree to raise a minimum sponsorship of £30 and register for free!

How to enter

If you would like to support the Scottish SPCA and get in to the Christmas spirit by taking part please register by clicking here. Please select a free nominated charity space and make you sure you select the Scottish SPCA as your chosen charity.

Helping you raise funds

We'll do everything we can to help you reach your fundraising target. Contact us by email or call us on 03000 999 999 (option 4) and we'll send you an easy step guide to raising funds.

Every pound and penny raised really does make a difference!

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