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- Posted:Tuesday, November 9, 2010
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Wondering what&rsquo s going on in December? Well wonder no more with our pick of some exciting dates for your December diary!
St Lucy&rsquo s Day
The Feast of Saint Lucy is celebrated on December 13th in Sweden or by people around the world with a Scandinavian ancestry. Saint Lucy is associated with bring lights and sweets and this theme is incorporated into processions.
Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Seville, Spain
Another holy day celebration but this feast day observed by Catholics in Seville showcases one of the best celebrations of the year in Spain. Celebrations are open to all and along with a day of prayer there is a lot of partying and dancing in the evening.
One of our favourite things about travelling in December is the Christmas Markets that take over many town and city squares. From Chicago to Copenhagen to Madrid, there are plenty of amazing Christmas Markets all over the world. Take a read of our Christmas Market Travel Feature to find out more.
Hogmanay, Edinburgh, Scotland
From December 30th the city of Edinburgh kicks off a couple of days celebrating the coming of the new year. Hogmanay is an exciting festival that draws huge crowds from all over the world as well as locals taking part in this annual celebration. And all of this is done with the amazing Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle in the background.