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Stonehaven Fireballs

The Fireball Ceremony is Stonehaven's unique way to welcome in the New Year and greet friends and neighbours. As the midnight chimes ring out on December 31st, approximately 40 men and women parade up and down the High Street swinging fiercely flaming balls around their heads.

When?

People start to gather in the High Street from 10.30pm onwards on December 31st. The Stonehaven fireball festival starts at midnight, and lasts for approximately 20 minutes.

It is followed immediately afterwards by a fireworks display.

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Where?

The Stonehaven Fireball Ceremony takes place on the High Street, Stonehaven.

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Tickets

There is no entry fee for visitors coming to watch the fireballs ceremony and tickets are not required.

There is an opportunity to make a donation when you enter the event, and these donations help Stonehaven Fireballs Association with the costs associated with running the ceremony. 

All donations are very greatfully received. 

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