How to celebrate Hogmanay on December 31.
Hogmanay is a New Year’s Eve tradition in Scotland going back over 400 years. Its most important custom is that of first-footing – arriving at the front door of a family or friend’s home at the stroke of midnight, with gifts in hand.
There’s only one requirement to being a first-footer: you have to be a tall, dark-haired man. Want to know the reason why? Learn about the unique traditions of Hogmanay in our holiday guide.