Twenty-three years have now passed since Edinburgh welcomed in the new millennium – hard to believe, isn’t it?
We’ve trawled through the picture archives to find 27 photos showing Auld Reekie as the city entered a brand new year, a fresh decade, a 21st century and a brand new millennium.
Take a look through our gallery for a nostalgic trip back in time.
1. 2000 with sparklers
Youngsters "paint" the numbers 2000 with sparklers as Millennium Hogmanay celebrations get underway in Edinburgh. Photo: NEIL HANNA
2. Bragging rights
Juanjo was the hero for Hearts, as the Jambos finished the season on a high by defeating Hibs 2-1 at Tynecastle and qualifying for the UEFA Cup. Photo: Tony Marsh
3. Shoppers on Princes Street
A bright sunny day for shopping on 20 April 2000. Photo: Sandy Young
4. Anti-capitalism demo
The 'Reclaim the Streets' anti-capitalism demo hits Tollcross, 17 June 2000. Photo: PAMELA GRIGG