Festivals in Glasgow

From music to film, comedy to books, family to the arts there's a wide range of cultural festivals being held through the year in Glasgow!

Glasgow Festivals in October

Dance International Glasgow

Dance International Glasgow

04 Oct 2019 - 26 Oct 2019
The third ever DIG returns to Glasgow this October, bringing with it a programme that breaks new ground, a clutch of new commissions, and a rich mix of established and rising stars of the dance scene.
Document Human Rights Film Festival

Document Human Rights Film Festival

24 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019
Document Human Rights Film Festival runs from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th October, returning to the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in Glasgow for it’s 17th annual edition!
Ghost Comics Festival

Ghost Comics Festival

26 Oct 2019 - 26 Oct 2019
Don't miss the Ghost Comics Festival, showcasing a wide range of original, unique, and challenging work, at The Art School on Saturday 26th October!
Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival

Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival

27 Oct 2019 - 30 Oct 2019
Castlemilk Park will be holding their annual Pumpkin Festival between the 27th and 30th October featuring carving and a parade!

Glasgow Festivals in November

Glasgow Festival of Burlesque: 5th Birthday Bash

Glasgow Festival of Burlesque: 5th Birthday Bash

04 Nov 2019 - 09 Nov 2019
The Glasgow Festival of Burlesque returns for its fifth year to the Riding Room, Wild Cabaret and The Barrowlands between the 4th and 9th November 2019!
Festival of The Dead

Festival of The Dead

09 Nov 2019 - 09 Nov 2019
After a sellout tour across the UK in 2018, Festival of The Dead returns to Glasgow's O2 Academy on Saturday 9th October!
Glasgow Loves Christmas

Glasgow Loves Christmas

17 Nov 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
Glasgow Loves Christmas brings six weeks of magical events, shopping and festive fun to the heart of the city!
Book Week Scotland: Glasgow

Book Week Scotland: Glasgow

18 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November!
Glasgow Vegan Christmas Festival

Glasgow Vegan Christmas Festival

23 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
The Glasgow Vegan Christmas Festival will see two days of exciting cookery demos, inspirational talks, interactive workshops and children's activities come to the Trades Hall on November 23rd & 24th!
Look-A-Like Glasgow Tribute Festival

Look-A-Like Glasgow Tribute Festival

23 Nov 2019 - 23 Nov 2019
Look-A-Like are bringing the UK's finest tribute bands to Glasgow for a huge indoor day festival to celebrate a whole era of music and culture!
Cheese Fest Glasgow

Cheese Fest Glasgow

30 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Experience some of the cheesiest cheeses in the world with Melted Raclette, Cheese Wheels, Gooey Mozzarella Sticks and a whole host of cheesetastic tastes at Cheese Fest Glasgow 2019!
Ginfall Festival Glasgow

Ginfall Festival Glasgow

30 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Scotland's most popular Gin Festival, GinFall, returns to where it all began, the luxurious Pollokshields Burgh Hall, Glasgow, for another amazing day out on Saturday 30th November!
Helensburgh Winter Festival

Helensburgh Winter Festival

30 Nov 2019 - 01 Dec 2019
Helensburgh Winter Festival, one of the most popular events on the local calendar, returns on Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December!

Glasgow Festivals in December

Glasgow Festivals in January

St Mungo Festival

St Mungo Festival

13 Jan 2020 - 24 Jan 2020
St Mungo, patron saint of Glasgow, is celebrated during the city's official St Mungo Festival held annually in January!
Celtic Connections

Celtic Connections

16 Jan 2020 - 02 Feb 2020
Every January, Celtic Connections brings Glasgow to life for 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions and free events!
The National Whisky Festival

The National Whisky Festival

25 Jan 2020 - 25 Jan 2020
The annual National Whisky Festival of Scotland will once again descend on SWG3 in January as part of Celtic Connections 2020!

Glasgow Festivals in February

Glasgow Festivals in March

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

12 Mar 2020 - 29 Mar 2020
The Glasgow International Comedy Festival features spectacular stand-up stars and home-grown favourites on stages across the city!
The Gin To My Tonic Show

The Gin To My Tonic Show

13 Mar 2020 - 15 Mar 2020
The Gin To My Tonic Show, the ultimate gin festival with unlimited tastings, is returning to the SEC Glasgow between the 13th and 15th March 2020!

Glasgow Festivals in April

Glasgow Festivals in May

Glasgow Festivals in June

Glasgow Festivals in July

TRNSMT Festival

TRNSMT Festival

10 Jul 2020 - 12 Jul 2020
TRNSMT Festival will return to Glasgow Green in 2020 from 10th – 12th July, with early bird tickets on sale on Friday 19th July 2019!

Glasgow Festivals in August

Glasgow Women On Wheels Cycle Festival

Glasgow Women On Wheels Cycle Festival

10 Aug 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
The Glasgow Women on Wheels Cycle Festival is a four month long, jam-packed, celebration of cycling for women, girls and anyone who identifies as a woman!

Glasgow Festivals in September

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GlasGLOW
This Halloween, step into a magical world full of light, fantasy and fun when GlasGLOW returns to Glasgow's Botanic Gardens courtesy of itison!
Glasgow Green Fireworks
Glasgow's biggest and best FREE fireworks display returns on Tuesday 5th November 2019 to Glasgow Green!
Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On
Glasgow's annual Christmas Lights Switch On in George Square will take place on Sunday 17th November 2019!
Halloween Horror Nights Scare Cinema
Back for a third year Horror Nights Glasgow is bigger and more terrifying than ever featuring live scare actors and an amazing movie in an abandoned haunted warehouse!
Elfingrove
The world class team behind GlasGLOW is turning Kelvingrove into Elfingrove, with a spellbinding night time tour of Glasgow's best-loved museum, where the magic of Christmas is brought to life!

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