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 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!

Glasgow Festivals in February

The Big Nineties Festival

The Big Nineties Festival

08 Feb 2020 - 08 Feb 2020
After sell out events this year in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, The Big Nineties Festival is coming to Glasgow on Saturday 8th February!
Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival

25 Feb 2020 - 25 Feb 2020
The Banff Mountain Film Festival 2020 comes to Glasgow's King's Theatre on its world tour with a brand new selection of extraordinary films!
Glasgow Film Festival

Glasgow Film Festival

26 Feb 2020 - 08 Mar 2020
Glasgow Film Festival offers a packed programme including pop-up cinema and special events in unique Glasgow venues!

Glasgow Festivals in March

FrightFest Glasgow

FrightFest Glasgow

05 Mar 2020 - 07 Mar 2020
Prepare for the best of the horror genre when FrightFest returns to Glasgow as part of the Glasgow Film Festival 2020!
Wee Write! Family Day

Wee Write! Family Day

07 Mar 2020 - 07 Mar 2020
Wee Write! the dedicated book festival for children and families returns to the Mitchell Library on Saturday 7th March!
Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival

Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival

12 Mar 2020 - 29 Mar 2020
Aye Write, Glasgow's Book Festival, is back for 2020 from 12-29 March with fiction, politics, poetry, crime & thriller, memoir, history, music and more!
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!
Country 2 Country

Country 2 Country

13 Mar 2020 - 15 Mar 2020
Country To Country, the UK and Ireland’s largest contemporary country music festival will return to The SSE Hydro featuring Eric Church, Darius Rucker, Luke Combs and more!
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!
Holistic Ways Festival

Holistic Ways Festival

21 Mar 2020 - 22 Mar 2020
The Holistic Ways Festival, Scotland's most unique health and well-being event, is returning to the Glasgow Trades Hall on the weekend of the 21st & 22nd March!
Scotland Vegan Festival

Scotland Vegan Festival

28 Mar 2020 - 28 Mar 2020
On Saturday 28th March, Hampden will be home to the annual Scotland Vegan Festival, featuring over 80 stalls, demos, workshops and more!

Glasgow Festivals in April

Glasgow Festivals in May

Glasgow Coffee Festival

Glasgow Coffee Festival

02 May 2020 - 03 May 2020
The annual Glasgow Coffee Festival returns to The Briggait to showcase Scotland's speciality coffee culture in a two day event on the 2nd and 3rd May!
Kendal Mountain Festival Tour - Glasgow

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour - Glasgow

07 May 2020 - 07 May 2020
Join the Kendal Mountain Festival Tour in Glasgow for a one-of-a-kind evening, celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth, as they screen some of the world's best adventure films!
Southside Fringe Festival

Southside Fringe Festival

08 May 2020 - 24 May 2020
Enjoy a fortnight of music, workshops and events south of the river Clyde when the Southside Fringe Festival returns in May 2020!
Sweat It Festival

Sweat It Festival

10 May 2020 - 10 May 2020
Taking over Argyle Street Arches in Glasgow on May 10th, Sweat It Festival will be packed with inspiring master trainers, sweat-dripping fitness classes and live food demos!
Riverside Festival

Riverside Festival

23 May 2020 - 24 May 2020
The festival season kicks off in style on the May Bank Holiday weekend with the return of the annual Riverside Festival!

Glasgow Festivals in June

Eat & Drink Festival

Eat & Drink Festival

11 Jun 2020 - 14 Jun 2020
The Eat & Drink Festival returns to the SEC Glasgow between 11th and 14th June featuring the country's top artisan producers, leading street food vendors & world-class chefs!
KeanuCon

KeanuCon

19 Jun 2020 - 21 Jun 2020
From the makers of Cage-a-rama & Weird Weekend, KeanuCon is the world's first Keanu Reeves film festival, don't miss it at CCA Glasgow 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, featuring headliners Courteeners, Liam Gallagher and Lewis Capaldi!
Resonate

Resonate

18 Jul 2020 - 19 Jul 2020
Whether you're a Minecraft fan, a YouTube enthusiast or a casual gamer, join thousands of others for Resonate – The Ultimate Gaming Experience!
Glasgow Canal Festival

Glasgow Canal Festival

25 Jul 2020 - 25 Jul 2020
The Glasgow Canal Festival returns to Glasgow's iconic Forth & Clyde Canal between Spiers Wharf and Applecross Basin on Saturday 25th July!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand

Summer Nights at the Bandstand

30 Jul 2020 - 15 Aug 2020
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a seventh year in July and August 2020!

Glasgow Festivals in August

Vegan Connections Festival

Vegan Connections Festival

01 Aug 2020 - 01 Aug 2020
The Vegan Connections Festival, Glasgow's longest standing independent vegan festival, is returning to The Briggait on Saturday 1st August!
The Gin & Rum Festival

The Gin & Rum Festival

21 Aug 2020 - 22 Aug 2020
The UK's largest Gin & Rum Festival tour is coming to Glasgow! If you're thirsty for knowledge or just want to party the night away, the Gin and Rum Festival is for you!

Glasgow Festivals in September

Glasgow Festivals in October

Glasgow Festivals in November

Glasgow Festivals in December

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Summer Nights at the Bandstand
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a seventh year in July and August 2020!
Chinese New Year at Princes Square
Celebrate the Chinese New Year and mark the start of The Year of the Rat in style at Princes Square as they host their very own festivities to kick off the new decade!
A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season
A Play, A Pie and A Pint are ushering in the new decade with 20 new plays... serving up a dazzling array of comedy, drama, music and more!
Pup Up Cafe: Dachshund Edition
Pup Up Cafe are coming to Revolution Mitchell Street for a special Dachshund Edition featuring all new props, treats, photo opportunities, competitions, prizes and much more!
Chinese New Year Celebrations
Celebrate the Year of the Rat with Glasgow's annual Chinese New Year Celebrations in George Square on Sunday 2nd February!

Popular Venues

King's Theatre Glasgow Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro

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