Glasgow Santa Dash

The annual Glasgow Council Santa Dash sets off from George Square on the 9th of December at 9.30am, with thousands of people dressed as Santa taking on the 5k course for charity!

Glasgow Santa Dash

About Glasgow Santa Dash

Dust off your Santa boots and join thousands of other Santas for a festive 5K!

Don't miss this mass participation run as the city centre transforms in to a red sea of festivity. It’s a sight to beho-ho-hold – Adults, children and even dogs all welcome.

7,500 Santas took part in last years race. Let’s make this year the best yet.

Registration will open Autumn 2018.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Glasgow Santa Dash are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at George Square or Glasgow Loves Christmas

City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

26th January 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

2nd February 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

9th February 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

16th February 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

23rd February 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

2nd March 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

9th March 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

16th March 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

23rd March 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

30th March 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

6th April 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

13th April 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

20th April 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

27th April 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

4th May 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

11th May 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

18th May 2019
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
Great Scottish Run

Great Scottish Run

28th September 2019 - 29th September 2019
Take part in the 2019 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run through the streets of Glasgow and raise vital funds for your chosen charity!

Charity and Fundraiser Events you might like...

A Question of Burns
A Question of Burns
24th January 2019
Hilton Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Specialist charity, Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland will host it's annual Burns Supper on Thursday 24th January!
Film Showcase & Networking Fundraiser
Film Showcase & Networking Fundraiser
24th January 2019
Loks Bar and Kitchen, Glasgow South Side
Maclachlan 84 Productions are hosting a Film Showcase & Networking Fundraiser at Loks Bar & Kitchen on Thursday 24th January in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care and Macmillan Cancer Support!
Acoustic Open Stage - Charity Event in aid of Suicide Prevention
Acoustic Open Stage - Charity Event in aid of Suicide Prevention
26th January 2019
The Drake Bar, Glasgow West End
A special charity Acoustic Open Stage in aid of Suicide Prevention is being held Upstairs at The Drake on Saturday 26th January!
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Active Events you might like...

Mean City Roller Derby - New Skater Intake
Mean City Roller Derby - New Skater Intake
22nd January 2019
ARC: Health and Fitness, Glasgow City Centre
Glasgow’s first co-ed roller derby league is once again opening its doors for new skaters to roll up and get rocking!
Pregnancy Yoga Class
Pregnancy Yoga Class
23rd January 2019
The Wee Retreat, Glasgow South Side
Caro Carey Yoga are running a four week Pregnancy Yoga Class at The Wee Retreat beginning on Wednesday 23rd January.
Introduction To Self Defence And Martial Arts
Introduction To Self Defence And Martial Arts
23rd January 2019
Douglas Academy, Milngavie
Have you ever wanted to learn self defence or martial arts but don't know where to start? Join Bearsden Martial Arts Club for their 6 week introductory course beginning on January 23rd.
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Christmas and New Year Events you might like...

Champagne v Sparkling Wine Tasting
Champagne v Sparkling Wine Tasting
28th June 2019
ABode Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Enjoy a fun, Friday night fizz tasting with wine expert Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown to guide you!
Country Living Christmas Fair
Country Living Christmas Fair
21st Nov 2019 - 24th Nov 2019
SEC Centre, Glasgow City Centre
Get in the festive spirit when the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 21st and 24th November 2019!
The Magical Adventures Of Pinocchio
The Magical Adventures Of Pinocchio
28th Nov 2019 - 12th Jan 2020
The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Classic family pantomime, The Magical Adventures Of Pinocchio, comes to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow this festive season featuring an all star cast!
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Dippy On Tour: Glasgow
Dippy On Tour: Glasgow
22nd Jan 2019 - 6th May 2019
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow West End
Dippy, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, is going on a natural history adventure across the UK, and will visit Glasgow between 22nd January - 6th May 2019!
Nu Gen
Nu Gen
22nd January 2019
Platform Glasgow, Glasgow East End
Platform Glasgow's weekly arts group challenges teenagers to make artwork that represents their interests, exploring identity and what it’s like to be a teenager in 2019!
Platform Music Classes
Platform Music Classes
22nd January 2019
Platform Glasgow, Glasgow East End
Fancy learning to play an instrument? Platform Glasgow run weekly Keyboard, Fiddle, Guitar and Drums classes for juniors and adults!
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