Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On

Glasgow's annual Christmas Lights Switch On in George Square will take place on Sunday 18th November 2018!

Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On

About Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On

We are pleased to announce that Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On in George Square, the most celebrated event in the festive calendar, takes place on Sunday 18th November.

Tickets for this much loved festive tradition will be allocated via an online ballot. The ballot is now open until 11.59pm on Sunday 14th October and you can enter here.

Don’t forget we have a whole host of Christmas magic throughout the whole festive season with Glasgow Santa Dash, Glasgow Style Mile Carnival, Baby's First Christmas, Glasgow Christmas Markets and more.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On 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

19th 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

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!

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Scotland from the Sky
Scotland from the Sky
17th Jan 2019 - 7th Apr 2019
Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow City Centre
Enjoy a bird's eye view of your favourite bits of Scotland when the 'Scotland from the Sky' exhibition arrives at Glasgow Cathedral!
Thursday Drop-In Arts and Crafts
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17th January 2019
Make Do & Grow, Glasgow South Side
Every Thursday, Make Do and Grow hosts free arts and crafts sessions for children aged 3+, drop in anytime between 1pm and 4.15pm, no booking required!
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R-CADE Club
17th January 2019
R CADE, Glasgow City Centre
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Christmas and New Year Events you might like...

Champagne v Sparkling Wine Tasting
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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
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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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Opening Night: Syne of the Times
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17th January 2019
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow City Centre
Celtic Connections 2019: Over 60 budding talents will assemble onstage alongside revered performers to kick off the Uk's premier celebration of celtic music!
Strath Laughs Comedy Night
Strath Laughs Comedy Night
17th January 2019
Strathclyde University Union, Glasgow City Centre
Hosted by former 'Scottish Comedian of the Year' Jamie Dalgleish, Strath Laughs Comedy Night will launch at Strathclyde Students' Union on Thursday 17th January!
Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble and Marker Starling
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17th January 2019
The Hug and Pint, Glasgow West End
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