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

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!
GPS Hunts: Spy Mission Glasgow

GPS Hunts: Spy Mission Glasgow

30th March 2019
Bring together your line up of super sleuths and put your skills to the test against Time, Terrain & Trivia in this thrilling city-based smartphone challenge!
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!
The Around The World Cycle Challenge Launch

The Around The World Cycle Challenge Launch

28th April 2019
Join Smarter Travel Glasgow as they launch their May Challenge, a virtual Around The World Cycle, in a car-free George Square on Sunday 28th April!
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!
Sagra Italiana

Sagra Italiana

31st May 2019 - 2nd June 2019
Sagra Italiana is Scotland's authentic Italian festival offering a showcase of premium Italian food, drink and live music over three days in Glasgow's George Square!
Women’s Tour of Scotland: Stage Two - Glasgow to Perth

Women’s Tour of Scotland: Stage Two - Glasgow to Perth

10th August 2019
The Women's Tour of Scotland is set to be an outstanding world class permanent UCI calendar professional race fixture! Cheer on the racers as they set off from Glasgow's George Square on Stage Two!
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!

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Myths & Monsters
Myths & Monsters
23rd March 2019
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow West End
Glasgow Museums are offering a fun, drop in workshop where you can create your very own mask, inspired by some of the monstrous objects within Kelvin Hall's stores!
Red Bull Neptune Steps
Red Bull Neptune Steps
23rd March 2019
NA, Glasgow West End
Watch brave competitors swim through the Maryhill Locks when Red Bull's Neptune Steps returns to Glasgow on Saturday 23rd March 2019!
Mythical Beasts
Mythical Beasts
23rd March 2019
St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, Glasgow City Centre
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 23rd March and create your own mythical beast!
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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!
How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
13th Nov 2019 - 17th Nov 2019
SEC Armadillo, Glasgow City Centre
Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic story 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' when it comes to life on stage at the SEC Armadillo, Glasgow in November!
Art On the Exchange Festive Markets
Art On the Exchange Festive Markets
16th November 2019
NA, Glasgow City Centre
Art On Scotland invites you to visit their festive market, Art On the Exchange, in Royal Exchange Square!
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Nights Out Events you might like...

Pulse Band Live
Pulse Band Live
23rd March 2019
ONeills Merchant Square Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Pulse Wedding Band, will play at O'Neill's Merchant Square on March 23rd, chances to see this superb live act are few and far between, so don't miss out!
Community Ceilidh
Community Ceilidh
23rd March 2019
NA, Glasgow West End
Dance, drink, and be merry at Broomhill Hyndland Parish Church's very first Community Ceilidh on Saturday 23rd March in Kingsborough Gardens Sanctuary!
Busted
Busted
23rd March 2019
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow City Centre
Busted have announced a major UK arena tour for March 2019 which includes a night at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow on March 23rd!
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