Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On

Glasgow's annual Christmas Lights Switch On in George Square will take place on Sunday 17th November 2019!

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 17th 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 13th 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

Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

22nd October 2019 - 15th December 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!
Glasgow Christmas Markets

Glasgow Christmas Markets

9th November 2019 - 29th December 2019
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2019 offering a wide selection of festive delights!
Style Mile Christmas Carnival

Style Mile Christmas Carnival

24th November 2019
Be part of the Glasgow Style Mile Carnival as the city centre comes alive with the magic of Christmas on Sunday 24th November!
Blessing of the Crib

Blessing of the Crib

4th December 2019
The Lord Provost is delighted to welcome all to join her at the Blessing of the Crib in George Square on Wednesday 4th December!
Baby’s First Christmas

Baby’s First Christmas

7th December 2019
Celebrate Baby's First Christmas with a personalised certificate and keepsake memento from the Lord Provost of Glasgow!
Glasgow Santa Dash

Glasgow Santa Dash

8th December 2019
The annual Glasgow Council Santa Dash sets off from George Square on the 8th of December at 9.30am, with thousands of people dressed as Santa taking on the 5k course for charity!

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Get Future Ready at Glasgow Clyde College Open Day
Get Future Ready at Glasgow Clyde College Open Day
20th November 2019
Glasgow Clyde College Cardonald Campus, Glasgow South Side
If you are leaving school this winter, looking for a career change or simply want to develop your skills in a new field Glasgow Clyde College's Open Day will help you plan your next move!
creō & Print Clan - Baby Friendly Screen Printing Workshop
creō & Print Clan - Baby Friendly Screen Printing Workshop
20th November 2019
Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow East End
creō have once again teamed up with Print Clan for another fun screen printing workshop where you'll upcycle a babygrow with your own bespoke design!
Bounce and Rhyme
Bounce and Rhyme
20th November 2019
NA, Various Locations Glasgow
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
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Christmas and New Year Events you might like...

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!
Art On the Exchange Festive Markets
Art On the Exchange Festive Markets
21st November 2019
Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow City Centre
Art On Scotland invites you to visit their festive market, Art On the Exchange, in Royal Exchange Square!
House of Fraser Glasgow Christmas Lights Switch On
House of Fraser Glasgow Christmas Lights Switch On
22nd November 2019
House of Fraser, Glasgow City Centre
Visit House of Fraser, Buchanan Street on Friday 22nd November, for their annual Christmas light switch on, a must-see event!
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Nights Out Events you might like...

Red Note - Noisy Nights Glasgow
Red Note - Noisy Nights Glasgow
20th November 2019
The Drake Bar, Glasgow West End
After a three-year hiatus, Noisy Nights returns to Glasgow! They're fun, free and your chance to listen to the musicians of Red Note!
That’s a Bit Weird: Conspiracy Edition
That’s a Bit Weird: Conspiracy Edition
20th November 2019
The Comedian Tattoo Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Following their debut sell out show, join the 'That's a Bit Weird' panel for your next installment of light hearted scaremongering in the Comedian Tattoo on Wednesday 20th November!
Jonny And The Baptists Love Glasgow And Hate Bastards
Jonny And The Baptists Love Glasgow And Hate Bastards
20th November 2019
The Stand Comedy Club Glasgow, Glasgow West End
Multi-award nominated musical-activist-comedians, Jonny & The Baptists, are sick of being political and divisive. This show is about how everything is definitely fine. Let’s just get along!
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Glasgow Christmas Markets
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2019 offering a wide selection of festive delights!
Country Living Christmas Fair
Get in the festive spirit when the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 21st and 24th November 2019!
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!
Christmas at Loch Lomond Shores
Loch Lomond Shores is putting the 'fun' back into Christmas with a packed schedule of themed weekends for all the family!
Jack and The Beanstalk
For the first time in over 30 years, a mighty beanstalk will burst out of Bath Street as Jack and the Beanstalk returns to the King's Theatre Glasgow!

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

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