Summer Holiday events in Glasgow

View all the upcoming Summer Holiday events taking place throughout Glasgow below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Glasgow's OpenJump sessions! Read more
ParkLives Glasgow

ParkLives Glasgow

16th May 2018 - 30th September 2018
Various Locations Glasgow
Take part in a range of fun and free activities suitable for all ages and abilities in parks across the city this Summer with ParkLives Glasgow! Read more
Govan Ferry

Govan Ferry

22nd June 2018 - 31st August 2018
Glasgow South Side
The Govan ferry is a free service connecting the Riverside Museum and Tall Ship to the Govan Stones and Fairfield Heritage! Read more
Riverside Museum Summer Beach

Riverside Museum Summer Beach

23rd June 2018 - 31st August 2018
Glasgow's only beach is back once again for the summer holidays - grab your bucket and spade for lots of sandy fun at Riverside Museum! Read more
World’s Longest LEGO Bridge

World’s Longest LEGO Bridge

23rd June 2018 - 28th October 2018
A world-record bridge comprised of over 200,000 individual LEGO® bricks and weighing three quarters of a tonne has arrived in Glasgow’s St. Enoch Centre in time for the summer! Read more
Children’s Exhibition

Children’s Exhibition

7th July 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Children’s Exhibition at Tramway will introduce children to ideas and materials commonly used in contemporary art, through tactile experience, digital interaction, and movable shapes and forms. Read more
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

14th July 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Glasgow Cathedral featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore! Read more
Piping Live!

Piping Live!

13th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
Various Locations Glasgow
Piping Live! Glasgow's International Piping Festival is a week-long celebration which will see over 150 events with over 5,000 performers take place across the city! Read more
World Pipe Band Championships

World Pipe Band Championships

17th August 2018 - 18th August 2018
The World's biggest Pipe Band Championships are being held on Glasgow Green on the 17th & 18th of August 2018! Read more
Play on Pedals

Play on Pedals

18th August 2018
Young children can join Play on Pedals for some pedal powered fun at the Riverside Museum during the Summer holidays! Read more
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

18th August 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds! Read more
Play on Pedals

Play on Pedals

19th August 2018
Young children can join Play on Pedals for some pedal powered fun at the Riverside Museum during the Summer holidays! Read more
Tram Man Tours

Tram Man Tours

20th August 2018
Take a trip through history at the Riverside Museum on a guided tour with Tram Man, don't be late or he'll leave without you! Read more
Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays

Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays

23rd August 2018
Song, rhymes, puppets, music, games and imaginative play... it's Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays onboard The Tall Ship! Read more
Instant Art

Instant Art

25th August 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum hold regular workshops for kids, come along during the Summer holidays and make your own 'instant art'! Read more
Play on Pedals

Play on Pedals

25th August 2018
Young children can join Play on Pedals for some pedal powered fun at the Riverside Museum during the Summer holidays! Read more
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

25th August 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds! Read more
Horrible Heedie Tours

Horrible Heedie Tours

26th August 2018
Join this interactive tour at Scotland Street School Museum and find out what school was like in the old days! Read more
Play on Pedals

Play on Pedals

26th August 2018
Young children can join Play on Pedals for some pedal powered fun at the Riverside Museum during the Summer holidays! Read more
Bat Night and Moth-y Coffee Morning

Bat Night and Moth-y Coffee Morning

31st August 2018 - 1st September 2018
Come and join the team at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond and find out more about the flying creatures of the night! Read more
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

1st September 2018
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment! Read more
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

1st September 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds! Read more
Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

2nd September 2018
The Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust opens its Bridgeton Bus Garage to the public once a month on Sundays between May and September! Read more
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

3rd September 2018
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month! Read more
Tram Man Tours

Tram Man Tours

3rd September 2018
Take a trip through history at the Riverside Museum on a guided tour with Tram Man, don't be late or he'll leave without you! Read more
Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays

Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays

4th September 2018
Song, rhymes, puppets, music, games and imaginative play... it's Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays onboard The Tall Ship! Read more
Woodland Nippers

Woodland Nippers

6th September 2018
Woodland Nippers is a fun, free, nature group for kids under 6 and their grown ups held monthly at Castlemilk Park! Read more
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

7th September 2018
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month! Read more
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

8th September 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds! Read more
Hands On at the Palace

Hands On at the Palace

9th September 2018
Come along to the People's Palace for one of their regular 'hands on' sessions where you can view pieces up close and learn more about the fascinating collections! Read more
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

15th September 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds! Read more
Tram Man Tours

Tram Man Tours

17th September 2018
Take a trip through history at the Riverside Museum on a guided tour with Tram Man, don't be late or he'll leave without you! Read more
Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays

Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays

20th September 2018
Song, rhymes, puppets, music, games and imaginative play... it's Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays onboard The Tall Ship! Read more
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

22nd September 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds! Read more
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

29th September 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds! Read more
Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays

Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays

2nd October 2018
Song, rhymes, puppets, music, games and imaginative play... it's Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays onboard The Tall Ship! Read more
Woodland Nippers

Woodland Nippers

4th October 2018
Woodland Nippers is a fun, free, nature group for kids under 6 and their grown ups held monthly at Castlemilk Park! Read more
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

6th October 2018
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment! Read more
Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays

Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays

25th October 2018
Song, rhymes, puppets, music, games and imaginative play... it's Toddler Tuesdays & Thursdays onboard The Tall Ship! Read more
Woodland Nippers

Woodland Nippers

1st November 2018
Woodland Nippers is a fun, free, nature group for kids under 6 and their grown ups held monthly at Castlemilk Park! Read more
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

3rd November 2018
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment! Read more
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

1st December 2018
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment! Read more
Woodland Nippers

Woodland Nippers

6th December 2018
Woodland Nippers is a fun, free, nature group for kids under 6 and their grown ups held monthly at Castlemilk Park! Read more
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

2nd February 2019
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment! Read more
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

2nd March 2019
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment! Read more
Doctor Dolittle the Musical

Doctor Dolittle the Musical

23rd July 2019 - 3rd August 2019
You’ve never seen anything like it! Doctor Dolittle returns to the stage in Leslie Bricusse’s acclaimed family musical! Catch it when it comes to Glasgow's King's Theatre! Read more

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Open Air Cinema: Back to the Botanics
Visit West End's Open Air Cinema is returning to the Botanic Gardens between the 16th and 19th August with a celebration 1980s sci-fi classics including Blade Runner and Back to the Future!
GlasGLOW
This Halloween, step into a magical world full of light, fantasy and fun when GlasGLOW comes to Glasgow's Botanic Gardens courtesy of itison!
Brick Wonders
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Glasgow Cathedral featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
World Pipe Band Championships
The World's biggest Pipe Band Championships are being held on Glasgow Green on the 17th & 18th of August 2018!
Kirkintilloch Canal Festival
The annual Kirkintilloch Canal Festival promises a swashbuckling mix of family fun, boat trips, live music & fireworks!

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