George Square

George Square

About George Square

George Square George Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 1DU
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George Square is the principal civic square in Glasgow. It is named after King George III. Laid out in 1781, George Square is today home to the headquarters of Glasgow City Council, and boasts an important collection of statues and monuments, including those dedicated to Robert Burns, James Watt, Sir Robert Peel and Sir Walter Scott.

Throughout the year George Square is a focal point for many popular events such as Piping Live! and Glasgow Loves Christmas!

Upcoming Events at George Square

Great Scottish Run

Great Scottish Run

29th September 2018 - 30th September 2018
Take part in the 2018 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run through the streets of Glasgow and raise vital funds for your chosen charity!
Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On

Glasgow’s Christmas Lights Switch On

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

Blessing of the Crib

5th December 2018
The Lord Provost is delighted to welcome all to join her at the Blessing of the Crib in George Square on Wednesday 5th December!
Glasgow Santa Dash

Glasgow Santa Dash

9th December 2018
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!

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