Festivals in Glasgow

From music to film, comedy to books, family to the arts there's a wide range of cultural festivals being held through the year in Glasgow!

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Glasgow Festivals in January

Mackintosh 150

Mackintosh 150

01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Mackintosh 150 will celebrate the incredible legacy and creative genius of Glasgow's Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 2018, marking the 150th anniversary of his birth!
Scotlands Gardens: Glasgow

Scotlands Gardens: Glasgow

01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Explore large and small gardens of horticultural interest throughout Greater Glasgow and all of Scotland thanks to Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
EStars Featuring Fortnite

EStars Featuring Fortnite

04 Jan 2019 - 06 Jan 2019
Get Ready for the Ultimate Battle at EStars featuring Fortnite at Celtic Park on the 4th, 5th and 6th of January!
Matchbox Cineclub: Cage-A-Rama!

Matchbox Cineclub: Cage-A-Rama!

05 Jan 2019 - 06 Jan 2019
Glasgow's annual Cage-a-rama festival celebrates international treasure and bats**t crazyman Nicolas Cage at CCA Glasgow on January 5th & 6th!
St Mungo Festival

St Mungo Festival

09 Jan 2019 - 18 Jan 2019
St Mungo, patron saint of Glasgow, is celebrated during the city's official St Mungo Festival held annually in January!
Celtic Connections

Celtic Connections

17 Jan 2019 - 03 Feb 2019
Every January, Celtic Connections brings Glasgow to life for 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions and free events!
Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival

21 Jan 2019 - 21 Jan 2019
The Banff Mountain Film Festival 2019 comes to Glasgow's King's Theatre on its world tour with a brand new selection of extraordinary films!
The National Whisky Festival

The National Whisky Festival

26 Jan 2019 - 26 Jan 2019
The annual National Whisky Festival of Scotland will once again descend on SWG3 in January as part of Celtic Connections 2019!

Glasgow Festivals in February

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Festival Glasgow

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Festival Glasgow

16 Feb 2019 - 16 Feb 2019
Spend a day in foodie heaven... wine quaffing, cheese gorging & chocolate worshipping when the Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Festival comes to the Barrowlands!

Glasgow Festivals in March

Country 2 Country

Country 2 Country

08 Mar 2019 - 10 Mar 2019
Country To Country, the UK and Ireland’s largest contemporary country music festival will return to The SSE Hydro featuring Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum!
Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

14 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
The Glasgow International Comedy Festival features spectacular stand-up stars and home-grown favourites on stages across the city!
The Gin To My Tonic Show

The Gin To My Tonic Show

15 Mar 2019 - 17 Mar 2019
The Gin To My Tonic Show, the ultimate gin festival with unlimited tastings, is coming to the SEC Glasgow between the 15th and 17th March 2019!
Puppet Animation Festival: Glasgow

Puppet Animation Festival: Glasgow

30 Mar 2019 - 20 Apr 2019
The Puppet Animation Festival is the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts festival for children!

Glasgow Festivals in April

Glasgow Festivals in May

Southside Fringe Festival

Southside Fringe Festival

10 May 2019 - 26 May 2019
Enjoy a fortnight of music, workshops and events south of the river Clyde when the Southside Fringe Festival returns in May 2019!

Glasgow Festivals in June

Glasgow Festivals in July

TRNSMT Festival

TRNSMT Festival

12 Jul 2019 - 14 Jul 2019
TRNSMT Festival will return to Glasgow Green in 2019 from 12th – 14th July, more details will be announced shortly!

Glasgow Festivals in August

Glasgow Summer Sessions

Glasgow Summer Sessions

16 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
Glasgow Summer Sessions 2019, featuring headliners The Cure, Foo Fighters and The 1975, looks set to be truly unmissable!

Glasgow Festivals in September

Glasgow Festivals in October

Glasgow Festivals in November

Glasgow Loves Christmas

Glasgow Loves Christmas

18 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Glasgow Loves Christmas brings six weeks of magical events, shopping and festive fun to the heart of the city!

Glasgow Festivals in December

Ginfall Festival Glasgow

Ginfall Festival Glasgow

15 Dec 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
Scotland's most popular Gin Festival, GinFall, returns to where it all began, the luxurious Pollokshields Burgh Hall, Glasgow, for an amazing Christmas Gin Festival on Sat 15th December!

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The Bodyguard
The Theatre Royal Glasgow are delighted to announce that the international smash hit musical, The Bodyguard will open its UK tour at Theatre Royal, Glasgow this Christmas!
Aladdin
Elaine C Smith returns as Widow Twankey in the magical pantomime adventure Aladdin, catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in 2018!
What’s Love Got To Do With It - A Tribute to Tina Turner
What's Love Got To Do With It? is the ultimate tribute concert to one of the most iconic and loved musical artists of our generation, catch the tour when it comes to King's Theatre in February!
Christmas Drive-In Movies
Join Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity for their annual Christmas Drive-in Movies at Glasgow’s Riverside Museum!
Glasgow Christmas Markets
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2018 offering a wide selection of festive delights!

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