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.

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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

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City Centre Walking Tour

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City Centre Walking Tour

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13th April 2019
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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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