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.

Other Events at George Square or Glasgow Loves Christmas

City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

23rd February 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

2nd 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

9th 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

16th 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

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

30th 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

6th April 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

13th April 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

20th April 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

27th April 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

4th May 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

11th May 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

18th May 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!
Great Scottish Run

Great Scottish Run

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Join Crossmylaff Comedy for an evening of stand-up featuring the very best in current Scottish comedy at The Glad Cafe on Saturday 23rd February!
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23rd February 2019
O2 Academy Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
Don’t miss your chance to see Troye Sivan, when he brings the Bloom tour to the O2 Academy Glasgow on 23rd February 2019!
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