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!

Glasgow Festivals in January

New Year’s Revolution

New Year’s Revolution

05 Jan 2022 - 29 Jan 2022

King Tut's New Year's Revolution is back running over 18 nights throughout January 2022 with 74 acts playing in total!
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Celtic Connections

Celtic Connections

20 Jan 2022 - 06 Feb 2022

More than 2,500 musicians from around the world will gather in Glasgow in January for Celtic Connections 2022!
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The National Whisky Festival - POSTPONED

The National Whisky Festival - POSTPONED

22 Jan 2022 - 22 Jan 2022

The annual National Whisky Festival of Scotland will once again descend on SWG3 in January as part of Celtic Connections 2022!
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Glasgow Festivals in February

Look-A-Like Glasgow Tribute Festival

Look-A-Like Glasgow Tribute Festival

12 Feb 2022 - 12 Feb 2022

Look-A-Like are bringing the UK's finest tribute bands to Glasgow for a huge indoor festival to celebrate a whole era of music and culture!
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Glasgow’s Whisky Festival

Glasgow’s Whisky Festival

19 Feb 2022 - 19 Feb 2022

Glasgow's biggest and best whisky event, the Whisky Festival, returns to Hampden Park on Saturday 19th February!
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Leather Rebels Festival

Leather Rebels Festival

19 Feb 2022 - 19 Feb 2022

Leather Rebels Festival, featuring music from Grim Reaper, Blitzkrieg, Holocaust, Tytan, Avenger and Spartan Warrior, is coming to Ivory Blacks on Saturday 19th February!
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Glasgow Festivals in March

Glasgow Film Festival

Glasgow Film Festival

02 Mar 2022 - 13 Mar 2022

The 18th annual Glasgow Film Festival will take place from 2nd - 13th March in a new hybrid format, with screenings presented both in cinemas and online.
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Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

10 Mar 2022 - 27 Mar 2022

The Glasgow International Comedy Festival features spectacular stand-up stars and home-grown favourites on stages across the city!
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Country 2 Country

Country 2 Country

11 Mar 2022 - 13 Mar 2022

Country To Country, the UK & Ireland's largest contemporary country music festival returns to The SSE Hydro between the 11th & 13th March featuring Luke Combs, Darius Rucker and Miranda Lambert!
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Puppet Animation Festival

Puppet Animation Festival

28 Mar 2022 - 16 Apr 2022

The UK's longest running performing arts event for families is back, offering young people the chance to discover, escape and create this Easter!
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Counterflows

Counterflows

31 Mar 2022 - 03 Apr 2022

Counterflows Festival 2022 emerges from the darkness of the last couple of years, refreshed and excited by the idea of live music!
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Glasgow Festivals in April

Springfest: The Scottish Food & Drink Festival

Springfest: The Scottish Food & Drink Festival

02 Apr 2022 - 03 Apr 2022

Springfest, The Scottish Food & Drink Festival, returns for 2022, celebrating delicious local produce on the beautiful bonny banks of Loch Lomond!
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Glasgow Festivals in May

Stag & Dagger Glasgow

Stag & Dagger Glasgow

01 May 2022 - 01 May 2022

Stag & Dagger Glasgow, Scotland's original multi-venue event and biggest new music showcase returns on Sunday 1st May!
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Gig in the Goil

Gig in the Goil

06 May 2022 - 08 May 2022

Gig in the Goil returns to Argyll Holidays' Drimsynie Estate with three full days of live music, food & drink and a host of family fun!
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Eat & Drink Festival

Eat & Drink Festival

27 May 2022 - 30 May 2022

The Eat & Drink Festival returns to the SEC Glasgow between 27th and 30th May 2022 featuring the country's top artisan producers, leading street food vendors & world-class chefs!
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Glasgow Festivals in June

Colourboxx

Colourboxx

25 Jun 2022 - 25 Jun 2022

Promising to be a day of ‘Joy and Love’, Colourboxx is a brand new festival coming to Glasgow in 2022 featuring performances from Years & Years, Becky Hill, Joesef, Rina Sawayama and more!
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Glasgow Festivals in July

Kelburn Garden Party

Kelburn Garden Party

01 Jul 2022 - 04 Jul 2022

The Kelburn Garden Party is a music and arts festival that explodes across numerous stages, nooks and spaces throughout the magical glen and stunning gardens that surround Kelburn Castle!
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TRNSMT Festival

TRNSMT Festival

08 Jul 2022 - 10 Jul 2022

TRNSMT Festival will return to Glasgow Green in 2022 from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th July featuring headline acts Paolo Nutini, The Strokes and Lewis Capaldi!
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Summer Nights at the Bandstand

Summer Nights at the Bandstand

27 Jul 2022 - 13 Aug 2022

The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a seventh year with 13 nights of live music from of Van Morrison, Rick Astley, Pixies and many more!
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Glasgow Festivals in August

Glasgow Festivals in September

Clydebuilt Festival

Clydebuilt Festival

03 Sep 2022 - 04 Sep 2022

Back for a fourth year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship at Riverside on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of September 2022!
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Glasgow Festivals in October

Tenement Trail

Tenement Trail

08 Oct 2022 - 08 Oct 2022

Scotland's Tenement Trail is THE music lover's festival, boasting the best emerging talent plus much-loved artists and will finally return on 8th October!
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Trancefest

Trancefest

15 Oct 2022 - 15 Oct 2022

After a sell out debut, Trancefest, Scotland's only multi room trance event, returns on Saturday 15th Oct 2022 with a HUGE line up of international Trance superstars!
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The Gin To My Tonic Show

The Gin To My Tonic Show

28 Oct 2022 - 30 Oct 2022

The Gin To My Tonic Show, the ultimate gin festival with unlimited tastings, is returning to the SEC Glasgow between the 28th and 30th October 2022!
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Glasgow Festivals in November

The Great Western

The Great Western

12 Nov 2022 - 12 Nov 2022

The Great Western, a festival of musical exploration and discovery held in venues across Glasgow, returns with their 2022 edition on Saturday 12th November!
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Glasgow Festivals in December

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Popular Events

The Book Of Mormon - POSTPONED
The Book of Mormon, Broadway's outrageous smash-hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow in January!
Arm Knit A Chunky Blanket
This class is for beginner knitters and arm knitters alike... learn the basics of knitting, all while creating a super luxurious chunky blanket!
Shawlands Farmers Market
Shawlands Farmers Market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow's Southside on the 1st and 3rd Saturday each month!
Curious About Glasgow - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!
Have fun discovering Glasgow with two, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt courtesy of Curious About!
The Dockyard Social
The Dockyard Social brings together the best street food traders Scotland has to offer all under one roof... everyone is welcome from families and foodies, to dates and dogs!

Popular Venues

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum King's Theatre Glasgow King Tut's Wah Wah Hut O2 Academy Glasgow SEC Armadillo Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The OVO Hydro