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 April

International Vegan Film Festival - POSTPONED

International Vegan Film Festival - POSTPONED

12 Apr 2020 - 12 Apr 2020
The International Vegan Film Festival brings 13 vegan themed films that are bursting with creativity, compassion, education and inspiration to CCA Glasgow!
Glasgow International - POSTPONED

Glasgow International - POSTPONED

24 Apr 2020 - 10 May 2020
Glasgow International is the largest festival for contemporary visual art in Scotland, with over 60 admission free exhibitions, performances and events taking place over 18 days across Glasgow!
Crossmyloof Bread Festival

Crossmyloof Bread Festival

25 Apr 2020 - 25 Apr 2020
The Crossmyloof Bread Festival returns to Crossmyloof Bakery Lane, behind the Glad Cafe, on Saturday 25th April!
Outskirts Festival

Outskirts Festival

25 Apr 2020 - 25 Apr 2020
Outskirts, Platform's annual celebration of cross art form experimentation returns on Saturday 25th April 2020 with another impressive line-up!

Glasgow Festivals in May

Gig in the Goil

Gig in the Goil

01 May 2020 - 03 May 2020
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!
Mayfesto

Mayfesto

01 May 2020 - 30 May 2020
The Tron Theatre's annual mini-festival Mayfesto celebrates powerful new writing that is both provocative and engrossing!
Kendal Mountain Festival Tour - Glasgow

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour - Glasgow

07 May 2020 - 07 May 2020
Join the Kendal Mountain Festival Tour in Glasgow for a one-of-a-kind evening, celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth, as they screen some of the world's best adventure films!
Southside Fringe Festival

Southside Fringe Festival

08 May 2020 - 24 May 2020
Enjoy a fortnight of music, workshops and events south of the river Clyde when the Southside Fringe Festival returns in May 2020!
Sweat It Festival

Sweat It Festival

10 May 2020 - 10 May 2020
Taking over Argyle Street Arches in Glasgow on May 10th, Sweat It Festival will be packed with inspiring master trainers, sweat-dripping fitness classes and live food demos!
FoxFest - The East End Beer Festival

FoxFest - The East End Beer Festival

23 May 2020 - 23 May 2020
On Saturday 23rd May, Foxley Bowling Club will be hosting FoxFest... a brilliant annual beer festival in the East End of Glasgow!
West End Festival

West End Festival

29 May 2020 - 28 Jun 2020
The West End Festival is Glasgow's largest cultural event hosting a wide variety of events and performances each June!

Glasgow Festivals in June

Dumbarton Festival - River Town

Dumbarton Festival - River Town

04 Jun 2020 - 07 Jun 2020
Dumbarton will celebrate its diversity and historical significance with a brand new festival being held between the 4th & 7th June 2020!
Glasgow Mela - POSTPONED

Glasgow Mela - POSTPONED

07 Jun 2020 - 07 Jun 2020
The Glasgow Mela, Scotland's biggest multi-cultural festival of music, dance, arts and food, returns to Kelvingrove Park on Sunday 7th June!
Eat & Drink Festival

Eat & Drink Festival

11 Jun 2020 - 14 Jun 2020
The Eat & Drink Festival returns to the SEC Glasgow between 11th and 14th June featuring the country's top artisan producers, leading street food vendors & world-class chefs!
KeanuCon

KeanuCon

19 Jun 2020 - 21 Jun 2020
From the makers of Cage-a-rama & Weird Weekend, KeanuCon is the world's first Keanu Reeves film festival, don't miss it at CCA Glasgow in June!
Shawlands Beer & Gin Festival

Shawlands Beer & Gin Festival

27 Jun 2020 - 27 Jun 2020
Returning to Dumbreck Playing Fields on Saturday 27th June is the annual Shawlands Beer & Gin Festival with a bigger bar and more beer, gin and food vendors!

Glasgow Festivals in July

TRNSMT Festival

TRNSMT Festival

10 Jul 2020 - 12 Jul 2020
TRNSMT Festival will return to Glasgow Green in 2020 from 10th – 12th July, featuring headliners Courteeners, Liam Gallagher and Lewis Capaldi!
Barras Beer Bash - Glasgow Edition - RESCHEDULED DATE

Barras Beer Bash - Glasgow Edition - RESCHEDULED DATE

11 Jul 2020 - 11 Jul 2020
The team at BAaD are celebrating the bustling craft beer scene in Glasgow and beyond with the 'Barras Beer Bash', come along and celebrate the beery delights this city has to offer!
Resonate

Resonate

18 Jul 2020 - 19 Jul 2020
Whether you're a Minecraft fan, a YouTube enthusiast or a casual gamer, join thousands of others for Resonate – The Ultimate Gaming Experience!
Glasgow Canal Festival

Glasgow Canal Festival

25 Jul 2020 - 25 Jul 2020
The Glasgow Canal Festival returns to Glasgow's iconic Forth & Clyde Canal between Spiers Wharf and Applecross Basin on Saturday 25th July!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand

Summer Nights at the Bandstand

30 Jul 2020 - 15 Aug 2020
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a seventh year in July and August 2020!

Glasgow Festivals in August

Vegan Connections Festival

Vegan Connections Festival

01 Aug 2020 - 01 Aug 2020
The Vegan Connections Festival, Glasgow's longest standing independent vegan festival, is returning to The Briggait on Saturday 1st August!
GrungeFest 2020 in aid of Diabetes UK

GrungeFest 2020 in aid of Diabetes UK

15 Aug 2020 - 15 Aug 2020
Pearl Jam Scotland and SOS Presents bring Scotland's and possibly the UK's first festival of all things Grunge to The Classic Grand on Saturday 15th August!
Glasgow Short Film Festival - RESCHEDULED DATE

Glasgow Short Film Festival - RESCHEDULED DATE

19 Aug 2020 - 23 Aug 2020
Glasgow Short Film Festival returns for a glorious 13th edition of boundary-crossing genre-defying new cinema between the 19th and 23rd August!
Galvanize Festival

Galvanize Festival

20 Aug 2020 - 30 Aug 2020
Tom Walker, The Libertines, Two Door Cinema Club, Supergrass, Example, PIXIES and All Time Low will headline the inaugural Galvanize Festival in Glasgow this August!
The Gin & Rum Festival

The Gin & Rum Festival

21 Aug 2020 - 22 Aug 2020
The UK's largest Gin & Rum Festival tour is coming to Glasgow! If you're thirsty for knowledge or just want to party the night away, the Gin and Rum Festival is for you!

Glasgow Festivals in September

Riverside Festival - RESCHEDULED DATE

Riverside Festival - RESCHEDULED DATE

12 Sep 2020 - 13 Sep 2020
Riverside Festival, Scotland's premier electronic music festival, will return to the grounds of the Riverside Museum in September!

Glasgow Festivals in October

Glasgow Coffee Festival

Glasgow Coffee Festival

17 Oct 2020 - 18 Oct 2020
The annual Glasgow Coffee Festival returns to The Briggait to showcase Scotland's speciality coffee culture in a two day event on the 17th and 18th October!

Glasgow Festivals in November

Glasgow Festivals in December

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Glasgow Festivals in February

Glasgow Festivals in March

Puppet Animation Festival: Glasgow CANCELLED

Puppet Animation Festival: Glasgow CANCELLED

28 Mar 2020 - 18 Apr 2020
The Puppet Animation Festival is the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts festival for children!
Country 2 Country - RESCHEDULED DATE

Country 2 Country - RESCHEDULED DATE

12 Mar 2021 - 14 Mar 2021
Country To Country, the UK and Ireland’s largest contemporary country music festival will return to The SSE Hydro featuring Eric Church, Darius Rucker, Luke Combs and more!

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The Hella Mega Tour: Green Day + Fall Out Boy + Weezer
Rock heavyweights Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer are bringing their Hella Mega Tour to Glasgow Green on 24th June 2020!
Guns N’ Roses
Guns N' Roses are bringing their epic European tour to Glasgow Green on Thursday 25th June!
Online Fertility Yoga
On Wednesday 8th April, Fertility Network Scotland are launching their 8 week course of Online Fertility Yoga.
Strictly Come Dancing: The Professionals - RESCHEDULED DATE
Catch your favourite Pros as they waltz their way across the UK when Strictly Come Dancing: The Professionals tour comes to the SEC Armadillo on May 31st!
Post Malone
Post Malone has announced his return to the UK for a special outdoor show at Glasgow Green on Tuesday 30th June!

Popular Venues

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum King's Theatre Glasgow SEC Armadillo Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro

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