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 June

Dumbarton Festival - River Town - POSTPONED

Dumbarton Festival - River Town - POSTPONED

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!
KeanuCon - POSTPONED

KeanuCon - POSTPONED

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

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!
TRNSMT Festival

TRNSMT Festival

09 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021
TRNSMT Festival will return to Glasgow Green in 2021 from 9th – 11th July, featuring headline acts Courteeners, Liam Gallagher and Lewis Capaldi!
Resonate - RESCHEDULED DATE

Resonate - RESCHEDULED DATE

17 Jul 2021 - 18 Jul 2021
Whether you're a Minecraft fan, a YouTube enthusiast or a casual gamer, join thousands of others for Resonate – The Ultimate Gaming Experience!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand

Summer Nights at the Bandstand

29 Jul 2021 - 14 Aug 2021
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a seventh year in July and August 2021!

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

Glasgow Short Film Festival

17 Aug 2020 - 23 Aug 2020
Glasgow Short Film Festival returns (online) for a glorious 13th edition of boundary-crossing genre-defying new cinema between the 17th and 23rd August!
Galvanize Festival

Galvanize Festival

21 Aug 2020 - 27 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!
Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire

Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire

28 Aug 2021 - 05 Sep 2021
The 2021 Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire, marking the 1263 Battle of Largs, will be held between the 28th August and 5th September!

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

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour - Glasgow - RESCHEDULED DATE

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour - Glasgow - RESCHEDULED DATE

01 Oct 2020 - 01 Oct 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!
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!
Eat & Drink Festival

Eat & Drink Festival

29 Oct 2020 - 01 Nov 2020
The Eat & Drink Festival returns to the SEC Glasgow between 29th October and 1st November featuring the country's top artisan producers, leading street food vendors & world-class chefs!
Gig in the Goil - RESCHEDULED DATE

Gig in the Goil - RESCHEDULED DATE

30 Oct 2020 - 01 Nov 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!
Glasgow Gin Festival

Glasgow Gin Festival

31 Oct 2020 - 31 Oct 2020
Scottish Gin Festivals are coming to Glasgow! Join them at the Trades Hall on Saturday 31st October for a day of local music, tapas and of course... gin!

Glasgow Festivals in November

Troon Gin Festival

Troon Gin Festival

20 Nov 2020 - 20 Nov 2020
Scottish Gin Festivals are coming to Troon! Join them at Troon Concert Hall on Friday 20th November for an evening of local music, tapas and of course... gin!
Stag & Dagger Glasgow

Stag & Dagger Glasgow

29 Nov 2020 - 29 Nov 2020
Stag & Dagger Glasgow, Scotland's original multi-venue event and biggest new music showcase returns on Sunday 29th November!

Glasgow Festivals in December

Glasgow Festivals in January

Celtic Connections

Celtic Connections

14 Jan 2021 - 31 Jan 2021
Every January, Celtic Connections brings Glasgow to life for 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions and free events!

Glasgow Festivals in February

Glasgow Festivals in March

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!
The Gin To My Tonic Show

The Gin To My Tonic Show

12 Mar 2021 - 14 Mar 2021
The Gin To My Tonic Show, the ultimate gin festival with unlimited tastings, is returning to the SEC Glasgow between the 12th and 14th March 2021!

Glasgow Festivals in April

Glasgow Festivals in May

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Popular Venues

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