Christmas And New Year events in Glasgow

View all the upcoming Christmas And New Year events taking place throughout Glasgow below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

Park Lane Market

Park Lane Market

Selected dates between 7th March 2021 - 5th December 2021

Park Lane Market is a pop-up market held on the first and last Sunday of each month in Shawlands, featuring a range of boutique stalls!
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The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas

The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas

14th October 2021 - 17th October 2021

Two events for the price of one! The Creative Craft Show and Crafts for Christmas at the SEC Glasgow in October is the ultimate day out for hobbyists and crafters!
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

24th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Book your tickets for this year's Tron-take on the classic tale, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and get ready to boo, hiss and click your heels together three times!
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Cinderella

Cinderella

27th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Join Cinderella at the King's Theatre Glasgow as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her wicked sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming!
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Sleeping Senga

Sleeping Senga

1st December 2021 - 31st December 2021

Insideout Theatre Productions return to Websters Theatre Glasgow with their all-singing, all-dancing banterous family Pantomime... Sleeping Senga!
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The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella

The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella

1st December 2021 - 16th January 2022

Classic family pantomime, The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella, comes to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow in December 2021 featuring an all star cast!
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The Muppet Christmas Carol Live In Concert

The Muppet Christmas Carol Live In Concert

1st December 2021

Disney's The Muppet Christmas Carol is live in concert across the UK this winter, featuring its musical score performed live to the film! Don't miss it at the SEC Armadillo on December 1st!
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Country Living Christmas Fair

Country Living Christmas Fair

2nd December 2021 - 5th December 2021

Get in the festive spirit when the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 2nd and 5th December 2021!
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Love Actually with Live Orchestra

Love Actually with Live Orchestra

5th December 2021

Following a sold out 2019 tour, Love Actually will once again be screened live across the UK with a full orchestra performing its enchanting score – just in time for Christmas!
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The Overtones

The Overtones

8th December 2021

Multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group The Overtones are delighted to be returning to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall during their 10 year anniversary tour!
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Aladdin

Aladdin

11th December 2021 - 29th December 2021

Starring Gary: Tank Commander, don't miss Aladdin the high-flying family pantomime that will make everyone's Christmas wishes come true at the SEC Armadillo in 2021!
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Michael Ball & Alfie Boe

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe

12th December 2021

The nation's favourite and most-loved musical duo Michael Ball and Alfie Boe join forces again for a 2021 UK Tour, catch them live at The SSE Hydro on 12th December!
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ABBAMANIA

ABBAMANIA

23rd December 2021

Dust off your platforms, put on your flares and come along and enjoy an unforgettable Christmas night out with ABBAMANIA at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 23rd December 2021!
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Bad Manners

Bad Manners

1st January 2022

Bad Manners featuring Buster Bloodvessel and co. will give a crackin' good show of aggressive and highly danceable good-time ska at Slay Glasgow on 1st January 2022!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Sock Snowmen

Sock Snowmen

21st November 2021

Make a beautiful little festive snowman to decorate your home for Christmas at this family workshop in Lauriston Castle!

Find out about Sock Snowmen on What's On Edinburgh
Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience when it returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh!

Find out about Christmas at the Botanics on What's On Edinburgh
The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

25th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to present a brand new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen for Christmas.

Find out about The Snow Queen on What's On Edinburgh
Aladdin

Aladdin

26th November 2021 - 31st December 2021

Christmas wouldn't be the same without a trip to The Brunton for their fabulous traditional panto and this year it's Aladdin!

Find out about Aladdin on What's On Edinburgh
Tartan Wreaths

Tartan Wreaths

26th November 2021

Make a colourful and unique Christmas wreath for your door using tartan remnants, bells, baubles and ribbons. No sewing is required!

Find out about Tartan Wreaths on What's On Edinburgh
Big Big Christmas Party Nights

Big Big Christmas Party Nights

Selected dates between 27th November 2021 - 18th December 2021

The Edinburgh Corn Exchange Big Big Christmas Party Nights return for 2021, bigger and better than ever before!

Find out about Big Big Christmas Party Nights on What's On Edinburgh
Christmas Patchwork Appliqued Cushions

Christmas Patchwork Appliqued Cushions

27th November 2021

Make a beautiful appliqued cushion using exquisite Christmas and vintage-inspired fabrics with Felicity Bryant!

Find out about Christmas Patchwork Appliqued Cushions on What's On Edinburgh
King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

27th November 2021 - 16th January 2022

Rise and shine, it's the pantomime of your dreams, as Sleeping Beauty comes to the King's Theatre!

Find out about King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty on What's On Edinburgh
Christmas Tricks with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Christmas Tricks with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

28th November 2021

The Christmas magic show is back at Lauriston Castle! Witness mind-blowing magic and festive frolics for the whole family in a lavish, historic setting inside the Castle.

Lecture: Tokens of Festive Magic: The Victorian Christmas

Lecture: Tokens of Festive Magic: The Victorian Christmas

30th November 2021

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for an exploration of the 19th century Christmas through antique objects, many from her own collection which inspire her intricate etchings.

Find out about Lecture: Tokens of Festive Magic: The Victorian Christmas on What's On Edinburgh
Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker

1st December 2021 - 31st December 2021

This winter, banish the dark skies and enjoy a visual feast as we take you and your family on a fantastical adventure with Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker!

Find out about Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker on What's On Edinburgh
Printmaking for Christmas

Printmaking for Christmas

2nd December 2021

Join us for an adorable Christmas class where you can print Robins, fir trees and other beautiful motifs with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb!

Find out about Printmaking for Christmas on What's On Edinburgh
The Muppet Christmas Carol Live In Concert

The Muppet Christmas Carol Live In Concert

2nd December 2021

Disney's The Muppet Christmas Carol is live in concert across the UK this winter, featuring its musical score performed live to the film! Don't miss it at the Usher Hall on December 2nd!

Find out about The Muppet Christmas Carol Live In Concert on What's On Edinburgh
Bairns in the Wood

Bairns in the Wood

3rd December 2021 - 28th December 2021

Join us at Howden Park Centre for another Christmas cracker of a pantomime - Bairns in the Wood!

Find out about Bairns in the Wood on What's On Edinburgh
Enchanted Christmas Pictures

Enchanted Christmas Pictures

4th December 2021

Create a Christmas themed 3-dimensional framed picture that will light up like an enchanted magical forest in this workshop with Lauriston Castle staff!

Find out about Enchanted Christmas Pictures on What's On Edinburgh
An Edwardian Christmas

An Edwardian Christmas

5th December 2021

It’s Christmas 1910 all the family and staff come together to enjoy the season. Walk through Lauriston Castle on a special tour watching the performance by Edinburgh Living History unfold!

Find out about An Edwardian Christmas on What's On Edinburgh
Love Actually In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

Love Actually In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

6th December 2021

Following a sold out 2019 tour, Love Actually will once again be screened live across the UK with a full orchestra performing its enchanting score – just in time for Christmas!

Find out about Love Actually In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra on What's On Edinburgh
Paper Garlands and Silver Wings

Paper Garlands and Silver Wings

6th December 2021

Using a selection of beautiful papers and foils in silvery colours create a wreath, angel and garland in this relaxing workshop with Artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb!

Find out about Paper Garlands and Silver Wings on What's On Edinburgh
Adult Special Event - Film screening: Scrooge

Adult Special Event - Film screening: Scrooge

10th December 2021

Join us at Lauriston Castle as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of this all-singing, all-dancing adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic.

Find out about Adult Special Event - Film screening: Scrooge on What's On Edinburgh
A Family Edwardian Christmas at Lauriston Castle

A Family Edwardian Christmas at Lauriston Castle

12th December 2021

Join us at Lauriston Castle for our annual Christmas event where you can capture the magic of Christmas past!

Find out about A Family Edwardian Christmas at Lauriston Castle on What's On Edinburgh
Il Divo

Il Divo

12th December 2021

The original and the best classical cross over group of all time Il Divo return to the UK in December 2021 for the Christmas With Il Divo tour and stop off at the Usher Hall!

Find out about Il Divo on What's On Edinburgh
White Christmas - The Musical

White Christmas - The Musical

14th December 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Make it a magical family Christmas in 2021 as the spectacular brand-new production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas lights up Edinburgh Playhouse!

Find out about White Christmas - The Musical on What's On Edinburgh
Festive Decorations

Festive Decorations

15th December 2021

Join us for a festive class making a variety of Christmas decorations to adorn your home!

Find out about Festive Decorations on What's On Edinburgh
Country Wreaths and Garlands

Country Wreaths and Garlands

17th December 2021

Make a sweet little natural wreath inspired by Scandinavia with little painted reindeers, stars and hearts and a magical lit garland to decorate your door, stairs or fireplace!

Find out about Country Wreaths and Garlands on What's On Edinburgh
Green Wreaths

Green Wreaths

18th December 2021

Always the highlight of the season, make not one but 2 stunning natural wreaths to decorate your home using Lauriston Castle greenery and a host of beautiful embellishments.

Find out about Green Wreaths on What's On Edinburgh
Rick Wakeman - Not Quite As Grumpy As Last Christmas

Rick Wakeman - Not Quite As Grumpy As Last Christmas

18th December 2021

Enjoy an evening of music, laughter and grumpiness when Rick Wakeman brings the Not Quite As Grumpy As Last Christmas Show to The Queen's Hall!

Find out about Rick Wakeman - Not Quite As Grumpy As Last Christmas on What's On Edinburgh
Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of Lauriston Castle at Christmas

Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of Lauriston Castle at Christmas

19th December 2021

Join us for a special Christmas Tour at Lauriston Castle specifically designed for visually impaired visitors.

Fresh Giant Wreaths

Fresh Giant Wreaths

19th December 2021

Join Margaret Findlay as you gather natural greenery to make 2 giant wreaths for you home!

Find out about Fresh Giant Wreaths on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Delta Smoak

Delta Smoak

26th November 2021

It's our Christmas Party Night with Delta Smoak, Scotland's most popular Country Band, come and PARTY!

Find out about Delta Smoak on What's On Fife
Cinderella: Panto 2021

Cinderella: Panto 2021

4th December 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Polish your pumpkins, dust off your gowns and grab your glass slippers as the Christmas 2021 pantomime Cinderella, is coming to the Adam Smith Theatre!

Find out about Cinderella: Panto 2021 on What's On Fife
Cinderella Pantomime

Cinderella Pantomime

8th December 2021 - 27th December 2021

The Alhambra Theatre presents the Christmas Panto 'Cinderella' from 8th to 27th December 2021.

Find out about Cinderella Pantomime on What's On Fife
Nardone’s Academy Of Performing Arts Presents: Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Nardone’s Academy Of Performing Arts Presents: Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

13th December 2021 - 16th December 2021

Nardone’s Academy of Performing Arts are back in business in 2021 bringing to you yet another full fun extravaganza production - Snow White!

Christmas Crooners ‘Santa Baby’

Christmas Crooners ‘Santa Baby’

22nd December 2021

Christmas Crooners returns to Rothes Halls on Wednesday 22th December. Come and sing along to great songs from Christmas past!

Find out about Christmas Crooners ‘Santa Baby’ on What's On Fife
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

30th December 2021

The Chilli's have fast become a global phenomenon, rocking far flung shores from Bangkok to New York and everywhere in between and you can catch them at the Alhambra Theatre on December 30th 2021.

Find out about The Red Hot Chilli Pipers on What's On Fife

Events in Lanarkshire

Christmas Crooners

Christmas Crooners

21st December 2021

Guaranteed to get you in the festive mood, come and sing along to great songs from Christmas past with the Christmas Crooners at Motherwell Concert Hall on December 21st 2021!

Find out about Christmas Crooners on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Maw Goose

Maw Goose

26th November 2021 - 3rd January 2022

It's panto time! Boo, hiss and singalong with your friends and family when Maw Goose comes to Macrobert Arts Centre this festive season!

Find out about Maw Goose on What's On Stirling
A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle

A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle

10th December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Enjoy some festive fun with your family and loved ones as Rough Castle Experiences once again brings the woodland to life in a blaze of colour and light!

Find out about A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle on What's On Stirling

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