Summer Holiday events in Glasgow

View all the upcoming Summer Holiday events taking place throughout Glasgow below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

5th April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is back with a new trail mystery! Book Now for tickets right through the summer and join us in our biggest adventure yet!
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City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

With 21 stops where you can hop on and off to visit some of the city's leading attractions, City Sightseeing Glasgow is the perfect way to explore Glasgow!
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Culzean By The Sea

Culzean By The Sea

1st May 2021 - 26th September 2021

To celebrate Scotland's Year of Coasts & Waters Culzean Castle have created a fantastical trail of willow sculptures depicting creatures, real and mythical, of the sea and water!
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Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 12th March 2022

Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
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UEFA Euro 2020 Glasgow

UEFA Euro 2020 Glasgow

Selected dates between 14th June 2021 - 29th June 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

Glasgow is one of 12 cities that will host UEFA EURO 2020 fixtures in Summer 2021 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the championship!
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Gangsta Granny - POSTPONED

Gangsta Granny - POSTPONED

30th June 2021 - 3rd July 2021

The acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories will bring Gangsta Granny, the amazing story by David Walliams, to the King's Theatre Glasgow in Summer 2021!
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Kelburn Garden Party

Kelburn Garden Party

2nd July 2021 - 5th July 2021

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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Volunteer Action Day: Woodland Clean-up and Pizza

Volunteer Action Day: Woodland Clean-up and Pizza

10th July 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for a community clean before heading back to the stables to try an amazing wood-fired pizza using their outdoor pizza oven!
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The Little Mix Experience - POSTPONED

The Little Mix Experience - POSTPONED

11th July 2021

They look like Little Mix, they sound like Little Mix, they are The Little Mix Experience! Catch them live at the King's Theatre Glasgow on Sunday 11th July 2021!
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Outdoor Summer Drama Camp

Outdoor Summer Drama Camp

12th July 2021 - 16th July 2021

What Happens Now? are excited to announce that they'll be running a bumper week-long Outdoor Summer Drama Camp for kids and young people ages 3-16!
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Doggy Day

Doggy Day

14th July 2021

Fun for all the family awaits at the annual Doggy Day in Castlemilk Park on Wednesday 14th July!
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Paw Patrol Live!

Paw Patrol Live!

14th July 2021

The most popular rescue dogs on the planet are returning to Glasgow! Catch Paw Patrol live at the SEC Armadillo on July 14th 2021!
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Resonate - POSTPONED

Resonate - POSTPONED

17th July 2021 - 18th July 2021

Whether you're a Minecraft fan, a YouTube enthusiast or a casual gamer, join thousands of others for Resonate – The Ultimate Gaming Experience!
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Get Close To Nature: Stream Dipping

Get Close To Nature: Stream Dipping

21st July 2021

Get close to nature and find out all about Castlemilk Park stream's inhabitants on this dipping workshop!
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Little Red and the Kelvinbridge Curse

Little Red and the Kelvinbridge Curse

24th July 2021 - 8th August 2021

Join Websters Theatre for their very first Summer panto extravaganza, Little Red and the Kelvinbridge Curse!
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Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day

Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day

28th July 2021

Head along to Castlemilk Park on Wednesday 28th July for the annual Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day, this year's theme is Fairies & Goblins!
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Castlemilk Park Community Cinema

Castlemilk Park Community Cinema

6th August 2021

New for this season's events programme, Castlemilk Park Project proudly present The Stables Garden Outdoor Cinema!
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Brodick Highland Games

Brodick Highland Games

7th August 2021
Brodick

The 2021 Brodick Highland Games will be held at Ormidale Park on Saturday 7th August, they're a great day out for all the family!
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Piping Live!

Piping Live!

7th August 2021 - 15th August 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

Piping Live! Glasgow's International Piping Festival is a 9-day celebration which will see events such as concerts, talks, recitals and more take place across the city!
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Max & Harvey

Max & Harvey

11th August 2021

Join Max & Harvey as they take over the Lomond Auditorium at the SEC Glasgow for one night only on 11th August 2021!
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BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

2nd July 2022 - 3rd July 2022

BGCP Comic Con returns to Loch Lomond Shores on 2nd & 3rd July with a family-friendly event suitable for heroes of all ages!
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Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

13th July 2022 - 14th July 2022

Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show when it comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow, packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Rouken Glen Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

Rouken Glen Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

18th September 2021 - 19th September 2021

Some of Scotland's best food trucks, street food operators and independent craft brewers will come together for a family friendly food & drink celebration in Rouken Glen Park in September!

Find out about Rouken Glen Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Edinburgh Summer 2021 Camp at George Watson’s College

Edinburgh Summer 2021 Camp at George Watson’s College

5th July 2021 - 9th July 2021

Miniversity Holiday Camps are coming to George Watson’s College this summer and are specifically designed for children age 5-12 years!

Find out about Edinburgh Summer 2021 Camp at George Watson’s College on What's On Edinburgh
Paw Patrol Live

Paw Patrol Live

7th July 2021

PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” brings everybody’s favourite pups to the Edinburgh Playhouse stage for an action packed, high-energy, musical adventure!

Find out about Paw Patrol Live on What's On Edinburgh
Digital Event: Family Craft – Stained Glass Windows

Digital Event: Family Craft – Stained Glass Windows

10th July 2021

Come along to this family drop in session with artist Claudia Miller and create your own faux stained-glass picture to hang in the window at home!

Find out about Digital Event: Family Craft – Stained Glass Windows on What's On Edinburgh
Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

12th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) offers school holiday fun, adventure and activity for school aged children (5+/nearing the end of Primary 1) and young teenagers.

Find out about Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer on What's On Edinburgh
Digital Event: Family Craft – Tea Party Garland Decoration

Digital Event: Family Craft – Tea Party Garland Decoration

13th July 2021

Make your own tea party garland at home, the perfect decoration for a sunny day garden picnic!

How to be a Psychic Conman

How to be a Psychic Conman

17th July 2021

Roll up! Roll up! Gather ye round the traveling caravan as Snake Oil Salesman, Ash Pryce, demonstrates the miraculous curative abilities of psychic surgery.

Find out about How to be a Psychic Conman on What's On Edinburgh
Treasure Island with Quantum Theatre

Treasure Island with Quantum Theatre

17th July 2021

It’s pirates, ships and buried treasure for Summer 2021 at Quantum Theatre’s adaptation of Robert Louis- Stevenson’s classic adventure, Treasure Island!

Find out about Treasure Island with Quantum Theatre on What's On Edinburgh
Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

1st August 2021

Learn, create and perform your own magic in this workshop at Lauriston Castle this summer for Ages 7 - 11!

Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping

Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping

2nd August 2021

Discover what lives in our wonderful pond in the Japanese Garden and like a scientist record what you have found in a special little book.

Find out about Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping on What's On Edinburgh
Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival

6th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park 6th, 7th and 8th August 2021!

Find out about Foodies Festival on What's On Edinburgh
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

6th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will return home to the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade in 2021!

Find out about The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on What's On Edinburgh
MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

Selected dates between 8th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room!

Find out about MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room on What's On Edinburgh
Woodland Treasure Box

Woodland Treasure Box

11th August 2021

Make your own little treasure box to store your Summer memories and decorate it with natures scenes with Lauriston Castle staff!

Find out about Woodland Treasure Box on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Aberdour Festival

Aberdour Festival

30th July 2021 - 8th August 2021

The Aberdour Festival is possibly the best festival of the Summer, each year playing host to an exciting and packed programme of events!

Find out about Aberdour Festival on What's On Fife
Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical - POSTPONED

Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical - POSTPONED

6th August 2021

Don't miss all your favourites including Fireman Sam, Noddy, Shimmer & Shine, Digby Dragon, Wissper, Nella the Princess Knight and the Floogals when Milkshake! Live returns to Rothes Halls!

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever!

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever!

6th July 2022 - 8th July 2022

Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!

Find out about Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever! on What's On Fife

Events in Lanarkshire

Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 25th September 2021

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2021 season on Saturday 1st May and will run every Saturday until the end of September!

Find out about Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season on What's On Lanarkshire
Princesses of Pop Summer Sessions - Bellshill

Princesses of Pop Summer Sessions - Bellshill

3rd July 2021

The amazing 'Princesses of Pop' Show featuring Little Mix Magic and Simply Ariana is coming to The Coach House, Bellshill on Saturday 3rd July!

Find out about Princesses of Pop Summer Sessions - Bellshill on What's On Lanarkshire
Little Red And The Big Bad Wolf

Little Red And The Big Bad Wolf

6th July 2021

Filled with live music, colourful characters and puppetry, this wonderful outdoor family musical from Folksy Theatre at M&Ds has something for everyone!

Find out about Little Red And The Big Bad Wolf on What's On Lanarkshire
Biggar Little Picnic

Biggar Little Picnic

31st July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Biggar Little Festival is pleased to announce that they will be holding an outdoor summer music event in the grounds of Loaningdale House on the 31st July & 1st August!

Find out about Biggar Little Picnic on What's On Lanarkshire
Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

31st July 2021

Don't miss all your favourites including Fireman Sam, Noddy, Shimmer & Shine, Digby Dragon, Wissper, Nella the Princess Knight and the Floogals when Milkshake! Live returns to Motherwell Concert Hall!

Find out about Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

McGill’s Greenock Depot Open Day

McGill’s Greenock Depot Open Day

3rd July 2021

McGill's Buses will be celebrating their 20th anniversary with an Open Day at their Greenock Depot on Saturday 3rd July!

Find out about McGill’s Greenock Depot Open Day on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

164th Famous Alva Games.

164th Famous Alva Games.

10th July 2021

The 164th Famous Alva Games will return on Saturday 10th July bringing you all a great family day out!

Find out about 164th Famous Alva Games. on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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Popular Events

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever
Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show when it comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow, packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!
Welcome Home Shuggie Bain
Winner of the coveted Man Booker Prize in 2020 for Shuggie Bain, author Douglas Stuart will join comedian and writer Janey Godley for an evening of conversation as part of Aye Write 2021!
Toy Story - Film with Live Orchestra
Disney and Pixar's 'Toy Story' will be presented live in concert for the first time in the UK in 2022 with a nationwide tour, catch it at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 15th February!
Festival Village: Merchant City - POSTPONED
The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to Glasgow's Candleriggs Square!
Prince’s Purple Disco Live in the Park
Lets Go Back presents Prince's Purple Disco Live in the Park, a stunning disco tribute to the legendary star, being held in the stunning surroundings of Queen's Park!

Popular Venues

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