George Square

Throughout the year, Glasgow's George Square is a focal point for many popular events such as Piping Live! and Glasgow Loves Christmas!

George Square

About George Square

George Square George Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 1DU
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George Square is the principal civic square in Glasgow. It is named after King George III. Laid out in 1781, George Square is today home to the headquarters of Glasgow City Council, and boasts an important collection of statues and monuments, including those dedicated to Robert Burns, James Watt, Sir Robert Peel and Sir Walter Scott.

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Upcoming Events at George Square

A Wee Walk & A Whisky (or three!)

A Wee Walk & A Whisky (or three!)

11th February 2022 - 17th December 2022

Enjoy a wee walk and a premium whisky tasting in a local pub with a fun, local guide and see a new side to the city on your trip with this small group tour with Walking Tours in Glasgow!
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Science on the Streets - City Centre Tour

Science on the Streets - City Centre Tour

11th June 2022

This free walking tour as part of Glasgow Science Festival 2022 will explore the history of science and technology in Glasgow!
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Great Scottish Run - Toddler, Junior & Family Events

Great Scottish Run - Toddler, Junior & Family Events

1st October 2022

Get the whole family active by joining the Great Scottish Run's family friendly activities in George Square on Saturday 1st October!
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Great Scottish Run

Great Scottish Run

2nd October 2022

Glasgow's iconic running event returns to the city's streets in 2022 with an incredible weekend that includes the 10k, Half Marathon and Junior events!
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