Glasgow Events and Festivals

(Glasgow, Scotland, UK)

Glasgow Events, Festivals and Things to DoThere are a number of lively festivals and events which take place throughout the year, in and around central Glasgow. The residents of Glasgow like to party and the region's extensive calendar of festivals and events includes lively street fairs, carnivals, parades and numerous sporting events. Local newspapers and leading regional magazines regularly publish the latest cultural events and festivals, and also contain up-to-date listings of events nearby Glasgow.

Glasgow's helpful tourist information office is always a useful source for current events. Many of the festivals in Glasgow draw enormous crowds of both participants and spectators, such as Hogmanay, and provide tourists with a wide range of things to see and do whilst staying in this exciting city.

National Public Holidays

(If Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year's Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the next weekday becomes a public holiday).

Calendar of Festivals and Events 2014 / 2015

Numerous exciting festivals and events take place in the Glasgow area and Scotland throughout the year. Events small villages nearby Glasgow have weekly markets and many traditional customs and events, some dating back hundreds of years.