Best events in Glasgow

Check out the top events in Glasgow, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The SSE Hydro
1. The SSE Hydro
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45 local reviews
Exhibition Way
0141 248 3000
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Jess And Ritchie
The massive, flying saucer-like SSE Hydro is the latest unmissable architectural landmark to be added to the…
Paul
10 mins by taxi/Uber. Regular 15,000 capacity concert venue hosting an abundance of big names on a regular…
Craig
Glasgow's premier concert and events centre check their website for events and tickets . Only one train stop…
1. The SSE Hydro
1. The SSE Hydro
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45 local reviews
Exhibition Way
0141 248 3000
Jess And Ritchie
Jess And Ritchie
The massive, flying saucer-like SSE Hydro is the latest unmissable architectural landmark to be added to the now vast arena precinct by the…
Paul
Paul
10 mins by taxi/Uber. Regular 15,000 capacity concert venue hosting an abundance of big names on a regular basis such as Kylie, Britney…
Craig
Craig
Glasgow's premier concert and events centre check their website for events and tickets . Only one train stop from flat or 20min stroll from…
2. The Glad Cafe C.I.C
2. The Glad Cafe C.I.C
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67 local reviews
1006A Pollokshaws Rd
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+44 141 636 6119
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Joanna&Ben
These guys are killin' it in all respects. AMAZING dinner menu by Nanika --> Noodle and Bun bar. It's…
Tor
Fab cafe with great food, & music events, real local hub run as a community business. Next door is Glad Rags a…
Margaret
Shawlands: Within walking distance 20 minutes. Bohemian all day cafe. Good for coffee and cakes as well as…
2. The Glad Cafe C.I.C
2. The Glad Cafe C.I.C
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67 local reviews
1006A Pollokshaws Rd
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+44 141 636 6119
Joanna&Ben
Joanna&Ben
These guys are killin' it in all respects. AMAZING dinner menu by Nanika --> Noodle and Bun bar. It's ridiculously delicious and really well…
Tor
Tor
Fab cafe with great food, & music events, real local hub run as a community business. Next door is Glad Rags a secondhand and vintage…
Margaret
Margaret
Shawlands: Within walking distance 20 minutes. Bohemian all day cafe. Good for coffee and cakes as well as good food. Often has live music…
3. Drygate Brewery
3. Drygate Brewery
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49 local reviews
85 Drygate
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
0141 212 8815
BarRestaurantFood
Jess And Ritchie
Just a beat from Glasgow’s historic heart, Drygate is the UK’s first experiential craft brewery, restaurant,…
Clare
If you are into your craft beers/ale this is a must visit. From booking a tour to brewing your own beer! If…
Phoebe
Large selection of beer, Great spaces to hang out in the beerhall or outside on the upstairs terrace if you…
3. Drygate Brewery
3. Drygate Brewery
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49 local reviews
85 Drygate
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
0141 212 8815
Jess And Ritchie
Jess And Ritchie
Just a beat from Glasgow’s historic heart, Drygate is the UK’s first experiential craft brewery, restaurant, bar and event space. Taking you…
Clare
Clare
If you are into your craft beers/ale this is a must visit. From booking a tour to brewing your own beer! If like me you'd rather just get…
Phoebe
Phoebe
Large selection of beer, Great spaces to hang out in the beerhall or outside on the upstairs terrace if you are lucky enough to visit…
4. Glasgow Green
4. Glasgow Green
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72 local reviews
Greendyke Street, Saltmarket
+44 141 287 5064
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Geraldine
Just moments away, a calm and tranquil space in the city that happens to be one of the oldest public spaces in…
Eilidh
Glasgow Green is a vast green space right in the city centre. It is perfect for scenic walks along the river…
Ailsa
Huge green space where there are quite often events. If you are near the East End of town you cannot miss it…
4. Glasgow Green
4. Glasgow Green
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72 local reviews
Greendyke Street, Saltmarket
+44 141 287 5064
Geraldine
Geraldine
Just moments away, a calm and tranquil space in the city that happens to be one of the oldest public spaces in the UK. There are 2 parks for…
Eilidh
Eilidh
Glasgow Green is a vast green space right in the city centre. It is perfect for scenic walks along the river and for views of the Clyde and…
Ailsa
Ailsa
Huge green space where there are quite often events. If you are near the East End of town you cannot miss it and lots of meandering paths…
5. Centre for Contemporary Arts
5. Centre for Contemporary Arts
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49 local reviews
350 Sauchiehall St
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+44 141 352 4900
Art galleryPoint of interestEstablishment
Dave
Cultural venue showing art exhibitions, films, live music and a whole host of other fantastic events. Also…
Ishbel
I have mentioned only the shop of work by local artists and the book shop on this, but the CCA has two great…
Geraldine
As it says in the name. Regular exhibitions and events. Nice courtyard cafe space and excellent bookshop.
5. Centre for Contemporary Arts
5. Centre for Contemporary Arts
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49 local reviews
350 Sauchiehall St
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+44 141 352 4900
Dave
Dave
Cultural venue showing art exhibitions, films, live music and a whole host of other fantastic events. Also home to Saramago Cafe. The CCA…
Ishbel
Ishbel
I have mentioned only the shop of work by local artists and the book shop on this, but the CCA has two great bars, a gallery, a cinema and…
Geraldine
Geraldine
As it says in the name. Regular exhibitions and events. Nice courtyard cafe space and excellent bookshop.
6. Studio Warehouse
6. Studio Warehouse
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24 local reviews
100 Eastvale Pl, Glasgow
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
0141 357 7246
Establishment
Andrea
The complex at SWG3 is well worth checking out. It has unique live events spaces, with the Galvaniser's Yard…
Daniel
Warehouse clubbing and artists' venue tucked away in an unassuming location near the motorway. Expect to find…
Dave
You'll find live music, club nights, food and drink and arts events in this ex-warehouse venue. Outdoor and…
6. Studio Warehouse
6. Studio Warehouse
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24 local reviews
100 Eastvale Pl, Glasgow
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
0141 357 7246
Andrea
Andrea
The complex at SWG3 is well worth checking out. It has unique live events spaces, with the Galvaniser's Yard hosting an eclectic range of…
Daniel
Daniel
Warehouse clubbing and artists' venue tucked away in an unassuming location near the motorway. Expect to find offbeat arts events, live…
Dave
Dave
You'll find live music, club nights, food and drink and arts events in this ex-warehouse venue. Outdoor and indoor spaces. Cool graffiti…
7. Clyde Auditorium Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre
7. Clyde Auditorium Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre
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76 local reviews
Exhibition Way, Glasgow
Open · Closes in 17 minutes
0141 248 3000
Establishment
David
The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) features the SEC Centre– five interconnected exhibition and meeting spaces,…
Alison
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) is Scotland's premier national venue for public events,…
David
Riverside events venue with a modern, armadillo-shaped auditorium
7. Clyde Auditorium Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre
7. Clyde Auditorium Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre
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76 local reviews
Exhibition Way, Glasgow
Open · Closes in 17 minutes
0141 248 3000
David
David
The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) features the SEC Centre– five interconnected exhibition and meeting spaces, the iconic 3,000 seat SEC…
Alison
Alison
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) is Scotland's premier national venue for public events, concerts and conferences
David
David
Riverside events venue with a modern, armadillo-shaped auditorium
8. Hampden Park
8. Hampden Park
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52 local reviews
Hampden Park
0141 620 4000
StadiumEstablishment
Karen
Scotland's National Stadium is only a short stroll from the flat and will host many of 2014 Commonwealth…
Paulo
Scotland`s national stadium, used for sporting events and concerts alike is just over 30 minute walk away.
Alastair
The National Stadium is within walking distance- for sporting events and music concerts
8. Hampden Park
8. Hampden Park
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52 local reviews
Hampden Park
0141 620 4000
Karen
Karen
Scotland's National Stadium is only a short stroll from the flat and will host many of 2014 Commonwealth Games' Athletics events.
Paulo
Paulo
Scotland`s national stadium, used for sporting events and concerts alike is just over 30 minute walk away.
Alastair
Alastair
The National Stadium is within walking distance- for sporting events and music concerts
9. Strathclyde Country Park
9. Strathclyde Country Park
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17 local reviews
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Elaine
The park has many amenities and attractions to offer hosting many events throughout the year including;…
Lorraine & Kay
Hosting the Triathalon Event during the European Championships Glasgow and Berlin 2018. Dates, 1st August to…
Lanarkshire Letting
Strathclyde Country Park will hold the triathlon event.
9. Strathclyde Country Park
9. Strathclyde Country Park
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17 local reviews
Elaine
Elaine
The park has many amenities and attractions to offer hosting many events throughout the year including; international rowing competitions,…
Lorraine & Kay
Lorraine & Kay
Hosting the Triathalon Event during the European Championships Glasgow and Berlin 2018. Dates, 1st August to 12th August 2018.
Lanarkshire Letting
Lanarkshire Letting
Strathclyde Country Park will hold the triathlon event.
10. Hampden Park, National Stadium & Conference Centre
10. Hampden Park, National Stadium & Conference Centre
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11 local reviews
Letherby Dr, Glasgow
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
0141 620 4120
Establishment
Neil
Scotland's National Stadium. Many large events (both sports related and otherwise) are held here each year…
Kelly
Holds sports & music events. Home of Scottish Football. Transport links to here, & we can advise on nice…
Alison
Hosting many of the Commonwealth Games events. Walkable distance.
10. Hampden Park, National Stadium & Conference Centre
10. Hampden Park, National Stadium & Conference Centre
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11 local reviews
Letherby Dr, Glasgow
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
0141 620 4120
Neil
Neil
Scotland's National Stadium. Many large events (both sports related and otherwise) are held here each year. Within a couple of minutes walk…
Kelly
Kelly
Holds sports & music events. Home of Scottish Football. Transport links to here, & we can advise on nice places to eat etc nearby.
Alison
Alison
Hosting many of the Commonwealth Games events. Walkable distance.
11. Òran Mór
11. Òran Mór
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117 local reviews
Top of Byres Road
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+44 141 357 6200
Night clubBarRestaurant
Ben
Oran Mor is an iconic place of the West End. Not only because the Pub lives within an old converted church,…
Nawar
A converted Church turned into an entertainment spot, nightclub and a bar. Host the famous "a play, a pie and…
Beautiful former church converted into a multipurpose venue that hosts a pub, restaurant, has rooms for hire…
11. Òran Mór
11. Òran Mór
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117 local reviews
Top of Byres Road
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+44 141 357 6200
Ben
Ben
Oran Mor is an iconic place of the West End. Not only because the Pub lives within an old converted church, but also for the sound of…
Nawar
Nawar
A converted Church turned into an entertainment spot, nightclub and a bar. Host the famous "a play, a pie and a pint" event which can be…
Morag
Beautiful former church converted into a multipurpose venue that hosts a pub, restaurant, has rooms for hire for events, concerts and plays
12. Glasgow Botanic Gardens
12. Glasgow Botanic Gardens
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194 local reviews
730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow
+44 141 276 1614
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Tara
Large covered gardens in the West End, open since the 1800s. Wonderful place to spend some time and great for…
Paul
Lovely gardens and music events through summer recently included Tom Jones and Earth Wind & Fire !! Also just…
Marina
Wonderful park, gardens and hot houses. Hosts open air art events during various festivals. Well worth a…
12. Glasgow Botanic Gardens
12. Glasgow Botanic Gardens
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194 local reviews
730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow
+44 141 276 1614
Tara
Tara
Large covered gardens in the West End, open since the 1800s. Wonderful place to spend some time and great for taking photographs. Open from…
Paul
Paul
Lovely gardens and music events through summer recently included Tom Jones and Earth Wind & Fire !! Also just beside Byres Road with wide…
Marina
Marina
Wonderful park, gardens and hot houses. Hosts open air art events during various festivals. Well worth a visit. Lovely river walk.