From music to film, comedy to books, family to the arts there's a wide range of cultural festivals being held through the year in Glasgow!
Glasgow Festivals in January
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Mackintosh 150 will celebrate the incredible legacy and creative genius of Glasgow's Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 2018, marking the 150th anniversary of his birth!
03 Jan 2018 - 13 Jan 2018
Dance House Glasgow take up residence in the CCA from 3rd - 13th January with a celebratory festival of dance!
12 Jan 2018 - 19 Jan 2018
St Mungo, patron saint of Glasgow, is celebrated during the city's official St Mungo Festival in January!
18 Jan 2018 - 04 Feb 2018
Celtic Connections brings Glasgow to life for 18 days of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions and free events!
20 Jan 2018 - 20 Jan 2018
Celtic Connections: the second annual National Whisky Festival of Scotland will once again descend on SWG3 in January!
26 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018
Just Start Here is a two day festival of music, performance, food, discussion, provocation and cross art form experimentation on January 26th & 27th!
27 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018
BAaD presents Meet Your Maker: Whisky & Spirit Festival, celebrating the the best of Scottish producers, brand owners and distillers!
27 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018
six°north bring you Street Jam, a one-day festival celebrating street art culture in Glasgow on Saturday 27th January!
Glasgow Festivals in February
02 Feb 2018 - 03 Feb 2018
A Glasgow Beer Event will be held on Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd February 2018 showcasing twelve breweries, both local and from further afield, and their keg beers!
10 Feb 2018 - 11 Feb 2018
The Holistic Ways Festival is returning to the Glasgow Trades Hall on the weekend of the 10th & 11th February!
16 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
On the 16th of February, the Glasgow Goes Green festival is being held at The Art School! Come along and find out how you can live a sustainable life with local and community resources!
21 Feb 2018 - 04 Mar 2018
Glasgow Film Festival offers a packed programme including pop-up cinema and special events in unique Glasgow venues!
23 Feb 2018 - 25 Feb 2018
A new platform for Scottish singer songwriters, The Scottish Acoustic Festival, is coming to Glasgow between 23rd and 25th February!
Glasgow Festivals in March
01 Mar 2018 - 03 Mar 2018
Prepare for the best of the horror genre when FrightFest returns to Glasgow as part of the Glasgow Film Festival!
03 Mar 2018 - 03 Mar 2018
Social and Cocktail bring the very first Glasgow Ginfall Festival to Pollokshields Burgh Hall, Glasgow on Saturday 3rd March 2018!
03 Mar 2018 - 04 Mar 2018
Wee Write! the dedicated book festival for children and families returns to the Mitchell Library for two days on March 3rd & 4th!
08 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
Glasgow Comedy Festival features spectacular stand-up stars and home-grown favourites on stages across the city!
11 Mar 2018 - 11 Mar 2018
One of the world’s finest festivals, Lake of Stars, is coming to Glasgow on March 11th with the aim of championing creative connections between Scotland and Africa!
15 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
Held annually in March Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival is one of the leading literary festivals in the UK!
25 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
The Puppet Animation Festival is the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts festival for children!
31 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
BAaD presents Meet Your Maker: Gin & Spirit Festival, celebrating the the best of Scottish producers, brand owners and distillers!
Glasgow Festivals in April
14 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
The Glasgow Vegan Festival, featuring over 50 fantastic stalls, inspirational talks, interactive workshops and children's activities, will be held at Trades Hall on the 14th & 15th April!
20 Apr 2018 - 07 May 2018
For three weeks Glasgow International showcases the best of local & international visual art in venues across the City
21 Apr 2018 - 21 Apr 2018
Scotland's biggest and best Gin Festival is back and this time with a Scottish Tour which comes to Glasgow's Trades Hall on April 21st 2018!
28 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
Outskirts, Platform's annual celebration of cross art form experimentation returns on April 28th with an impressive line-up!
Glasgow Festivals in May
05 May 2018 - 05 May 2018
Take a rum journey around the world, tasting rare and special craft rums from the West Indies, Cuba, South America & the USA at the Glasgow Rum and Reggae Festival!
11 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
Enjoy a fortnight of music, workshops and events south of the river Clyde during the annual Southside Fringe Festival!
18 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
The Scottish Street Food Festival is returning to the Riverside Museum between 18th & 20th May celebrating Scotland's vibrant and ever growing Street food culture!
Glasgow Festivals in June
02 Jun 2018 - 02 Jun 2018
Calling all wine lovers... the Glasgow Festival of Wine 2018 is returning to the Trades Hall of Glasgow in June!
07 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018
Held every year in June, the Glasgow Science Festival offers two weeks of city-wide science events!
16 Jun 2018 - 16 Jun 2018
Prepare to have your taste buds tantalised when The UK's biggest Gin Festival tour comes to Glasgow on June 16th!
29 Jun 2018 - 08 Jul 2018
After an incredible first year, TRNSMT Festival will return to Glasgow Green in 2018 for not one but two weekends!
30 Jun 2018 - 01 Jul 2018
The 2018 edition of the Fiesta will be bigger & better than ever before featuring CHIC and curated with Nile Rodgers!
Glasgow Festivals in July
Glasgow Festivals in August
01 Aug 2018 - 12 Aug 2018
Europe’s top athletes will compete in the inaugural European Championships – an exciting new multi-sport event!
Glasgow Festivals in September
10 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
Explore Glasgow and get behind the scenes at this annual festival of architecture and built heritage!
Glasgow Festivals in October
Glasgow Festivals in November
Glasgow Festivals in December