Fun Birthday Ideas In Glasgow

If your birthday's coming up and you fancy trying something new, our fabulous city always has something up its sleeve. From quirky restaurants for celebratory meals with mates to legendary nightclubs helping you see off the year in style, there are loads of different places for you to head. But if you don't know where to start? Just check out our guide to fun things to do on your birthday in Glasgow here.

Last updated on 15th August 2022

@ Mecca Glasgow Quay on Sat, 26th Nov 2022 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Be transported back to the 90s with this killer gig from Mecca Glasgow Quay. Their Legends Night will see Re-Take That, a top tribute band, serenading you with tunes like Back for Good and The Flood. And if you fancy a game of bingo beforehand, nobody's stopping you.


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Got a hankering for fine red wine, tasty plates of paella and a dash of Spanish flare? Take your birthday dining to Merchant City's Arta, where the drinks are always flowing, the food is made to share and the party is always in full swing (you may even catch one of their famed live shows). 

Popworld Glasgow

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Popworld is the candy-coloured club that's a fantastic birthday night out idea in Glasgow. Decked out with neon lights, 80s artwork and spinning disco balls, as well as being home to sparkling cocktails, this joint really knows how to make you feel special.

The Gardener

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From gin tastings to open mic nights and quizzes to quirky dinners, The Gardener always has something good to do. Check out their calendar and swing by on your birthday, even if it's just to explore their ample menu of beautiful, botanically inspired cocktails. 

Bonkers Bingo

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It's your big day, so you have to do something special, right? Then bag yourself a ticket to Bonkers Bingos' events. Offering one of the best birthday activities for adults in Glasgow, this promises a great night out for all involved with banging tunes, funny prizes and delish drinks.

If you're in need of something awesome to do for a birthday celebration, then be sure to check out Bounce Bingo, which can be found across a wide range of Buzz Bingo locations. Mosey over for some cool games and non-stop tunes that are bound to get you moving.

Super Bario

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If you're a sucker for retro gaming, Super Bario is a haven for all things vintage console-related. Take your mates for birthday festivities and get stuck into a fantastic range, from Mortal Kombat II to Ridge Racer, while knocking back tasty drinks (loser gets the next round?).


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Like to feel as though you're in the know? Venture over to Tabac and revel in a night of sultry cocktail-sipping. If that's not enough to lure you in, it's also home to live DJ nights that will get the crowd going late into the evening, offering you one of the best birthday party ideas in Glasgow.

What if you're looking for something fun, but with a little extra edge? The Poetry Club is a sure winner, thanks to its lineup of underground talent, cool vibes and decent drink selection. From live music to quirky club nights, this place is a great spot to celebrate your special day.