Best Things To Do This Spring In Glasgow

That's it, kids - we've made it through winter and spring has finally sprung. And you know what that means? It's time to get out there and enjoy those coveted rays and all that the city has to offer. We've lined up our top picks of fun events in Glasgow this spring, whether that means outdoor beer gardens, wild drag shows or boozy bingo.

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Last updated on 14th February 2024

Make The Most Of The Easter Weekend

Whether you're celebrating Easter with family and friends, or you just love the extra days off work, Glasgow is packed full of fun activities for the bank holiday weekend. With everything from sumptuous meals in pretty restaurant to late-night DJ sets on offer, there's no chance of being bored in this city during your time off.

Tickle Your Taste Buds With Craft Beer

Let's not get ahead of ourselves now - just because it's spring, that doesn't mean it's always t-shirt weather. For those evenings that are a little less than balmy, we've got a load of craft beer bars to chill out and sip refreshing pints in while the sun goes down.

Get Competitive At Flight Club

@ Flight Club Glasgow on Various dates from Saturday 20th April 2024

Wondering about things to do this spring in Glasgow city centre? Flight Club are hosting a fun-filled brunch social every single weekend, which promises a whole bottle of prosecco each alongside unlimited pizza paddles to share. What's more, you'll enjoy an hour on their interactive dartboards, offering all kinds entertaining games where your scores will be calculated for you. Even better? Prices start from just £30 per person.

Whip Up Some Classic Cocktails

@ All Bar One Glasgow on Every 4th Sunday of the month

All Bar One makes it on our list of fun places in Glasgow to visit this spring, thanks to their Sunday Cocktail School. For just £30 per person, you and your pals can try your hand at creating three classic concoctions, while learning more about the history of these drinks. What's more, you'll receive a complimentary bellini on arrival and there will be games thrown in throughout the session.

See What's On At Sloans

Sloans is the city's oldest bar and restaurant, and they certainly aren't short of spring events in Glasgow city centre. Their popular EatFilm evenings will have you snacking on hot dogs, nachos and more while watching a classic movie, while their Friday night ceilidhs promise live music and dancing 'til late. They even host comedy shows complete with a Sunday roast once a month, as well as a mac 'n' cheese appreciation club featuring an all-you-can-eat buffet.

Meet That Special Someone

Spring is the season of love; the flowers start to bloom, the sun comes out to play and we shake off our winter hibernation. And if you're done with the whole swipe-right shenanigans? Give SpeedDater's events a go, where you can meet like-minded individuals in a friendly space. Even better - if you don't meet anyone you click with, they'll give you a free ticket to their next event.

Spend Your Weekend At The Social

The Social is a pretty wine and cocktail bar in the heart of Merchant City, boasting some seriously Instagrammable interiors. Head to this party hotspot on either a Friday or Saturday, for live DJ sets until 3am. These guys are guaranteed to get you on the dancefloor, and entry is completely free to both nights.

Switch Up Your Date Nights

With the season in full swing, there's a sense of romance in the air, so make sure to let your significant other know just how much they mean to you. From live music to scrumptious dining, have a glance at our top picks of things to do for couples in Glasgow this spring.

Embark On An Outdoor Treasure Hunt

@ Glasgow Central Station on Various dates from Saturday 20th April 2024

If you're looking for things to do outside in Glasgow this spring, what better way to make the most of the elusive sunshine than heading on an outdoor treasure hunt? From The Great Game comes this exciting activity that sees you working together to solve riddles and puzzles to find the final prize - 20% off at a local pub which will be booked and waiting for you to arrive.

Enjoy Some Live Music

Known for it's delicious menu and extensive drinks list, the Scotsman Hotel and Grand Cafe is also a top destination for listening to live music. Sit back and enjoy piano or cello music here, as you tuck into fish 'n' chips, pan-fried chicken, plant-based burgers and much more - with a cocktail in hand of course.

Set Off On An Interactive Walking Tour

@ George Square on Various dates from Saturday 20th April 2024

On the hunt for outdoor family activities in Glasgow this spring? With Go Quest Adventures, you can explore all the sights this city has to offer, while learning some fun facts and solving puzzles along the way. Tickets cost £28.95 for up to five people, giving you access to their helpful app which allows you to self-guide your tour at any time of day.

Try Out A Cowboy Ceilidh

@ Maggie's on Every Friday

Fans of country music look no further, as Merchant City bar Maggie's is putting on one of the best spring events in Glasgow today. Every Friday, these guys are hosting a Cowboy Celidh complete with live music, line dancing lessons and free bull rides, all for just £8 per person. And if you want something a little more risqué, then check out their cowboy strip show instead.

Knock Back Alfresco Sips

Things to do in Glasgow today? Visit the city's top alfresco drinking spots, including rooftop dwellings and waterside hangouts. Rounded up just for you, we've got an eclectic mix of boozers that are serving everything from cold brews and burgers to cocktails and live music.

Try Your Hand At Drag Bingo

@ Hillhead Bookclub on Every 4th Wednesday of the month

Treat yourself to an evening of drag, dancing and drinks at Lady Balls Bingo. This beloved Hillhead Bookclub event is enough to brighten up even the most unpredictable of spring evenings, with creative drinks and plenty of sass to keep you on your toes. Even better, you could win vouchers, booze or even £300 in cash, and entry is totally free. And if you're after something a little different, these guys host spoken word poetryqueer dance music nights, and DJ-led nights too.