Best Events in October

There’s no need to be glum this October - for that drop in temperature comes hand-in-hand with a wave of unmissable events. Delicious pizza festivals, intimate gin clubs, raucous halloween club night benders; they’re all going down in the city this month, and it’s for this reason that you’ll need to keep this guide in mind. Read on for our recommended things to do in Glasgow this October.

Last updated on 17th October 2017

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With free Drambuie cocktails and live music from jazz superstars, this night at SWG3 is not one to miss. Head to the warehouse this October to catch the likes of Kamasi Washington, along with local talent, for live music and whisky.

Fun Time Partying, Food & Drink, Live Music
Live Music
West End
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Get all kinds of hot under the collar at this sizzling burlesque show in Glasgow come October 28th. We're talking golden age cabaret, titillating burlesque and all the glitter you can handle at the GnG Revue show.

Cabaret/Burlesque, Something A Little Different, Theatre/Arts, Themed Nights
Burlesque/Piano
Merchant City
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SWG3 are heating up your October party nights with a huge evening dedicated to Kanye West. Join the party as top DJs spin Kanye, Drake, Travis Scott and many more.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Themed Nights, Student Night
Hip Hop/RnB
West End
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The Wee Food Tour promises a delicious and insightful tour of Glasgow’s culinary scene. It involves an afternoon tasting tour where you’ll join up with like-minded foodies, touring six independent restaurants and shops to sample authentic delicacies produced and eaten in Scotland. You’ll sample over 20 different foods in total and be doing some good while you’re at it - £5 from each ticket sale goes to a local food bank.

Food & Drink

The undeniable champion of quirky nights out in Glasgow, if there's anywhere you want to be on the 4th Wednesday this month, it's at Hillhead Bookclub. Providing tickling entertainment and bingo rounds to boot, head on down for casual and cool fun all round. 

Quiz Night
Party Mash Up
West End

It's time to put on your party hat and reignite your love of tequila at this one-day event. Glasgow Tequila Festival will be showcasing more than 30 types of tequila, putting on street food and live music.

Food & Drink, Daytime, Fun Time Partying, Supper Clubs
Hip Hop/RnB
East End
@ Hillhead Bookclub on Every Tuesday

Home of all kinds of quirky mischief throughout the week, join the Hillhead on their “quest to take over the world, one cross-stitch at a time.” Say It Ain’t Sew is your weekly chance to let off some steam after a tricky start to the week, with Iona leading the session and plenty of drinks on cue if you could be tempted by some Tuesday night cocktails.

Something A Little Different, Hen Party
Not Applicable
West End

The Friday Ceilidh

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@ Sloans on Every Friday

Serving you a serious dose of Scottish dancing every Friday this October in Glasgow, join Sloans as they pump up your night just right with their Ceilidh. From live musicians and dancing on into the night to drinks and atmosphere aplenty, this is one not to miss this month. 

Something A Little Different, Live Music
Party Mash Up
Argyle Street Area
@ Boteco Do Brasil on Every Wednesday

Reaching for warmer clients and looking to try something different this October in Glasgow? Join Boteco Do Brasil every Wednesday night this month as their salsa night promises stunning cocktails, live entertainment, dancing to the exotic beat and plenty more.

Something A Little Different, Fun Time Partying, Classes
Party Mash Up
Merchant City

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