Best Events in October

There’s no need to be glum this October - for that drop in temperature comes hand-in-hand with unmissable things to do. From craft beer sipping to spine-tingling Halloween events; 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 and lap up what's on offer.

Last updated on 29th September 2020




If the weather changes while you're out shopping in Glasgow this October, duck into one of the city centre's best pubs. From gastro havens serving hearty dishes and freshly poured pints to wild sports bars showing all of the latest fixtures, these are the best places to unwind with a drink. 

Heading out for an autumnal wander around some of Glasgow's prettiest parks? Head on over to one of our top picks of pubs and bars near parks for the perfect pit stop, whether it be to stuff your chops with a Sunday roast or chill out with a couple of cocktails. 

@ Glasgow Central Station on Sat, 14th Oct 2017 - Mon, 30th Nov 2020

There's nothing quite like a quirky activity to keep you entertained this October in Glasgow. Taking place across the city, The Great Game is a virus safe outdoor treasure hunt that'll have you following clues, solving riddles and finding lost items while taking in the best sights on offer.

Spooky season is well and truly upon us, brining plenty of creepy happenings to the city this October. Explore our recommendations of the best Halloween Events in Glasgow, from three-course immersive dinners to spooktacular drag showcases and sink your fangs in. 

While dinner plans may look a little different at the moment, there's one thing we can always count on... a classic pub lunch. Whether you're tucking into stacked burgers, hot sarnies or full-blown Sunday roasts, these are some of the best places for pub grub in Glasgow.

The temperatures are dropping, the leaves are changing colour and suddenly you're starting  to crave comfort food... that's right, autumn is well a truly upon us. To help you navigate the best things to do this season? We've rounded up the best happenings around Glasgow.