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 11th October 2016
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.
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.
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.
You can’t argue with Hedkandi’s track record in Glasgow - their last three events have been sell-out successes - and now they return to the city for a Halloween Special from Kavalii on Bell Street. Expect a stylish night on the tiles with two rooms of special guest DJs playing deep, funky and tech house tunes way beyond the witching hour.
What started as a couple of mates catching up over a good quality bottle of gin has become one of the city’s most cherished drinking clubs. The Glasgow Gin Club are back in action this month, hosting another relaxed Friday night featuring four delicious varieties of the spirit. Come for a few G&Ts, some good banter and a chilled out start to the weekend; tickets are £12.
There's a creepy feeling in the air this month, and what better to quench that spooky thirst than with gin cocktails? Not only boasting drinks from Eden Mill Gin at Little Botanica, head on over to this frightful night of pumpkin carving to put your skills to the test.
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.
Don’t Drop are all about partying big and long on Halloween, so what if it falls on a Monday this year? Once you’ve accepted that Tuesday will be a write-off there’s a huge night in store, as these guys come to Sub Club for a special event to help you round off those Halloween weekend antics in style. Scuba and Monoloc take the headline slots and there’s a limited batch of 3rd release tickets still available.
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.