Fun Events in Glasgow

You Glasgow folk sure do know how to have good time, which is why, when you want to know what's on in the city, there are bucket-loads of fun events to choose from. Whether it's wild club nights, raucous student parties, lively bar bashes or offbeat experiences, there are some seriously fun events every night of the week. Check out our recommendations for some of the most fun events in Glasgow. 

Last updated on 19th September 2017

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Are you a Chandler? Or more of a Phoebe? Head over to Club Tropicana and Vogue as they celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the first screening of Friends with a massive shindig.

Fun Time Partying, Clubbing, Themed Nights, Student Night
Party Mash Up
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There's only one way to celebrate Oktoberfest, with this epic feast taking place at The Bungo. The night will be an exploration of German culture with eight courses of beer and plenty of Bavarian beer to match.

Food & Drink, Festival, Pop-Up, Something A Little Different
Southside
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A very fun event in Glasgow every week, Neverland is where the over 18s get to act like big kids. The Sauchiehall Street club keeps revellers feeling forever young, with fun party tunes, a big screen for tweeting, and best of all a bouncy castle where you can relive your 8th birthday, only this time you're old enough to stay out on a school night. With two DJs and £1 drinks, this Thursday night party is a fun one in Glasgow every week. 

Student Night, Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
Party Mash Up
Sauchiehall Street Area
@ Boteco Do Brasil on Every Thursday

Boteco Do Brasil's jam sessions are a force to be reckoned with. A weekly dose of rhythm, this fun Glasgow event, sees musicians of all walks of life get together for a reggae, Afrobeat, carnival clash of sounds that comes together for a night you won't forget in a hurry. Head down, to play, dance or even just watch, some of the best, most spontaneous and informal live music in Glasgow. 

Live Music, Fun Time Partying
Live Music
Merchant City

With more than 30 types of the spirit, live music, street food and fun and games, Glasgow Tequila Festival is going to be one hell of an event. Taking place in the Barrowlands Ballroom, the one-day festival will include a free shot, guide and plenty of shenanigans.

Food & Drink, Daytime, Fun Time Partying, Supper Clubs
Hip Hop/RnB
East End

Bringing the vibrancy of the original Mexican carnival, Festival of the Dead is returning to the O2. There will be another set of amazing DJs, live performers, acrobats, face painters and plenty of fun.

Clubbing, Cabaret/Burlesque, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Hip Hop/RnB

Gordon Street Coffee are welcoming you to their weekly coffee club, where they explore a different aspect of the drink every month. This month, it’s all about tasting, where you’ll get to experience three different freshly roasted single origin coffees.

Food & Drink, Classes
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The biggest indie party in Glasgow, Propaganda at o2 ABC always promises to be a fun event in Glasgow. With an up-for-it crowd and some of the best indie and alt club tunes in Glasgow, there's little wonder this is stomping session is packed every single Friday. 

Student Night, Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
Party Mash Up
Sauchiehall Street Area
@ The Lane Bar @ The Grosvenor on Every Thursday

Some of us are blessed with pretty big brains, so what if you're blessed with a big brain full of movie facts? Then there's only the one thing for it. Join The Lane Bar ever Thursday in Glasgow as you work your way through a hilarious selection of quiz rounds and questions.

Quiz Night
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West End

We all know about bingo and some of us can't be dragged away from the telly box for it, or can we? Coming at you every 4th Wednesday of the month, this is one of the most unique nights out in Glasgow as you pair hooting and hollering bingo numbers with drag queens, drinks and more.

Quiz Night
Party Mash Up
West End

The Pretty Ugly Cub is a hidden gem in the form of a kicking Glasgow club night. A very fun event in Glasgow's nightlife calendar Pretty Ugly means it's ladies night at the decks, as Aarti, Pam & Lynne, "three gals with good tunes and bad moves who like dark scuzzy clubs and sweaty sticky dancefloors," spin some of the the best alternative tunes in town. A cool and quirky club night with pop classics, retro finds and indie and electro favourites. A fun-tastic night out in Glasgow. 

Fun Time Partying
Rock n Roll
Argyle Street Area

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@ The Stand Comedy Club on Every Saturday

Why not get top quality stand up this Saturday night? The Stand’s Saturday Show has sold out every week for the past five years by bringing together five different acts, the best comperes and top quality headliners from around the UK and abroad.

Comedy
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@ Hillhead Bookclub on Every Tuesday

Okay so this might not be everyone's idea of fun, but if you're craftilly inclined, you'll adore Say It Ain't Sew every Tuesday in The Hillhead Bookclub. This fun Glasgow event is a free class on all things buttons, cushions and craftwork. Cool, quirky, fun and best of all, free, if you're looking to learn a new skill, or do something a little different with your Tuesday night, this is one event worth hitting the West End for. 

Something A Little Different, Hen Party
Not Applicable
West End

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