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 29th March 2017

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Taking place at The Briggait for one night of cocktail fun, Cocktails in the City is a chance to sample 18 of the best cocktails in Glasgow. Practice shaking up your own concoctions, rub shoulders with some of the city's best bartenders and sip on the amazing range of mixes.

Fun Time Partying, Pop-Up, Something A Little Different
Background Music
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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

Get ready to party to a whole mix of music genres as Tim Burgess of The Charlatans takes over The Record Factory. The DJ will be appearing in April to spin everything from modern indie through to swinging '60s tracks.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
Party Mash Up
West End
@ 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
Not Applicable

One of Sub Club's favourite DJs is making his grand return before he flits off to Amsterdam for a residency. Jasper James will be hosting a massive Sunday night and with Tom Trago joining him on stage, you can expect a heavy night.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
House Music
Argyle Street Area

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

It's time to get in the party mood as BTTF brings back Oldskool Classics for a night of huge partying. Making its grand return after five years, the club night will be bringing the best in live music, DJs and MCs to two rooms for a night of madness.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Themed Nights, Student Night
80's Music
West End
@ 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

It's not every day one of Glasgow's most famous clubs turn 30 and to celebrate they're hosting a whole host of events. Join Sub Club on the Easter weekend for two massive sets by Kerri Chandler and Harri and Domenic.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
House Music
Argyle Street Area

Put on your bucket hat and trackie bs as Buff Club channels some serious noughties vibe with a Kevin and Perry themed night. Joining forces with All U Need, the venue will be spinning the best mix of the soundtrack for a huge Glaswegian night.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different, Student Night
Drum and Bass
Sauchiehall Street Area

This May bank holiday is going to be absolutely jam-packed with live music as Stag and Dagger, the music festival, makes it return. There will be eight stages across the city with a whole heap of different bands playing until the early hours.

Festival, Live Music, Daytime, Fun Time Partying
Live Music
Sauchiehall Street Area

Last Night In Glasgow has been bringing local music to our attention for 12 months and as such is throwing their very first birthday party. Taking place in Stereo, the night will be a fun shindig of local bands including BooHooHoo and Medicine Men.

Live Music, Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
Argyle Street Area

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 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 Classic Grand on Saturday 22 April 2017

Get ready for a night of hard partying as I Am A Raver takes over The Classic Grand on Jamaica Street. There will be a whole line-up of hot DJs including DJ Rankin, DJ Pulse and Gary MCF.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
House Music
Glasgow City Centre

Thunder Disco sure know how to have a fun time in Glasgow and for their Sub Club 2017 return they're making it a biggie. The club night is hosting an event with Midland, the legendary DJ and producer who will have you dancing until the early hours.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Commercial/Pop
Argyle Street Area
@ The Classic Grand on Sunday 16 April 2017

As some of the world's best DJs, Aly & Fila know a thing or two about putting on a good night. Join the DJs as they head to Glasgow's Classic Grand for a night that will go down in the books.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
Techno
Glasgow City Centre
@ 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
Not Applicable
West End
@ 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

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