This Argyle Street hotspot doesn't need an excuse to throw a wild night out and New Year's Eve is no exception. Rack up shot sticks, soak up bottles of bubbly and get your hands on beautifully-made cocktails that won't break the bank. You can even book in advance for a little VIP treatment at minimal cost.
Budget Friendly Hogmanay in Glasgow 2018
All too often, December 31st can be a bit of an expensive letdown. If you're sick of rammed venues hiking up their drinks prices and pricey nights out, this guide could well be for you. From live music galas to lock-ins and massive club nights, these are the events that just might restore your faith in the city's world-renowned Hogmanay celebrations. We've put together this list of the best budget-friendly and free Hogmanay events in Glasgow this year.
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Back for another show-stopping night, the annual Ashton Lane street party will have you dancing the night away to live DJs, lively pipers and street performers alongside a Ceilidh band and firework display come midnight.
Not only can you get your hands on welcome drinks and a mouth-watering buffet, but Waxy's is even bringing you live DJs, air guitar competitions and a whole load of treats as their Hogmanay Rock Lock-In reaches an epic 10th year. It's going to be a big one.
Get down to The Ferry for an evening of live music, tasty treats and a warming atmosphere that won't burn a hole in your wallet. With the same delicious gala buffet menu that was so popular last year, you can tuck into poached salmon, Aberdeenangus beef and more as the Anvil Ceilidh Band and DJ Stevie provide the tunes.
If you're looking for something a little laid-back, get down to Pie & Brew, where there will be live music from Mark Morriss, Sean McGarvey and Mandulu and Hephzibah. You can even enjoy a fablous countdown to midnight, with a dram of whisky and a haggis and black pudding mini pie at the bells.
We all love a little Jelly Baby now and then and when the epic night takes over O2 ABC, you know it's going to be big. Expect floor-fillers, booty-shakers and club classics. Whatever you do, don't make plans the next morning because it's going to be a late night.
Renowned for their unashamedly raucous house parties in a secret flat on Bath Street, you can count on Flat 0/1 to deliver the goods when it comes to Hogmanay. A place where “council tax letters become paper aeroplanes and eviction letters are turned into roach”, come for cheap drinks and killer DJ sets at one of the hottest house parties of the year.
Get your dancing shoes on, because Friday Street is about to have you jamming into 2019 as they welcome DJs Mikey Collins, Paul Molloy and Craig Reece to spin the soundtrack to an awesome Hogmanay. Expect to hear the best in blues, ska and soul, with tickets from just £8.50.
With tickets at the rock-bottom price of £10, the Record Factory is a top choice for a cheap night out this New Year's Eve. With Bez from the Happy Mondays providing a soundtrack filled with indie, acid house, rock and roll and more, this is set to be a mad knees-up.
Ring in the New Year with a night of live music and a soundtrack dedicated to the very best in all things rock until 4am, as Slouch brings you an epic evening of laid-back vibes, top-notch food and lively entertainment at rock-bottom prices. You can even dig into a three-course feast for just £19.95.
It's because of venues like this that Glasgow is considered one of the greatest cities to go clubbing on a budget. Throughout the year, club nights are free for students and you can expect to find the basement space packed with the usual hedonists come Hogmanay. Come for top DJ sets and a sweaty, all-night rave; really setting the standard for 2019.
Not only can you get tickets to The Flying Duck's throwback party for as little as £5, but the soundtrack is going to be an unbeatable. If you like the sounds of Panic at The Disco!, Blink 182 and Wheatus, then this is one for you.
If you like your nights out with a side of house music and your Hogmanay with a sprinkling of drum and bass, then you'll want to get down to SWG3 for Hogmanay. One of the few times it's acceptable to party on a Monday, you can expect the likes of The Black Madonna and Optimo alongside some very special guests.