Quirky Things To Do In Glasgow
Looking for fun things to do, but bored of the bog-standard goings-on? From burlesque shows and fairground games to hidden bars and unusual eateries, there are plenty of exciting experiences in the city that stray away from the norm. Take a look at our pick of quirky activities in Glasgow and go try them out for yourself.
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Last updated on 8th February 2024
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The Glasgow Festival of Burlesque is coming in hot with all kinds of fun things to do in Glasgow for couples. Not only can you enjoy an evening of tantalising tease, but also cabaret, burlesque and so much more.
If there's one event we're dying to head to? Flight Club's Brunch Social. The cracking event allows you and your pals to play a fun round of darts while enjoying a scrumptious meal - we're talking bottomless pizzas served on paddles and a bottle of prosecco.
A night that's out of the ordinary, you say? Count us in. The Daring Spontaneitease is an action-packed cabaret show taking place at 18 Candleriggs on the 5th of April, and tickets start from only £15 per person. On the cards? Cabaret, magic and more, with a cheeky twist: each act will only find out what they're singing on the night.
While Moskito Cocktail Bar & Restaurant is quirky within itself, with purple-hued interiors, floral depictions of Brigitte Bardot and hanging foliage - it also hosts all kinds of unique events. Think themed brunches, with drag queen or salsa dancing entertainment.
If it's fun things to do in Glasgow for young adults you're after, Hillhead Bookclub has got you well and truly sorted. Whether you fancy a night of spoken word poetry, Lady Balls Bingo or late-night dancing, head on over to get your absolute fill.
Glasgow Fun Puzzle Treasure Hunt helps you see the city in a whole new light. Not only will you have fun solving puzzles and figuring out riddles, but you'll also get to explore iconic landmarks and secret back streets. If you find the treasure? You'll nab 20% off at a fab pub.
After quirky activities in Glasgow? Whether VR arena gaming, arcades, fun bowling sessions on graffiti-clad lanes or private karaoke pods sound more your thing, Level X has you covered. And that's not all, as there are killer cocktails to accompany it all.
When it comes to quirky things to do in Glasgow for couples, ARTA really blows it out of the water. Swing by for a decadent dinner in unique surrounds, comedy nights and cabaret performances, not to mention its famed Club Canvas showcase.
The Corinthian is holding its fair share of unusual goings-on throughout the year. It's famed ABBA-NOON TEA is not to be missed, bringing together live performances, tiers of tantalising treats and plenty of prosecco, not to mention fun prizes.
Maggie's Rock N Roll Rodeo Cowboy Ceilidh is a fab choice if you're looking to try out some themed fun. Expect every Friday to be complete with a hoedown experience of dance lessons, country music, a go on the mechanical bull and DJs 'til 3am.
Delmonicas is bringing us a bucketload of quirky things to do in Glasgow this weekend. What's on the agenda? Thumping late-night parties at Filth Fridays and Go Home Or Go Homo Saturdays. It also hosts fun events throughout the week, like its drag-doused karaoke.
If clubbing is more your type of thing? You won't want to miss out on what's happening at SWG3. Having hosted the likes of Seth Troxler and Eats Everything, this late-night mecca can also switch things up with outdoor movie screenings, Bongo's Bingo and more unusual events in Glasgow.