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 Daring Spontaneitease

@ 18 Candleriggs on Fri, 5th Apr 2024 @ 19:00 - 22:00

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. 

Hillhead Bookclub

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! Single route or double for racing!

@ Glasgow Central Station on Various dates from Sunday 3rd March 2024

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.


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

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.


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.