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We are Glasgow Events

Glasgow the Ultimate Events City - highlights from recent cultural, music and sporting events in Glasgow.

Who we are

We work with organisers to attract, develop, and deliver events for Glasgow. This includes:

  • Leading on the city's Events Strategy
  • Delivering many of the city's annual events
  • Managing our portfolio of funded events
  • Securing one-off major events and projects

Our aim is to maximise the economic, marketing and socio-cultural benefits of the city's event calendar.

Why choose Glasgow for your event

  • An event-ready city
  • Home to the largest UK sporting infrastructure outside of London
  • A wide-range of expertise within partner organisations
  • A dedicated volunteer network
  • Committed to creating positive social impacts
  • World-class venues with capacities up to 14,500 indoor and 50,000 outdoor
  • Over 15,000 beds available
  • Over 90 parks and green spaces
  • Successfully hosted major events such as COP26 in 2021, the 2023 UCI World Cycling Championships and the World Athletics Indoor Championships 2024
  • UNESCO City of Music
  • Named European Capital of Sport in 2023
  • Time Out Best Cities in the World 2022

A group of bagpipers stand in a line in traditional clothing, playing in unison.

A group of bagpipers stand in a line in traditional clothing, playing in unison.

City calendar

Glasgow is an experienced event host, with an international reputation for our innovative and collaborative approach. Learn more about our annual and one-off events, and find out where your event fits in.

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