It’s officially the most wonderful time of year! We know how hard it is to sift through all of the festive activities on offer so we’ve compiled some of the best things to do within Glasgow City Innovation District this festive period. There’s something for everyone, whether you love food & drink, live music, ice skating, panto or family fun, there’s lots going on at this magical time of year.

Check out six of our favourite festive activities that suit everyone in the family below!

Aganeza Scrooge at the Tron Theatre

If you’re looking for an incredible alternative to the usual panto fair this year then the Tron Theatre have the show for you! Aganeza Scrooge is a hilarious spin on the classic Charles Dickens story ‘A Christmas Carol’ with catchy songs designed to get you and the whole family off their seats. Bah, Humbug!

Aganeza Scrooge is showing until January 7th

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Aganeza Scrooge Poster

[Image: Tron Theatre]

Christmas Markets

Glasgow Winterfest

The Innovation District is offering up TWO Christmas markets this year with Glasgow’s Winterfest where George Square and Ste Enoch Square will be transformed into a winter wonderland.

George Square offers ice skating, rides, live music, bars and festive stalls in the heart of the city with St Enoch’s smaller site also offering, food, drink and traditional Christmas market items.

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Santa Dash

DATE: Sunday 10 December

The annual Santa Dash is back at Glasgow Green for another year, having raised over £400,000 for various charities since 2006!

Take part in your Santa gear as the route starts and ends in Glasgow Green with over 6,000 people expected to participate. Whether you want to walk or run the 5k, bring the family or the dog for this amazing charity event that will put you in the festive spirit.

Get your running trainers ready

Santa Dash




Sloans EatFilm


Sloans Festive Cinema


Sloans have announced their festive line-up for their Christmas EatFilm, where you can enjoy a main, dessert, cocktail and Christmas film all for £24pp! Go along to watch all your favourite classics such as Miracle on 34th Street, Elf, Home Alone, Love Actually and many more in their festive grand ballroom!

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Flight Club’s Winter Paradise

The newly opened Flight Club, at George Square is a great location for a work night, family meet up or a friends festive day out! Enjoy their new festive cocktail such as a Winter Colada or a mulled wine with their festive packages as they take Christmas party games to a whole new level with their interactive social darts!

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Flight Club Darts




Wasps Winter Market


Wasps Winter Market

DATE: Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 December

Wasps Studios are bringing together ninety stall holders for the Wasps Winter Market at The Briggait for one weekend only!

If you want something completely unique for someone special (or yourself) this festive period then head on down and support some incredible local artists and craftspeople from across Scotland. You'll find amazing jewellers, ceramicists, textile makers, painters, printmakers and more and surprise someone with a one-of-a-kind gift.

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