Second only to Edinburgh, Glasgow boasts a delightful Christmas Market scene that welcomes thousands of visitors every year across its two main locations.
If you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Glasgow Christmas Market (AKA Glasgow Winterfest) is like, then we’re here to help.
Read on for an overview of Glasgow Winterfest, with official dates, hotel recommendations, and locations.
NOTE: This is a Christmas market we haven’t personally visited yet, so all the information below is taken from official sources for your reference! If you have any personal tips from first-hand experience to add, let us know in the comments so we can improve this guide!
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Glasgow Christmas Market Dates
- Glasgow Winterfest in St Enoch Square: Nov 25 – Dec 30
- Glasgow Winterfest in George Square: Nov 25 – Jan 4
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Glasgow Christmas Market Locations
Wondering where to find Christmas market stalls in Glasgow? There are two main Christmas markets in Glasgow to visit, and luckily they’re both very close together. Be sure to put these two on your list:
St Enoch Square Christmas Market
Our first must-visit Glasgow Christmas Market takes place in St Enoch Square, where you’ll find over 50 festive chalets from vendors across Europe, selling the likes of German bratwurst, Belgian chocolates, Dutch pancakes and more.
You’ll also find a lovely German-style Christmas pyramid here – the perfect place to cozy up with some Glühwein.
George Square Christmas Market
In George Square, you’ll find another exciting part of the Glasgow Christmas Market scene.
Here, you’ll find beautiful light installations, a ferris wheel, and many more stalls selling all kinds of gifts and tasty Christmas market food.
Official Glasgow Christmas Market Website
For the most up-to-date information and announcements, be sure to visit this more detailed page.
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