My Christmas, My Subway


We’re counting down the sleeps until the big day arrives but in the meantime we’re here to help you get around the city this Christmas. With plenty of things to see and do we’ve picked a few highlights, just for you.

Subway’s Festive timetable

From Sunday 18 November the Subway will open later, with Sunday opening hours extended to 2030 until 23 December.

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Christmas Lights Switch-on

The Christmas Lights Switch On event is on Sunday 18 November and takes place in George Square. Entry by ticket only.

Nearest Subway station: Buchanan Street.

Christmas Markets

Christmas isn’t Christmas without a visit to the traditional market for a gastronomic treat, a warming glass of festive cheer or a unique festive gift.

This year the Christmas Markets return to St Enoch Square and George Square offering delicious delights and hand crafted gifts beneath the twinkling Christmas lights alongside live entertainment, fairground rides and festive surprises.

St Enoch Square Christmas market opens 9 November and George Square Christmas market opens 25 November.

Nearest Subway station: St Enoch or Buchanan Street.

Glasgow Style Mile Carnival

The Style Mile Christmas Carnival will bring music, dance and spectacle to the heart of Glasgow.

This year’s theme is festive fairy tale, watch the magical procession of dazzling characters come to life as they sprinkle their magic dust over the city centre.
On Sunday 25 November, expect thrilling costumes, enchanting acts and festive performances. The carnival starts at 2.30pm, leaving from St Enoch Square, and finishes at 3.30pm at George Square where the Christmas market will be in full swing.

Nearest Subway station: St Enoch or Buchanan Street.

Blessing of the Crib

The traditional Blessing of the Crib takes place in George Square beneath the Christmas lights to a chorus of singers with the Lord Provost of Glasgow. This event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Nearest Subway station: Buchanan Street.

Baby’s First Christmas

This ever popular traditional event sees 1000 of Glasgow’s new-borns invited to a Baby’s First Christmas celebration, a truly magical occasion.

Registration for this event has now closed.

Nearest Subway station: Buchanan Street.

Santa Dash

Run the fun, festive 5K! The Santa Dash is a Christmas spectacle you won’t want to miss as the city centre transforms in to a sea of Santa suits, all running for charity.​ Ready, set, go ho ho!

Applications for the Glasgow Santa Dash 2018 are open now! This event takes place on Sunday 9 December.

Apply here.​

Nearest Subway station: St Enoch or Buchanan Street


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