Glasgow Christmas Markets

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

The Christmas markets return to George Square and St Enoch Square offering a wide selection of festive gifts and delicious street food. A warm and welcoming bar will add to the festive atmosphere, offering up a selection of beverages for all to enjoy.

If you're looking for something a little bit different, there are also lots of fantastic independent markets taking place throughout the city.

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Traditional Christmas markets

St Enoch Square Christmas Market
Fri 9 Nov – Sun 23 Dec
Mon – Wed, 10am – 9pm 
Thu – Sun, 10am – 10pm (finish at 6pm on Sun 23 Dec)

Join us at St Enoch Square for our beautifully dressed Christmas village of over 50 seasonal chalets featuring local crispy duck rotisserie, bratwurst sausage, crepes, hog roast and much more. 

Plus, we have two new German bars and a magnificent feature German windmill. There's no better place to get your Christmas cheer on.

George Square Christmas Market
Sun 25 Nov –  Mon 31 Dec (closed Christmas Day)
Mon – Wed, 10am – 9pm (finish at 6pm on Mon 24 Dec)
Thu – Sun, 10am – 10pm (finish at 6pm on Sun 31 Dec)

George Square comes alive this Christmas with over 50 traders from across the globe, as well as closer to home, selling artisan products and high quality crafts. Plus, our stunning 15 metre Christmas tree is not to be missed!

Take a slide down our vintage Helter Skelter, people watch from the vintage carousel or meet Santa at our much loved advent calendar each day when he hands out treats to the children. After all your browsing take a well earned rest in our beautifully crafted authentic German bars, serving traditional beers and Glühwein.

City-wide independent markets

Thu 15 – Sun 18 Nov, times tbc
SEC Centre

Every Sat and Sun, 11am – 5pm
Sloans Lane (between Buchanan Street and Argyle Street)

Every Sat, 11am – 6pm
Every Sun, 12pm – 6pm
Merchant Square, Candleriggs 

Every weekend, 11am – 6pm
Royal Exchange Square 

Sun 25 Nov, 12noon – 3pm
Dockyard Social

Sun 25 Nov, then every weekend until Sun 16 Dec, 11am – 5pm
Argyle Street Arches

Sat 1 Dec, 10am – 5pm
Sun 2 Dec, 11am – 5pm
Riverside Museum

Sat 1 & Sun 2 Dec, 10.30am – 5pm
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 

Sat 1 & Sun 2 Dec, 11am – 4.30pm
The Briggait 

Contact details for the St Enoch and George Square markets:
0141 287 9663