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10 Things to Do for New Year's Eve 2017 in Glasgow

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Freelance Journalist
Updated: 25 November 2017
If you are going to be spending New Years Eve 2017 in Glasgow and are looking for something to do with friends or family, our guide to the top 1o things to do in Glasgow on New Years Eve before 2018 should help! Hogmanay is the term used by Scots for New Years Eve on the 31st of December, and there are many activities and events to celebrate that day.

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The Bigger Bonfire

The Bigger Bonfire is an event held annually in the Glasgow region of South Lanarkshire where a stack of wood is gradually built up to be lit at 9:30 p.m. on December 31. Head down the high street in the town of Bigger to see this amazing spectacle!

High Street, Bigger, South Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Scotland

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Head down to George Square

Why not enjoy New Year’s Ever in the heart of Glasgow in George Square where you can count down to the new year amongst the crowds. Just like in other parts of the world, Glasgow has a thriving and vibrant community; its a great place to spend your new year near to restaurants, shops and attractions.

George Square, Glasgow, Scotland

Take a tour of the beautiful city street murals

If you are looking for something unique and different to do with your day on New Year’s Eve, then why not go on Glasgow’s street mural trail amongst the beautiful city. Glasgow has a wealth of creative artwork to marvel it and paired with some hot cup of coffee in the city you can really enjoy yourself with the family. You may even want to drive through some of the roads to check it out!

Glasgow City Centre, Glasgow, Scotland

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Ashton Lane Hogmanay Street Party

If you want to join in all the fun and frolic on Ashton Lane in the heart of Glasgow, why not attend the Hogmanay Street Party event on the December 31. The street will be full of food and drinks; it’s hosted by The Grosvenor Cafe!

The Grosvenor Cafe, Ashton Lane, Glasgow, Scotland

Hogmanay Gala

If you want to enjoy New Year’s Eve in style then why not join the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for an evening with all your golden favourites. The Royal Concert Hall makes an excellent choice for entertainment to see you into 2018!

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow City Centre, Scotland

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For the Kids, ‘Frozen’ Meet & Greet

If you are looking to treat the kids to some Disney magic on New Year’s Eve then why not take them to the Frozen Princess Party Meet and Greet where they can meet Elsa and Anna. You can meet them at The Grosvenor Cafe in central Glasgow and make your little one’s day!

The Grosvenor Cafe, Ashton Lane, Glasgow, Scotland

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200 SVS Glasgow Hogmanay Gala Ball

What a beautiful morning at 200 St Vincent Street. Happy Friday to all!

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200 SVS Glasgow is an events, restaurant and spa company that has organised a Hogmanay Gala Ball for something upmarket to do on New Year’s Eve. Treat yourself to mouthwatering food by expert chefs at this gala ball with all the trimming!

200 St Vincent Street, Glasgow City Centre, Scotland

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Hogmanay Black Tie Dinner and Dance

Enjoy your dinner this evening alfresco! #shawlands #patio #scottishsun #glasgowsouthside #glasgowfood #alfresco

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Why not celebrate the upcoming new year with a black-tie dinner. The event is located at Loks Bar and Kitchen in the south side of Glasgow. Dancing included!

16 Newlandsfield Road, Glasgow, Scotland

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WOW New Years Eve Party

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The Village Hotel in Glasgow plays host to this year’s WOW New Year’s Eve party. If you want to rock the night away in the heart of the city, enjoy the party ideally located in the hotel

Village Hotel Glasgow, 7 Festival Gate, Glasgow, Scotland

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New Year Hogmanay Ceilidh Event

Enjoy a traditional Scottish all-you-can-eat buffet event on New Year’s at the Hogmanay Celidh in the area of Cumbernauld Glasgow. The event includes a live band, hot buffet and drinks. Cumbernauld New Town Hall is hosting the event.

Bron Way, Cumbernauld, Glasgow, Scotland