Events in the Parks this Week

Pollok Family Day

Parks and Outdoors Events

Scots Guards Recruiting
Argyle Street
Monday 20 April until Friday 24 April 2015
9.00 am until 3.30 pm

Recruiting caravan and personnel will be showcasing information on careers within the army.

Coca Cola Life
Buchanan Street
Wednesday 22 April 2015
12 noon until 4.00 pm

Brand ambassadors will roam the precincts giving out free samples of Coca Cola Life.

Global Village Market
Sauchiehall Street
Wednesday 22 April until Sunday 26 April 2015
9.00 am until 6.00 pm

A selection of traders from around the world will be offering a mouth-watering selection of continental goodies.  Shoppers will be spoilt for choice at this international event.

USSA Arts Festival 2015
Buchanan Street
Saturday 25 April 2015
12 noon until 2 pm

Students from Strathclyde University will showcase their performing talents to gain some much needed performance experience and also raise money for charity.

Planting in the Park
Maryhill Park
Saturday 25 April 2015
10.00 am until 2.00 pm

Land and Environmental Services staff and Friends of Maryhill Park will be planting plug plants and shrubs on the Caldercuilt Road side of the Park.

Inflatable Fun City
Victoria Park
Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 April 2015
Saturday 2 May until Monday 4 May 2015
12 noon until 6.00 pm
Charges apply

This family event returns this year with 10 inflatables and stalls on site.

Dr Bike
Pedestrianised area outside Langside Halls
5 Langside Avenue
Friday 1 May 2015
4.00 pm until 6.30 pm

Dr Bike will be on site providing free safety checks for passing cyclists.

Orchid Fair 2015
Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Kibble Palace
Saturday 16 May 2015
10.00 am until 6.00 pm
Sunday 17 May 2015
10.00 am until 5.00 pm

This is the eighteenth annual weekend Orchid Fair.  Specialist orchid nurseries will be tempting you with their exquisite flowers and plants, advice and information on how to care for these flowers and plants can also be given if required.  There will be displays by the Scottish Orchid Society and the British Cactus & Succulent Society.  The main glasshouses will be open as normal for visitors to enjoy the extensive tropical plant displays including Glasgow's municipal orchid collection.

Park Run
Pollok Country Park, Springburn Park, Tollcross Park & Victoria Park
Every Saturday at 9.30am

Sign up for this free weekly 5K park run.  

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Junior Park Run
Victoria Park
Every Sunday at 9.20am

Weekly timed runs for children aged 4 - 14 years.  For more information visit

Glasgow's Farmers' Market
Pollokshaws Road/Langside Avenue: first and third Saturday of month
Mansfield Park, Partick: second and fourth Saturday of the month
10am to 2pm

Enjoy a delicious range of affordable, healthy and locally produced food.  You'll find a wide variety of seasonal vegetables, fresh fruit, quality meat, free range eggs, bread, cakes, cheese and fresh street food.

Events taking place all year round

Heritage Trails - Heritage Trails exist throughout Glasgow. They are a great way of exploring the city, and finding out a little more about some of the sites and monuments along the way.
Further information

Pollok Country Park - Forthcoming Events
To find out what events are taking place at Pollok Country Park check out our new Pollok Events guide.
Wild About Glasgow

Seven Lochs Wetland Park - What's On

To find out what events are taking place at Seven Lochs please visit the Seven Lochs website

Castlemilk Park Winter 2015 Events

Find out what events are taking place this winter in Castlemilk Park.

pdf icon Castlemilk Park Winter 2015 Events Calendar [4Mb]