Events in the Parks this Week

Pollok Family Day

Parks and Outdoors Events

Drumchapel & West Winterfest
Drumchapel Park
Wednesday 5 November 2014
4.30 pm until 8.30pm
Free Entry

The spectacular fireworks display will be going off with a bang at 7pm. And that's not all there's also funfair rides and stalls for kids of all ages plus Drumchapel's favourite annual visitor Titan the Robot!

For more information visit Drumchapel & West Winterfest

Glasgow Santa Dash 2014
Start & Finish George Square
Sunday 7 December 2014
9.30 am

Registration is open for this year's 5k Glasgow Santa Dash. This year Santas will run to raise funds for our two nominated charities: the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice and the Sunday Mail Centenary Fund. Every registered participant will be issued with a Santa Suit and will receive a medal at the finish line. There are also fabulous spot prizes to be won on the day.

For more information & registration visit Santa Dash 2014

Glasgow Oktoberfest 2014
Glasgow Green
Thursday 23 October until Sunday 26 October 2014
11.00 am until 11.00 pm
Free entrance on Thursdays, charges apply Friday until Sunday

Returning to Glasgow after a successful launch last year. Oktoberfest will recreate the feeling of a Bavarian Beer festival in the heart of Glasgow with German beer, food and waiting staff in traditional wear.

For further information visit: Glasgow Oktoberfest 2014

Play, Talk, Read Bus
Buchanan Street
Saturday 25 October and Sunday 26 October 2014
10.00 am until 4.00 pm

The Play, Talk, Read Bus will be on site as part of the Royal Concert Hall's Big Music for Minis Weekender activity.

Community Event
Hogganfield Park
Sunday 26 October 2014
11.00 am until 1.30 pm

Voluntary community event enhancing Hogganfield Park local nature reserve for people and wildlife including feeding birds, guided walks and undertaking litter picks at the event.

The Fierce Urgency of Now
Argyle Street
Sunday 26 October 2014
11.30 am until 3.00 pm

Performances taking place to mark Black History month.

Elderly Pedestrian Campaign 2014
George Square
Monday 27 October 2014
10.00 am until 12.30 pm

A Vintage Bus and Junior Road Safety Officers will be in attendance giving advice on safety for elderly or older pedestrians.

Dr Bike
Langside Road
Friday 31 October 2014
4.00 pm until 7.00 pm

Dr Bike Safety Check service will take place on the pedestrianised area on Langside Road between the Shed nightclub and Langside Halls.

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.  

Register at

Junior Park Run
Victoria Park
Every Saturday at 9.20am

Free weekly timed runs for children aged 4 - 14 years.

Register at

Glasgow's Farmers' Market
Queen's Park: 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.
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