Things to do at New Year in Glasgow

Renowned for its party spirit, there are so many great reasons to spend New Year in Glasgow. Read on to find out how to make the most of Hogmanay in Glasgow.

Hogmanay Hootenanny

Head to the National Piping Centre for a Hogmanay packed with delicious food, drinks and live music. Start the night with canapésand ‘wee drams’, then enjoy a four-course banquet with matched wines. Then swing your way into 2017 with the best ceilidh music around.

Hogmanay Dinner Dance at House for an Art Lover

This stunning Charles Rennie Mackintosh-inspired venue brings an element of sophistication to your New Year’s Eve celebrations. Located in Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park, guests will be greeted at House for an Art Lover at 7pm with a champagne and canapé reception, before tucking into a fabulous four course meal with wine. A traditional ceilidh band and dancing sees the evening out, and welcomes the New Year.

Ashton Lane


Just a short tube ride from the city centre, Glasgow’s West End is always buzzing at New Year. Get off the tube at Hillhead and explore Ashton Lane. With a canopy of twinkling fairy lights overhead, this cute little cobbled street is bursting with amazing cocktail bars, restaurants and cafes. For a relaxed party vibe head to The Wee Pub, part of the famous Ubiquitous Chip restaurant. Sing in the bells at Jinty McGuinty’s or enjoy an extensive cocktail menu at Vodka Wodka.

Champagne Breakfast at Apex Hotels


Finally, no matter what you’re doing, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got somewhere to rest your head at the end of the night. The Glasgow City of Apex Hotel is located the heart of the city on Bath Street, and our cocktail menus make it the perfect pre & post party stop! Book our New Year Breaks offer and you will enjoy a continental Champagne breakfast on New Year’s Day, plus a £10 voucher to spend in the hotel, only when you book direct. Is there a better way to start 2017?