Top Reasons to Visit Glasgow in 2018

Officially the world’s friendliest city, you know you’ll be guaranteed a warm welcome in Glasgow, and there is so much to explore and enjoy in this beautiful, vibrant city. No matter when you visit, you’ll find world-class visitor attractions, diverse neighbourhoods, stunning architecture, an ever-evolving food and drink scene and legendary nightlife. 

The city also has a year-round calendar bursting at the seams with amazing events and festivals and 2018 is set to be bigger and busier than ever!

The year kicks off with the UK’s premier celebration of Celtic music, Celtic Connections which marks its 25th anniversary, and there is also a programme of events planned throughout the year to mark the 150th anniversary of pioneering architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. 

The city has a summer jam-packed with culture and music festivals including the Merchant City Festival, West End Festival and Trnsmt, and as a great sporting city, it’s fitting that this year Glasgow will host the inaugural European Championships.

Check out our list of just some of the highlights in Glasgow in 2018.

The New York Times has named Glasgow as one of the top 52 places (that's one every week!) in the world to visit in 2018 so what better time to make your


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