Feb 28, 2022
If your birthday falls in the last or first couple of months of the year, head to one of the world’s friendliest cities for a celebratory winter break that offers memories to last a lifetime. Find out how to celebrate your birthday in Glasgow with pizzazz below.
Friendly people and a plethora of attractions aside, our winter break special offer is one of the best reasons you’ll have to enjoy your birthday in Scotland’s biggest city.
Your birthday is your special day, and you deserve to celebrate it accordingly. Use our suggestions to find fantastic birthday activities in Glasgow. Remember to check that the events and attractions you’re interested in haven’t been affected by Covid-19 safety protocols.
Get your birthday in Glasgow celebrations off to a great start by immersing yourself in one of the city’s finest traditions, which is nothing less than making whisky. The city is home to several respected distilleries, many of which offer tours and tastings. Check out Clydeside Distillery or Glengoyne Distillery. Alternatively, set off on a West End whisky walking tour.
Not a fan of whisky? Enjoy a beer tour of the city or join a gin masterclass that includes a three-course meal instead.
Fancy putting a magical spin on your birthday? Get your friends or family to join you for a game of Qwidditch (the broomsticks have been modified for use by muggles).
Spoil yourself on your birthday in Glasgow by wandering down Buchanan Street, where you’ll find shops, boutiques, restaurants, and cafes. Pop into one of the restaurants for a traditional or modern take on Scottish fare.
For birthday activities in Glasgow that involve a different kind of fun, make your way to Fore Play Crazy Golf, where you can play the game, indulge in tasty street food, and enjoy a drink at the cocktail bar. If you’re a fan of retro gaming, celebrate your birthday in Glasgow at Super Bario Arcade Bar, where you’ll find restored vintage arcade games.
Are you a Bingo fan? The game’s popular throughout Scotland, but you won’t experience it anywhere the way you will at Lady Balls Bingo at the Hillhead Bookclub. Drag Bingo will give you a birthday night to remember.
In addition to the birthday activities in Glasgow we mentioned above, you’ll find a wonderful variety of seasonal attractions in the city.
The Glasgow Winter Gardens might not reopen this year due to maintenance work being done at the People’s Palace. However, if you head to Kelvingrove, you can experience the magic of Elfingrove, a true winter wonderland Glasgow. The Elfin Trail will take you past various attractions and lead you to Scotland’s largest ice rink, where you can go ice-skating.
If Christmas markets are more your style, make your way to Glasgow Fort or to St Enoch Square for two of the city’s best.
If you’re spending your birthday in Glasgow around the time of New Year’s Eve, be sure to join one the city’s many Hogmanay celebrations. If you’re in the city in late January, experience one of Scotland’s most famous traditions, namely Burns Night. The Big Burns Supper festival runs from 14 until 30 January 2022.
Fabulous accommodation should be part of your birthday in Glasgow. Take advantage of Fraser Suites Glasgow’s winter break special offer and stay in a comfortable serviced apartment with modern amenities in an ideal location in the city.
Contact us for more information and start planning your Scottish birthday break today.