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Torchlight Parade

  • Queen Margaret Drive to Kelvingrove (map)

Queen Margaret Drive to Kelvingrove
Parade starts at the North Kelvinside football pitches 

Join the West End Festival to mark Scotland's Patron Saint Day with a spectacular torchlight parade through the west end with samba bands and pipers! 

This exciting new community-based event kicks off Scotland's Winter Festivals programme and is funded by EventScotland with support from Glasgow City Council, The Byres Road and Lanes BID and the W M Mann Foundation.

Parade forms up in North Kelvinside and proceeds past some of Glasgow's best landmarks including the Botanic Gardens, Oran Mor, Byres Road, the University of Glasgow, ending at Kelvingrove Park in Kelvin Way near the Art Galleries. 

Torch vouchers £10 on sale now or by phone from TicketSource 0333 666 3366. 

The price includes cost of torch, booking fee, VAT and a donation to our chosen charity the Beatson Cancer Charity.  Torch admits two people to the parade; ie one adult plus one child or another adult.  Children welcome, but only over 16s may carry a torch. 

Earlier Event: November 26
Christmas customer shopping weekend
Later Event: November 27
Christmas on Byres Road