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Must-Do Christmas Activities in Glasgow

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Embrace the Magic: 5 Must-Do Activities in Glasgow at Christmas 2023

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner, and Glasgow is gearing up to transform into a winter wonderland once again. With twinkling lights, festive decorations, and a palpable sense of joy in the air, the city comes alive during Christmas. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, Glasgow offers an array of enchanting activities to make your Christmas 2023 truly memorable and where better to unwind after your magical day than with a visit to Alea Glasgow. Here are five must-do activities to embrace the holiday spirit in the heart of Scotland.

Christmas Markets at George Square and St Enoch Square: A Feast for the Senses

Step into a world of twinkling lights, the aroma of roasted chestnuts and the melodic sound of carolers as you explore the Christmas markets at George Square and St Enoch Square. These markets Are not just places to shop; they’re experiences that immerse you in the festive atmosphere. Browse through charming stalls laden with unique handicrafts, locally-made Christmas gifts, and delectable treats. Sip on mulled wine and sample traditional Scottish dishes as you soak in the warm, communal spirit that defines this time of the year. After a day at the market, warm up at one of our bars in Alea. Order your favourite cocktail and continue the memory making. George Square market is taking place this year from the 1st December - 7th January,  and St Enochs Square market is from 17th November - 3rd January.

Glasgow on Ice: Glide into Joy

Glasgow on Ice brings a touch of winter magic right to the heart of the city. Lace up your skates and take to the ice at the seasonal ice skating rink. Whether you’re a seasoned skater or a beginner, gliding on ice against the backdrop of an iconic Glasgow landmark is an experience you won’t soon forget. The crisp air, cheerful laughter, and the exhilaration of skating create an enchanting memory that captures the essence of the holiday season. Make the night of it and join us at Alea Glasgow to warm you and your loved one up with our stunning two floors of entertainment.

Style Mile Christmas Carnival: A Parade of Splendor

Prepare to be dazzled by the Style Mile Christmas Carnival, a breathtaking parade that takes the festive spirit to new heights. Colourful floats, lively performers and an explosion of light fill the streets with energy and excitement. Join the cheering crowds as the procession winds its way through Glasgow’s city centre, celebrating the holiday season with a spectacle that delights the young and the young at heart. Make the most of the Christmas season and join us at Alea for your Christmas party. We offer a range of Christmas party packages that are perfect for a work or family gathering.

Hogmanay 2023 New Year: Ring in the New Year with a Bang

As Christmas draws to a close, Glasgow gears up for another unforgettable celebration: Hogmanay. Bif farewell to the old year and welcome the new with a spectacular display of fireworks lighting up the sky. Join the revelers in George Square as the countdown begins, and the atmosphere becomes electric with anticipation. This is a time for joy, reflection, looking ahead to new beginnings. At Alea, we offer a range of party packages to spice up your festivities and allow the party to continue into the night.

Elfingrove Winter Festival: Where Art Meets Christmas

Immerse yourself in a world of art and magic at the Elfingrove Winter Festival. This unique event blends the spirit of Christmas with creative installations, transforming the historic Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum into a realm of wonder. As you journey through enchanting displays, interactive exhibits, and captivating light shows, you’ll find yourself transported into a holiday tale like no other.

After the Festivities: Alea Glasgow

Once you’ve immersed yourself in the festive wonders of Glasgow, it’s time to continue the magic at Alea Glasgow. This premier entertainment destination offers the perfect blend of excitement and relaxation. Whether you’re in the mood for world-class dining, thrilling casino games, or live entertainment, Alea has it all. Raise a toast to the memories you’ve made during Christmas 2023 and let the vibrant atmosphere of Alea Glasgow carry you into the night.

Glasgow at Christmas is a time of enchantment and togetherness. From the bustling markets to the dazzling parades and immersive winter festivals, the city offers a variety of activities to create lasting memories with loved ones. And as the day’s festivities wind down, Alea Glasgow provides the perfect setting to continue your celebrations in style. So bundle up, embrace the magic, and experience the warmth and wonder of the holidays in this Scottish gem, followed by an unforgettable night in Alea.

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