European Championships
Various venues, until August 12

Today sees the start of an exciting and innovative new multi-sports event bringing together 12 sports over 11 days of thrilling international competition. See for all the events on.

Coloursfest 2018
Braehead Arena, Saturday and Sunday

Six arenas filled with some of the biggest names in dance music, from 5pm to 4am Scotland’s longest-running dance event is back with its best year yet. Tickets still available at

Encontro Street Band Festival
Old Fruitmarket, tomorrow

The event gets underway in fittingly flamboyant style with a spectacular programme of carnival bands, combining street party, cabaret-gig and full on carnival.

All Dayer
Saint Luke’s, Sunday

Enjoy 15 bands across two stages, where the lineup includes Holy Esque, The Dunts, Medicine Men, The Nickajack Men, FOREIGNFOX and many more. Tickets are £13.20, plus fee, at

Merchant City Festival Markets
Saturday and Sunday

Explore a range of amazing crafts, gifts and foods from around the globe. Delicious street food and refreshments from The Big Feed’s fully-licensed market is sure to be a big hit. Free to attend.

PAW Patrol Live!
SEC, Saturday and Sunday

All paws on deck as the hugely-popular show makes the transition to the stage. Expect an innovative costume approach to help bring the pups to life as well as their vehicles and packs during a pirate adventure. Get tickets at

Urban Market
Drygate, Sunday

A regular and curated market showcasing good quality independent creatives, makers and retailers. The perfect way to enjoy a relaxed Sunday afternoon. Free to attend on the first Sunday of each month.

Tontine Lane Party
Until August 12

Live music, DJs and art installations transform one of Glasgow’ most iconic, hidden lanes. Free to attend. Head to

Prosecco Running Tour
Butterfly and the Pig, Sunday

Take in a few of Glasgow’s hidden gems and less-visited sights and finish the day off  with a glass of prosecco and other drinks along with plenty of food. £20 per person. Buy tickets at Tickets are £12.96 at

Unicorn Weekend
Waterstones Glasgow Fort, Saturday and Sunday

Celebrate Scotland’s national animal by playing fun unicorn games, decorating your own unicorns and making unicorn slime. Free but ticketed. Book at


Summer Nights
Kelvingrove Bandstand, until August 11

John Prine takes to the stage tonight, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark tomorrow, James Grant & The Hallelujah Strings on Saturday and Imelda May on Sunday. The nights are on until August 11. Buy tickets at