New Year Eve 2017 Hogmanay Celebrations In Glasgow

New Years Eve in Glasgow

If this year you have not planned your 2017 New Years Eve celebrations, why not plan it with cocktail bars, night clubs, nice meal, large parties, fireworks and music in the Glasgow (Scotland).

Introduction to Glasgow

Glasgow is largest city in Scotland and third largest city in United Kingdom. The city is located in West central lowlands at the shore of river Clyde. Kelvin River also flows in the city. The climate of Glasgow is considered as oceanic which means cool winters and summers are warm. The culture of city revolves around recreation, music scenes, media, religion, language, economy and architecture.

Glasgow welcomes tourists from all over the world. Many tourist attractions are found in the city. Some of these include Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow school of Art, Burrell Collection, Glasgow Botanic gardens, Glasgow museum of transport, Glasgow science centre, Glasgow Necropolis, Glasgow green, Sharmanka Kinetic Gallery, House for an Art lover, Kelvingrove park and Glasgow Royal Concert hall. Besides these, there are many museums, galleries and monuments representing personalities, cultures and architecture of the past.

NYE celebrations

The inhabitants of Glasgow are known for their party nature. Glasgow’s calendar is full of events, festivals and carnivals. New Year Eve party in Glasgow is celebrated with traditional highland style dancing and raising a dram of whisky at midnight. Glasgow New Year celebrations are known as Hogmanay celebrations.

The famous and most ironic party of New Year celebrations takes place at George Square. The party includes live music, highland dancing, arts and craft demonstration and a supply of traditional Scottish food and drinks. This party is followed by eye catching firework display. In previous years firework display took place at midnight but due to issues like crowd control, now this party will last till 10:00 pm.

Many bars and hotels hold their own firework display at the midnight. Ruchill Park is a destination where one can find a fabulous view of Glasgow city and its fireworks display. Macdonald Crutherland house welcomes the New Year by celebrating with dinner, music, traditional huggis, piper, countdown and midnight fireworks. If you want a private Family and friends then you can enjoy New Year party in many of the restaurants. Some of these include Brown’s stravaigin and Mother India’s Café. 

Accommodations for NYE

For the comfort ability of tourists Glasgow offers many rest houses, apartments, hotels and resorts. Some of these are really comfortable with low cost. The most booked hotels of the city include Mercure Glasgow city Hotel, Ambassador Hotel, Campanile Hotel, Grand Central Hotel Glasgow, Premier Inn, The Acorn Hotel and Premier Inn Glasgow (Milngavie) Hotel. Rental apartments are also available for tourists.