Glasgow West End Festival presents

St Andrew's Day

Torchlight Parade

Thursday 30th November 2017

Come along and be part of a special event to mark Scotland's Patron Saint Day with a spectacular community torchlight parade through the west end of Glasgow.

Buy a torch and join the procession as it moves through the west end, accompanied by pipe bands, musicians and fire dancers.

Advance cost is £8 including booking fee and a donation to charity.

Non-torchbearers can join the Parade for £3 with a special wrist band.


call TicketSource 0333 666 3366 (not open Sundays)

Parade route

The procession will form up at the football pitches at the top of Queen Margaret Drive at the junction with Maryhill Road. Parade sets off at 6.30pm down Queen Margaret Drive, down Byres Rd, Church Street and finishes at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.


Frequently asked questions

Who can take part?
Locals, groups and families are all welcome to take part in this early evening event.

How much does it cost?
Buy a torch for £8 if you are over 16, or a wrist band for £3 if you are under 16. Pre-school-age children can join in for free.

Can you buy a torch on the day?
Yes, we will sell torches for £10 on the day, so it pays to book up in advance!

Is there any entertainment?
Entertainment is provided by pipe bands, Samba drumming groups and our fabulous fire jugglers!

How long does the parade last?
The procession will take about 50 minutes.

Buy your tickets now & join the parade

St Andrews Torchlight Parade