The details for this year's Christmas light switch-on ballot have been revealed. 

Glasgow Loves Christmas is bringing the free event back to George Square on Sunday, November 19 November.

It has been revealed today that the ticket ballot for the 2023 switch-on will open on the Glasgow Life website on Wednesday, October 18 and will run until Sunday, October 22.

All of the details, including how to enter, will be published on the Glasgow Loves Christmas Facebook, Instagram and X social media channels.

The event will run from 4.30pm until 7pm, and will be hosted by Clyde 1 presenters George Bowie and Cassi Gillespie. 

The event will include live music, sing-alongs, a choir, and appearances by some of the cast of Pavilion Theatre pantomime, Treasure Island.

Glasgow’s Lord Provost, Jacqueline McLaren, said: “The switching on of Glasgow’s Christmas lights is always a special occasion.

"It’s one of the highlights of the year seeing families and friends gather to celebrate the start of the festive season in the heart of our city.”