The Easter holidays have finally rolled in and we have come up with a comprehensive guide of egg-citing events taking place in Glasgow and elsewhere.

From retro gaming for all the family, to comedy nights that will have your sides in stitches - there’s definitely something to put a spring into your break.

Glasgow Times: Easter egg hunts are taking place across Hampshire

National Trust Easter Egg Trails 2024

The National Trust Scotland is hosting 35 events across the country with eight here in Glasgow and Argyll! Have some EGGcellent Easter fun, follow trails, collect clues, solve puzzles and win a chocolate-y reward!

Venue: Various venues across Scotland.

Date: March 29 to April 1. 

Price: £4 per trail.

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Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Start your Easter holidays with side stitching back-to-back comedy shows across Glasgow. Finishing on Easter Sunday it’s just in time to kick off your holiday in the right way!

Venue: Hosted across 51 venues in and around Glasgow.

Date: Runs until March 31 at various times.

Price: Prices vary.

More info: Glasgow International Comedy Festival - 13th - 31st March 2024 (

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Spring holiday activities at Riverside.

Arts and crafts or mystery object handling sessions for families, all inspired by the museums transport and travel. Come and get involved down by the river this Spring!

Venue: Riverside Museum.

Date: April 3 and 4 at 1.30pm -4pm.

Price: Free.

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Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Opening on March 28, the trail promises a magically experience with wee wooden houses, hidden trolls, and a mystery to solve. Take a walk and see these delightful fairies as they embark on a magical journey through their enchanting woodland.

Venue: Loch Lomond. Start point Luss south carpark.

Date: March 28 to August 31 at 9.30am – last admission 3.30pm.

Price: Infants under 1 year free, £6.50 per ticket and £22 for a family ticket (4 persons).

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With several locations across Scotland, take the kids somewhere they will be jumping for joy or treat yourself to an adult’s session. Create lasting memories for everyone at these giant inflatable parks. The parks host several events including disco nights, nerf wars and relaxed play sessions. Perfect for any age!

Venue: Glasgow and Cumbernauld.

Date: Various dates and times available on website.

Price: Prices vary.

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint – Lunchtime theatre

Oran Mor is showcasing a new play every lunchtime and the Easter holidays could be the perfect time to relax and enjoy some of Scotland’s best writing. Every ticket includes admission to the play, a pie (or vegan alternative) and an alcoholic or soft drink.

Venue: Òran Mor, Byres Road, Glasgow.

Date: Until June 22,  Monday to Saturday 1pm.

Price: Prices vary.

More info: A Play, A Pie and A Pint - Lunchtime Theatre at Òran Mór (

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Hide & Sheep at the Buchannan Galleries

To celebrate the 240th anniversary of the Royal Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland, Buchannan Galleries will be home to several cuddly creatures hidden around the centre. The first to find a sheep can keep the sheep and be in with the chance of winning one of eight VIP experiences at the Royal Highland Show 2024.

Venue: Buchannan Galleries

Date:  Until April 14, 9am-6pm (10am on Sundays)

Price: Free

More info: Come and play Hide & Sheep! | Buchanan Galleries

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Fun Time Carnival at Glasgow Green

Glasgow Green will be home to a fun fair this Easter holidays. Fun for all the family, the fair includes all your favourite rides, carnival treats and something for everyone. Make plenty of fun memories with laughs and smiles, at only £1 entry. The carnival is token operated.

Venue: Glasgow Green

Date: Until April 14. 

Price: £1 entry. Token prices vary.

More info: Fun Time Carnivals: Glasgow Green at Glasgow Green, Glasgow City Centre | What's On Glasgow (whatsonglasgow

Guan the Messages and Hands on at the Peoples Palace

Museums across Glasgow are running events this Easter holidays to keep your wee ones entertained and teach them a bit about Glasgow’s history. The People’s Palace is running interactive and imaginative play sessions throughout the museum. Learn about the different shops people went to before supermarkets and have a go at playing shopkeeper or try your hand at stain glass egg painting.

Venue: Peoples Palace and Winter Gardens

Date:  See website for more details.

Price: Free events.

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Good Move Health Walks

Good Move health walks take place all around Glasgow and are open to all ages and abilities. With a walk leader on hand to help, you can go at any pace you feel comfortable with. This free event will let you enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and take in the sights of Glasgow's parks and gardens. ​​​

Venue: Various locations.

Date: Various dates

Price: Free.

More info: Good Move — Glasgow Life


Spring Eggstravaganza at The Forge Market

‘More than a Market’ - The Forge will be host to various activities for youngsters this year.  Meet the Easter Bunny as he visits the market or come along to an Alice in Wonderland themed letter hunt. Theres plenty to do with a whole host of activities spread across the holidays.

Venue: Forge Market, Duke Street.

Date: Until April 7. 

Price: Free.

More info: Spring Eggstravaganza at The Forge Market at Forge Market, Glasgow East End | What's On Glasgow (


Easter Family Retro Game Sessions

R-CADE has two areas to enjoy: a cafe has over 200 boardgames, and an arcade that runs hourly sessions for all ages. Enjoy an hour of gaming in a retro console arcade. Choose from over 1500 games across over 20 consoles from the last 40 years! Age restrictions and tickets apply.

Venue: R-CADE, Saltmarket, Glasgow City Centre.

Date: Until April 14.

Prices: £ 7.50 - £10.

More info: R-CADE | Console Arcade & Retro Cafe | 121 Saltmarket, Glasgow, UK (