Christmas

It's all the christmas you want. Christmas shopping in Glasgow at Braehead

Christmas Grotto and Funfair

11 November – 24 December

11am – 7pm daily

This Christmas we are taking the festivities outdoors to our Boardwalk

Overlooking the Clyde, Children can explore their way down a fairy light path to visit Santa in his Grotto. Parents /guardians are free and each child will receive a gift.

Book tickets

After a visit to Santa why not take a wander through our funfair to take in the sights and sounds of Christmas. Adults can take the weight off their feet and sample some festive cheer in our undercover bar or have a bite to eat from the Vinci Café.

The Vinci Cafe will be serving everyone’s fave foods including, Burgers, German Sausage, Hot Dogs. Dirty Mac’n’Cheese and Dirty Fries. Just make sure you leave some space for dessert and sample their Hot Waffles with a variety of toppings including; Nutella, Oreo and Biscoff.

Entry to the funfair and bar area is free. All operators and bar accept both cash or card and no pre-booking is required.

Backyard social bar

We are delighted to announce we are teaming up with Backyard Social, who will be hosting a festive marquee on our boardwalk as part of our festive experience. Bringing great drinks and entertainment throughout the festive season.

Christmas Trees

Even better, the Backyard social bar will be selling real Christmas trees from 25 November.

Working with a sustainable forest and eco-friendly supplier, every tree which is cut down with be replaced with two new trees. All trees come from a nine-year long harvest cycle. meaning a stable habitat in which other species, especially birds can flourish.

Mini Train

A huge hit with all our little visitors, our mini train is back in the centre from 7 November. Find the mini train n the lower level of the centre near the foodmall.

Christmas Advert 2021

It’s all the Christmas you want, and it’s back at Braehead!

 

 

Watch this years Christmas Advert below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Festive opening hours

This Festive season we will be open even longer, giving you more time to shop at quieter times.

 

 

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Charity Choirs

We will have charity performances throughout the festive period. See the performances daily, taking place around the Christmas tree.

 

Saturday 27th November      Ronald McDonald House Glasgow
Sunday 28th November         Southern Sound Hospital Radio
Monday 29th November
Tuesday 30th November
Wednesday 1st December       Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity
Thursday 2nd December
Friday 3rd December               Highpark Primary School
Saturday 4th December          Beatson Cancer Charity
Sunday 5th December             Renfrew Burgh Band
Monday 6th December            Salvation Army (Erskine)
Tuesday 7th December            Alzheimer Scotland
Wednesday 8th December      Alzheimer Scotland
Thursday 9th December          Beatson Cancer Charity
Friday 10th December             Salvation Army (Erskine)
Saturday 11th December         Ronald McDonald House Glasgow
Sunday 12th December           ROHHAD Association
Monday 13th December          CHAS
Tuesday 14th December          Glasgow Community Concert Band
Wednesday 15th December
Thursday 16th December        Renfrew Burgh Band
Friday 17th December              Salvation Army (Paisley)
Saturday 18th December         Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity
Sunday 19th December            Dream Believe Achieve Academy
Monday 20th December          Salvation Army (Paisley)
Tuesday 21st December           Renfrew Burgh Band
Wednesday 22nd December   Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity
Thursday 23rd December        Riverside Youth Band
Friday 24th December              Salvation Army (Paisley)

Santa Bungee

Braehead Boardwalk | Saturday 11 December | 9am – 4pm

The Catherine McEwan Foundation Santa Bungee is back and celebrating an incredible 10 years of bungee madness! If you are a first-time bungeeteer or have been one of their flying Santas over the past 10 years come and join us!

By jumping you will not only have the experience of a lifetime but will be making a huge difference to patients and families battling Crohn’s & Colitis in Scotland. Sign up is only £25 and we ask that you raise a minimum of £250. The Catherine McEwan Foundation supply the Santa Suit, you bring the bottle!

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Renfrewshire toybank

This Christmas we’ve once again teamed up with the Renfrewshire Toybank to help every local child enjoy the excitement of Christmas morning. If you’re able to donate a gift, they’re looking for brand new:

Perfume
Aftershave
Pyjamas
Slippers
Jewellery
Soft toys
Lego
Dolls
Play sets
Toy cars
Character toys
Arts & crafts
Bath/shower sets
Pre-school toys
Books
Board games
Gift cards
Selection boxes

They’re also looking for donations of wrapping paper, gift bags and sellotape. If you’d prefer to make a cash donation, please visit their Facebook page and click the donate button.

The giving box is on the lower mall near the Christmas tree.