Top Christmas Shows in Glasgow and Stirling

Our luxury self-catering holiday resort is set on the east side of Loch Lomond, less than an hour’s drive from Glasgow and Stirling. Both cities glitter and shine during the festive season, and both put on a great selection of Christmas shows. So, if you’re looking for some live entertainment to enjoy during your stay at Loch Lomond Waterfront, check out these top festive shows.

Christmas Shows Glasgow 2019

Elf: A Christmas Spectacular

14 – 15 December 2019
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, G3 8YN

Poster for Elf Christmas Spectacular Glasgow

Adapted from the hit movie, Elf, is a larger-than-life musical about Buddy, a human raised at the North Pole by Santa’s elves. Starring Kym Marsh, Shaun Williamson and Tam Ryan, this hilarious show is sure to tickle your festive funnybone. Book tickets

Jack and The Beanstalk

30 November 2019 – 5 Jan 2020
King’s Theatre, Glasgow, G2 4GN

Characters from Jack and the Beanstalk King's Panto Glasgow

Glasgow’s traditional Christmas pantomime this year will be Jack and The Beanstalk. Elaine C Smith, Johnny Mac and Jonathan Watson put on another unmissable performance, with plenty of “Oh no it isn’t, oh yes it is” and “He’s behind you” for good measure. Book tickets.

Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas

2 December 2019
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, G3 8YN

Poster for Disney's Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert

This very special live concert at the SSE Hydro is one of only two UK performances. Bringing the spooky Disney movie to life, legendary composer Danny Elfman reprises his role as Jack Skellington, joined by other original cast members Catherine O’Hara and Ken Page, with full orchestral accompaniment by The Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Book tickets.

Christmas Shows Stirling 2019

A Christmas Carol

20 – 22 December 2019
Stirling Castle, Stirling, FK8 1EJ

Old fashioned street lamp in the snow

This performance of Charles Dickens’ classic tale takes place in the Great Hall at Stirling Castle. It’s Christmas Eve 1843 and Ebenezer Scrooge is about to be visited by three fearsome ghosts. Can they make him understand the real meaning of Christmas? Book tickets.

Rapunzel: A Hair Braiding Adventure

22 November – 31 December 2019
Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Poster for Rapunzel Pantomime in Stirling

The fairy tale Rapunzel gets the pantomime treatment this year, in an extravaganza brought to you by Johnny McKnight. Watch as our long-haired princess gets out of her tower and starts to follow her dreams, with lots of laughs along the way.

Holly At Christmas

10 December 2019
Albert Halls, Stirling, FK8 2QL

Retro microphone with Christmas background

Join Buddy Holly and the Cricketers this Christmas, for a live concert of Holly’s hits, contemporary classics and festive tunes. An amazing tribute act which has been rock ’n’ rolling audiences across the globe for 27 years! Featuring songs That’ll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Heartbeat and much, much more. Book tickets.

Festive Breaks Loch Lomond

If you fancy seeing one of these great Christmas shows during your festive break at Loch Lomond Waterfront, remember to book your tickets in advance, as they may sell out. We hope you have a magical time!

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