This year Glasgow Mela will take place throughout Kelvingrove Park from its Gibson Street entrance right down to the parkland between Kelvin Way and Kelvingrove Street.
The newly refurbished Kelvingrove Bandstand will be one of the Mela's three stages.
The information on this page should help you plan your journey.
Visit Google Maps for Location Details
Download a PDF version of the Glasgow Mela site map here
This will also be available as a hand-out over the weekend.
Mela by Underground:
Kelvinhall, Hillhead and Kelvinbridge underground stations are all 5-10 minutes walk from the park. Kelvinbridge is closest with a pathway from the station emerging opposite the Gibson Street entrance – although be warned there is a very steep stairway up to street level.
For information on the Glasgow Underground visit the SPT website.
Mela by Bike
There are several entrances to Kelvingrove Park that are suitable for bicycles. To plan your route to the Glasgow Mela please visit the cycle journey planner at cyclingscotland.org
Why not cycle to Glasgow Mela and leave your bike safely at the Bike Station? (access from Gibson Street).
Mela by Bus
Several bus routes stop at or near Kelvingrove Park. For information on bus routes and timetables visit www.travelinescotland.com or telephone 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 10p per minute from BT Landlines, charges from other providers or mobiles may vary).
Mela by Train
The nearest railway stations are Charing Cross and Exhibition Centre (SECC). For information on train timetables visit www.travelinescotland.com or telephone 0871 200 22 33.
Mela by Car
If you are travelling by car from outside the city the address with postcode for Satnav is Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow, G12 8NR
Visitors to the festival are strongly encouraged to take public transport as there is no official event parking. Blue Badge holders can park in Kelvin Way with limited spaces available in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum car park.