Get involved fund

You are invited to get involved in Merchant City Festival 2022! 

We are inviting our fantastic local Merchant City businesses to get involved and join in the fun and in return this will help you attract as much business as possible during the four festival days. We are supporting businesses within our closed road footprint. 

We are inviting the Merchant City retailers, restaurants, bars and venues to apply to the festival’s Get Involved Fund for a grant of up to £500. 

  • Wilson Street (East from Glassford Street)
  • Hutcheson Street
  • Brunswick Street
  • Bell Street (from Candleriggs to Walls Street).
  • Albion Street (between Blackfriars street north of Q park entrance)
  • Garth Street
  • John Street pedestrianised area
  • Ingram Street
  • Glassford Street
  • Trongate 

This fund can support a range of activities such as: enhancing your outdoor area with decorations, using the colour palette of the festival (purple, mustard, teal and red) or extending your current entertainment content to the operating times of the festival.

Application form can be downloaded as a word document HERE, full T&C's detailed within. 

Business information letter here 

Deadline for application submission is 9am on Tuesday 28th June 2022. 
Applicants will be informed of the final decision by Friday 1 July 2022.