Festivals in Galway

Known as the festival capital of Ireland, Galway is the perfect place to visit any time of year, with festivals and entertainment on during all seasons.

The highlights of the year in Galway include the Galway International Arts Festival and of course the Galway Races but the year has so many more surprises, so read on.  


To celebrate the coveted Galway oyster, the Galway Oyster Festival has been entertaining revellers for over 60 years every September. 

This years festival runs from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September with nearly all bars, restaurants and venues partaking in some sort of oyster festivity! The Festival Marquee at Spanish Parade, will be hosting locals and visitors alike and tickets are available for a host of events. 

For more information check out:  https://www.galwayoysterfestival.com

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Baboro - International Arts Festival for Children

15th to 21st October 2018.
Baboró International Arts Festival is Ireland's flagship international arts festival devoted exclusively to children and families. With a host of amazing showpieces including comedy, drama, street theatre and more this not to be missed event continues to grow in popularity every year. 

For more information check out  www.baboro.ie

Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway

23rd to 29th October 2018.
The Galway Festival scene heats up again for a week of comedy delivered by some of the world's greatest live comedy acts. This festival truly is a multi venue event with pubs and clubs used throughout the day along with the Black Box, Town Hall Theatre and the pop up Spiegeltent in Eyre Square. 
For more information check out  www.vodafonecomedycarnival.com


Connacht Rugby at the Sportsground

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For a full list of upcoming matches in the Guinness Pro 14 and all European matches check out the Connacht Rugby website. 

For more information check out:  https://www.connachtrugby.ie

Galway Christmas Market

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The Galway Christmas Market will be making its annual sojourn to the streets of Galway bringing its Christmas spirit and atmosphere. With a great selection of traders, artisan food suppliers, family entertainment and much much more, the Galway Christmas Market is an event every local and visitor alike needs to experience. More information to follow soon.  

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