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Galway Festivals & Events

Galway City and surrounding county plays host to a wide range of festivals and events throughout the year and have something for all ages and interests. The Claregalway Hotel is the perfect choice for accommodation when attending any of the many events and festivals.

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Galway European Region of Gastronomy 2018
Galway European Region of Gastronomy 2018
The Claregalway Hotel proudly support Galway’s designation of European Region of Gastronomy 2018, the first region in Ireland to recei more
Galway International Oyster Seafood Festival 2018
Galway International Oyster Seafood Festival 2018
If you love seafood, then come to this fun tasting event. In Galway City. 20 minutes from hotel. Sept. 28th - 30th 2018
Awaken Festival 2018
Awaken Festival 2018
The West of Ireland’s first ever health and wellness festival. Claregalway Castle on the 21st and 22nd September 2018.
Ballinasloe Horse Fair & Festival 2018
Ballinasloe Horse Fair & Festival 2018
Europe’s oldest and largest horse fairs. Lots of family fun. Ballinasloe 40 mins from hotel. 30th Sept - 7th Oct 2018
Clarenbridge Oyster Festival 2018
Clarenbridge Oyster Festival 2018
Great food, live music, entertainment and more. At Clarenbridge 20 mins from hotel. Thursday 4th - Sunday 7th October.
Galway Jazz Festival 2018
Galway Jazz Festival 2018
Plenty of live music and entertainment. Various venues in Galway City. 20 minutes from hotel. 17th - 21st October 2018
TULCA Festival of Visual Arts 2018
TULCA Festival of Visual Arts 2018
Programme feature talks, workshops, exhibitions and other events. Various venues in Galway City. 20 minutes from hotel. Nov 2 – 18 201 more
Galway Science & Technology Festival 2018
Galway Science & Technology Festival 2018
Fantastic family week filled with amazing exhibitions, shows and workshops. 11 - 25 November 2018
Vodafone Comedy Carnival 2018
Vodafone Comedy Carnival 2018
One of Ireland's biggest comedy festivals, packed full with some of the worlds best known comedians. 23rd -29th October 2018
Macnas Festival 2018
Macnas Festival 2018
The Macnas Halloween Parade is a highlight of Ireland’s cultural calendar in October. It takes to the streets Sun 28th Oct 2018
Baboró International Arts Festival for Children 2019
Baboró International Arts Festival for Children 2019
Takes place in Galway City. Fun for all the family. 2019 dates tbc.
Galway Food Festival 2019
Galway Food Festival 2019
Celebrating good food, food outlets, showcasing food producers and more in Galway. Great family fun. March 2019
St. Patrick’s Festival 2019
St. Patrick’s Festival 2019
Local artists, community groups, celebrating Galway’s diverse culture & talent. Galway City 20 mins from hotel. 17 March 2019
Fever Pitch Music Festival 2019
Fever Pitch Music Festival 2019
June 2019 in Galway Airport, featuring UB40, Rudimental DJ and many more! Dates TBC
Galway Theatre Festival 2019
Galway Theatre Festival 2019
Showcasing local and national theatre around various venues in Galway City, 20 mins from hotel. 3 - 11 May 2019
Galway African Film Festival 2019
Galway African Film Festival 2019
African Cinema deals with all the issues that mainstream cinema. 2019 dates TBC
Galway International Arts Festival 2019
Galway International Arts Festival 2019
Galway International Arts Festival 41st Anniversary, 15 – 28 JULY 2019
Galway Early Music 2019
Galway Early Music 2019
Old world music and arts. Concerts, workshops, street performances of music, dance & more. May 2019
Loughrea Medieval Festival 2019
Loughrea Medieval Festival 2019
Lots of family fun such as workshops, competitions, archery games & more. Various locations in Loughrea (30 mins from hotel). Aug 201 more