festivals & events



Galway City and the 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 International Arts Festival

July 2020
The 43rd Galway International Arts Festival will take place in July 2020
Loughrea Medieval Festival

Loughrea Medieval Festival

August 2020
Enjoy this exciting and interactive medieval festival with your family and experience the biggest of its kind in Ireland.

Soul Space 2021

September 2021
An event to change your life! Join the best of the best at the years Soul Space at Claregalway Castle, a fesitval based on your well being.

Clarenbridge Oyster Festival

September 2020
The Clarenbridge Oyster Festival is one of Ireland’s longest running events, located in a very beautiful village of Clarenbridge.
Clarenbridge Oyster Festival

Galway International Oyster Festival

September 2020
The Galway International Oyster Festival is a food festival held annually in Galway on the west coast of Ireland during the last weekend of September,
Galway Jazz Festival

Galway Jazz Festival

October 2020
The Galway Jazz Festival hosts a weekend of local, national and international jazz artists in a wide range of venues, throughout Galway City.
baboro art festival

Baboró Arts Festival

October 2020
Set in Galway on Ireland’s West Coast, Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is Ireland’s chief international arts festival dedicated to families.
TULCA Festival of Visual Arts

TULCA Festival of Visual Arts

November 2020
This annual event is an artist-centered festival of contemporary art that works with Irish curators to showcase innovative exhibitions across Galway.