Keep up-to-date with upcoming festivals and events in Galway with our Calendar of Events.

We update this regularly with details of festivals in Galway and more information on events in Galway to help you plan your next visit to Galway City.

You will always find an excuse to visit Galway!

Galway Food Tours - Around the Marketplace

August 01, 2016

Galway has long been a place where locals and tourists collide while eating and drinking their way around the sights and sounds of the city, because that’s just what you do in Galway.
“Galway Food Tours” is a tour around Galway’s finest foodie destinations. Sheena will guide you along the streets of Galway where you will meet artisanal producers and sample their products, while soaking up the alluring atmosphere of the west.
Running Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer . You will get to sample the finest cheese, the freshest oysters, and the sweetest treats as well as delicious bites from award winning restaurants and cafes.

Cost: €26 per person. 

To Book:  Contact Sheena on 087 7332885 for further details. 


Connemara Pony Festival

August 14, 2016

This Festival, celebrating the World renowned Connemara pony is built around the long running Connemara Pony Show which takes place each August in Clifden.


Galway Pride Festival

August 15, 2016

Galway Pride is an annual event that takes place in the month of August. Running since 1989, the event incorporates a parade, street party, art exhibitions, film screenings and more.

Cruinniu na mBád

August 19, 2016

In August, Cruinniu na mBád, meaning the "gathering of the boats", is held in Kinvara. Up to 100 unique Irish boats gather for a weekend of racing and sean nós singing, dancing and music.

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Claregalway Agricultural Show

August 21, 2016

The schedule is ready and it’s all systems go as the preparations for Claregalway’s 26th  Agricultural Show get underway.  It will take place, as always,  on the second last Sunday in August, in Duffy’s Equestrian Centre, Rockwood, Claregalway.  The date for your diary is Sunday 21st August 2016...

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