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!
The Elverys Sports Galway Bay Half Marathon & 10K is a major running event in the City with up to 3,000 participants. The event sets off with a great buzz from the famous Claddagh Quay and brings participants along a fast, flat course through the heart of the seaside resort of Salthill and along one of Europe’s longest promenades, hugging the world famous Galway Bay. Offering panoramic views of the Burren in County Clare across the atlantic waters of Galway Bay, participants are left with a dramatic sence of life, energy and fond memories.
Run Galway Bay Chamber Challenge:
The Galway Chamber is encouraging companies to enter teams in the Chamber Challenge 10K in association with the Run Galway Bay events. The winning team will be decided based on the highest place finish positions of the first four members of the team. There is no limit on the number of people in a team but a minimum of four is required. Companies can enter more than one team if they wish.
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Masterclass on Jameson Reserve’s Tasting in October.
With a whiskey revolution taking place in Ireland at the moment and whiskey fast becoming the latest drink of choice. Why not come along to our next Whiskey Masterclass at the Harbour Hotel. A fun and informative evening where our whiskey expert will take you on a journey of the famous Jameson Reserve Collection. Hosted by Gerard Garland Irish Distillers Whiskey Ambassador
Only €15.00 per person, to include whiskey tasting and accompanying gourmet fingerfood.
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Hubble Bubble Toil and Trouble - Party time Entertainment presents their annual Kids Halloween Fun Party.
VENUE: Harbour Hotel Galway
DATE: 29th October 2015
DOORS: Open from 6pm
Magic, Circus Tricks, Fancy Dress Competition, Halloween Prizes, Sword Swallowing, Puppets, Halloween Games and much more...
For further details; call 086 2758593
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Ireland's premier international arts festival for children and families runs in Galway city and county in mid October, featuring theatre, dance, literature, music, puppetry workshops and visual art for all ages.
October 12th - 18th
The Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway has grown since its beginning in 2005 and has become a major event on the comedy circuit in Ireland, regularly attracting big International names to the city for 20th to 26th October 2015.
'There's laughter in the EYRE'as the Spiegeltent sets up in Eyre Square for the week. The Galway Comedy Festival has become he largest Comedy Festival in the West.
Top names include; Dylan Moran, Ardal O'Hanlon, Rich Hall, Phill Jupitus, Aprés Match, PJ Gallagher, Deirdre O'Kane, Andrew Maxwell, Karl Spain, Jason Mansford, Al Porter, Patrick Kielty, Abandoman, Nina Conti, The Stars of Father Ted, Bernard O'Shea, David McSavage and the Simpsons Backstage tour with Mike Reiss.Read more Book a room
A special Samhain Evening for all ages – come in your spookiest fancy dress! Enjoy lots of ghostly fun and games, wonderful Celtic tales and a special Halloween bonfire with the Púca. Suitable for all ages.
Brigits Garden, only 20 minutes drive from the hotel. Ireland's award-winning Celtic Gardens and Visitor Centre.
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