What's on in Galway?

Galway is renowned for being the festival capital of Ireland. If you are lucky enough to visit during one of the famous festivals you will be in for a treat. Whether it is Sport, Food & Drink, Comedy, Music or any of the Arts you will find a festival for you in Galway.

Whether you are in Galway for the fast paced Galway Races, taking in a show or concert for the Galway Arts Festival, start your celebrations at Dillisk on the Docks at the Harbour Hotel Galway.

Centrally located so you can be in the thick of the action.

Musical Legally Blonde, The Sound of Music, OMG Disney

Monday 15th to Friday 19th April at 2pm & 7pm

Legally Blonde has a hilarious storyline. Full of amazing music and stunning choreography! On the same ticket, The Sound of Music will delight, with old familiar numbers like, My Favourite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Edelweiss, Maria, to name just a few!

Storytelling Moth & Butterfly Storytelling & Improvisation

3rd Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm

Moth and Butterfly is a free fluttering night of Storytelling and Improvisation!  Katie's Claddagh Cottage is an enchanting location, with a wood burning stove, oak tables, twinkly lights and gorgeous teapots!

Young Creators

Wednesday 17th April at 11.30am

Join Lindsay of Toodlelou for a special paper-crafting session for little ones. Get set to work together with your child to create something special for Easter.

Pat Shortt his new live show HEY!

Sunday 21st April 2019 at 8pm

Featuring all brand new material and sketches, this new show is a rogue’s gallery of oddball characters, bizarre situations and even a song or two!  ‘Hey!’ delivers a peculiar take on modern life that only the unique imagination of Pat Shortt could conjure up.  A show not to be missed.

Inisbofin Walking Festival

27th to 29th April 2019

The 7th Annual Inishbofin Island Walking Festival will take place from Friday April 27th to Sunday April 29th.  Enjoy a weekend of walking amid stunning Atlantic coast scenery, crystal clear waters, green coast award winning beaches surrounded by rich natural, built and cultural heritage, all in the company of expert guides.

Galway Film Fleadh

9th to 14th July 2019

The Galway Film Fleadh is a six day international film event held every July with a mad diversity of filmmaking from all around the world, all generations and cultural backgrounds. A great and memorable time to come to Galway with the family during the summer to explore all things film and culture.

Galway International Arts Festival

15th to 28th July 2019

The Galway International Arts Festival is Ireland's largest annual arts festival and celebrates it's 42nd anniversary this year. The festival covers a range of art forms, including theatre, dance, music, opera, street spectacle, visual arts, discussion and comedy.

Galway Races

29th July to 4th August 2019

Ireland's biggest and most famous racing festival is held in Galway during the last week of July every year and involves seven days of unrivalled action. The 2019 festival will run from Monday 29th of July to Sunday 4th of August 2019. Some 250,000 people attend the Galway.