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!

Trad on the Prom

July 02, 2017

Now in its thirteenth consecutive season, Trad on the Prom retains its position as Ireland’s Number 1 music, song and dance experience. Trad on the Prom celebrates the passion of Ireland’s past with a contemporary production, featuring world class music, song and dance derived from the pulsating energy that has survived from the dawn of Celtic mysticism to become the record breaking phenomenon it is today.



July 17, 2017

17th-30th July 2017

A play written and directed by Enda Walsh with the voice of Love/Hate star Tom Vaughan Lawlor taking place in NUIG's Bank of Ireland Theatre. 


Galway International Arts Festival

July 17, 2017

17th - 30th July 2017
One of Europe's most inventive, vibrant & colorful events. A truly international celebration of the performing and visual arts which takes place in and around Galway City each July. From awe-inspiring visual arts to tantalising theatre, giant puppets snaking through the medieval streets to late-night musical parties in the Big Top, this Galway festival is fabulous from start to finish.
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The Coronas

July 29, 2017

29th July 2017

Festival favourites, The Coronas, return to the Absolut Big Top to headline the Saturday night of the End of Festival Party Weekend.

The success of The Coronas has been incredible, making them one of Ireland’s biggest selling rock acts. With several previous platinum–selling albums including the exquisite Closer to You, and The Long Way the band has achieved widespread international critical acclaim while remaining one of the most popular Irish live acts.


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