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!

Wide Eyes Children's Festival

February 01, 2018

This one-off, four-day festival is a celebration of performing arts for the very young! Events will range from performances for schools, creches and families; professional development workshops; and fifteen new performances for children ages six and under.
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Sleeping Beauty Ballet at the Town Hall Theatre

February 04, 2018

Embarking on their very first performance at the Town Hall Theatre, the internationally renowned Royal Moscow Ballet brings every child’s favourite fairytale to the Galway stage this coming March 2018.


Franz Ferdinand - 10th February

February 10, 2018

Franz Ferdinand have announced a huge tour and are coming to Ireland…The guys are set to release their new album on February the 9th called ALWAYS ASCENDING recorded in RAK Studios, London and Motorbass in Paris.

They’ll be playing in Leisureland, Galway the day after their album release on Saturday February the 10th 2018. 

Buy Tickets: Ticketmaster

Valentines at the Harbour & Dillisk on the Docks

February 14, 2018


Trendy, hip and stylish - there is no doubt about it; Dillisk on the Docks and the Harbour Hotel Galway are perfect for a romantic, city escape. Our newly designed bedrooms, due for completion in February are perfect for a romantic getaway. Just like any budding relationship, it feels fresh, fun and exciting! 

Or Book a Romantic Meal in Dillisk on the Docks  - Contemporary and trendy, Dillisk on the Docks boasts a reputation for wickedly good cocktails – our skilled bar staff will mix you up a Love Potion as part of our Valentines Menu! 


Waiting for Godot

February 22, 2018

In the Town Hall Theatre from 22nd Feb until 3rd Mar. 2018

Regarded as one of the most significant plays of the twentieth century, Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett is a masterpiece that draws endless interpretations. Multi award-winning Galway theatre company, Druid, presents a new production of this seminal work featuring members of the acclaimed Druid Ensemble. 

Directed by Garry Hynes. Starring Garrett Lombard, Aaron Monaghan, Rory Nolan and Marty Rea


Karl Spain - Hosts Three Tuesday Comedy

February 27, 2018

3 Tuesdays with KARL SPAIN & friends. Featuring the very best of Irish Comedy… and Fred Cooke!

27th Feb COLUM McDONNELL (Irish Pictorial Weekly) & Martin Angolo

6th Mar EDWIN SAMMON (Republic of Telly/Bridget & Eamon) & Ger Staunton

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