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!

Waiting for Godot

March 01, 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 Tuesdays Comedy

March 06, 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


Sister Act in the Town Hall Theatre

March 13, 2018

In the Town Hall Theatre from 13th - 18th March 2018

The utterly fabulous musical, Sister Act has been delighting audiences for years and now comes to the Town Hall Theatre for the first time. Directed by AIMS Award winners 2017 - Brian Power & Seán Power, Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy based on the smash hit movie which starred Whoopi Goldberg!

Featuring original music, dazzling dance routines and songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco, Sister Act is the funniest and funkiest musical around.


Russell Brand - 14th March 2018

March 14, 2018

Russell Brand is playing in Leisureland on 14th March 2018. 

Buy Tickets: Ticketmaster


St. Patrick's Day

March 17, 2018

17th March 2018
St Patrick's Festival parade in Galway is a platform to showcase local artists and community groups. The parade starts at 11.30am and runs through Galway city centre for over 1 hour. The event aims to celebrate Galway’s diverse culture and talent through an inclusive programme of events.


Connacht Rugby v Edinburgh

March 23, 2018

23rd March 2018
Connacht play host to Ediburgh at The Sportsground. Kick-off at 7.35pm.

Foil, Arm and Hog at the Town Hall Theatre

March 23, 2018

Having sold out their Comedy Carnival shows in record time, former children and regular eaters Foil Arms & Hog return to Galway in spring 2018 with their new show. OinK is a fast paced sketch show featuring a collection of songs for the elderly, a baggage handler’s interpretive dance and a shop that naively only sells balaclavas. Best known for their YouTube videos (50 million online hits), their live show is what they’re most proud of.


Galway Food Festival

March 29, 2018

The Galway Food Festival will be held over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend from Thursday 29th March to Monday 02 April 2018.

Enjoy 5 days of exceptional food and loads of free events suitable for all the family. The festival celebrates Galway as a good food destination with a strong focus on artisan, seasonal and local produce. 


Easter Egg Hunt at Brigits Garden

March 31, 2018

Come and enjoy our popular annual Easter Egg Hunt where everyone has fun and every child gets a prize! There will be a longer treasure hunt around the nature trail for older children and a shorter one around the gardens for younger ones and you can start any time. And there's more - Easter crafts, face-painting, and of course the fun of exploring the Celtic Gardens.

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