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.

The Harbour hotel is located just minutes from the bustling Quay St. and is within walking distance of the cities transport hubs including Galway Train Station & Galway New Coach Station.

Why not turn your daytrip into an offer night with our fabulous overnight packages?


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!


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.


Galway Oyster & Seafood Festival

27th to 29th September 2019

Galway City celebrates the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, the most internationally recognised Irish festival after St Patrick’s Day and the world’s longest running Oyster Festival.Throughout the Irish food festival, there will lots of tantalising events for all to enjoy including seafood trails and the World Oyster Opening Championship.