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 Cartoon Festival

Friday 1st to Sunday 17th, November

The Galway Cartoon Festival is an international celebration of funny drawings, hosted in Ireland’s most sociable city. Along with the main exhibitions, the Cartoon Festival will feature live caricature sessions, a schools’ cartoon workshop and competition. The 2019 festival runs over 11 days and showcases some of the most talented cartoonists from Ireland and abroad across 6 venues throughout Galway city.

More Information: www.galwaytourism.ie

Galway Christmas Market

15th November to 22nd December 2019

The 2019 Christmas Market is the nineth year of the market in Galway and visitors can expect to enjoy a wide variety of entertainment and stalls located in Eyre Square in Galway City centre. This year will feature amusement rides including a 32 metre high Big Wheel, Helter Skelter and traditional Carousel along with live music performers, puppet shows, storytelling, school choirs, carol singing together with charity and community events will feature.