Galway City is an excellent destination for a break during the Summer months. One of the big draws is the wide selection of exciting and engaging festivals that run right through the Summer months. There is something to found to suit everyone and we’ve outlined a few of the best below...
Galway Film Fleadh: 10th to 15th July
Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the Galway Film Festival celebrates the best of Irish film and put on wide ranging collection of entertaining and thought provoking films.
Galway Fringe Festival: 16th to 29th July
Running in parallel with the International Arts Festival, the Fringe Festival aims to provide a platform for local artists, writers, actors musicians and much more.
Galway International Arts Festival: 16th to 29th July
Widely considered to be one of Europe’s most inventive and colourful Summer events. The Arts Festival is truly a celebration of the performing and visual arts. The best of art, comedy, music and theatre are on display over these few weeks. Acts already announced for this year include Kodaline, Gavin James and Madness.
Galway Racing Festival: 30th July to 5th August
The biggest horse racing festival on the Irish calendar, the Galway Races combines heart stopping races, breath taking fashion and fun times for one of the busiest weeks of the year in Galway City.