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Galway City Museum near Maldron Hotel Sandy Road

Galway Events

Whether your passion is sports, food or the arts, Galway enjoys a packed calendar of festivals and events all year round offering something for everyone. Plan your trip with upcoming events and Galway festivals in mind.

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Galway Races

Location:Galway Race course, Ballybrit

Date:25th Jul 2016 - 31st Jul 2016

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.

Galway International Oyster & Seafood festival

Date:22nd Sep 2016 - 25th Sep 2016

Annually on the last week of September, the Galway International Oyster & Seafood festival takes place.

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Barbora Childrens Festival

Date:10th Oct 2016 - 16th Oct 2016

All over Ireland, all during October, we celebrate the arts for children and families.

Vodafone Comedy Festival

Location:Spread out over 7 venues in Galway

Date:18th Oct 2016 - 24th Oct 2016

Stand-up comedy traditionally resides in the upstairs room of a pub but the Vodafone Comedy Festival presents an annual opportunity for acts and comedy enthusiasts to enjoy live stand up across multiple stages at the largest dedicated comedy event in the country.

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Galway Christmas Market near Maldron Hotel Sandy Road

Christmas Market Galway

Location:Galway

Date:25th Nov 2016 - 20th Dec 2016

Galway will see the return of the well admired Galway Continental Christmas Market this festive season. This market is a favourite amongst locals and the return of it to its rightful home in Eyre Square leaves everyone beaming.

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Christmas in Galway

Date:23rd Dec 2016 - 27th Dec 2016

Have yourself a merry little Christmas and enjoy your festive trip to the Maldron Hotel Sandy Road in Galway.

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