Festivals

Skeffington Arms Hotel
Galway has so much to offer; so much that there is something happening in the city of the tribes every single week of the year. We have put together a calendar of festivals and events as well as a list of attractions for you.

Galway Races

The Galway Races is an annual horse-racing festival. It takes place on the last Monday of July for 7 days. It is the longest horse race meet in Ireland. The Galway races take place at the Ballybrit Racecourse in Galway. The Galway Races is a festival for everyone. Some of the highlights of the Galway Races include Ladies Day, Friday’s Fair Lady and Family Day.

Christmas Market Galway

Ireland’s longest running Christmas Market, the Galway Continental Christmas Market, will return to its home in Eyre Square, Galway City, from Friday 16th November 2017 until Friday 22nd December 2018. Right outside our door!

From €89 Per Room

Galway Christmas Markets