Oyster Festival

Skeffington Arms Hotel

The Galway International Oyster Festival is a 4 day eventheld annually on the last weekend of September in the city’s centre. It is the longest running Oyster Festival inthe entire world.  When the festival startedin 1954 it gathered a crowd of 34 people. Now, it brings in over 22 000 people! 

 Some activities that take place duringthe festival are: Seafood trials, oyster hot spots, the World Oyster OpeningChampionships, an abundance of family activities, live music and much more!

 Bookyour stay with us at The Skeffington Arms Hotel and enjoy all the Oysterfestivities, just walking distance from our front door!