Top 5 Things To Do In Galway This Weekend

1. Galway 2020 Opening Ceremony

The time has come at last for Galway City to celebrate its European Capital of Culture title after towns accross the county have been doing so for the past weeks. Fireworks and spectacular performances can be expected. Come along to one of the biggest events of the year!
Date: Saturday, 8 February
Time: 6:00 p.m (gates open at 4:00 p.m)
Venue: South Park, Claddagh, Galway
More info here!


2. KIPPS: The New Half Sixpence Musical

NUIG’s Musical Society GUMS will perform their newest show at the Black Gate Theatre adaptating of the classic H.G. Well’s novel ‘Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul’. They will tell the story or Arthur Kipps in a beautiful musical piece. Get your tickets now!
 Date: Friday, 7 February – Saturday, 8 February
Venue: The Black Box Theatre, Galway
Tickets here!


3. Mango x Mahtman

The Dublin-based rap duo is set to play the Roísín Dubh this Saturday presenting their first album ‘Casual Work’ which has already gained popularity with favourite tracks such as ‘Deep Blue’. With the boys’ great live performances, you’re in for an electric night!
 Date: Saturday, 8 February
Time: 8:00 p.m
Venue: Roísín Dubh, Galway
Price: €14
More info here!


4. Steve Bennett Comedy Show

For a light-hearted evening, check out Steve Barnett’s show at the Roísín Dubh. Expect catchy tunes, effortless charm and loads of laughs at his show ‘Everything is F*cked’ !
Date: Friday, 7 february
Time: 8:00 p.m
Venue: €12
Tickets here!

5. Oscars Table Quiz at the Pálás

Warm up your movie trivia before the 92nd edition of the Oscars next Monday! Whether you’re a movie buff or really you just prefer looking for the best celeb outfits, this event brings everyone around the table for an evening of fun before the Ceremony the following day to brush up on your Oscar knowledge with the chance to win a giveaway as well as many prizes! Bring your friends along!
Date: Sunday, 9 February
Time: 7 p.m – 10 p.m
Venue: Pálás Cinema, Galway
Price: €20/Team
Get your tickets here


Have a great weekend!