Who can believe we’re already in the middle of December?! Time is flying and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find the time for some fun in the midst of getting organised for Christmas. Luckily, we have gathered the top 5 events to let your hair down at over the weekend!

Galway Skates on the grounds of Leisureland, SalthillIce skating

What better way to plunge into the idyllic spirit of Christmas than to don your favourite Winter woolies, glide around an ice rink and sip hot chocolate? The reality may involve a lot more falling over and end in a bruised behind but hey! It’s Christmas!

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Live Forever Oasis Tribute at The LoftOasis

On Saturday 15th of December, Live Forever Oasis Tribute will be playing all your favourite Oasis tunes in The Loft at Seven Bar Galway. An evening spent roaring out the lyrics of Wonderwall might just be exactly what the doctor ordered!

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Galway Arts Centre Christmas FairCraft gifts On Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th, The Galway Arts Centre Christmas Fair will be offering a wide range of unique and handcrafted gift ideas for under your tree! There will be a craft corner for the kids, a tea room filled with festive delights and a retro flea market. This is the place to be if you want your Christmas gifts to be one of a kind.

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The Nutcracker at Town Hall TheatreThe NutcrackerOn Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th, Youth Ballet West will be bringing the magical Christmas classic of The Nutcracker to the Town Hall Theatre. This is a perfect Christmas treat that the whole family can enjoy together.

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LAOISE at the Róisín Dubh


On Saturday night the hometown hero that is LAOISE is returning to Galway to perform in the Róisín Dubh. This electro-pop star has played a number of music festivals around the country and is reaching new heights every day. 

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As always, if you head to any of these places be sure to let us know! For a chance to be featured on our social media, tag us in your snaps or hashtag #GALWAYnow.

Enjoy your weekend!