Ah, the weekend is nearly upon us! The city is promised to be bursting with activity over the next few days. We’ve gathered our top five events for you to enjoy with your nearest and dearest this weekend.

6th – 9th June 2019


Kicking of on Thursday, 6th June, Gin Fest 2019 promises to offer four fantastic days of master classes, tastings, gin cruises, new gin launches, and much more! There will also be night time events, with some of Galway city’s best bars and restaurants ensuring the party won’t stop until Sunday, 9th June.

Many of the events are free to attend, and you’ll get the chance to learn about how your favourite spirit is made. This is also a great opportunity to explore The Latin Quarter, which boasts many of Galway’s best bars and restaurants. Let the fun beGIN!

When: 6th – 9th June 2019
Where: Latin Quarter, Galway



Friday 7th June 2019

Simply The Best

Tina is coming to The Town Hall Theatre! Be prepared to stand in your seats as Rebecca O’Connor delivers her flawless rendition of Tina Turner’s greatest hits including City Limits, Proud Mary, River Deep, Private Dancer, and of course her anthem, Simply the Best.

A night you’ll never forget! Rebecca can’t wait to bring this new and exciting show and amazing dancers and band to Galway and the world.

When: 7th June 2019
Time: 8pm
Where: Town Hall Theatre, Galway
Cost: €25



Sunday 8th June 2019


Tiny Traders Village Market returns this Saturday, 8th June at 10am. The focus of the market is providing space and resources to vendors of all sizes, where they can connect with the public in a welcoming and positive space.

At Tiny Traders, they emphasise eco friendly packaging and processes, and champion their range of conscious food vendors, from local grass fed meats to a multitude of vegan and gluten free offerings. Tiny Traders is an amazing community of vendors, and a perfect place for a Saturday shopping trip in town. 

When: 8th June 2019
Time: 10am
Where: Nuns Island Theatre, Galway



Sunday 9th June 2019

Colour Dash

Ireland’s most fun 5k family fun run is back this summer! Colour Dash is returning to NUIG on Sunday, 9 June 2019! At Colour Dash, participants run, walk or jog as they are pelted by powdered paint at each kilometre along the route. Each km represents a different cancer as well as cancer survivorship.

Sign up, get out and enjoy the most unique fun run in Galway this summer!

When: 9th June 2019
Time: 11am
Where: NUI Galway
Cost: €30/5



Sunday 9th June



Galway Atlantaquaria invites you to visit their Aquarium at 9:30am on the 8th of June to celebrate World Oceans Day. With a series of fun activities designed, you’ll be encouraged to learn more about our oceans.

Other events on the day include clean coasts beach clean, yoga, art, scuba diving and more. A donation from World Oceans Day will be made to the RNLI Lifeboats.

When: 9th June 2019
Time: 9:30am
Where: Galway Atlantaquaria