The weekend is calling! If you’re looking for a range of activities to guarantee a jam-packed weekend, check out this roundup of the top events gracing the city over the next three days.
BINGO LOCO Galway
The Róisín Dubh are delighted to be bringing Ireland’s #1 Bingo Rave to the Black Box Theatre on Saturday, June 15th. Get your squad together for an insane night of Bingo, lip sync battles, silly dance-offs, crazy props, confetti cannons, and bad decisions. A quirky alternative to your standard night out! For more info about Bingo Loco, check out their Facebook page here.
Where: Black Box Theatre, Galway
When: Saturday 15th June 2019
Bloomsday at Tartare Café & Wine Bar
To celebrate Bloomsday (and Father’s Day if your dad likes James Joyce) pop into Tartare Café & Wine Bar for a reading of excerpts from Ulysses this Sunday at 6pm. You will even get to sample some Ulysses inspired “delights” to sample during the reading and perhaps a vino or two!!
When: Sunday 16th June 2019
Time: 6pm – 7pm
Salthill Summer Sunday Market
The Salthill Summer Sunday Market returns again this weekend. Located beside the Prom car park, near the roundabout, in the heart of Salthill Village, the weekly market runs every Sunday from 10am – 4pm during the summer months. With an exciting mix of produce on offer, including gourmet crepes, Colleran’s Sausages, fresh fruit and veg, barista coffee, wood-fired pizza and a range of craft and gift items, there will be something to tempt everyone as you pull up a patch of grass and soak in the stunning views across Galway Bay. What better way to while away a few lazy hours on a summer Sunday, supporting local artisan producers all at the same time!
Where: Salthill, Galway
When: Sunday 16th June 2019
Alcock and Brown 100 Festival
Alcock & Brown 100 Festival will mark the remarkable achievements of aviation heroes Sir John Alcock and Sir Arthur Whitten-Brown 100 years after flying from Newfoundland, Canada and crash landing at Derrigimlagh Bog, Connemara. Making it out alive, the pioneering British aviators marked their place in history and were awarded a prize of £10,000 by the London Daily Mail in addition to knighthoods from the British Empire. Taking place from the 11th -16th June, the summer festival is jam-packed with an incredible line-up of enthralling events in which Clifden will re-discover the amazing story of respected, unsung local heroes- Alcock and Brown. To find out more head, check out the official festival website here.
Where: Derrigimlagh Bog, Connemara Galway
When: 11th – 16th June 2019
Give your support to the charity organisation Ability West at noon on 15th of June on the Salthill Prom as they attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest “Rock the Boat” event. 🙂 Bring yourself and all your friends and be part of setting a new Guinness World Record!
Where: The Salthill Promenade
When: 11.45am 15th June 2019
Event Information: ROCK THE BOAT GALWAY