Ready to jump into the weekend? Lucky for us Galwegians there are loads of fun activities for you to enjoy with friends and family.

Check out the Top 5 Things to do this weekend in Galway.


Yesterday promo postor

Described as a glowing tribute to The Beatles, Yesterday is the story of singer-songwriter Jack Malik, played by Himesh Patel, (BBC’s Eastenders). This jukebox musical fantasy tells the story of Jack, who after an accident, finds himself as the only person who remembers The Beatles and becomes famous taking credit for writing and performing their songs. This feel-good film, suitable for the whole family hits Irish cinemas today, 28th June 2019

When: 28th June 2019 

Where: Cinemas nationwide

Trad on The Prom

Trad On The Prom

Trad on the Prom is a contemporary Irish show featuring an electrifying mix of traditional Irish music, song, and dance. Shows run each Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday night at Leisureland Theatre, Salthill, Galway. The show celebrates the passion of Ireland’s past with a contemporary production, featuring world-class music, song and dance derived from the pulsating energy that has survived from the dawn of Celtic mysticism to become the record-breaking phenomenon it is today.

When: Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 

Where: Leisureland Theatre, Salthill, Galway

Cost: €22.50 – €59.00 Tickets available here


Galway City Museum Workshop – Harvest Knots

Harvest Knots
Traditional harvest knots

Traditionally, at harvest time, young men and women wove decorative ‘harvest knots’ from ripe straw, which were exchanged as love tokens or worn as buttonholes. Join Brendan McGowan of Galway City Museum to learn more about this custom and have a go at making some different types of knots. As places are limited, advance booking is advised. Call the Museum on (091) 532460 from Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 5 pm.

When: Saturday 29th June 2019

Where: Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway

Cost: Free to all but booking is required, go to the website here


Brendan Murray – If I’m Honest Tour Galway

Brendan Murray

Fresh from the success of a sell-out X Factor arena tour in February, Galway talent Brendan Murray is bringing his eagerly awaited solo tour to Ireland! The Galway leg of the tour hits the Black Box Theatre on Sunday, 30th June 2019. The show promises to be a concert for all ages with songs we grew to love from the X Factor as well as his own music. Concert-goers are reminded that this is a fully seated concert and under 14’s must be accompanied by an over 18.

Where: The Black Box Theatre, Dyke Road, Terryland, Galway 

When: Sunday 30th June 2019

Cost€23/€35 Tickets available here


Salthill Summer 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 10 am to 4 pm 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 30th June 2019 

Time: 10am  




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