It’s time to celebrate the bank holiday and enjoy everything Galway has to offer! Check out the following events to make this weekend the best one yet…
1. Conamara Bog Week
The annual Conamara Bog Week 2019 festival takes place in the Quaker village of Letterfrack. This is the 35th year of the festival and the organisers Conamara Environmental Education and Cultural Centre are promising an exciting line up as usual.
For more information, visit CONAMARA BOG WEEK.
When: 26th May – 03rd June
Where: Letterfrack, Co. Galway
Cost: Free to all
2. The Carrabane Arts Festival
Galway’s newest arts festival, the CAFE (Carrabane Arts for Everyone) Festival will take place on the June Bank Holiday weekend in the village of Carrabane, just five minutes from Loughrea. The festival is centred around three locations – Carrabane’s newly opened Village Theatre, a forest walk which will be transformed by local children into The Enchanted Forest and Carrabane Hall.
For more information, visit THE CAFE FESTIVAL.
When: 30th May – 03rd June
Where: Carrabane, Co. Galway
Cost: Ticketed event prices vary
3. Eyre Square Brass Band Concerts
St. Patrick’s Brass Band from Galway will perform open-air concerts along with guest bands in Eyre Square on Saturday afternoon and every other Saturday for the months of June and July. A lovely way to pass a Saturday afternoon.
For more information, visit ST. PATRICK’S BRASS BAND.
WHEN: Every Saturday afternoon in June & July
WHERE: Eyre Square, Galway
COST: Free to all
4. Fever Pitch Music Festival
Fever Pitch festival returns to Galway Airport from 01st to 02nd June 2019. The Waterboys will be headlining Saturday along with The Stunning and Aslan supporting. Sunday is headlined by Gavin James with Hermitage Green and Hudson Taylor supporting. It’s promised to be a fantastic weekend of music!
For more information, visit FEVER PITCH MUSIC FESTIVAL.
WHEN: 01st – 02nd June 2019
WHERE: Galway Airport
COST: €55.40 for one day or €99.50 for a weekend ticket
5. Westend Summer Street Feastival
Galway’s Westend is hosting the Street Feastival event this Monday 3rd June. It will be held on Ravens Terrace from 11am this Monday. The Line up includes some of the award winning eateries from around the neighbourhood as well as some pop up food gems from Galway Market.
For more information, visit WESTEND’S STREET FEAST.
When: 03rd June 2019
Time: 11am – 4pm
Where: Ravens Terrace, Galway’s Westend
Cost: Free to all