EVENTS IN THE CITY

March 2018

St. Patricks Day Festival 17th March 2018

St Patrick's Festival parade in Galway is a platform to showcase local artists and community groups. The parade starts at 11.30am and runs through Galway city centre for over 1 hour. The event aims to celebrate Galway’s diverse culture and talent through an inclusive programme of events. More information

Connacht Rugby v Edinburgh (Guinnes Pro 14) 23rd March 2018

Connacht play host to Edinburgh at The Sportsground in the Guinness Pro14. Kick-off TBC. more info:www.connachtrugby.ie

Connacht Rugby v Gloucester Rugby (EU Challenge Cup) located 10 minuties away from NOX 31st March 2018

Connacht play host to Gloucester at The Sportsground in the EU Challenge Cup quarter finals. Kick-off 13:00. more info:www.connachtrugby.ie



 
 

April 2018

Galway Food Festival 30th March-2nd April 2018

Celebrating Galway as a good food destination, 2018 will be the 7th year of the Galway Food Festival and is sure to build on the success of the 2017 event. The festival will promote good food and good food outlets in Galway, as well as showcasing food producers based in Galway and in the West. The festival takes place in April primarily as it is the time of year when some of the best local ingredients become available, such as Connemara Spring Lamb, and trout and salmon caught locally. more information www.galwayfoodfestival.com

Family Easter Hunt at St. Brigids Gardens1st & 2nd April 2018

Come and enjoy the popular Easter Egg Hunt at Brigit`s Garden. Meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy games and crafts, and have fun exploring the Celtic Gardens. There are two types of hunt: A mini​-​hunt for the little ones around the four Celtic Gardens and a mighty​-​hunt for the older children around the nature trail. Everyone gets a ​   p​rize and the activities run from 1pm to 4:30pm
more info: www.brigitsgarden.ie/events

Galway Dance Days Festival April 2018

Dancers, activists and academics from around the world will attend the seventh Galway Dance Days Festival at the Black Box and other city venues.
more info: www.facebook.com/galwaydancedays

Connemara Internationl Marathon 22nd April 2018

2018 is the 17th Connemara Marathon and a celebration night will be held in both Galway and Clifden. Comprising of a Half Marathon, a Full Marathon and a 39.3 mile Ultra Marathon all taking place in April. Book early to avoid disappointment.
more info: www.connemaramarathon.com

Connacht Rugby v Leinster Rugby (Guinness Pro 14) 27th April 2018

Connacht play host to Leinster at The Sportsground in the Guinness Pro14. Kick-off TBC. more info:www.connachtrugby.ie