Autumn Events


Galway Autumn Races

The Galway Races aren’t just about the summer festival! Racing reconvenes in Ballybrit on the 19th and 20th of September and also the 10th, 29th and 30th of October. Relive the summer’s excitement and delight at the totes in a more relaxed environment.
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Galway Oyster Festival 28th-30th September

The Galway Oyster Festival is up there with the Galway Races and Arts Festival in worldwide notoriety. Established in 1954 the festival has welcomed over half a million visitors and numbers grow every year. With food talks, seafood trails, oyster opening (shucking) championships and free events for kids all included in the weekend line-up this is perfect for all the family!

Click here for more information on the Galway Oyster Festival
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Jazz Festival 4th-7th October

The Galway Jazz Festival is entering its 13th year and is the must attend event in Galway for all music lovers. With a combination of expert master classes, solo and ensemble performances, panel discussions, youth ensemble workshops and impromptu jam sessions there is something to suit every musical palette. Over 40 events take place all over the City, tickets can be purchased from the Galway Jazz Festival website by clicking here.

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Galway Bay 10k Run 6th October

Arguably one of the most picturesque road races in Ireland the Galway Bay 10k Run starts in the Claddagh Basin, goes along the Salthill Promenade, around the Galway Bay Golf Club before returning to South Park. Each year thousands of runners, joggers and walkers take part in the Full/Half marathons and the 10k race with many participants working to raise money for excellent charities.

Nox Hotel are proud accommodation partners for the Galway Bay 10k Run, to get the best Bed & Breakfast rates click here

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