Experience the ‘magic’ that is the Galway Races Summer Festival,

Monday 31st July – Sunday 6th August 2017

The famous seven day Galway Races Summer Festival returns on the 31st July with top horse racing, stunning fashion, delicious dining options and an electric atmosphere with an infectious sense of fun. The Galway Races is certainly a festival for everyone. The Festival runs for seven consecutive days starting from the last Monday in July each year. Highlights of the Summer Festival include Ladies Day, Friday’s Fair Lady and our weekend Family Days including the very popular Mad Hatters Competition. Over 145,000 people attended last years Festival where betting turnover reached great heights once again. The total prize fund for the fifty-two sponsored races reached an impressive €1.9 million.

There are plenty of delicious on-the-go and casual food options available to racegoers throughout the Racecourse in addition to our hospitality packages where you get to enjoy the ultimate race day experience at the Galway Races. Book one of our hospitality packages and enjoy exquisite food, drinks and views of the track. Come dine with us in style at Galway Races!

If you fancy a flutter while at the course, there are various options for placing a bet; the Tote, on-course betting shops and on-course bookmakers. Turnstiles will open each day at approximately two hours before the first race. We look forward to welcoming you back to Galway Racecourse this year. Our hashtag for all Social Media channels is #GalwayRaces