The iconic Summer Festival returns next year, Monday 26th July 2022. We can't wait to see you! Some highlights to look forward to...

The Galway Races

Join us for 'The Opening Day’ on Monday 25th July as we have a special treat for our racegoers in our parade ring with a lively colourful musical performance! First race of seven races is off at 5.10pm. You don't want t miss this!

Galway Plate Day

Tune in for one of the big races of the week, the historic Tote Galway Plate, worth €250,000. This race is awash with quality, with experienced chasers taking on emerging youngsters and has produced some high-class recent winners including, Balko Des Flos and Road To Riches. Bring it on!

Ladies Day

Widely renowned as ‘Ladies Day’ at the Galway Festival, Thursday combines the very best in racing and fashion for the pinnacle of the summer racing calendar.

Mad Hatters Competition

A day filled with colour, entertainment and fun for all the family. Join in the hugely popular 'Mad Hatters Day' competition with fantastic prizes on offer.

Get Involved

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#GALWAYRACES

🎁 The Gift of Giving: over 7️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ Christmas shoe boxes heading off to children in the Congo Africa with @TeamHopeIreland all organised by the hard working team (our neighbours) @Medtronic Galway.

🌟Massive well done 👏🏼
#Christmas #Goodnews #thegiftofgiving 🇮🇪

🍾Sending our congratulations to @Jessica_Racing who last night in London received the Sir Peter O'Sullevan Award. 🏆Jessica joined a list of winners dating back to 1997 which includes racing greats such as Lester Piggott, Tony McCoy & Aidan O’Brien.
https://www.racingpost.com/news/jessica-harrington-joins-legends-after-receiving-sir-peter-osullevan-award/523874

🤩2 reasons to be EXTRA joyful today:
1⃣ It's the #LateLateToyShow night with Ryan Tubridy & team @RTELateLateShow promising a "wild" night inspired by Disney's The Lion King 🐯&
2⃣ @elftowngalway welcomes its first guests, with VIP guests Dasher & Dancer to welcome you all! #Eek

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