The Galway Races Summer Festival, Monday 29th July to Sunday 4th August 2024. Unmissable!

The Galway Races

Join us for 'The Opening Day’ on Monday 29th 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 to miss this!

Galway Plate Day

Country Music Day. Tune in for one of the big races of the week, the historic Tote Galway Plate, worth €270,000. 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

Our best line-up yet for our young racing fans. 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.

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