Summer Festival

30 July - 05 August 2018

Overview


Galway Racecourse plays host to one of the greatest race meetings in the world, the famous and iconic Galway Races Summer Festival, that boasts seven days of superb racing, hospitality, entertainment, stunning fashion and an electric atmosphere that continues to draw people from Ireland and abroad to experience the magic that is ‘The Galway Races’.

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Monday 30th July 2018

Tuesday 31st July 2018

Wednesday 1st August 2018

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Galway Summer Festival Package

Wed 01 Aug 2018 - Fri 03 Aug 2018

  • General Admission
  • The g Hotel and Spa Galway

    2 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Superior King Room

  • Includes race tickets on both Wednesday & Thursday

£499.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Includes:

  • Two nights accommodation at The G Hotel Galway
  • Breakfast each morning
  • General Admission Tickets to Wednesday & Thursday

Hotel information


The luxurious 5 star g Hotel and Spa in Galway is the perfect choice for a Galway city break or indeed a trip to the Galway Festival!

Located on the edge of Lough Atalia as you enter the heart of the city, the g Hotel & Spa is one of the most popular hotels in Galway. The hotel is the only 5 star destination spa hotel in Galway with two floors designed by ESPA international providing a warm and exciting space to relax and rejuvenate. Best of all, the g Hotel is less than 5 minutes drive or 15 minutes walk from Eyre Square.

The hotel runs a courtesy coach transfer on Wednesday & Thursday to the racecourse which is complimentary to all hotel guests.

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Thursday 2nd August 2018

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Galway Summer Festival Package

Thu 02 Aug 2018 - Sat 04 Aug 2018

  • General Admission
  • The g Hotel and Spa Galway

    2 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Superior King Room

  • Includes race tickets on both Thursday & Friday

£469.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Includes:

  • Two nights accommodation at The G Hotel Galway
  • Breakfast each morning
  • General Admission Tickets to Thursday & Friday

Hotel information


The luxurious 5 star g Hotel and Spa in Galway is the perfect choice for a Galway city break or indeed a trip to the Galway Festival!

Located on the edge of Lough Atalia as you enter the heart of the city, the g Hotel & Spa is one of the most popular hotels in Galway. The hotel is the only 5 star destination spa hotel in Galway with two floors designed by ESPA international providing a warm and exciting space to relax and rejuvenate. Best of all, the g Hotel is less than 5 minutes drive or 15 minutes walk from Eyre Square.

The hotel runs a courtesy coach transfer on Wednesday & Thursday to the racecourse which is complimentary to all hotel guests.

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Friday 3rd August 2018

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Galway Summer Festival Package

Fri 03 Aug 2018 - Sun 05 Aug 2018

  • General Admission
  • The g Hotel and Spa Galway

    2 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Superior King Room

  • Includes race tickets on both Friday & Saturday

£369.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Includes:

  • Two nights accommodation at The G Hotel Galway
  • Breakfast each morning
  • General Admission Tickets to Friday & Saturday

Hotel information


The luxurious 5 star g Hotel and Spa in Galway is the perfect choice for a Galway city break or indeed a trip to the Galway Festival!

Located on the edge of Lough Atalia as you enter the heart of the city, the g Hotel & Spa is one of the most popular hotels in Galway. The hotel is the only 5 star destination spa hotel in Galway with two floors designed by ESPA international providing a warm and exciting space to relax and rejuvenate. Best of all, the g Hotel is less than 5 minutes drive or 15 minutes walk from Eyre Square.

The hotel runs a courtesy coach transfer on Wednesday & Thursday to the racecourse which is complimentary to all hotel guests.

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Saturday 4th August 2018

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Galway Summer Festival Package

Sat 04 Aug 2018 - Mon 06 Aug 2018

  • General Admission
  • The g Hotel and Spa Galway

    2 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Superior King Room

  • Includes race tickets on both Saturday & Sunday

£309.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Includes:

  • Two nights accommodation at The G Hotel Galway
  • Breakfast each morning
  • General Admission Tickets to Saturday & Sunday

Hotel information


The luxurious 5 star g Hotel and Spa in Galway is the perfect choice for a Galway city break or indeed a trip to the Galway Festival!

Located on the edge of Lough Atalia as you enter the heart of the city, the g Hotel & Spa is one of the most popular hotels in Galway. The hotel is the only 5 star destination spa hotel in Galway with two floors designed by ESPA international providing a warm and exciting space to relax and rejuvenate. Best of all, the g Hotel is less than 5 minutes drive or 15 minutes walk from Eyre Square.

The hotel runs a courtesy coach transfer on Wednesday & Thursday to the racecourse which is complimentary to all hotel guests.

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Sunday 5th August 2018

Dress Codes

What to wear

There is no strict dress code at Galway Racecourse, however it is advisable to dress appropriately for the weather with many racegoers opting for smart dress. Racing doesn’t happen every day, so why not treat your visit as a special occasion?

Travel Information

How to find us

Located just off the M6 motorway, Galway Racecourse is easily accessible from Dublin, Cork, Limerick or any other location around Ireland. It is located 40 minutes from Shannon Airport, 1 hour from Knock Airport, 2 hours from Dublin Airport and 2.5 hours from Cork Airport.

Directions

By Car

From Dublin & East
Follow R148 and N4 to M4 in South Dublin. Follow M4 and M6 to Bothar na dTreabh/N6 in Galway. Continue on Bothar na dTreabh/N6 to your destination

From Limerick
Take R445 to N18 in Clare. Take M18 to N66 in Galway. Follow N18 and R446 to your destination in Galway.

From Cork
Take N20, N18, M18 and N18 to R339 in Galway. Take Ballybrit Cres to your destination.

From The North
Get on A12 from A1 and Grosvenor Rd/B38. Take M1 to A1 in Lisburn. Take the A1 exit from M1. Continue to N1. Take M1, M4 and M6 to Bothar na dTreabh/N6 in Galway. Continue on Bothar na dTreabh/N6 to your destination.

By Bus

Races Shuttle Bus
Shuttle Bus from Eyre Square to Race Course for Galway Races Summer Festival 2017 Buses will depart outside The Skeff Bar in Eyre Square. Return services starts before 2nd last race and after the races.

By Helicopter
Pre-registration is essential for helicopter landings at Galway Races. Please contact Galway Racecourse for landing requirements.

Parking

Parking is available on-site.

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