Galway Oyster Festival
Galway really is the home of the Oyster.
Annually on the last weekend of September, the city celebrates the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, the world’s longest running Oyster Festival.
This year will see the 61st Festival Spring to life in the heart of Galway.
Enjoy all from the most central city location of Hotel Meyrick. Book Now
From the 24th - 27th of September , the Weekends programme of events will include; seafood trails, oyster hot spots, oyster opening (shucking) championships including the Oyster ‘Olympics’ or World Oyster Opening Championship, a Masquerade Mardi Gras style Gala Event along with family activities, live music and more.
Established in 1954, The Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival has welcomed over half a million visitors, consumed more than 3 million oysters – washed down with champagne and stout whilst listening to some of the best musicians in Ireland