Things to Do
October Events in Galway
See our event list for Galway this October. Book your Autumn Break at Hotel Meyrick in the heart of Galway City.
Lunchtime Recital @ St. Nich'sTues 3rd October 20171.10pm in St Nicholas Collegiate Church - classical music featuring the Contempo Quartet.
Clarenbride Oyster FestivalFri 5th - Sun 7th October 2017 Great food, great Guinness, great music and entertainment all in a splendid marquee on the banks of the Claren River which flows through the village of Clarenbridge.
Galway Bay Half Marathon & 10KSat 7th October 2017A fast, flat, fun and scenic route starting and finishing along Galway’s famous coast line on the edge of the city
Galway Jazz FestivalFri 5th - Sun 8th October 2017Held in An Taibhdhearc, Druid Theatre, The Black Cat in Salthill, Hotel Meyrick as well as public spaces around the city.
Food on the EdgeMon 9th & Tues 10th October 2017Two day symposium for chefs & food enthusiasts from all around the world. It is a coming together of chefs to listen, talk, debate and network
Baboró Arts Festival for ChildrenMon 16th - Sun 22nd October 2017The big festival for little people - Theatre, Dance, Literature, Music, Puppetry, Workshops & Visual Art for all ages.
Conamara Sea WeekSun 22nd - Mon 30th October 2017Takes place in Letterfrack Village - a fun packed festival celebrating our wonderful marine heritage, with tons of great music and buckets of fun for all the family
Vodafone Comedy Carnival GalwayTue 24th - Mon 30th October 2017Shows day & night, you are guaranteed to see well known comedians both Irish and international
Galway Aboo Halloween FestivalFri 27th - Mon 30th October 2017Something spooktacular is taking place in Galway’s Latin Quarter this Halloween Weekend.
Connacht Rugby v Munster Rugby27th October 2017Connacht games take place at The Sportsground - Kick off 19.35hrs
Storytelling at Brigit's Garden28th/39th October 2017Dress up the family in your spookiest fancy dress and enjoy lots of ghostly fun and games, wonderful storytelling & bonfire.