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.
Clarenbride Oyster FestivalFri 5th - Sun 7th October 2018Great 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 6th October 2018A fast, flat, fun and scenic route starting and finishing along Galway’s famous coast line on the edge of the city
Galway Jazz FestivalThurs 4th - Sun 7th October 2017Held in An Taibhdhearc, Mick Lally Theatre, The Black Gate Cultural Centre, Biteclub as well as public spaces around the city.
Food on the EdgeMon 22nd & Tues 23rd October 2018Two 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 15th - Sun 21st October 2017The big festival for little people - Theatre, Dance, Literature, Music, Puppetry, Workshops & Visual Art for all ages.
Conamara Sea WeekSun 21st - Mon 29th October 2018Takes 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 23rd - Mon 29th October 2018Shows day & night, you are guaranteed to see well known comedians both Irish and international
Galway Aboo Halloween FestivalFri 26th - Mon 29th October 2018Something spooktacular is taking place in Galway’s Latin Quarter this Halloween Weekend.
Storytelling at Brigit's GardenSunday 28th October 2018Dress up the family in your spookiest fancy dress and enjoy lots of ghostly fun and games, wonderful storytelling & bonfire.