Using the Aran Islands as a chicane along the route, the races whih are held over four days will involve vessels that have broken speed records of 244mph and will be visible from the Promenade in Salthill. more info: www.ventureoffshorecup.com
In 2017 Trad on The Prom will take place at the Galway Bay Hotel every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday from May to September
Performers who have captivated audiences in extraordinary productions such as 'Riverdance', 'The Chieftains', 'Lord of the Dance' and 'Feet of Flames' have now gathered together on one stage for an unforgettable entertainment experience in Salthill,Galway.
The ‘Carlsberg Salthill National Fives’ annual tournament, it has become a highly anticipated date in Galway’s soccer calendar and sees a great mix of Galway natives, visitors and friends gather to enjoy this great footballing festival. more info:www.salthilldevon.ie
The Venture Cup is the longest, toughest and most prestigious powerboat race in the world and in June 2016 Galway will be the only port out of six around Ireland where the stunning powerboats will compete in inport racing.
Galway’s most popular athletic event.Galway’s most popular athletic event, the Streets of Galway 8k Road Race is in it's 32st year the event will include more than 2,500 runners. Starting from South Park in the Claddagh, the race takes in the city centre streets, following a course out to Salthill before finishing with a two kilometre final stretch along with prom. more info : www.runireland.com/events/streets-galway
On the last weekend of September each year, the picturesque town of Galway hosts the Galway International Oyster Festival, one of the biggest events in Ireland's social calendar. A feast of live entertainment, gourmet food, fine wine and of course Oysters and Guinness are enjoyed by some 10,000 people with guests and luminaries from all over the world. more info:www.galwayoysterfest.com
July 11-16 2017. The Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland’s leading film festival, is a six-day international event, held every July and welcomes a diversity of films from around the world. The Fleadh is very much a filmmaker’s festival and attracts directors, actors, cinematographers and artists of all generations and cultural backgrounds, who present their work before their peers.