Ireland’s leading arts festival with theatre, spectacle, street art, music, comedy, literature and music producing a stunning fortnight of cultural activity and celebration.
Galway Arts Festival is established as Ireland’s leading arts festival and one of the most successful arts enterprises in this country. In 2013 the festival had 165,396 attendances at 190 performances, exhibitions and talks which took place in 29 venues.

Over its 36-year history Galway Arts Festival has become one of Europe’s premier cultural events and is a vital showcase for Irish arts and international arts. Each July, hundreds of writers, artists, performers and musicians create theatre, spectacle, street art, music, comedy, literature and music to produce a stunning fortnight of cultural activity and celebration.