OCTOBER FESTIVAL

Race and Stay

From Only € 159 pp

Galway Festival Official Guest Partner

October Festival

  26th - 28th October 2024

Halloween Bank Holiday weekends are always enjoyable in Ireland and Galway is the only place to be for race fans for the Galway October Racing Festival. World Class Racing, Gourmet Food, Stunning Fashion and top quality, and spooky, entertainment ensure that the Galway October Festival delivers a fabulous race fan experience at one of the best racecourses in Ireland.

October Festival

The Races

Staring on Saturday 26th October with racing on all three days concluding on Bank Holiday Monday 28th October. All races over the weekend are afternoon meetings featuring ultra competitive racing with a host of entertainment to enjoy. Saturday and Sunday are National Hunt (Jump) race days and Monday offers a decent flat race programme. Whichever day, or days, you chose to go you'll be gauranteed a top class day out on the beautiful West Coast of Ireland.

October Festival

Race and Stay

Our exclusive Race and Stay Packages start from only €139 pp and include all you need for a fabulous Galway Racing break in one easy transaction. Hotels, Tickets, Transport and much more are all included in our ready made packages. Start by selecting your choice of hotel from the list below to view all of the fabulous options we can offer you for all Galway Race Meetings.

Race & Stay Packages

All You Need in One Easy Transaction

Our exclusive ready-made Galway Packages offer you the best choice of Hotels, all easy to book and always great value for money. From the options below you can view all packages and book securely for all guests with just one fully refundable €100 deposit backed up by our 100% refund guarantee.

CONNACHT HOTEL

15 mins from Galway Racecourse

Our most popular Hotel within easy walking distance of Bars and Shops. Quality Bedrooms, Food and Service with excellent leisure facilities. Ideal for Singles, Couples and Groups.


  • 414 Bedrooms
  • Various Dining Options
  • Room Service Available
  • Award Winning Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fully Equippped Gym
  • Free Car Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

From Only € 159 pp

Based on a minimum of 2 Guests sharing

Exclusive Extras

Just some of the exciting extras you can add to your Race and Stay Package

Racecourse Dining

Hospitality Packages

The best way to enjoy the Galway Festival is to book a Hospitality package in one of the fabulous Grandstands with excellent views over the track. Guests are seated on tables of 10 and your day will be spent in comfort and style. Gourmet Food, Stunning Fashion and top quality entertainment to accompany your VIP Hospitality Package gives you the ultimate race fan experience at one of the best racing festivals in the world.

Premier Ticket Upgrades

The Parade Ring Lounge

Race and Stay have Parade Ring Lounge packages available for all days of the 2024 Festival week. The Parade Ring Lounge Badge includes: Parade Ring Lounge Access Badge, Viewing area from the Marquee of the Parade Ring, Special guest racing tipster to kick off the day’s racing, Access to private Tote betting facilities, Full cash bar facilities, Unreserved informal seating.

Premier Ticket Upgrades

With Reserved Grandstand Seats

Race and Stay have Reserved Seat packages available for all days of the 2024 Festival week. You can upgrade your admission ticket to include a Grandstand reserved seat from only €25 per person per day. Availability is limited so please contact us to book.

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