• Dublin Racing Festival 2023
    GALWAY
    OCTOBER FESTIVAL
    29th - 31st October 2022

GALWAY OCTOBER FESTIVAL

29th - 31st OCTOBER 2022

RACE AND STAY PACKAGES

BOOK WITH THE GALWAY

RACING FESTIVAL
EXPERTS

THE FESTIVAL

The 2022 Galway October Festival is the final meeting of the season at Galway Racecourse. Held over the Bank Holiday weekend 29th - 31st October, at Ballybrit (Galway) Racecourse close to Galway City on the scenic West Coast of Ireland. This is your chance to enjoy a first class racing break which is excellent value for money.

RACE AND STAY

Race and Stay are the Largest and the Premier Horse Racing Tour Specialists in Ireland. Over 36,000 happy guests have booked with us and we are the only Official Guest Partner for many Irish Racecourses and Hotels.

Many regular guests book year on year but if you have never been to Galway Races before our expert staff can help. Just call us on +353 45 522795 or email us tell us exactly what you want and we will build your perfect Galway October Festival package for you. From the Hotel options below you can book online, over the phone or by email with confidence for any number of guests, with just one fully refundable €100 deposit backed up by our 100% refund guarantee.

ENJOY THE GALWAY

OCTOBER FESTIVAL
WITH US

THE RACES

The Festival weekend includes 14 National Hunt and 8 Flat races over 3 fabulous days. One of the best mixed discipline race meeting in Ireland.

Saturday 29th October features seven quality National Hunt races with racing starting at 1.10pm and finishing at aproximately 4.40pm

Sunday 30th October features seven quality National Hunt races with racing starting at 1.20pm and finishing at aproximately 4.40pm

Monday 31st October features eight quality Flat races with racing starting at 1.35pm and finishing at aproximately 4.40pm

THE ATMOSPHERE

Regarded as one of Ireland's best race weekends The Galway October Racing Festival never fails to deliver an excellent experience. With a weekend of competitive jump races and Bank Holiday Monday featuring a good flat race card with plenty of entertainment, food, fashion and fun at the races and in Galway City there is something for all to enjoy.

BOOK NOW FOR THE

GALWAY OCTOBER FESTIVAL

WITH JUST ONE €100 REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT

To Start:

Please select a Hotel from the list below and you can view all of the ready made packages we have.

OUR PACKAGES INCLUDE

  • Your Choice of Hotel & Stay
  • Breakfast Each Morning
  • Transport to and from the Races
  • Admission Tickets or Hospitality
  • Our Managers Looking After You

THE CONNACHT HOTEL

From Only €149 pp

The excellent Connacht Hotel is one of THE places to stay for race week, located just 10 minutes travel time from Galway Racecourse and as the title sponsors of one of the festival's big races, a great place for racegoers to stay.

Ideal for groups, couples and singles the Connacht Hotel is a landmark property with an excellent reputation for good food and service, only a short taxi ride away from Galway City centre. Guest rooms are spacious and very comfortable and well appointed with a host of extras. The leisure centre is fab with a quality spa on site with great food, drink, criac and entertainment in Bar Solo each day and evening to enjoy.

Our exclusive Connacht Hotel packages can be tailored to perfectly suit you. Stay as long as you wish, go racing on as many days as you want to for your racing break.

GLENLO ABBEY HOTEL

From Only €229 pp

The excellent 5* Glenlo Abbey Hotel is located just outside of Galway City. The base for many owners and trainers for the week and one of our most popular Galway Festival Hotels.

Ideal for small groups, couples and singles the Glenlo Abbey Hotel is a beautiful property set in magnificent surroundings on the edge of Loch Corrib, with an excellent reputation for first class food and service, Rooms are very spacious, comfortable and are very well appointed. The leisure centre is top class with an award winning spa on site. Stay from 1 night for as long as you wish.

EXCITING EXTRAS

TO ADD TO YOUR PACKAGE

GALWAY FESTIVAL

VIP HOSPITALITY

From Only €80 pp

VIP Hospitality Packages will be available on ALL Festival days in 2022. The Killenin Stand Hospitality Experience gives you the best hospitality location overlooking the track. Dine in comfort and style and enjoy the best location and food on one of our exclusive shared tables of 10. Galway Festival Hospitality Packages are on sale and do sell out quickly so please enquire now.

AVAILABLE ALL DAYS

GALWAY GOLF

From Only €79 pp

Our exclusive Golf packages are available on any day of race week to suit you. You can play and walk in the footsteps of some of Golf's heroes on the velvet turf of some of the West Coast's premier courses or challenge yourself on the rugged links at Connemara or at any of the fine golf courses in the area. Why not add this exclusive option to your Galway Racing Break with us in 2022 when we can arrange everything for you including return transport, tee times and golf and buggy hire.

LET US

HELP YOU

As The Only Official Guest Partner for many Irish Racecourses we have unprecidented access to the best Hotels, Racecourse Facilities, Hospitality and much more. Whether you are a group, a couple or on your own we will do our utmost to ensure you have the best Galway Festival Racing Break possible. Our Ready made packages suit most guests but we are always wiling to build a package to perfectly suit your group size and budget so please do contact us if we can help in any way.

We know we offer the best value and quality racing breaks in Ireland but you do not have to take our word for it, just check out our recent Guest Testimonials and see for yourself what our customers say about our service.