GALWAY RACES

GALWAY FESTIVAL

25th - 31st July 2022

Race & Stay Packages
from only €149pp

GALWAY FESTIVAL

GALWAY RACECOURSE

25th - 31st July 2022

GALWAY

Summer Festival

Mon 25th to Sun 31st July 2022

The week long Galway Summer Racing Festival is held at Galway (Ballybrit) Racecourse on the outskirts of Galway City on the West Coast of Ireland. Starting on Monday 25th July concluding on Sunday 31st July 2022.

For seven days in late July Galway is the only place to be for the world renowned Galway Summer Racing Festival. This is the Irish racing festival everyone wants to go to. World Class Racing, Gourmet Food, Stunning Fashion and top quality entertainment ensure that the Galway Festival delivers the ultimate race fan experience at one of the best racing festivals in the world.

Key races feature on each day of the week with the premier days being Wednesday for the Tote sponsored Galway Plate and Thursday for the Guinness sponsored Champion Hurdle. That said good quality and exciting races take place on all of the days. Monday is an evening meeting with a mix of flat race contests to enjoy. Tuesday is also flat racing and features the valuable the Colm Quinn Mile. Wednesday is the first of the Jump's meetings with the valuable and prestigious Tote Galway Plate anchoring the days racing. Thursday features more jump racing with the valuable Guinness Galway Hurdle as the main event. Friday is a very popular day, and the day the locals all attend, with more good quality jump racing taking place. Saturday sees a return to flat racing with the valuable and ultra competitive Galway Shopping Centre Handicap as the feature. Sunday concludes the week of racing and is branded as Mad Hatters Day with flat racing action on the track and a host of family entertainment going on in the background

Come and see some of the best horses compete for the valuable prize money and prestige with fiercely competitive racing, great food, exciting entertainment and stunning fashion to enjoy throughout the week. The Galway Festival has now firmly established itself as one of Ireland's best race meetings and with complete Race & Stay packages starting from only €149 it is great value too.

Race & Stay Packages

Race & Stay are the largest and the premier Horse Racing Tour Company in Ireland and we have the widest choice and the best value options with our ready-made Galway Festival Racing Breaks starting from just €149 per guest. They include everything you need, Hotels, Tickets, Transport and much more in one easy transaction.

Book With Confidence

You can book securely online for any number of guests with just one fully refundable €100 deposit. You can then pay the balance anytime up until 31 days before you arrive. And YES it is ok to change your mind and get a full refund anytime up until 31 days before your first arrival date. START by selecting your choice of Hotel below to view all packages. If you do not find what you want please do call or email us and we'll build a Galway Festival package to perfectly suit you.

MALDRON HOTEL

Galway, County Galway

15 mins from Galway Racecourse

From Only €149 pp

The excellent 4* Maldron Hotel is located a short walk from Galway City Centre, near the Galway shopping Centre and is a very popular place for racegoers to stay.

Ideal for groups, couples and singles the Maldron Hotel has a good reputation for food and service, only a short walk away from Galway's lively bars and quality restaurants. Rooms are very comfortable and well appointed with extras. Stay from 1 night for as long as you wish.

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CONNACHT HOTEL

Galway, County Galway

15 mins from Galway Racecourse

From Only €169 pp

The excellent 4* Connacht Hotel is located just 10 minutes travel time from Galway City Centre 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 a good reputation for food and service, only a short taxi ride away from Galway's lively bars and quality restaurants. Rooms are very comfortable and well appointed with extras. The leisure centre is fab with a quality spa on site. Stay from 1 night for as long as you wish.

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MENLO PARK HOTEL

Galway, County Galway

15 mins from Galway Racecourse

From Only €169 pp

The excellent 4* Menlo Park Hotel is located just 5 minutes travel time from Galway City Centre is one of the most popular Galway Hotel's for festival racegoers to stay.

Ideal for groups, couples and singles the Menlo Park Hotel has a very good reputation for food and service, only a 20 minute walk or a short taxi ride away from Galway City Centre. Rooms are spacious with comfortable beds and furniture and have all the guest amenities you would expect from a 4* Hotel. Stay from 1 night for as long as you wish.

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GLENLO ABBEY HOTEL

Glenlo, County Galway

25 mins from Galway Racecourse

From Only €269 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.

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ADARE MANOR HOTEL

Adare, County Limerick

20 mins from Galway Racecourse (By Helicopter)

3 Night Packages from only €1999 pp

Minimum 3 Night Package

The excellent 5* Adare Manor Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Adare, in County Limerick. Voted Ireland's best Hotel we are honored to offer our exclusive VIP packages for 2022 with optional helicopter transfers and VIP racecourse hospitality included at the races.

Ideal for small groups, couples and singles Adare Manor Hotel is a beautiful property set in magnificent surroundings and a championship Golf Course, the selected venue for the 2027 Ryder Cup. When you want to enjoy a few days in the height of luxury with all of the VIP extras one would expect for your trip for Galway Races then this is the ultimate package to book. Every whim is catered for by the excellent Hotel staff and a wide range of additional extras including Golf, Horse Riding and Spa Treatments are yours to enjoy.

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GALWAY HOSPITALITY

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GALWAY Festival

DINING PACKAGES

Fine dining options at Galway Festival include two fabulous locations. The Killenin Stand offers a perfect group dining experience. The Panoramic Package, is more suited to couples and smaller groups both offer fine dining with perfect views over the racecourse and closing stages of the races.

The Panoramic Restaurant is perfect for couples and smaller groups and includes: Racecourse Admission Ticket, Complimentary Car Parking, Executive Guest Badge, Champagne Reception on Arrival, Race Card & Pen. Racing Tipster, Five course meal, Complimentary wines with meal, Complimentary Bar (excluding Champagne) closing a half hour after last race, Afternoon tea, Tote facilities, Reserved table for the day

The Killenin Restaurant is perfect for groups and offers an excellent dining experience where packages include: Racecourse Admission Ticket, Complimentary Car Parking, Executive Guest Badge, Champagne Reception on Arrival, Race Card & Pen. Racing Tipster, Five course meal, Complimentary wines with meal, Complimentary Bar (excluding Champagne) closing a half hour after last race, Afternoon tea, Tote facilities, Reserved table for the day

Please Note The above options and prices are examples only. Owing to the current Covid-19 outbreak Hospitality for Galway Races is not yet available and may be subject to social distancing or other restrictions.

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