2020 Festival Programme

Galway Oyster Festival Programme 2020

The Irish National Oyster Opening Competition – Live streamed – Watch the best Irish openers compete against each other for the prestige of the National Title

Chefs demos – live streamed  – Join us live online as some of Irelands top  chefs  demonstrate their skill and share their top tips for creating some amazing seafood dishes

The 2020 Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival Seafood Trail
The best guide to use while you take your time ambling around Galway’s cobbled streets and sample some of the best seafood you’ll find anywhere in the world

A Galway Hooker Parade of Sail – weather permitting

Imagine a trail you can take, & taste




With a wide array of accommodation to suit every budget, the options in Galway for a restful night are plentiful, but they do book up fast – especially at festival time! Luckily we’ve done the leg work for you.  Check out our festival accommodation partners for some great deals.


The Foodie scene in Galway has exploded over the last 10 years and with the city designated as the European Region of Gastronomy last year, we are simply spoilt for choice. We can’t think of a better way to spend a weekend than eating your way around they city, so why not amble along our thoughtfully curated Seafood Trail and sample some of the freshest, tastiest seafood to be found along the West Cost…