Frequently Asked Questions 

Where is the festival located? 

You can find the festival tent located at Nimmo’s Pier, Galway City.

What time is the festival on? 

The times for the festival are as follows

Friday 7 pm – late,

Saturday 1 pm – 6 pm & again from 8 pm – late,

and Sunday 12 pm – 7 pm


Will I receive a physical copy of my tickets when I purchase them? 

Tickets bought online will NOT be posted in advance of the festival.

All tickets will be available for collection at the festival venue ticket desk from Friday, 27th  September 2024, and you must bring a copy of your ticket confirmation.


Is there a discount for group bookings? 

We offer a 10% discount for group bookings of 10 or more. Contact the office on 091 394637 to avail of this offer.


Can I cancel my tickets right up to the festival? 

We accept cancellations up to Wednesday, 31st July 2024. An administration fee of €10 will be charged. All cancellations must be received in writing with the original confirmation email attached. Unfortunately, NO refunds may be arranged for cancellations received after this time.


I would like to apply to trade at this year’s Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival.

Unfortunately, there are NO trading opportunities at the festival.


I would like to apply to compete at this year’s Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival.

To compete on Saturday the 28th of September 2024 at the World Oyster Opening Competition, you must first have won your home country’s National Oyster Opening competition. For more information and entry forms please email us at galwayoysterfestival@gmail.com


I lost something in the festival tent, who do I contact?

You can contact galwayoysterfestival@gmail.com and we will do our best to help. 


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Twitter: https://twitter.com/galwayoyster

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/galwayoysterfest/


If your question is not answered on this page please contact us by email or on social media and we will get back to you as soon as possible.