Opening Night

Friday 27th Sept 2024

Venue: Festival Marquee, Nimmo’s Pier 
Ticket Price: €45


With fantastic live music, mouthwatering seafood and the high-octane excitement of the National Oyster Opening Championship, Friday night at the International Oyster and Seafood Festival is guaranteed to get your weekend off to a cracking start!


As the sun goes down over the iconic views of Galway’s famed Long Walk, the Irish hopefuls from across the country will take to the main stage to vie for the chance to lift the Irish Oyster Opening Cup and qualify for a place in the World Competitions.


Our MC will be on hand to introduce you to the competitors and keep you up to speed on the competition rules as the Irish entrants shuck for their lives!


Live music throughout the evening is sure to get you up and out on the dance floor and when you need to break for sustenance we’ve got you covered with a mouth watering choice of oyster and seafood options, as well as a full bar.