SeaFest celebrates Ireland’s maritime heritage and relationship with the sea over a weekend of fun, family friendly events. Centered around Galway Harbour which becomes an ‘open air sea world’ there will be tours of ocean going vessels, aquatic displays, exhibits on marine life and fun educational activities to introduce children to the science and mysteries of the ocean.
The programme of events also includes a seafood fair, interactive exhibitions and seafaring family entertainment.
Date and details for 2018 subject to confirmation.
News & Updates
Latest News – Seafest 2018 | Galway | 29 June to 1 July
Ireland's Maritime Festival
As we dive into a new year, it’s the perfect time to plan some fun activities for the year ahead. One weekend not to be missed is SeaFest, taking place in Galway from 29th June to 1st July 2018. SeaFest has quickly become one of the most popular summer festivals in Ireland, and the 2018 … Read more
As we sail into the end of 2017, we would like to wish our SeaFest supporters a happy holiday season! A huge thank you to our volunteers, partners, businesses and the Galway community, for your support and involvement in this year’s festival. We really appreciate your efforts in making SeaFest 2017 a success – we … Read more
SeaFest, Ireland’s biggest and most spectacular maritime festival, will return to Galway in 2018. SeaFest 2018 will take place from 29th June to 1st July – a weekend of fun, family friendly events not to be missed. More than 100,000 visitors flocked to Galway Harbour to enjoy a host of activities and entertainment on and … Read more
Map & Directions
Official events mostly take place around the harbour in Galway City, but Galway is a place that does festivals better than well and there are sure to be loads of extra events scheduled throughout the city.