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 2017 | Galway | 30 June to 2 July
Ireland's Maritime Festival
Wednesday 5th July, 7.00pm on RTÉ One On Nationwide this evening, the programme is in the harbour in Galway City for the 2017 SeaFest, Ireland’s biggest maritime festival. Mary Kennedy talks to festival co-ordinator Johnny Donnelly who speaks about the festival fun and the educational message that SeaFest has to share. The programme meets Dr. … Read more
The wooden sailing ketch Brian Boru has set sail from Galway on 3 July 2017, the last ship to depart from the successful three day celebration of SeaFest 2017. The Brian Boru, is specifically modified for for carrying passengers on voyages of discovery learning about the heritage and wildlife of Ireland. The voyage will head … Read more
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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.