The Connacht Hotel


We are so excited about our new Christmas Video for the Connacht Hotel. A very special guest has arrived to add a touch of magic to Christmas here at the Connacht Hotel.

Magical Christmas Breaks at the Connacht Hotel. 

Whether you are planning a Pre-Christmas trip, your great escape after Christmas, or planning ahead for Midterm Breaks and School Holidays in 2019, we have the perfect family breaks here at the Connacht Hotel Galway. 

Elf Town Christmas Package

A warm festive welcome awaits you in the build-up to Christmas. Our Hotel Guests receive an Exclusive 10% Discount on Elf Town Tickets when you book an Elf Town Family Package with us.  Elf town is an Interactive Christmas Experience, located in Ballybrit Racecourse. Read our Guide to Elf Town here.

Family Breaks in Galway

We have a choice of 2 or 3-night packages to include a range of family rooms types, whatever your family size. Choose from our renowned Bunk Bed Family Rooms - ideal for 2 adults and up to 3 kids or our larger Family Suites with two bedrooms and a Kitchenette for added comfort. 


Christmas Activities in Galway

November 24th to December 23rd– Santa and his merry band of elves are looking forward to returning to Galway and meeting all the wonderful boy and girls at Elf Town. Elf Town is an interactive Christmas Experience with takes place at Ballybrit Racecourse Galway.

December 1st to 23rd -The Christmas Festival takes place at Slieve Aughty in Galway on Saturdays and Sundays from December 1st to 23rd 2018. Santa will be there and is looking forward to seeing all the boys and girls this year.

December 2nd to 23rd-Conjure up the real magic and wonder of Christmas with Santa’s Christmas Magic at Brigit’s Garden on various dates from December 2nd to 23rd 2018 Santa and Elfie are back with lots of extra fun activities!
December 2nd to January 13th 2019 – The Town Hall Theatre Galway has a full line up of festive family performances including; The Nutcracker Christmas Show on November 2nd, The Nutcracker Ballet on December 15th & 16th, The Children of Lir on December 20th & 21st and the annual Renmore Christmas Panto, Sleeping Beauty from December 29th to January 13th.

December 25th – The Annual Galway Cope Christmas Day Swim takes place at Blackrock on Christmas Day from 10am to 1pm.

November 17th to January 6th– Galway Skates are open for ice-skating in Salthill from November 17th 2018.

November 16th to December 22nd– The Galway Christmas Market is back in Eyre Square from November 16th 2018.

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