What's On In Galway - December 2023
What's On In Galway - December 2023
With the 12th month of the calendar year comes festive fun, holiday season charm, and lots of great new memories to be made. As usual, Galway is the place to be – and there are lots of events and activities to enjoy around the City of Tribes. So, join us for our What’s Happening in Galway December edition!
LOCAL FOOD & CRAFT FAIR AT THE BLACK BOX THEATRE
December 2 & 3
This will be a fantastic two days where you’ll enjoy some of the most amazing craftspeople and artisan producers’ end results. You’ll savour the fruits of their labour, whether you’re admiring their handcrafted ceramics, leather goods, homemade jams, vegan cuisine, and more. The Local Food & Craft Fair brings together the best local producers and offers a great way to enjoy a day out.
CRAFT BEER AND TAPAS TASTING NIGHT AT 1520 BAR WITH CONNEMARA BREWERY
Craft beer enthusiasts and foodies alike are invited to indulge in a unique sensory experience at 1520 Bar in Galway on Wednesday, December 6th. This exclusive event, in collaboration with Connemara Brewery, promises an evening of exquisite craft beers, delectable tapas, and insights into the art of brewing.
MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS AT PÁLÁS CINEMA
Take time to enjoy this classic hit from 1944, starring Judy Garland. A feel-good and heartwarming movie, it is full of memorable musical numbers that are sure to get you in the festive spirit. When you hear Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, you’ll want to ready yourself a cup of cocoa and start singing along.
CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME ‘FIONN AND THE GIANT’S CAUSEWAY’ AT AN TAIBHDHEARC
If you’re looking for a great way to entertain the whole family this December, An Taibhdhearc is the place to be for this imaginative re-telling of Fionn McCool. It promises to be a fun and enchanting experience for one and all in this amazing setting. So, why not grab a few tickets and get ready to enjoy what’s sure to be a fantastic show?
CONNACHT V UNION BOURDEAUX BEGELS
Connacht play host to Union Bourdeaux Begels at The Sportsground in the United Rugby Championship. Kick-off is at 8:00 pm on December 8. Located a short distance from the Connacht Rugby Sportsground, we are the ideal location to stay or dine if you are planning to go to this United Rugby Championship game.
SEÁN KEANE AT THE TOWN HALL THEATRE
Galway man Seán Keane is one of the most recognisable people on the Irish music scene, and his upcoming show at the Town Hall Theatre is sure to be a feast for the ears. Those looking for an easy-going night of fantastic songs, excellent musicianship, and an intimate ambience need look no further than what is sure to be a sell-out show in a wonderful venue.
OUTSET XMAS INDOOR MARKET...
December 16 & 17
Taking place over two days, the Outset Xmas Indoor Market promises a great festive time for all – and the fact that it’s taking place indoors means respite from the cold snap outside. Here, you’ll browse amazing creations of all kinds from lots of talented individuals. You’re sure to love the vintage pieces, retro items, handmade crafts, and more available here – the perfect stocking filler or thoughtful gift to give someone this holiday season.
WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION AT BRIGIT’S GARDEN
Are you seeking an alternative way to enjoy the lead-in to the holiday season? At Brigit’s Garden, you are welcome to enjoy their Winter Solstice Celebration on December 21st. This will be an evening of meditation, candle-lighting, and offers a chance for reflection that you are sure to enjoy. Go ahead and savour something slower paced this December and make the most of this wonderfully peaceful experience in a beautiful setting.
BERLINER PHILHARMONIKER LIVE NEW YEAR’S EVE CONCERT AT THE EYE CINEMA
Draw 2023 to a close with the Berliner Philharmoniker’s Live New Year’s Eve Concert at the EYE Cinema. This promising to be a rousing rendition of Richard Wagner’s works, offering a storytelling masterclass through music and song. You won’t want to miss this!