Dates For Next Year



Dates for your diary for 2017

Galway Racecourse has 12 days of great racing on offer for 2017 including the famous and iconic Galway Races Summer Festival, that boasts 7 days of superb racing, hospitality, entertainment, stunning fashion and an electric atmosphere that continues to draw people from Ireland and abroad to experience the magic that is the Galway Races.  The racecourse offers a great selection of hospitality facilities and continually strives to offer the race goer a wonderful race day experience. To further enhance our facilities, after the Summer race meeting in 2017, the racecourse will commence a €6 million redevelopment – exciting times ahead for our race goers so watch this space!


Summer Festival Meeting

Monday July 31st – Sunday August 6th

With fifty-two races over seven days of the Summer Festival, breath-taking fashion, a fantastic social event, a regular bus service to and from Galway City, makes Galway Races the perfect sporting and social occasion for


Autumn Festival Meeting

Monday September 18th – Tuesday 19th September


October Meeting

Tuesday 10th October


October Bank Holiday Meeting

Sunday October 29th – Monday October 30th