The Galway Races Summer Festival Shop Window Competition 2018

in association with Galway Chamber & Galway Bay fm

Galway Racecourse in association with Galway Chamber and Galway Bay fm will host the inaugural and colourful ‘Galway Races Summer Festival Shop Window Competition’ with businesses in Galway City and County invited to take part. Be in with a chance of winning tickets and an all-inclusive VIP day out for your team worth €3,000. We are delighted to have the support of Galway Bay FM and Galway Chamber for this competition.



Enjoy the ultimate race day experience - a V.I.P. Day at the Galway Races for 12 People on Monday 30th July worth €3,000. Come dine with us in style at Galway Races.

   1st Prize includes:

  • Racecourse Admission Ticket
  • Complimentary Car Parking
  • Executive Guest Badge
  • Champagne Reception on Arrival
  • Race Card & Pen
  • Racing Tipster
  • Five Course Gourmet Meal
  • Complimentary Wines with Meal
  • Complimentary Bar (excluding Champagne) closing half an hour after the last race
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Tote Betting Facilities
  • Reserved Table for the Day

Runners Up Prize:

A short list of all those entered will be issued. The top 15 businesses chosen based on their window displays will each receive 20 admission tickets for their team to enjoy a day at the Galway Races on Wednesday 1st August Galway Plate evening.



Keith Finnegan – Galway Bay FM

Maeve Joyce – Galway Chamber

Michael Moloney – Galway Racecourse

How To Enter

Best of luck to all and thanks for your support
  • Monday 21st May – register your shop/business in our Shop Window Competition via our website Once entries are received, Galway Racecourse will send each shop/business a confirmation letter and information pack.
  • Monday 2nd July – shops/ businesses start decorating their windows.
  • Thursday 19th July – participating shops to email two pictures of their themed windows to Galway Racecourse. This is the closing date for all entries. Email:
  • Friday 20th July – the 15 finalists will be contacted and names announced on social media.
  • Monday 23rd July – winner announced live on Galway Bay fm on the Keith Finnegan Show.


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