Nowhere in the world matches the vibrancy of Galway during festival season!

cultural events

Fondly known as the ‘City of Festivals’, The Latin Quarter is proud to both support and host many cultural events including; The Galway Races Summer Festival, Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, The Latin Quarter Gin Fest, Galway International Arts Festival, Cúirt Festival of Literature, Galway Uke Festival and the Galway Comedy Festival to name but a few.

HalloweeN Parade

One of the must-see festival highlights each year is the annual Macnas Halloween Parade, co-presented by The Latin Quarter. The streets of Galway come alive, with epic storytelling and over 70,000 people watching in awe and enjoying the largest free outdoor event of its kind.



As pioneers of invention, Galway based Macnas has toured the world performing with acts like U2, been part of the magic at the MTV awards, and performed worldwide including; China, Australia, and San Francisco.