~ About the Festival ~
Fancy five days of fantastic food and events in Galway? Then join the fun at the first Galway Food Festival during the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend - Thurs 28 March - Mon 1 April 2013
5 days of fantastic food and free, family-friendly events on the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend, showcasing the best that Galway has to offer. Featuring over 100 individual events. Dont miss!
Welcome to the Galway Food Festival - even bigger and better in this its second year and featuring an extended five day programme of fantastic food and free, family-friendly events in Galway on the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend. Celebrating Galway as a good food destination and with a strong focus on artisan, seasonal and local produce the festival will showcase the best that Galway has to offer. This year's festival will take place from Thursday 28 March to Monday 1 April and will include an extended food village on the banks of the Corrib, open-air markets, restaurant trails, cookery demonstrations, food tours to local artisan producers, foraging trips, food talks, tastings, wine and beer workshops, a meet the producers forum, lots of local produce, kids activities and family fun days. The 2013 festival will explore the international diversity and global character of Galway food and celebrate the Galway Food Diaspora. Over 75 restaurants, food outlets and food producers will participate and most events will again be free-admission, all will be family friendly and many will have a strong 'Galway' flavour. Galway, proclaimed in 2012 as 'the Gourmet Capital of Ireland' by Sally Mc Kenna of The Bridgestone Guides is the perfect setting for this family-friendly festival. Dont miss!
Check out some video highlights of the 2012 Festival here