Date Posted: 06/03/2013 -
Galway Oyster Festival 26-29 September
Each year, on the last weekend of September, Galway City comes alive with seafood & oysters as it celebrates the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, the most internationally recognised Irish festival after St Patrick's Day and the world's longest running Oyster Festival.
Throughout the Irish food festival, there will lots of tantalising events for all to enjoy; seafood trails, oyster hot spots, oyster opening (shucking) championships including the Oyster 'Olympics' or World Oyster Opening Championship, foodie talks & tasting events in some of Galway's best restaurants, historic tours, an intimate Food village at The Festival Marquee, a Mardi Gras style Gala Event through the streets of Galway and in association with The Gathering Ireland 2013, the Tribal Oyster Feast Off oyster eating competition celebrating the fourteen Tribes of Galway along with family activities, live music, cooking demonstrations, 'Hot Oyster Awards' cooking challenge and more.
For more information visit: www.galwayoysterfest.com