Your guide to Galway!

There’s officially a grand stretch in the evenings these days so you’ve no excuse not to get out and about. Good news if you’re around the Galway area as there are plenty of events to fill out your social calendar for March.

Here are our top three picks:

Retro Drive in Movies Galway – 8th-10th March

Retro Drive in Movies are back with an even bigger line up so hop in the car and get yourself down to Galway Racecourse.

Their massive LED screen is the size of 2 double decker buses parked side-by-side, making it the biggest one of it’s kind in the world. Not only will you get a full picture, you’ll also have the novelty of listening to the movie by tuning in on your car radio.

There’ll be loads food available throughout the weekend as well. Their deadly movie schedule include Dirty Dancing, Frozen, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Greatest Showman and A Star is Born. We can’t wait !

The Galway Saint Patrick’s parade – 17th March

Image: IrishMirror

Saint Patrick’s Day is probably one of the highlights of the calendar year with everyone dressed in green from head to toe and embracing the spirit of the day.

One of the country’s most popular parades in the country is the one in Galway city and it’s easy to see why. Get caught up in the madness this month and join the crowds that flood to Eyre Square and Shop street to cheer on the bands and floats.

The parade lasts an hour and a half but there is music in every every corner of Galway City that’ll keep the party going into the wee hours.

Spring Garden, Craft and Food Fair

Image: Claregalway.info

This one is for all those flower and plant enthusiasts.  Claregalway will play host some of Ireland’s best nurseries and rare plant specialists in an explosion of colour this month.

The Irish Specialist Nursery Association says this Fair one of its key events of the year. With a range of local producers showcasing and selling their products, it’s set to be a fun day out for all the family.