The Galway Races Summer Festival is Ireland’s most famous annual horse racing spectacle. The Galway Races take place annually and bring thousands of spectators from around the globe to Galway City, Ireland. This year’s festival takes place from Monday 29th July – Sunday 4th August. Held at Ballybrit Racecourse in Galway, Ireland over seven days, this festival is one of the longest of all the race meets that occur in Ireland.

The Skeff Bar & Kitchen will be the place to be this year, we have our biggest lineup of entertainment ever, special pre-race packages and a location right in the heart of Galway City, the perfect place to enjoy Race-Week!

Skeff Pre-Race All-Inclusive Package

From Only €60 plus booking

Get your Galway Races experience off to the best start possible with our fabulous Galway Races Pre-Races Package. Join us before the races for a fantastic selection of food and drink. Enjoy a complementary glass of Prosecco or wine or a pint and relax and sample some delicious nibbles from our kitchen.

There is live music everyday so you can get the party started from the moment you step inside the Skeff. Your package also includes your return bus ticket, your entry ticket to the race-course and even your race-card! When you get to the racecourse you have a €5 betting voucher and a €6 drink voucher to get the ball rolling!

Tickets are limited so book now.

Glass of Wine or Prosecco or A Pint
Finger Food
Live Music
Racecourse Admission Ticket
Return Bus Ticket
Race Card
€5 Betting Voucher
€6 Racecourse Drink Voucher


Giddy-up for the Galway Races! Our Race Week Entertainment will Keep you Boppin!