Festival 2018

Thursday, 4th October 2018

First ever Festival Fashion Show in the Marquee

Introducing The Clarenbridge Oyster Festival Fashion Show in the Marquee!

Featuring Top Boutiques showcasing Autumn/Winter Collections !
Tickets are €20 and are on sale from Paddy Burkes, Jordans, Clarenbridge Pharmacy, Briarhill Pharmacy, and The Beauty Emporium . Tickets can also be sourced by emailing us at : theoysterfestival@gmail.com.

Early Purchase of Tickets is advised !
In association with Catwalk Modelling Agency


Friday, 5th October 2018

Cuan Beo – Reconnecting the Land and Sea

Cuan Beo will turn the festival marquee into a marine education space and will be inviting the schools in the South East Galway Bay catchment to bring their students along to explore and interact with the marine environment which will be created, increasing awareness of the value, opportunities and social benefits of our ocean wealth. For further information contact info@cuanbeo.com

10.00 am to 4.00 pm, this is a free event

Saturday, 6th October 2018

2018 Oyster Gala Celebration

Our 2018 Oyster Gala celebration promises to be a spectacular day filled with the finest food, incredible live music and competitions.

With your ticket this year, patrons will have free vouchers for some of Clarenbridge’s finest seafood and includes:
• 6 Natural Oysters

• Bowl of Paddy Burkes seafood chowder

• Seafood Platter

• A glass of white Wine•

Bands – Atlantic Rhythm feautured on Irelands Got Talent; Sax, Drumer and DJ Trio, ABBAesque, Sean Slattery and the Connections ..DJ til Late!

Food will be served from 5.30pm to 8.00pm and after this time the seafood can be purchased if you still haven’t tasted enough of the delights that Clarenbridge has to offer.
There will also be an alternative on on offer for those who do not like seafood, tea & coffee available to purchase and a dedicated Champagne and Cocktail bar will once again be there at this year’s festival.
Lets not forget the Best Dressed Lady and Gent…  The Oyster eating competition and the Brush dance returns…Let your style shine at this year’s festival!

Tickets: €80 Available to purchase online or in Paddy Burkes, Londis Kilcolgan, or Poppyseed. For Information about our corporate table offerings, please email theoysterfestival@gmail.com

Sunday,7th October 2018

Family Fun Day

The 2018 Festival Family Fun Day will be jam-packed with wonderful fresh food, amazing live music, games and activities to entertain all the family.

Bring the family and enjoy this relaxed day with plenty for all to do.

Entry is €15 per family , and the day commences @ 12.30 and finishes at 5.00 p.m.

This year has a wonderful lineup:

  • Childrens Clarin Calendar Exhibition
  • Colouring Competition
  • Clarin Duck Race
  • Tug of War
  • Childrens Fancy Dress
  • FIFA Competition


 The 2018 Festival truly has something for all ages!