SeaFest, Ireland’s national maritime festival, takes place this year in Galway Harbour on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July 2016.
The SeaFest programme of events include a seafood fair, seafood cookery demonstrations with celebrity chefs and seafaring family fun. Come along to discover all about our ocean – from how we explore, to shipwrecks and creatures of the deep.There will be tours of Ocean going vessels, leisure craft and boats, exhibits on marine life and all manner of festival entertainment for all ages.
SeaFest is a key part of Harnessing our Ocean Wealth: An Integrated Marine plan for Ireland (HOOW) and its goal of increasing participation and engagement with the sea. SeaFest also hosts the annual Our Ocean Wealth Conference and other business and research events.