Glenamaddy heats up for Summer Festival



Annual event runs from July 4th to 7th


The Glenamaddy Summer Festival will take place from Thursday, July 4th to Sunday, July 7th and will feature a wide range of events which should keep the whole family happy!

  The festival kicks off next Thursday with the return of the extremely popular Car Treasure Hunt which starts at 7 pm. This is an event which promises great family fun with no local knowledge required! There will be great prizes on offer for first car back as well as best time. The fun event starts from Glenamaddy Community Centre – don’t be late!

  The Car Treasure Hunt will be followed by live music with Mick Flavin who will be performing on the street on Friday night. Treasure Hunt prizes will be presented on the night and there will also be a raffle and food from a hot dog and burger stand will also be available.

  On Friday night, visitors to Glenamaddy can ‘saddle up’ for some virtual horse racing at The Welcome Inn. Compere on the night will be Galway Bay FM’s Ollie Turner and there promises to be a fun line-up and an auction race on the night.

  Saturday at Glenamaddy Summer Festival kicks off with Market Day at 10 am and stalls are still available so check out the festival’s Facebook page or call on the day!

  An U-8s Soccer Blitz will take place at 12.30 pm at Glen Celtic AFC and at 4 pm in Glenamaddy Community Centre, Explosive Entertainment present a Kiddies’ Disco with lots of fun and games for all ages!

  On Saturday night, Raftery’s Oakland Hotel will play host to a fundraising Fancy Dress Party in aid of St. Joseph’s NS and all local groups and clubs will be getting fancy dress ready as there will be some wonderful prizes up for grabs on the night!

  The curtain will come down on this year’s Glenamaddy Summer Festival on Sunday (7th) with the annual Family Fun Day at Collins Park Playground from 1 pm. There will be music on the day by Craobh Tom Morrison youths and entertainment with Nancy the Clown as well as novelty sports and races for all ages.

  From 4 pm on Sunday, the stage will be set on the Ballymoe Road for some novelty games for adults and this will be followed by live music from ‘Don’t Do Hugs’. Murray’s Funfair will also be located behind Divilly’s Welcome Inn throughout the festival weekend.

  So come along to Glenamaddy Summer Festival next weekend (Thursday, 4th to Sunday 7th), where there promises to be fun for the whole family to enjoy!