The annual Clarenbridge Oyster Festival is always a highlight of the Irish festival calendar. RSVP is delighted to join with The Clarenbridge Oyster Festival to offer two tickets to the festival on Saturday 15th of September with one night B&B in The House Hotel, a fabulous boutique hotel in Galway City (www.thehousehotel.ie)
Clarenbridge has that mix of style, culture and fun that few places can rival. Rich in history and generous in spirit, you are always guaranteed wonderful memories when you visit this pretty village by the sea.
The sea has played, and continues to play a pivotal role in the life of Clarenbridge. From its shallow, sheltered shores comes it most famous export, the renowed Clarenbridge Oyster.
And why is the Clarenbridge Oyster so famous? Well, quiet simply for the taste – it’s unrivalled. No where else on this vast planet can match the perfect conditions that exist in Clarenbridge for growing and harvesting oysters – a sheltered bay, a perfect ratio of fresh and salt water and added to this the skill and knowledge of a community who are immersed in Oyster harvesting since Roman times.
And so every September since 1954 …
Clarenbridge comes together to celebrate this king of seafood and this unique history. With the oyster at its centre, it delivers a festival of food, of entertainment, of music, of dancing and most of all, a festival of fun. And all of this packaged in facilities and service levels of the highest quality.
What you can enjoy this year……
Friday 14th September
White Collar Boxing Charity Fundraiser
Time: 7:30-10:30 p.m. followed by DJ
Tickets: €15 per person
Venue: Festival Marquee
MC: Ollie Turner | Galway Bay FM
Tickets for this event can be purchased on the night or by contacting email@example.com
Saturday 15th September
2012 Oyster Gala Celebrations
Time: 4.30 p.m. until late ( music until 1.30 a.m.)
Tickets: €45 per person
Venue: Festival Marquee
The 2012 Oyster Gala Celebrations promises to be a spectacular day filled with the finest food, incredible live music and competitions.
The unique Clarenbridge oyster will be available to sample throughout the day, as well as an array of delicious freshly prepared dishes including, seafood chowder, seafood platters, salads and a range of savoury foods.
Live music will be performed throughout the evening from outstanding bands including Top of the PopZ, The Jim McKee Band, Pulse and Jon Conover.
Throughout the event, the festival will host its annual oyster opening and oyster eating competitions, as well as its classic, brush dance competition and ‘Pearl of the Sea’ most stylishly dressed competition. As a prize, Galway Now have sponsored a luxury weekend for two in a four star hotel to include a champagne reception and spa treatment.
Make sure to wear your dancing shoes, as the exciting musical line up for this year’s Oyster Gala Celebrations will have you dancing all night long!
Sunday 16th September
Festival Family Fun Day
Tickets: €10 for adults and free for children under 12
The 2012 Festival Family Fun Day will be jam-packed with wonderful fresh food, amazing live music, games and activities to entertain all the family.
As well as the succulent oysters and seafood platters, a mouth-watering carvery lunch will be available to purchase. Children’s menus will also be available.
There will be an abundance of activities and games throughout the day including our annual tug of war, a duck race in the river Clarin, a children’s pearl hunt and colouring competitions.
Check out the full festival details on www.clarenbridge.com
RSVP has joined with The Clarenbridge Oyster Festival to offer two tickets to the festival on Saturday 15th of September with one night B&B in The House Hotel, a fabulous boutique hotel in Galway City. To enter, please answer the question below.
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