10 THINGS TO DO IN GALWAY THIS NEW YEAR’S EVE

Before you take a cup of kindness for Auld Lang Syne, a degree of planning needs to be put into the night’s festivities. Whether you want to take in some live music, dance the night away or just enjoy some beverages in the local, it’s all at your disposal here in Gaillimh.

Take care of yourselves, you devilish party-goers! Think of us during your New Year’s kiss… or don’t… whatever.
 
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RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH LANKUM AND JUNIOR BROTHER

For the music mad among us, an evening away from Róisín Dubh just wouldn’t do. See out the end of 2019 with two of the Irish folk artists that made this year’s musical offerings so bountiful. Expect an enchanting evening, special guests and DJs until late.

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BOP DOWN TO ELECTRIC AVENUE

Still in full swing from the festive season, Electric Nightclub are set to blow the roof off 2019 with their last shindig of the decade. Join the ranks of merry bodies welcoming in the Roaring Twenties with a romantic midnight shift – it’s the only way to do it.

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KEEP YOUR HALO FIRMLY IN PLACE

Make the final moments of 2019 ones to remember within the walls of HALO Galway. Drinks with friends, throwing shapes on the dancefloor and a cheeky smooch when the clock strikes 12? Sounds like an ideal night by our standards.

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FREE FESTIVITIES AT THE KINGS HEAD

Be one of the first fifty guests in the door of The Kings Head to nab a complimentary 2020 Cocktail to toast the New Year in style. The tipple will be followed by tunes from 1979-2019 spun by DJ Theo and there’ll also be music from Red Tape, a four-piece Galway rock and pop cover band.

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A BITTA BUBBLY AT BUSKER BROWNES

Five bars, three floors and one hell of a night to be had, let Busker Brownes be the backdrop to your NYE festivities. DJ Rob will be on the decks from 10pm, but make sure to be one of the first through the doors of the Hall on Level 3 at 8pm to secure a complimentary glass of prosecco

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END THE YEAR IN MASSIMO’S WINTER WONDERLAND

Walk into the Westend’s very own winter wonderland at Massimos for a night that won’t be forgotten in a hurry. Great tunes from some top-notch DJs, cocktails and prosecco aplenty and an atmosphere like no other create the ideal setting for the countdown.

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ORCHESTRAL DELIGHTS AT PÁLÁS

Enjoy Berliner Philharmoniker’s glittering New Year’s Eve Concert broadcast live from Berlin in the comfort of Pálás as the orchestra takes you on a journey through George Gershwin’s An American in Paris and Leonard Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story as well as works from Cole Porter, Carl Loewe, and Kurt Weill.

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CELEBRATE IN STYLE AND COMFORT AT THE ARDILAUN

Gather your nearest and dearest for a 5-course gourmet meal in The Ardilaun Hotel, followed by a glass of bubbly at midnight in Blazer’s Bar. The night will feature live music from the Guinness Jazz Band and you’re guaranteed a fun, festive evening. Book now on 091 521433 to avoid disappointment.

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RETRO REVELRY AT MONROES

Ring in the New Year by rewinding through some of the classic tunes from days gone by. We’re talking the likes of Prince, Kylie, Sister Sledge, Nelly, Bobby Brown, you know the jist, all spun by DJ Flaco. Get in early to nab yourself a free drink and come finger food for the first 100 party people.

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MERRYMAKING AT JUST ABOUT EVERY OTHER WATERING HOLE

Since the people of Galway love nothing more than a good old-fashioned sesh, just about every other boozer in town will be wall-to-wall with festive cheer. Whether you choose to head to Taylor’s or the Dáil, Blue Note or The Skeff, Seven or Front Door, you’re guaranteed a good time.