Ballinasloe October Fair (1st – 8th Oct)

About Event:

Ballinasloe Horse Fair is held annually in Ballinasloe, the second largest town in County Galway, in the western part of Ireland. It is one of Europe’s oldest and largest Horse Fairs, dating back to the 18th century.

This annual event attracts up to 80,000 visitors from all over the world, with many returning to the town year after year. This festival is one of the most important social and economic events in the life of the town. The town is also renowned for horse and pony riding, show jumping and other equestrian activities which take place throughout the year.

what’s on

  • Vintage Show & Street Display
  • Tug of War
  • Fireworks
  • Baking & Craft Competitions
  • Food Fashion & Fun
  • Queen of the Fair
  • Fun Fair
  • Dog Show
  • Craft Market
  • Pony of the Fair
  • Horse of the Fair
  • Mare & Foal Classes
  • Cob & Pony Classes
  • Heritage Day
  • Jiving Competition
  • Motorbike Stunt Show
  • Junior Tractor Derby


Ballinasloe, Galway

Organiser Contact Details:

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