Dating back to the 17th Century, Ballinasloe Horse Fair is Europe’s oldest horse fair and is a great way to spend an afternoon.

 

Starting on Saturday, 3rd and running until Sunday, 11th October, this is a festival for the whole family.

 

Attracting over 80, 000 horse enthusiasts, highlights include Horse of the Fair Lunging competition, mare and foal classes, a craft and food market, soap box racing, fashion show and bakery and craft competitions.

 

There will also be live music, street entertainment, a street tug of war and a dog show.

 

And for those who love bright lights and loud noises, there will be a fireworks display on the Friday that is sure to be a favourite among young and old alike.

 

Location:

Ballinasloe
Co. Galway

 

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