GamerFest returns to Galway City this October Bank Holiday weekend, with 2,000 gamers and YouTuber fans descending on the Galmont Hotel! This year's festival promises even more gaming action and live entertainment than last year's hugely succesful event.
This is a festival for anyone who loves huge games like Fortnite and FIFA 19, YouTubers, Live Stage Entertainment, Virtual Reality, Cosplay and the massively popular Retro Gaming craze! The event welcomes visitors of all ages and skill levels, from casual enthusiasts to the most dedicated gamers!
In the PlayerZone, we'll have everybody covered! Find the latest blockbusters ready to play, or check out the latest virtual reality technology!
GamerFest also brings major esports competition to Galway with our Esports Arena. The event will include tournaments across games including Fortnite, FIFA 18 and Tekken 7 with big prizes for the ultiumate winners. Have you got what it takes to be crowned GamerFest Champion?
Our GamerFest Live Stage is going to be packed with awesome entertainemt and live gaming action, YouTuber appearances and competition giveaways. Join All Cast Irish Gamers, Antitinkerbell, Nintendo Impact Gaming, Guild of Nerds and more as they take to the stage and afterward meet their fans.
We'll have some awesome Cosplay entertainment throughout the festival, with the much anticipated Cosplay Competiton taking place on Sunday of the festival. So get your costumes out and come along for a great weekend's entertainment!
GamerFest also brings you back to where it all started, with the inclusion of an awesome RetroZone, where you can play all the classic consoles and titles. Retro gaming will blow your mind and show you those timeless consoles like Mega Drive and Super Nintendo that have truly stood the test of time!
And finally, our Merch Market will bring you all the latest in gaming gear, including head sets, brand new titles and exclusive GamerFest deals. Speak with our experts for the best advice and the best deals!
Join us at the amazing Galmont Hotel, Galway City this October Bank Holday weekend for an unforgettable gaming experience.
We'll see you there!
Are there tickets available for children?
*Children 3 and under go free. Discounted U16s tickets are available for €14.95 plus ticket fees.
What are the opening times?
Sunday & Monday : Doors open at 10.00am for VIP tickets and 11.00am for General Admission tickets.
Doors close at 5.30pm on Saturday and 5.00pm on Sunday
Are there weekend tickets?
No, single tickets are available for each day of the event.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
GamerFest Galway is held in The Galmont Hotel, Galway City. The venue is a 2 minute walk from Galway bus and train stations offering excellent access to the event. There is underground parking located at the venue - GamerFest guests can present their parking tickets at reception and avail of a special discounted rate of €1.20 per hour. For a full breakdown of directions and parking options please visit https://www.thegalmont.com/en/hotels-galway-accommodation/location/
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
If you wish to attend, exhibit, sponsor or advertise at GamerFest please email us at aGVsbG8gfCBnYW1lcmZlc3QgISBpZQ==
What's the refund policy?
Please note there are no refunds on tickets
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, you must print your ticket and bring your print out with you for scanning.
Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
No, we are afraid not.
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
The name on the ticket does not matter (ie if you have done a group purchase and your name is on all tickets, that will not cause any issues to entry).