Become an Individual Friend

Becoming a friend of the Festival is the best way to keep up with news and events at Galway International Arts Festival and means access to tickets ahead of general booking. Friendship of the Festival is also a wonderful gift for an art-loving friend or family member. Your support underpins every aspect of the Festival's work – its achievements onstage, the commissioning of new productions, development of educational and volunteer programmes and much more.

Make the most of your Friendship of Galway International Arts Festival by choosing the best level for you.

Explorer €150

  • Enjoy Priority Booking*
  • Receive 2 complimentary tickets to selected Festival shows
  • Receive a complimentary Festival Poster 

Discoverer €300

  • Enjoy Priority Booking*
  • Receive 3 complimentary tickets to selected Festival shows
  • Receive a special Discoverer discount on your purchased theatre tickets (limit of 3 tickets per event)*
  • Receive 2 complimentary Festival T-shirts
  • Receive a complimentary Festival Poster 

Creator €500

  • Enjoy Priority Booking*
  • Receive 4 complimentary tickets to selected Festival shows
  • Receive a special Creator Friend discount on your purchased theatre tickets (limit of 4 tickets per event)*
  • Receive a special Creator Friend discount on your purchased First Thought tickets (limit of 4 tickets per event)*
  • Receive 3 complimentary Festival T-shirts
  • Receive a complimentary Festival Poster

Innovator €1000

  • Enjoy Priority Booking*
  • Receive 8 complimentary tickets to selected Festival shows
  • Receive a special Innovator Friend discount on your purchased theatre tickets (no limit per event)*
  • Receive a special Innovator Friend discount on your purchased First Thought tickets (no limit per event)*
  • Receive 4 complimentary Festival T-shirts
  • Receive a complimentary Limited Edition 40th celebration framed poster

* Subject to availability

The following benefits are included in all packages:

  • Invitation to our exclusive Friends’ event during the Festival
  • Invitation to Festival programme launch reception
  • Invitation to Festival Gala opening
  • Invitation to the opening of the Visual Arts Programme
  • Receive Box Office listing
  • Receive listing on Friends' section of Festival website
  • Receive email updates - exclusive news and special offers via our Friends' email update.

Friendships are acknowledged on the www.giaf.ie for approximately one year.

Join our Individual Friend programme online or contact Aisling O’Sullivan at friends@giaf.ie or call + 353 91 509700.