Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas from Galway International Arts Festival

10 February 2021

This Valentine’s Day, show your love for the arts -- and each other! -- with unique Valentine’s gift ideas that support Galway International Arts Festival.

1. GIAF Gift Vouchers for Valentine's Day

Galway International Arts Festival gift vouchers make the best Valentine’s Day gifts for art lovers. Choose from €25, €50, €100 and €200 vouchers which the recipient can use to attend the plays, concerts, and other Festival events of their choice.

Vouchers are valid for 5 years, so when theatres and music venues reopen, your voucher will be waiting for you.

2. Official GIAF Hoodies and Socks for Cosy Nights In

This week only, save 10% on all Galway International Arts Festival apparel when you use code VDAY21 (offer valid until Monday 15 February). Shop some of our most popular bestsellers, including hoodies, crewnecks, socks and t-shirts for a great Valentine’s Day gift for partners or pals.

We’re all staying in this Valentine’s Day, so why not pair something cosy with chocolate and a movie?

3. Show Your Love this Valentine’s Day with a Friend of the Festival Gift Membership

When you give a Friend of the Festival gift membership, the lucky recipient enjoys exclusive Festival perks, including Priority Booking, complimentary tickets to select shows, exclusive merchandise and posters, and more. This is the perfect gift for that person whose summer isn’t complete without a visit to Galway International Arts Festival. It’s also a meaningful way to show your love for the arts at this time, because proceeds support every aspect of the Festival's work.

Friend of the Festival packages start at €150. Read more about the four levels of Festival Friendship here.

4. A Galway International Arts Festival Poster for Your Valentine

Galway International Arts Festival posters like 2020’s We Are All Navigators by Galway-based artist Jennifer Cunningham make beautiful keepsakes for years to come. This special Valentine’s Day gift captures a hopeful sense of the time we’re living in.

Unframed posters (€40) are available for shipping and framed posters (€100) are available by collection from the Black Box Theatre. Your purchase of this poster will also directly support the artist.

If you’re looking for a gift with vintage flair, shop our online selection of posters from past Festivals and GIAF premieres. Browse available posters here (limited availability).

5. Add Something Extra for a Great Valentine's Gift

Looking for something small to add to a Valentine’s Day present for your partner, friends, or family? Fun Galway International Arts Festival merchandise like travel mugs, tote bags, lanyards, key rings and pens are a great way to show off your grá for Galway.

Wishing everyone a safe and happy Valentine’s Day at home this year! Be sure to check out our specially curated Spotify playlist of love songs from festivals gone by for some Valentine's Day tunes.

Support Galway International Arts Festival this Valentine's Day

If you’re looking for a way to show a little more Festival love, a donation to Galway International Arts Festival is a donation to support the arts in this unprecedented time. It is also a commitment to help create extraordinary – as GIAF has done for over 43 years. Every euro counts so if you are in a position to donate even €1 this Valentine’s Day, please consider supporting the Festival's ongoing work.

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