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 arts-loving friend or family member.

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

Innovator €1,000

The benefits of an Innovator Friend include:

  • 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 framed Festival Poster

* Subject to availability

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

Creator €500

The benefits of a Creator Friend include:

  • 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
  • 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.

* Subject to availability

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

Discoverer €300

The benefits of a Discoverer Friend include:

  • 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
  • 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.

* Subject to availability

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

Explorer €150

The benefits of an Explorer Friend include:

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

* Subject to availability

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