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.

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 framed 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

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 

Explorer €150

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

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