Macnas Parade 2018: Galway’s street theatre troupe has announced this year’s Halloween Parade to hit the streets of Galway City this October. Titled Out of the Wild Sky it will weave its way from the Macnas workshop in Fisheries Field through the city where crowds of thousands will marvel at the creations.
2017 Macnas Parade Route: It’s always an exciting time when the Macnas Parade route is announced. Families can get planning on their parking and public transport to get that special vantage point. This year’s parade promises to be a blinder! An interactive route map is at the bottom of this post! Hundreds of colourful Macnas … Read more
Macnas Parade 2017: Macnas have just announced the date for this year’s Galway parade. It’s Sunday, 29th of October 2017. Giants and otherworldly performers descend on the city for a night of mischief and mayhem! The Macnas Parade is one of the highlights of the Galway Arts calendar, becoming its very own event having broken … Read more
Below is the route of this year’s Macnas Halloween Parade, The Shadow Lighter, leaving from Fisheries Field approx 5.30, Salmon Weir Bridge, Eglington St, Shop St, High St, Quay St, and finishing around Fr. Griffin Rd. Wheelchair accessible viewing is available at the Galway Cathedral. Follow Macnas on Twitter & Facebook for updates!
View Macnas Parade 2013: “On the Night Journey” in a larger map Here’s the route for today’s Macnas Parade, “On the Night Journey”, departing from Fisheries Field at 4.45pm. The map is zoomable so you can easily pick your spot on the route! Leaving Fisheries Field, the parade will wend its way through town via … Read more
Here Macnas’ artistic director Noeline Kavanagh sets out how Macnas was born of a visit to Galway by Spanish company Els Comediants, the release it brought to a recession stricken Galway, and how you can keep in touch with and help continue the company in its modern iteration. It was late summer, 1985, in Galway. … Read more