Macnas Parade Route 2019: The annual Macnas Parade will take place in Galway this Sunday 27 October 2019. This year’s parade is entitled Danse Macabre, and will depart from University Road near Macnas’ home in Fisheries Field at 5.30pm. The route will take the dozens of amazing performers, floats, musicians, and breathtaking processional puppets, along University Road, continuing to Eglinton Street, Shop Street, Mainguard Street, Dominic Street Lower, and finishes at Father Griffin Road at approximately 7.30pm. See below for an interactive map of this unique Galway event.
Family Viewing areas are available at University Road, Eglinton Street and Father Griffin Road. Accessible viewing for people with mobility issues is available at the Cathedral car park.
The Macnas Parade 2019 is completely free and family-friendly (but don’t get too close, some of those creatures bite). Audience members and especially children are encouraged to dress up in costume, make-up and masks, but remember to wrap up warm underneath as it’s October! Pick your viewing spot on the map below and give your loudest cheers and applause to the incredible Macnas Parade performers as they give their hearts and souls to our lovely city and its people.
Macnas Parade Route 2019