Seafest Poster

SeaFest, Ireland’s national maritime festival, takes place in Galway from Friday 29th June to Sunday 1st July 2018.

Come along and discover all about our ocean – from how we explore, to shipwrecks and creatures of the deep. SeaFest is a fun, free summer festival for all ages and the programme of events includes a seafood fair, seafood cookery demonstrations with celebrity chefs and seafaring family fun. There will be tours of ocean going vessels, leisure craft and boats, exhibits on marine life and lots more fun and educational activities.

SeaFest is a key part of Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth: An Integrated Marine Plan for Ireland (HOOW) and its goal of increasing participation and engagement with the sea. SeaFest also hosts the annual Our Ocean Wealth Summit and other business and research events.

Come and talk to the INFOMAR team and discover how we map the sea and discover shipwrecks and hidden treasures.


Augmented Reality Sandbox

Come and play with our sandbox, a scientific educational tool to help users to explore the importance of topography, contouring, geology and seabed mapping.