2017 Oyster Festival of Racing

  • 02:00 PM
  • Hawthorne Race Course, 3501 S. Laramie Avenue, Cicero, IL


Join the Galway Committee of CSCI as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Chicago and Galway sister city partnership with the 20th Annual Oyster Festival of Racing. Chicago’s own Oyster Festival of Racing pays tribute to two of Ireland’s most popular annual events, the Galway Races and the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, by bringing together enticing food and exciting horse racing in one day of Irish jubilation.

Enter the event raffle for your chance to win a trip for two to Ireland (including airfare, stays in Galway and Cork), Chicago sports packages, downtown hotel getaways, dining gift certificates and many more! You do not need to be present to win. Raffle tickets purchased here will be entered into the raffle.

  • Doors open 2:00 PM
  • Live racing begins at 3:10 PM
  • Tickets:
    • $80 per person
    • $800 table of 10
    • $20 raffle ticket

The event is hosted by the Galway Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International.

For more information, email idilyte@chicagosistercities.com or call 312 201 4533.