Special Events

Every Year, on 12/31 the Galway Hooker hosts the premier New Years Eve Party in the Lake Norman and surrounding area. It is the best way to bring in the New Year! The entire restaurant is privately held to ticket holders only. Only 300 tickets are sold assuring all guests have room to move around, get plenty of food, have minimal wait times for beverages, and party with some of the best live music and DJ entertainment, all in one place, for one low price. You don’t have to think about what you are going to do for New Years anymore, get your friends, and bring in the New Year with the Hooker! VIP Tables are available as well. Click on the link below to find out more information on the celebration or to buy your tickets.


If you have not been to a Galway Hooker St. Patricks Day Festival, you have been hiding under a rock. This is by far the biggest and best party in Lake Norman celebrating all of our Irish roots. Each year the Galway Hooker hosts the Week Of Green party starting the week before the big Day and ending on March 17th. The week is full of fun and shenanigans for everyone. There is too much to list but mark your calendars from now, click on the link below and check back regularly to see all the fun happenings around this years upcoming events.

The music series has been established as a great after work, happy hour, right into dinner party, each week. The Hooked on Fridays Series is hosted outside of the Galway Hooker on its 2 huge patios. Live music, drink specials and games for everyone. Come enjoy a chill night, some ice cold beverages, incredible food and some live entertainment from your local favorites. The series is from 5pm – 9pm each and every Friday from middle of May, until middle of September, ending with a huge ½ way to St Patricks Day Party! To check out the line up for Hooked On Fridays, click on the link below.

Looking for Private Events?

The Galway Hooker offers an array of private and semi-private event spaces for your next function.

For more information on reserving a block of tables, one of our lovely patios, or our private event space, Waterford Hall, please visit our Catering & Events Page.