From October 3 to 13, the O Grove seafood festival is celebrated. Discover what awaits you these days:
What to eat
The O Grove seafood festival 2019 has 28 culinary proposals, and all that is served comes from the O Grove fish market. You can taste octopus for only € 11.50, seafood rice at € 6 per unit or knives for only € 7.50. Other star products are: marine or natural clams, cockles, king crab, tiger mussels, steamed or vinaigrette, grilled scallops, oysters, barnacles, baked scallops, and grilled turbot.
Where to eat?
O Corgo square is covered by two large tents. You can get a table (if you are a large group we recommend that you try to go as soon as possible, because we can’t forget that it is one of the busiest Galician gastronomic parties), or have a walk between the different stalls through the arches of the fish market. The preparation of the dishes has no secrets. They cook in view of all those who pass.
Perhaps you prefer the tranquility of a table with service. The restaurants of O Grove are open almost entirely, and are part of the seafood festival as well. Book if you don’t want to run out of table!
The sales schedule is, from Monday to Thursday, from 12 to 16.30 and from 19 to 22.30. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 11.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. On October 3 and 13 it will only open in the morning.
In addition to a great date with your palate gastronomy, the O Grove seafood festival is a great musical event year after year. Novedades Carminha, Iván Ferreiro, Los Secretos or Triángulo de amor Bizarro are some of the artists that will meet at the concerts scheduled from Thursday, October 3 until Sunday 13. Os Firrás, Dulce Pontes, Holywater, Os Amigos dos Musicos , Marem Ladson, A Banda do Sequio, 5 in Zocas, Xabier Díaz & Adufeiras, Fla-Menco, Imelda May, Cristina Rosenvinge and MS Nina-Sticky MA complete the program. As you can see, music for all tastes.
But the most famous seafood festival has much more to offer yet. Parallel activities include marine-themed exhibitions, a fair of opportunities, racing regattas, children’s games, a popular race, a cycling march and even an outdoor sculpture symposium. Do not miss it this year, we assure you that it is the best plan this October!
If you want to make this plan even more special, we suggest you take your family and arrive sailing. Check our rates on this link. And keep enjoying the fall in Galicia!