Festivals & Events on the Dingle Peninsula
July 29 - August 1 Féile Lúghnasa Festival, Brandon ~ Cloghane
A Celtic harvest festival that dates back 2,000 years. Revived in 1995, the Festival features music, children’s activities, stage dramas as well as many local traditions, including sheep shearing, a blessing of the boats at Brandon Pier, and a pilgrimage to the summit of Mount Brandon.
August 5-7 Dingle Races
Ireland's largest and best horse and pony meeting featuring three days of horse racing including Ladies' Day.
August 13-14 Dingle Regatta
An annual celebration of the skill and expertise of local boatmen. Watch them as they carefully and fearlessly navigate their way round the harbour in a series of highly competitive races.
September 3 Dingle Marathon
For athletes and enthusiasts, a half marathon, a full marathon and an ultra marathon.
September 30 - October 2 Dingle Food & Wine Festival
Buy taste tickets and visit over 50 outlets including restaurants, pubs, cafes etc. To go along with this there's street entertainment, music and much more.
October 28-31 Annascaul Walking Festival
For details contact Annascaul Walking Club on 087 316 1562
November 4-6 Féile Bheag Filíochta poetry festival
The 10th annual Little Poetry Festival. This popular, winter, festival brightens up the mind with lectures, readings and workshops, and good natured open microphone events
December 26 Through out the Peninsula Wren's Day
Traditional St Stephen's Day celebrations, with musicians and their followers travelling the highways and byways in costume.
December 31 Dingle New Year's Eve
Join us for the spectacular fireworks display (at 10 pm) and follow the Dingle Fife and drum band marching the streets of Dingle as we welcome 2017!