What’s On?

Upcoming festivals and events in Ardara.

Festivals

Ardara International Walking Festival

Ardara International Walking Festival

Fri 15th Mar - 18th Mar 2024
Various Times
REGISTRATION Registration takes place in Ardara Heritage Centre on Friday the 15th March from 7 -8.30 pm (This is optional as walks can be paid for on the day of). FEE Fees are €25 for one day and €40 for...
The Cup of Tae Festival

The Cup of Tae Festival

Fri 3rd May - 6th May 2024
Various Times
The famous traditional festival honouring the renowned John 'the tae' Fiddler. Concerts, Workshops & Sessions This is the 21st 'Cup of Tae' Festival - we welcome all our international musicians back to the 21st 'Cup of Tae' Festival. This year's...
Bluegrass Festival

Bluegrass Festival

Fri 19th Jul - 21st Jul 2024
Various Times
This has now developed to a great event with the tops in Bluegrass in town. Pat McGill has a vast array of top Bluegrass acts for this weekend. For more info check out: www.ardara.ie or Ardara Town o Facebook. Contact...
Wild Atlantic Week

Wild Atlantic Week

Sat 3rd Aug - 10th Aug 2024
Various Times
A week of special events for visitors and the community alike. See the special brochure or Ardara.ie for more information. Contact Stephen 087 2424590.

What’s On?

Ardara St Patrick's Parade

Ardara St Patrick's Parade

Mon 18th Mar
3:00 pm
Ardara
Monday March 18th - The Ardara St Patrick’s Parade - 3.30pm The route has been arranged, the bands are ready, St Patrick and the Grand Marshal are in place. We now need the floats - as we all know it's...

Bart Whelan Photo Exhibition

Mon 1st Jul - 31st Aug 2024
Various Times
The Heritage Centre
See Bart's vast array of photos in the Heritage Centre. Contact Bart 087 7691469.

The Colm Sweeney Arts and Crafts Fair

Mon 1st Jul - 31st Aug 2024
Various Times
At various times throughout July/August Colm will have arts and crafts fairs. Contact Colm 087 3222910.
The Ardara Agricultural Show

The Ardara Agricultural Show

Sat 10th Aug
Various Times
Ardara GAA Grounds
One of the top agricultural shows in the Ireland. A great agricultural show - something for all the family - Ardara GAA grounds at Kentucky. Contact Tracey 087 2393460.
The Big Summer Charity Barbeque

The Big Summer Charity Barbeque

Sun 18th Aug
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Corner House
At The Corner House, Ardara starting at 5pm. For more info contact Stephen Slowey 087 9861604.
Poor Farmers Auction

Poor Farmers Auction

Sat 28th Dec
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Teague’s Bar
A night of fun and craic in Teague's Bar for a fundraising event for charity. Contact John 087 8265334

Full Listing

Mar 2024

Friday March 15th - Monday March 18th at Various Times
Ardara International Walking Festival

Monday March 18th at 3:00 pm
Ardara St Patrick's Parade

May 2024

Friday May 3rd - Monday May 6th at Various Times
The Cup of Tae Festival

Jul 2024

Monday July 1st - Saturday August 31st at Various Times
Bart Whelan Photo Exhibition

Monday July 1st - Saturday August 31st at Various Times
The Colm Sweeney Arts and Crafts Fair

Friday July 19th - Sunday July 21st at Various Times
Bluegrass Festival

Aug 2024

Saturday August 3rd - Saturday August 10th at Various Times
Wild Atlantic Week

Saturday August 10th at Various Times
The Ardara Agricultural Show

Sunday August 18th at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Big Summer Charity Barbeque

Sep 2024

Friday September 27th - Sunday September 29th at Various Times
The Johnny Doherty Irish Traditional Music and Dancing Weekend

Nov 2024

Friday November 8th - Sunday November 10th at Various Times
The Matchmaking Weekend

Dec 2024

Saturday December 28th at 7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Poor Farmers Auction