Festival & Events
Cork city and county play host to a range of different festivals and events through the year, and these are just some of the selected highlights. For a full calendar of events, see the Festivals Cork website.
The Street Performance World Championships
The Street Performance World Championships will turn the Mardyke Sports Ground & Fitzgerald’s Park into the epicentres of fun in June.
The event features some of the best entertainers on the planet, including Football Freestyles, Magicians, Stand-up Comedians, Sword Sallower’s and Boxing Acrobats who will battle it out in front of a huge crowd.
Cork Mid-Summer Festival
Cork Mid-Summer Festival is an annual 16-day summer celebration in June of contemporary Arts & Culture. It combines Local, National and International events with something for everyone to enjoy.
Killarney Summerfest is bustling with family entertainment & activities. With Street Musicians, Performers, Puppeteers and much more. The festival programme offers a fantastic range of outdoor pursuits set amongst the breathtaking lakes, Valley and Mountains of Killarney.
Cork Jazz Festival
Cork Jazz Festival takes place in late October in Irelands Scenic Southern Capital city of Cork. It is renowned as one of the best Jazz Festivals in Europe. There is a superb music trail offering free gigs and buzzing streets and for one weekend only Cork becomes Europe’s Jazz Capital.
Corona Cork Film Festival
Corona Cork Film Festival brings the finest of Cinema to Cork City every November. Established in 1956, the festival has developed an ever- increasing audience of the general public, film lovers and filmmakers.