Festival & Events
THE SHANTY & SEAFARING FESTIVAL - Rosses Point, Co. Sligo.
Sligo's maritime village presents a festival of songs and music of the sea. The event brings together performers and visitors from across Europe for a
fun filled weekend.
CAR RALLY - Sligo Town, Co. Sligo
An annual event, based out of Sligo Park Hotel, with three stages run three times on closed road sections in the surrounding countryside.
SOUTH SLIGO SUMMER SCHOOL - Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo
Summer school of traditional music, song and dance. A packed programme of classes, workshops, ceilis, recitals, concerts, interactive workshops, masterclasses and more.
SLIGO JAZZ PROJECT & INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL - Sligo Town, Co. Sligo
One of Europe's most unique jazz events combining a summer school with six days of workshops, masterclasses and jam sessions with an International Jazz Festival.
Tel: +353(0)719157862 When: July
THE TREAD SOFTLY FESTIVAL
Arts festival which celebrates poet W.B Yeats and Yeats family. Its main purpose is to broaden the appeal of the Yeats/Sligo connection through a programme of word, drama, music and art.
Website: www.dochara.com Tel: +353(0)71 9171905 When: August
TUBBERCURRY OLD FAIR DAY - Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo
Free festival with street theatre and Family Fun Day. The highlight is the Old Fair Day with crafts & heritage village, vintage collections, artisan food, prize winning animals, exhibitors and live demos.
SLIGO SUMMER FESTIVAL
Streets will be livened up with buskers and Sligo's pubs and cafes will be hosting live music throughout the weekend.
Website: www.thesligofestival.com When: August
THE CELTIC FRINGE FESTIVAL - Grange, Co. Sligo
Explores the connections made by the Spanish Armada voyage of 1588 between Ireland, Spain and Europe. Experience Irish culture, heritage and our unique landscape.
Website: www.celticfringefest.com Tel: +353(0)86 0802623
SLIGO FESTIVAL OF BAROQUE MUSIC - Sligo Town, Co. Sligo
Baroque music performed on period instruments over three days, including visiting performers and ensembles from abroad. Also features masterclasses for young performers.
Tel: +353(0)719854122 When: October
SLIGO LIVE - Sligo Town, Co. Sligo
Ireland's premier folk, roots & indie festival with great traditional, folk, Americana, R&B, blues and all roots music in an incredibly beautiful and historic location.Meet great people & enjoy good music.
+353 71 917 1547