Festivals in Cork

Festival Highlights

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Ocean to City Race


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Cork Jazz


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Cork Film Festival


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Cork Midsummer Festival

Cork Midsummer Festival


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The Marquee


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Folk Festival


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Cork Guinness Jazz Festival

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Festivals in Cork

Festivals

Cork is Ireland’s Festival and Events Capital hosting more than 24 – that’s right 24!  major festivals every year plus hundreds of smaller events. Take part in our renowned St Patrick’s Festival in March or come listen to over 100 of the world’s most amazing choirs perform in the International Choral Festival in May each year.

Sample your choice of Cork’s own Black Stuff, (we have two stouts brewed in Cork - Beamish and Murphy’s – and they rival the Dublin stuff any day!!) as you listen to the best of Irish Traditional music each September at the Beamish Cork Folk Festival. Or groove it up at Ireland’s premier Jazz Festival - the Cork Guiness Jazz Festival, in October each year.

In this section, you'll find detailed listings of almost everything happening in the city, complete with dates and opening times, event tickets prices, images and more.  For a full Festival listing please see our festival calender or use the search events tool below or browse the categories on the right  to find what you're looking for.

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Festivals

Cork Spring Poetry Festival     

February


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Cork Singers Club Festival     

March


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Cork French Film Festival     

March


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St. Patrick's Day Festival     

17th March


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Lifelong Learning Festival     

April


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Cork World Book Festival     

April


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Cork Choral Festival     

May


T:+353 (0)21 4215125
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Cork City Marathon     

First Monday in June


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Ocean to City Maritime Festival     

First ten days of June


T:+353 (0)21 4847673
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Shandon Street Festival and Food Fair     

June


T:+353 (0)861651356
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Live at the Marquee     

June & July


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Cork Week     

July 2014 (bi-annual event)


T:+353 (0)21 4831179
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IndieCork Film and Music Festival     

IndieCork celebrates the best of independent cinema and music.


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Experience Fest Cork Summer Show     

Agricultural Show, Music & Food Festival for all the Family 13-15 June 2014


T:+353 (0)21 4801919
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Cork Midsummer Festival     

Late June


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Irish Performing Arts Festival     

Late June



Damhsafest - Folk Dancing Festival     

Late July


T:+353 (0)872660696
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Cork Pride Festival     

July/August


T:+353 (0)21 4278470
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Decades Festival     

Late August


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Cork International Short Story Festival     

September


T:+353 (0)21 4312955
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Culture Night     

September


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Cork Folk Festival     

Early October


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Cork Jazz Festival     

Late October


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Cork Film Festival     

October/November


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Discovery - Science Festival     

November


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Art Trail Festival     

November


T:+353 (0)21 4270409
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Glow: A Cork Christmas Celebration     

Late November/December


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