Festivals

Festivals in County Mayo in the West of Ireland

Festivals are a very important component of the tourism industry in Ireland and the people of County Mayo know how to celebrate. Festivals are often an annual meeting point for visitors and locals throughout the island of Ireland.

Mayo boasts many festivals and cultural events, all of which are great tourist attractions, particularly during the summer months. Many of these festivals are excellent opportunities to showcase culture, people and places in urban and rural areas. They include traditional music and song festivals, street festivals, sea-angling festivals, sailing festivals and poetry/writing festivals, but also food and children's festivals.

Festivals in Mayo greatly enhance the overall visitor experience of the county and are additional attractions to the normal activities on offer in an area.

Every week during the summer months you will find festivals in Mayo. Practically every town and village holds one so you should be able to find one that interests you. Only a few of the numerous Mayo Festivals are mentioned here.

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AUGUST 2019
Mayo Manchester Tradfest

The 2019 Mayo Manchester Tradfest takes place from Thursday 1st August to Wednesday 7th August.

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SEPTEMBER 2019
Food Fleadh Ballina

The 2019 Food Fleadh Ballina is running from Thursday 26th September to Sunday 29th September

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JULY 2019
Ballina Street Festival

The new Ballina Street Festival will run from Monday 8th July to Sunday 14th July 2019.

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SEPTEMBER 2019
Culture Night 2019

The 2019 Culture Night will take place on Friday 20th September.

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SEPTEMBER 2019
Westport Festival of Chamber Music

The 2019 Westport Festival of Chamber Music will take place from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September.

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