Festivals in Co. Mayo

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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Belmullet Gala Festival

The 2019 Belmullet Gala Festival is running from Thursday 15th August to Saturday 24th August.

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Dooagh Day

The 2019 Dooagh Community Festival is running from Friday 12th July to Sunday 14th July in Dooagh, Achill Island.

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Feile na Mara

Feile na Mara will run from Monday 1st July to Wednesday 31st July 2019 throughout Achill Island.

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Black Pig Festival

The Black Pig Festival will take place from Thursday 25th July to Monday 29th July in Enniscrone in Co. Sligo

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Mayo International Kite Festival

The 2019 Mayo International Kite Festival will take place from Saturday 20th July to Sunday 21st July on Achill Island.

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