Events

Pan Celtic
Tuesday, 2nd April 2024, 12.00am to Saturday, 6th April 2024, 11.59pm

The International Pan Celtic Festival is a celebration of the Celtic cultures of Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Brittany, Isle of Man and Cornwall in music, song, dance, languages, costumes, sport and story. This year's festival has an exciting programme of events to keep everyone entertained, including street performances, a parade, live music and competitions.

Musicians and choirs, singers and dancers, bands and storytellers from the participating Celtic nations will come together to share their language and culture at this great family-friendly Easter event. 

Bike Week
Saturday, 11th May 2024, 3.03pm to Thursday, 19th September 2024, 3.03pm

Bike Week is a celebration and promotion of all that’s great about bikes and cycling. From free bike checks to fun cycles, heritage cycles, electric bike races, school cycling events, bike festivals and road races there’s lots to enjoy during Bike Week in Carlow. There is something for every age and ability.

 

T: 059 - 913 6247

E: carlowsportspartnership@carlowcoco.ie

W: https://carlowsports.ie/bike-week/

Gordon Bennett Classic Road Run
Friday, 31st May 2024, 4.49pm to Monday, 3rd June 2024, 4.49pm

This four-day event and fun run takes place over the June Bank Holiday covering the counties of Laois, Carlow and Kildare, all three of which were chosen for the original 1903 race. This historic route offers visitors many interesting and scenic locations in the region, while celebrating and discovering, “The Race that saved Motor Sport”.

T: 086-2625999

E:info@gordonbennettclassic.ie

W: www.gordonbennettclassic.ie

Carlow Arts Festival
Wednesday, 5th June 2024, 12.00am to Sunday, 9th June 2024, 11.59pm

The festival displays a vibrant programme of events featuring a dynamic range of entertainment and arts and transforms Carlow into a cultural hub.

 

Grounds of Carlow College, College Street, Carlow Town.

E: info@carlowartsfestival.com 

W: www.carlowartsfestival.com

F: https://www.facebook.com/CarlowArtsFestival/

garden festival
Saturday, 27th July 2024, 2.00pm to Saturday, 3rd August 2024, 2.00pm

The Carlow Garden Festival is a wonderful opportunity for budding and experienced gardeners and nature lovers to obtain practical advice from a range of informative workshops while visiting the many beautiful gardens in the county. With gardens in full bloom and with the majority of gardening work completed, the festival is the ideal time to relax, admire the work of others and make gardening plans for the coming months and year ahead.

Heritage week
Saturday, 17th August 2024, 4.41pm to Sunday, 25th August 2024, 4.41pm

Each year, Heritage Week kicks off on the third weekend of August and runs until the end of the following weekend. Many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout the country

 

T:+353 56 777 0777

E: mail@heritagecouncil.ie

W: heritagecouncil.ie