Killarney town, Killarney National Park and Ireland’s National Events Centre (INEC) boast an array of festivals and events this year. Of course Killarney is also on some of the world’s most scenic driving routes; the Wild Atlantic Way and Ring of Kerry. So if you are looking for the perfect base for making the most of it all look no further. Below is just a taste of what is on offer in Killarney during 2020;
St. Patricks Day Parade - March 17th
A spectacle of green to behold, where local businesses and community come together to showcase all things Irish. Do not let the day pass by without sampling your choice of Green ice-cream or Green Guinness!
Wander Wild Festival - March 27th – 29th
Ireland’s newest great outdoors festival promises something for all abilities. From food trails to guided ascents of Ireland’s highest peak, live podcasts to fun runs and kayaking this is a great way to spend a weekend.
Rally of the Lakes - May 1st – 3rd
Considered the jewel in the crown of Irish rallying, witnessing the skills involved navigating their way through spectacular valleys and glens is sure the get the adrenaline pumping.
Ireland Bikefest May 29th – June 1st
Now in its 14th year this is a sight to behold. The festival base less than 4km from us bustles from dawn to dusk with entertainment ranging from funfair to live bands, demo rides to food fair.
Killarney 4th of July Celebrations - 2nd July
This annual festival celebrating all things American kicks off early with a choral performance at the town hall and runs until late with outdoor movie in the National Park followed by fireworks.
Killarney Racing Festivals
Against a backdrop of Mountains and Lakes racing season has festivals running in May, July and August at Killarney Race Course.
Quest Adventure Race – 10th Oct
This epic adventure sees athletes of all levels running, cycling and kayaking through Killarney’s extensive UNESCO National Park. They have 3 exciting routes ranging from 27km to 83km.
From duathlons to full marathons there is a feast of events to challenge yourself with this year in Killarney running from April to November.
Christmas in Killarney
This magical annual festival is as popular with locals as it is with tourists. With concerts, parades, shopping and food events it really is the place to be in the lead up and throughout the festive season.
INEC (Irelands National Events Centre)
Just in case you need more persuading to come to us and Killarney the INEC lineup for 2020 surely could be the deal breaker. From the award winning Dirty Dancing & FRIENDS the Musicals to comedians Bill Bailey and Des Bishop all confirmed for 2020 in Killarney what are you waiting for?
Offering a truly unique Killarney accommodation experience exclusively for couples Killarney Glamping at the Grove is way more than just a place to lie your head at the days end. Opening February 14th our Luxury Lodges
offer a year round option with full central heating throughout, King Size Beds, spacious bathroom and kitchens. Our Romantic Glamping Suites
will welcome back guests from mid-March with cotton canvas heated bedrooms, en-suite toilet and quirky outdoor sheltered kitchens. Whatever you choose you will have views down our natural meadows to the mountains and river beyond. Perfect to take it all in from your private heated patio.