Killarney Guide 2023 - So many exciting festivals, events and gigs in 2023
16 April 2023
Killarney is certainly making up for lost time with so much happening in the months ahead. We hope we have given you more than one excuse to choose Killarney Glamping at The Grove as your perfect base too!
St. Patricks Day Festival & Parade - March 17th
It is a rite of passage to stand in the town centre through rain, hail or shine and pay witness to the array of greenery and culture that makes up the St. Patricks Day Parade. Of course, we don’t make just one day of it there is a full calendar of events surrounding the date. It is almost mandatory that one samples a Green ice-cream or Guinness on the day too
Wander Wild Festival - March 27th – 29th (2024 22nd – 24th)
Ireland’s great outdoors festival provides 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 – Apr 29th – 30th
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 June 2nd – 5th
Now in its 15th year this is a sight to behold and one of our personal favourite festivals. The festival base less than 3km 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
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 spectacular backdrop of Mountains and Lakes the Killarney Racecourse festivals run in May, July, August and September. Just 2km from us here.
Quest Adventure Race – 7th Oct
This epic annual 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 line-up for 2020 surely could be the deal breaker. We are just 2.7km away and below is just a taste of what to expect
Bingo Loco April 28th
Tommy Tiernan April 29th
Nathan Carter May 12th
Damien Dempsey May 26th
Biggest 90s/00s Disco May 27th
Conor Byrne May 28th
Bikefest June 2nd weekend
Hozier June 27th
Christy Moore June 30th
Abbaesque July 1st
Martin Kemp Back to the 80s Dj set July 14th
Cian Ducrot Aug 4th
The Whistling Donkeys Aug 6th
Neil Diamond Aug 18th
Wolfe Tones Aug 19th
Tom Jones Tribute Aug 19th
Mary Black Oct 20th
Picture This Oct 21st
Offering a truly unique Killarney accommodation experience exclusively for couples and solo travelers Killarney Glamping at the Grove is way more than just a place to lie your head at the days end. We hope your biggest dilema will be choosing between our Luxury Lodges with full central heating throughout, King Size Beds, spacious bathroom and kitchens or the Romantic Glamping Suites with cotton canvas heated bedrooms, en-suite bathrooms and quirky outdoor sheltered kitchens. Our newest additions The Cabins stay true to our ethos of unique design and are fully self contained also. 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 patio.