Conamara Sea Week Oct 21st – 29th

Conamara Sea Week is a multi-disciplinary festival, celebrating the wonderful marine heritage of Conamara. The festival celebrated it’s 30th birthday in 2014 and has grown to be a wonderful and unique festival with something to interest all age groups. Highlights include music workshops, art exhibitions, concerts, talks, walks, children’s activities, sports events, lots of great music and buckets of fun for all the family.

A special highlight osea-weekf the festival for the last few years has been the wonderful ‘After the Light’ parade, a spectacular night full of myth, magic, madness and mayhem!

Get the full list of events here.

Connemara Green Festival 12th – 14th Oct

The Connemara Green Festival celebrates Mother Nature, aims to raise awareness of the unique ecology of Connemara and raise funds for biodiversity projects. The festival is now in it’s 4th year.

Our theme this year is ‘Eating for Conservation’ and the festival will raise funds for awareness of the conservation of the Freshwater Pearl Mussel.

The festival takes place from Friday 12th October to Sunday 14th October and is based in Letterfrack village, Connemara, at the foot of the majestic Connemara National Park on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Enjoy inspiring events including walks with local ecologists and historians, nature workshops, foraging on the seashore, hill walks, learning about local fauna and flora, outdoor activities, vegetarian cooking demonstrations, pond dipping in the Connemara National Park, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and boat trips in Letterfrack Bay. Kids and adults are welcome and many events are free to attend.

View full list of festival events here.