Maritime Festival Calendar

Maritime Festival Calendar

Essential Guide 2018

From Malin Head to Mizen Head, Ireland’s rich maritime heritage is celebrated all around the coast. There are maritime festivals to suit everyone and the whole family.

Check out below the calendar of events and get planning your visits.

Need some help? Get in contact info@irelandsmaritimefestivals.com


MAY

Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival

Where: Rathlin Island and Ballycastle, Co. Antrim

When: 25th May – 3rd June 2018

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Baltimore Wooden Boat Festival  

Where: Baltimore, Co. Cork

When: 25th – 27th May 2018

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JUNE

Cork Harbour Festival

Where: Cork City, Co. Cork

When: 2nd – 10th June

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Dublin Port Riverfest

Where: Dublin Docks, Dublin

When: June 2018 (Exact dates to be confirmed)

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The Irish Maritime Festival

Where: Drogheda Port, Co. Louth

When: 16th – 17th June

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Rosses Point Shanty Festival

Where: Rosses Point, Co. Sligo

When: 15 – 17th June

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Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival

Where: Ballydehob, Co. Cork

When: 15th – 17th June

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Portaferry Sails & Sounds

Where: Portaferry, Co. Down

When: 22nd – 25th June

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Wexford Maritime Festival

Where: Wexford Quay Front, Co. Wexford

When: 28th June – 1st July

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SeaFest

Where: Galway Docks, Co. Galway     

When: 29th June – 1st July

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JULY

Foyle Maritime Festival

Where: Londonderry, Derry  

When: 14th – 22nd July

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The Red Sails Festival

Where: Portstewart, Derry/Londonderry   

When: 22nd – 28th July

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Arklow Maritime Festival,

Where: Arklow, Co. Wicklow  

When: (Exact dates to be confirmed)

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AUGUST

Greencastle Regatta

Where: Greencastle, Co. Donegal

When: 16th – 19th August

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Cruinniú na mBád / Galway Hooker Festival  

Where: Kinvara, Co. Galway  

When: 10th – 12th August

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SEPTEMBER

Tramore Maritime Festival

Where: Tramore, Co. Waterford

When: September (Exact dates not confirmed yet)

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OCTOBER

Connemara Sea Week

Where: Letterfrack, Co. Galway

When:(Exact dates to be confirmed)

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