Events in Kilkenny
Kilkenny is home to some of the best festivals in the world, from mega music events and epic live performances to extraordinary stand up shows, with a schedule that’s ever growing and always changing but for now we must STOP and stay safe.
The safety of visitors to Kilkenny is of the utmost importance to us. Kilkenny Tourism are following the advice from government officials for the reopening of Tourism sectors in the county. Below you can see some of the many festivals that will return to Kilkenny bigger and better than ever before in a new world of social distancing.
For now you can dream from home of better days to come!
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Kilkenny Arts Festival
6th - 16th August
Kilkenny Arts Festival is one of the leading festivals in Ireland, celebrated for its effortless blend of tradition and innovation, and for its electrifying range of events, staged in some of the country’s loveliest venues. ...... ‘From Shakespeare without a set under the sky to secret performances in civic spaces and everything in between, the festival thrills’ The Irish Times... The 2020 Kilkenny Arts Festival will take place on the 6 - 16 August 2020.