Celebrating Irish music, culture and creativity with a big festival in a small city!


15th – 18th March 2024


During the St. Patrick’s Festival, Kilkenny city and county come alive with pageantry, craic agus ceol. Centred around the St. Patrick’s Day Parade but stretching across the weekend, visitors can enjoy the thrill of American Marching Bands, a parade of local colour, interactive workshops for all ages and the best in live Irish music at Kilkenny Tradfest. All in a small intimate city that’ll make you feel right at home.


St. Patrick’s Day may be celebrated all around the world but there is nothing quite like celebrating it in Ireland. With a packed St. Patrick’s Festival programme, a wealth of heritage and culture, and so much to do and see, Kilkenny is the perfect place to spend St. Patrick’s 2024!


Festival activities include:
– St. Patrick’s Day Parade
– Street Entertainment
– Live Music
– Interactive Workshops
– The Big Wheel
…Plus lots more special events to be announced!


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