Events 2020

List of events for 2020 will be updated in the New Year. Dates below related to 2019 annual events that took place in Kenmare or within a easy drive from Kenmare.

Name: Date: Description
St.Patrick’s Day Parade, Sneem 17th March Parade in village/Traditional Irish Music
Dingle Film Festival 21st – 24th March
The Bridge Run 21st April Three distances, 10km, 5km, or 1 km.
Rally of the lakes May Bank holiday weekend 3rd, 4th & 5th of May 40th Anniversary International Rally Of The Lakes
Kingdon County Fair Tralee 12th May Ballybeggan Racecourse Tralee
Listowel Writers Week  29th May – 2nd June Writer’s Week ‘ has grown to become one of Ireland’s leading literary festivals
Vikingdom Raft Race 29th June Parade of rafts around Kenmare town,Viking raft race at Kenmare pier followed by entertainment area.
French National Day 14th July Second event with boules competition, music, and food.
Ring of Kerry Cycle 6th July Ring of Kerry annual charity ride
Sneem Family Festival 19th – 23rd July
Kenmare Traditional Fair 15th August Fair / animals / stalls in the street
Puck Fair 10th – 12th August
Rose of Tralee Festival 23rd – 27th August A five day festival in Tralee.
Small Road Theatre and Dining Festival  14th – 24th September Talented performing artists community that we have in Kenmare
Halloween Howel Festival in Kenmare 26th October A week long community festival which runs over the midterm break.
Christmas Events in Kenmare 1- 31st December
Market Day Every Wednesday Local food/crafts for sale in Kenmare town

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