Events 2023

This page will be updated with 2023 event dates as they become available.

List of annual events taking place in Kenmare or within an easy drive from Kenmare town. 

Name: Date: Description
St.Patrick’s Day Parade, Sneem 17th March 2023 Walking and motorised floats in Sneem, starts 1pm
Kerry Drama Festival 3rd – 11th March 2023 Held in Castleisland
Quest Kenmare 11th March 2023 Quest Kenmare encompasses the amazing mountains of the Beara Peninsula and boutique charm of Kenmare Town.
Rally of the lakes 5th – 7th May 2023 International Rally Of The Lakes in Killarney
Kingdon County Fair  Tralee 6th-7th May 2023 The 2023 Kingdom County Fair will be held at our new Showgrounds at Ballymacthomas, Tralee,
Kenmare Annual Offshore Regatta 23rd July 2022 Welcoming crews from all over the country to Kenmare’s Offshore Rowing Regatta. 2023 date to be confirmed.
Ring of Kerry Cycle 1st July 2023 41st year, Ring of Kerry annual charity ride
Sneem Summer Festival 19-23rd July 2023
Kenmare Traditional Fair 15th August 2023 Fair / animals / stalls in the street
Puck Fair Killorglin 10th – 12th August 2023 Three day festival, day one is known as ‘The Gathering’ and sees King Puck crowned and enthroned, while a horse fair takes place.
Rose of Tralee Festival 18th – 22nd August 2023 A five day festival in Tralee.
Velo Kenmare 21st October 2023 A new and exciting 135K timed cycle starting and finishing in Kenmare,
Halloween Howel Festival in Kenmare 25th October – 2nd November 2022 A week long community festival that has something for everyone. 2023 dates to be confirmed.
Christmas Events in Kenmare 1- 31st December 2023
Kenmare Farmers Market Every Wednesday Local food/crafts for sale in Kenmare town 10 am – 4pm next to the Square.

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