Irish Food Festivals in August

The Big Grill Festival

When? August 11-14, 2022

Where? Herbert Park, Dublin

What? Europe's largest BBQ festival returns for its 7th season. Celebrate the art of cooking with fire and smoke. All chefs must use natural charcoal and wood; no gas or electricity!

How? Walk to Herbert Park in 20 minutes from our pickup/drop-off point in Dublin

Enniscorthy Rockin' Food Festival

When?  July/August

Where? Enniscorthy, Wexford

What? A winning combination of food with live rockabilly, rock’n’roll and rhythm and blues. Grub + music = the craic! What more could you want?!

How? Visit Wexford on our 6 Day Driftwood Ancient Ireland Tour

Irish Food Festivals in September

A Taste of West Cork Food Festival

When? 2-11 September 2022

Where? Bantry, Cork

What? West Cork lies at the epicentre of Ireland's food revolution. And Bantry is the heart of West Cork! Meet amazing producers and sample their goods.

How? Taste West Cork on our 7 Day Vagabond Epic Irish Food Adventure

Clarenbridge Galway Oyster Festival

A rectangular plater with six oysters on the half shell When? TBC

Where? Clarenbridge

What? There's beer. There's music. There's all sorts of entertainment. But basically this annual celebration of the bivalve is just a great excuse to eat oysters in a beautiful location.

How? Visit Galway on our 8 Day Vagabond Wild Irish Rover Tour

Armagh Food & Cider Festival

When? September 2022

Where? Armagh, Northern Ireland

What? See why Armagh (prounounced arr-maa) is known as the Orchard County. This is the heart of Irish cider-making country. Whether you prefer your cider dry, sweet, hard or non-alcoholic, this is the Irish food festival to experience.

How? Visit Northern Ireland on our 6 Day Driftwood Northern Ireland Tour

Irish Food Festivals in October

Savour Kilkenny Food Festival

When? October 2022

Where? Kilkenny, Ireland's Ancient East

What? Celebrate local artisan produce and some of the world's best meat and dairy products in the Marble City.

How? Visit Kilkenny on our 6 Day Driftwood Ancient Ireland Tour

Burren Food Fayre Festival

Wild Kitchen forager Oonagh O'Dwyer When? 24-26 October 2022

Where? Lisdoonvarna, Clare

What? Clare is arguably Ireland's most exciting foodie destination. The Burren Food Fayre offers a great chance to see lots of local artisan producers in one place. You'll also learn about Winterage; the age-old practice of communal driving of cattle herds to the uplands for the winter.

How? Get a flavour for Clare on our 6 Day Vagabond Epic Ireland Food Tour

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