No matter your taste or when you're visiting Ireland, there's a food festival for you.
Irish Food Festivals in August 2020
When? 13-16 August 2020
Where? Herbert Park, Dublin
What? Europe's largest BBQ festival returns for its 6th year. Celebrate the art of cooking with fire and smoke. All chefs must use natural charcoal and wood; no gas or electricity!
When? 31 July - 3 August 2020
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?!
When? TBC - August 2020
Where? Iveagh Gardens, Dublin
What? Chill out with a glass of plonk and some delicious eats in one of Dublin's hidden gems: the beautiful Iveagh Gardens city park.
Irish Food Festivals in September 2020
When? 4-13 September 2020
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.
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.
When? 24-27 September 2020
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.
Irish Food Festivals in October 2020
When? 22-26 October 2020
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.
When? 24-26 October 2020
Where? Lisdoonvarna, Clare
What? Clare rivals Cork as Ireland's foodie capital. 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.