Food Festivals give you the chance to enjoy the food and drink of Kerry in a relaxed, convivial family-friendly atmosphere. From the Dingle Food Festival to the Flavour of Killorglin on the Wild Atlantic Way.
Ballylongford Oyster Festival
Now in its 24th year, The Ballylongford Oyster Festival celebrates Kerry’s oyster bounty – while the oysters are available in restaurants throughout the county year-round when they are in season, this is the time to really savour them.
Address: Ballylongford, Co. Kerry
Date: July 29th – 31st, 2016
Contact: Josephine Denihan
Facebook Page: Ballylongford Oyster Festival
Dingle Food Festival
There’s a reason that Dingle won Foodie Town of the Year 2014 – and we’re sure that hosting the Dingle Food and Wine Festival played its part in that. Come for the chef cookery demonstrations, food markets, wine-tasting, foraging, food workshops, the Taste Trail, the craft beer… and stay for the craic!
Flavour of Killorglin
Killorglin food festival celebrates local food producers, local restaurants and the sense of community that makes Kerry the best county in Ireland to live, drink and eat in. For those of you who have never visited, you’ll find Killorglin at the start of the Ring of Kerry route on the Wild Atlantic Way.
Listowel Food Fair
Over 21 years old now, the Listowel Food Fair is iconic in the calendar of food events in Ireland: you’ll find cooking and tastings, family events, competitions and a welcome that will make you feel like you never want to leave Kerry. (Keep in touch via their Facebook page (see link below) and news will be posted closer to the event date.
Tralee Food Festival
This year’s programme for the Tralee Food Festival includes an Artisan Food Market on Saturday The Square, Cooking Demonstrations with local chefs, a Taste Trail on the Saturday among different Tralee eateries with a tapas menu; a Craft Beer Trail among Tralee’s fine selection of pubs and a Farmer’s Market. A special set dinner menu option will be made available especially for the Tralee Food Festival weekend offered at a competitive price from a selection of restaurants showcasing the best of local ingredients.
Valentia King Scallop Festival
Enjoy dining on some of the finest scallops in the world while listening to live music and enjoying the beauty of Valentia Island, a secluded location on the Wild Atlantic Way.
Address: Valentia, Co. Kerry
Date: July 9th – 10th, 2016
Contact: Sandra O’Connor
Phone: (066) 947 6985
Email: [email protected]
Facebook page: Valentia Island King Scallop Festival
Killarney beer festival
Craft beer drinks and hipsters know all about the Killarney Beer Festival – it’s one of the best-kept secrets in the food and drinks calendar (who wants to share good beer?). Get a taster of the highlight’s of the 2015 Killarney Beeriest here and follow them on their Facebook page for more news.
Féile an Phráta
Address: Ballyferriter, Co. Kerry
Date: July 10th, 2016
Contact: Aengus Murphy
Phone: (087) 2436122
Email: [email protected]
Facebook page: Féile an Phráta
Why not visit our interactive Kerry Food And Drink Experience Map!