Bikefest Killarney, 31st May - 3rd June 2019
Now in its 12th year, BikeFest has attracted a lot of positive attention from locals, national and international visitors alike. This festival has evolved into a well-oiled machine attracting bike enthusiasts in their tens of thousands from all over the world. Ireland’s only free open biker festival, this 3 day motorcycle and free music extravaganza takes place across Ireland’s June Bank Holiday weekend.
The real attraction of this fiesta is the opportunity to ride the twisting tracks around the mountains, high above the lakes and running alongside the sea, on world-famous routes such as the Ring of Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way.
Puck Fair. August 10th, 11th and 12th 2019
Killorglin, in the geographical heart of Kerry, is the venue for one of Ireland's most unusual street festivals - Puck Fair. The fair is one of Ireland's oldest and longest celebrated and is held without fail on 10th, 11th and 12th August every year with 12 hours of free family street entertainment.
The first day of Puck Fair is called The Gathering Day which makes Puck Fair the original and oldest Gathering Festival in Ireland. You can experience the unique coronation ceremony & parade and you can enjoy free day & night concerts, storytelling, traditional music session & dancers, music & dance workshops, midnight madness fireworks & the horse fair, as part of the 36 hours of free family entertainment. The carnival atmosphere includes street traders, street artists, craft fair, buskers, face painting, pet show, bonny babies, puppet theatre, music sessions, and Ireland’s premier funfair – Euroshow!