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    20th Sligo International Chamber Festival

  • Join us this May Bank Holiday Weekend to celebrate the 20th Sligo International Chamber Music Festival. We are delighted to announce a very ambitious programme and the return of a large number of festival favourites

    See more here 
  • Date: 03.05.2019 - 06.05.2019
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    Johnny Gallagher & the Boxtie Band - Sligo

  • Irelands best value festival is back and they’ve doubled up with two weekends this year. Remember, it’s only €3 Admission and the kids go free!

    First up is the May Bank Holiday Weekend which has an amazing line up with party favourites B*witched and Whigfield headlining the Saturday and Irelands favourite country star, Nathan Carter guaranteed to pack Stephen St Car park on the Sunday. To top it off, guitar legend Johnny Gallagher and his Boxtie band will have Sligo town rocking on the Friday!

    A great Weekend to be had!  Book your accommodation with us today!

  • Date: 03.05.2019 - 03.05.2019

    Havin’ a Laugh Soapbox Derby

  • The Havin’ a Laugh Soapbox Derby will be held on Saturday, 4th May 2019 in conjunction with the Sligo Summer Festival.
    For this soapbox derby we want to get the whole community involved so we are inviting local businesses and community groups to get involved and build their own soapbox racer and enter a team.
    Follow the link to our website to register a team so you can get your building started.
    www.havinalaugh.com Senior Teams (€45) Junior Teams, U-16 (€25).
    The Soapbox Derby will be made up of teams of four people who will race against the clock for prizes. Awards for best dressed and wackiest design, with the main winners being awarded a framed photo of their soapbox crossing the finishing line and their name on the Soap Box Derby Perpetual Cup sponsored by Wehrly Bros.
    The soapbox derby will be a fun event for both participants and spectators, families and visitors can enjoy the show and experience that feel-good factor that good-natured competitive fun generates.
  • Date: 04.05.2019 - 05.05.2019
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    B*Witched and Whigfiled - Sligo Festival

  • Irelands best value festival is back and they’ve doubled up with two weekends this year. Remember, it’s only €3 Admission and the kids go free!

    First up is the May Bank Holiday Weekend which has an amazing line up with party favourites B*witched and Whigfield headlining the Saturday and Irelands favourite country star, Nathan Carter guaranteed to pack Stephen St Car park on the Sunday. 

    A great Weekend to be had!  Book your accommodation with us today!

  • Date: 04.05.2019 - 04.05.2019
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    Nathan Carter - Sligo Festival

  • Irelands best value festival is back and they’ve doubled up with two weekends this year. Remember, it’s only €3 Admission and the kids go free!

    First up is the May Bank Holiday Weekend which has an amazing line up with party favourites B*witched and Whigfield headlining the Saturday and Irelands favourite country star, Nathan Carter guaranteed to pack Stephen St Car park on the Sunday. To top it off, guitar legend Johnny Gallagher and his Boxtie band will have Sligo town rocking on the Friday!

    A great Weekend to be had!  Book your accommodation with us today!

  • Date: 05.05.2019 - 05.05.2019
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    2019 Cos Cos Festival

  • 2019 Cos Cos Festival

    May 6th – 12th

    The annual Cos Cos Sean-Nós Festival, now in its 13th year, brings together some of the country’s finest Sean-Nós dancers, musicians, singers, poets and storytellers.

    This year’s event runs from May 6th to May 12th in Rathcormac, Drumcliffe, Co Sligo and it promises to be the best ever

    This festival has something for everyone, both young and old.
  • Date: 06.05.2019 - 12.05.2019
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    Wild Atlantic Way Shanty Festival

  • Glad to announce that the Wild Atlantic Shanty Festival 10th Anniversary Festival 2019 will take place in Rosses Point on Irelands Wild Atlantic Way June 14th ,15th,16th .
  • Date: 14.06.2019 - 16.06.2019
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    Sligo Cairde Festival 6th - 14th of July 2019

  • Cairde Sligo Arts Festival will take place this year from July 6th to 14th and once again Sligo will come to life with an incredible range of music, theatre, spoken word, dance, poetry trails, children’s and family events, visual art and more.

    Some of the festival highlights in 2018 included the annual massive outdoor celebration Park Fest on Sunday, July 8th, and the addition of the Circus Big Top coming to Stephen St Car Park in Sligo town from July 12th to 14th. The Big top will be filled with circus, street theatre and cabaret performances; clowning and circus workshops for children with performances by Tumble Circus, Lords of Strut and more.

  • Date: 06.07.2019 - 14.07.2019

    Ballygawley Music Festival

  • Sligos Biggest Country Music Festival
    Details to be released shortly
  • Date: 19.07.2019 - 22.07.2019

    Sligo Jazz Festival

  • Sligo International Summer School & Jazz Festival is a festival which aims to promote jazz and improvised music by hosting world-class, inclusive events that inspire, educate and entertain. Dates: July 23 - July 30, 2019.
  • Date: 23.07.2019 - 30.07.2019
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    60th Yeats International Summer School

  • 60th Yeats International Summer School - now the world's longest running summer school!

    Dates: 25th July - 2nd August 2019

    This year's directors are Professor Matthew Campbell and Dr Lauren Arrington and they have chosen a great lineup of lecturers to mark this prestigious event. In addition, there will be music, poetry, readings, walks and talks. There will be stand up paddling, Irish dancing and some fairies at Glencar Waterfall. Further events will be added to the programme.

    A special Salute to Seamus evening will mark the poet Seamus Heaney's great literary achievements and his lifetime association with the Yeats Summer School.

  • Date: 25.07.2019 - 02.08.2019
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    Sligo Summer Festival

  • 8 August 2019  – 11 August 2019 
    2019 promises to be even bigger and better than 2018, if thats possible

    The Sligo Summer Festival has been pulling crowds from all over the country for six years now and it’s set to wedge the car park once again.

    Previous years has seen Aslan, Sister Sledge, Boney M, Wheatus,The Riptide Movement, Ryan Sheridan, The Saw Doctors, The Strypes, Jerry Fish, The Stunning and Sharon Shannon & Mundy headline with many other amazing Irish acts also grace the stage in what has become one of Irelands biggest festivals.
    The festival runs for four nights from Thursday to Sunday, and overlaps with Sligo Races two day August meeting
  • Date: 08.08.2019 - 11.08.2019
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    Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

  • Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, featuring Gilson Lavis and guest vocalists Ruby Turner & Louise Marshall. With extra special guests to be announced soon. Tickets €57+s.c. On Sale this Thursday Feb 28th from www.sligolive.ie Or by phone: 071 916 1518 

    Make a Weekend of it and stay with us - great value overnight accommodation avaialble
  • Date: 19.10.2019 - 20.10.2019
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    Sligo International Choral Festival 2019

  • The Annual Sligo International Choral Festival, is wonderful weekend of Concerts, cabaret, workshops and much more.
  • Date: 15.11.2019 - 17.11.2019