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St. Patrick’s Day Family Celebration
- organised by Bantry Development & Tourism Association
Family-friendly indoor & outdoor activities celebrating the official national holiday
17th March

Rowa/Rowex Golf Classic
At Bantry Bay Golf Club, proceeds in aid of local hospice
7th-8th April
Bantry Bay Run  
Between Bantry & Glengarriff – 2 events to suit all levels of fitness (half marathon & 10k)
14th May

Bantry Walking Festival - organised by Bantry Development & Tourism Association
Four walking categories in variety of locations in and around scenic Bantry Bay
3rd to 5th June

West Cork Chamber Music Festival
Nine days of concerts, masterclasses & talks in various venues in Bantry town
30th June to 8th July

West Cork Literary Festival
Week-long celebration of writing & reading for people of all ages in various venues in Bantry town
14th to 21st July
Bantry Art Exhibition    Visual art pieces produced by artists mainly based in West Cork & exhibited in various venues in Bantry town
29th July to 10th August

Bantry Regatta & BBQ Festival
11- 13th August

Ellen Hutchins Festival
Celebration of life of Ireland’s first female botanist with walks, talks, workshops all with a botanical theme
19th to 27th August

Masters of Tradition Festival
Celebrating Traditional Music in its purest form in various venues in Bantry town
23rd to 27th August

Bantry Agricultural Show
Outdoor & Indoor classes, shows & entertainment at The Beaches just outside Bantry
3rd September

Chief O Neill Traditional Music Festival
Celebrating the musical legacy of Chief O Neill to highlight his achievements as a collector of traditional Irish music
8th – 10th September

Westlodge Hotel Fastnet Rally
Hotel plays host to the rally around the local area with night time entertainment & accommodation offered at competitive rates
29th - 31st October

New Year Family Gathering
Fireworks over Bantry Bay & get-together on Wolfe Tone Square & local venues 31st December

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