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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

Bantry Country Roads Festival
4th - 6th May
Rowa/Rowex Golf Classic
At Bantry Bay Golf Club, proceeds in aid of local hospice
11th - 12th May
Bantry Bay Run  
Between Bantry & Glengarriff – 2 events to suit all levels of fitness (half marathon & 10k)
20th May

Bantry RedFest Festival

1st - 4th June
Bantry Walking Festival - organised by Bantry Development & Tourism Association
Four walking categories in variety of locations in and around scenic Bantry Bay
2nd to 4th June

West Cork Chamber Music Festival
Nine days of concerts, masterclasses & talks in various venues in Bantry town
29th 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
13th to 20th July

Wild Atlantic Mizen Cycle
14th July

Bantry Art Exhibition  
Visual art pieces produced by artists mainly based in West Cork & exhibited in various venues in Bantry town
28th July to 10th August

Bantry Regatta & BBQ Festival
10 - 12th August

Ellen Hutchins Festival
Celebration of life of Ireland’s first female botanist with walks, talks, workshops all with a botanical theme
18th to 26th August

Masters of Tradition Festival
Celebrating Traditional Music in its purest form in various venues in Bantry town
22nd to 26th August

Bantry Agricultural Show
Outdoor & Indoor classes, shows & entertainment at The Beaches just outside Bantry
2nd 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
7th – 9th September

Westlodge Hotel Fastnet Rally
Hotel plays host to the rally around the local area with night time entertainment & accommodation offered at competitive rates
27th - 28th October
Bantry Halloween Party
31th October

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


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