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2020 Headline Events

Here you’ll find a list of yearly headline events that are held in Kinsale. These are the big ones! If you need any information regarding tickets, times, etc. please contact the organisers directly or email us here.  Click on individual events for more information.  For all other events click on the Events section.

The White Lady of Kinsale – A Musical by Maurice O’Callaghan – 20th to 29 Feb 2020

2020 Kinsale Restaurant Week – 24th Feb to 1st March 2020

Kinsale Lace Festival – 9th March to 13th March 2020

CANCELLED : Maritime Parade in the Harbour, 16th March 2020

CANCELLED : St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 17th March 2020

Battle Of Ballinspittle Duathlon – 19th April 2020

2020 Golf Classic for SAILE

CANCELLED : Fashion Show @ The Marquee – 3rd April 2020

CANCELLED : Taste the Wild Atlantic Way Kinsale Street Food Festival – 4th April 2020

CANCELLED : 2020 All Ireland Chowder Cook-Off – 3rd to 5th April 2020

POSTPONED : Tourism Day-20 – Friday 17th April 2020

CANCELLED : Heineken 31st Anniversary Kinsale 7s – 2nd and 3rd May 2020

Lusitania Day – May 7, 2020

CANCELLED: 2020 Kinsale Vintage Rally – 7th to 11th May 2020

POSTPONED : Darkness into Light – 9th May 2020

CANCELLED: Japanese Ambassador to Visit Kinsale Hockey Club – May 24, 2020

CANCELLED: Old Head of Kinsale Lighthouse Open Days – 6th and 7th June 2020

CANCELLED : Kinsale Point to Point – 30th and 31st May 2020

CANCELLED : Belgooly Show – 30th May 2020

2020 RNLI Annual Lobster Bake – Dates TBA

CANCELLED: 2020 Squib Nationals – 21st to 26th June 2020

Kinsale Arts Weekend 2020 – 9th to 12th July 2020

Cork Tri Club / Kinsale King of the Hill Triathlon – 18th July 2020

CANCELLED: Kinsale Regatta

Old Head of Kinsale Lighthouse Open Days – 29th and 30th August 2020

CANCELLED: 2020 Kinsale Dragon Gold Cup – 3rd to 11th Sep 2020

Making In 2020 at Joseph Walsh Studio – Saturday 12th September 2020

Kinsale Lions Annual Walking Festival – Dates TBA

2020 Kinsale Shark Awards – 30th Sep to 3rd October 2020

Words by Water, Kinsale Literary Weekend – 1st to 4th Oct 2020

Kinsale Pink Ribbon Walk – Dates TBA

44th Kinsale Gourmet Festival – 9th to 11th October 2020

2020 Kinsale Fringe Jazz Festival – 23rd to 26th October 2020 (October Bank Holiday weekend) 

Kinsale Christmas – Shopping & Festivities – November/December


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For a full listing of ALL events click on the Events section on this website.

View 2019 Headline Events here