Top 5 Events This Weekend: Ireland

October is going out with a BANG! From Kilkenny's longest running rock festival to the comfort of good food on a chilly day and family friendly spooks - here are our top picks for the weekend. 


1. Savour Kilkenny Festival of Food

Savour Kilkenny are celebrating their 10 year anniversary with over 90 stalls, free demos with professional chefs, a pop-up café and other unique drinking and dining events. There will also be plenty of events and activities for the kids!

Where: The Parade and various venues, Kilkenny

When: 28th - 31st October 2016 

Price: Free - €25.00


2. Halloween Riddle Trail

A Halloween Treasure Hunt to help raise money for local football club, Ardmore Rovers FC. Fun for all ages, treasure hunters will have to solve the riddles to complete the hunt and receive their well-deserved treat!

Where: 47 Strand Road, Bray, Wicklow, A98 P7X4, Ireland

When: 28th October - 6th November 2016

Price: €2


3. Spleodar Halloween Arts Festival


A family focused arts festival - Spleodar (meaning 'outburst of energy') presents public spectacle, arts and cultural events that aim to bring light and noise to the streets and venues in the town, along with an amazingclosing firework display.

Where: Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Square, Nenagh

When: 29th October - 31st October 2016

Price: €12.50 - €25.00


4. Bram Stoker Festival

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Inspired by the heritage of Dublin-born Gothic author Bram Stoker and his notorious novel Dracula, Dublin city will get gloriously gothic. An exciting mixture of family fun, adventurous arts, major installations, literature, drama and the unexpected.

Where: Various venues in Dublin, Dublin 1

When: 28th - 31st October 2016

Price: Free



5. Rockfall Festival

Kilkenny’s longest running festival - Rockfall Festival is a music event promoting local and national songwriters and musicians. Rockfall supports original artists and bands by providing performance venues in a festival format. Expect a range of musical performances and street entertainment!

Where: Various venues on Kilkenny City

When: 28th - 31st October 2016

Price:  €5 -  €10



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