St. patrick's festival kilkenny 2024 at a glance
We’re inviting you to Meet in Kilkenny in March for St. Patrick’s Festival Kilkenny 2024! Celebrate Ireland’s national holiday in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East with a BIG FESTIVAL IN A SMALL CITY. Enjoy several days of festival fun, March 15th – 18th, with American Marching Bands, Street Entertainment, Funfair, Festival Market, Children’s Shows, Workshops, Live Music, Special Events and of course the St. Patrick’s Day Parade!
This year’s Parade theme is Kilkenny Cats: Tales and Legends. From ancient tales to present day legends, celebrate the history, culture, and heroes of Kilkenny with a colourful Parade through Kilkenny’s medieval streets.
Check out our programme page for information on all the festival events and secure your SPFKK ticketed event tickets in our box office ! If you’d prefer to work offline you can download our Festival Programme, Day by Day schedule and Map of Key Locations below.
On the Your Visit page you can plan your trip to Kilkenny. Keep up to date on our news in our blog (below), take a look back at Festival’s past in our gallery and follow us on social media for announcements and festival coverage.
We look forward to meeting you in Kilkenny March 15th – 18th 2024!