From the 17th – 20th there will be a host a permanent fixtures in the city, including the Festival Bandstand, Festival Street Food, Nore Valley Mobile Farm, Interactive Drumming, Carnival Rides and street entertainment. See the full programme here.  But each day we’ve got some very special highlights for you too!

Tuesday 15th March

HARDIN SIMMONS COWBOY BAND – 11am. The Parade, Kilkenny City.

Wednesday 16th March

MARCHING ILLINI & SECOND TIME AROUNDERS AMERICAN MARCHING BANDS – 12pm. Kilkenny city Streets and Kilkenny Castle Park.

Thursday 17th March – St. Patrick’s Day!

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – 1.30pm. Starting at John Street and ending at the Market Yard.

FIRESTORM BY ROGU – Fire Dance Show. 8.30pm. Butler Gallery (outside).

Friday 18th March

FIREWORKS DISPLAY IN KILKENNY CASTLE PARK – Gates at 7pm. Fireworks at 7.30pm.

Saturday 19th March

SCREENING OF KÍLA IN CONCERT – 8pm. Parliament Street (outside the Courthouse).

Sunday 20th March

CÉILÍ – 2.30pm. River Court Hotel. €10