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Family Events in Donegal

Festivals & Events

County Donegal enjoys a rich cultural heritage, and as part of this, we invite you to join celebrations throughout the year with diverse events, ranging from activities on the water, to family festivals!

All Ireland & All Nations Sheep Shearing & Wool Championships

06-07 June 2020 - All Ireland & All Nations Sheep Shearing & Wool Championships The All Ireland & All Nations Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Competition is the biggest national sheep event in Ireland 2020. • This event has been running now for a long number of years and will be hosted in Ballyshannon, Donegal for the first time ever. • The foot fall for over the 2-day event is up to 10,00…

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Buncrana Music Festival 2020

26th - 27th June 2020, Buncrana Following the first year, with a new lease of life, and a new location at Buncrana’s Shore Front, 2018 saw Welsh rock band Feeder, and Grammy Award winning DJ Roger Sanchez along with Ministry of Sound DJs enthral the crowds as the sun baked down. Roger Sanchez commented that the location was more like Ibiza, as boats and yacht watched from a distance off-shore, …

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Earagail Arts Festival

09 - 26 July 2020, Online Event The show will go on in Summer 2020! Earagail Arts Festival is proud to announce that it will not be missing from your calendar of events this July! While we will not host the 32nd festival in its traditional, physical form, Earagail Arts Festival will still be a highlight to look forward to. Donegal’s premier summer festival will be brought to you via 18…

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Bundoran Street Party

18 July 2020, Bundoran The Bundoran Street Party will happen Saturday 18th July 2020 from 2pm – 5pm on Lower Main Street. This is a FREE event for all the family and will include bouncy castles, a bungee run, a gladiator ring and a rodeo ring, facepainting and more! Traffic Restrictions: Main Street Bundoran will be closed to through traffic from 1pm until approximately 6pm on Saturday…

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Bundoran Vintage Car Show

19 July 2020, Bundoran Bundoran Classic Car Show will take place on the 19th of July 2020, starting from 12 noon till 5 pm. Classic and Vintage Cars & Unusual vehicles very welcome. The Show has gone from strength to strength each year. Providing a vast range of makes and models, there’s something to interest everyone. The event takes place in Bundoran’s West End car park. Due to the prim…

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Muff 40th Festival

30th July - 3rd August 2020, Muff We are glad to announce the return of Muff Festival 2020, the 40th Festival in our history. This year's Muff Festival will take place from Thursday 30th July to Monday 3rd August, the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Clonmany Festival

02 - 09 August 2020, Clonmany Once again this family event is a week of summer fun for all ages. This is Irelands longest running and best known family festival and is situated in the beautiful village of Clonmany in the Inishowen Peninsula. Year after year thousands of holiday makers and locals alike enjoy the many events, live music, natural beauty and facilities which go hand in hand wit…

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Glencolmcille Agricultural Show

Event Cancelled Glencolmcille Agricultural Show 2020 Update: It is with great regret and sadness that we inform you of the cancellation of The Glencolmcille Agricultural Show 2020 due to the situation surrounding Covid-19. As a committee, we were all looking forward to welcoming you to the show grounds and work was well underway to ensure that we delivered a show that was bigger and bette…

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Clonmany Agricultural Show

Event Cancelled Adhering to social distancing guidelines, our committee put measures in place to allow a meeting to take place safely to discuss the future of the 2020 Agricultural Show. After careful consideration, and taking all factors into account we have come to the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Clonmany Agricultural Show. This is not a decision we have taken lightly. We have…

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Annual Ballyshannon Agricultural Show

16th August 2020, Ballyshannon The 2020 Ballyshannon Agricultural show takes place on Sunday 16th August. Judging Times: Cattle from 11am; Horse and Ponies from 11am; Sheep from 11am; Poultry from 1pm; Marquee Judging from 11am The line-up of entertainment includes • Free Novelty Events for the kids • Dog Show starts at 1.30pm (entries open at 12.30pm at Dog Ring) • Bonny Baby starts at 3…

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Ballyliffin International Coastal Challenge 2020

NEW DATE: 19th September 2020, Ballyliffin Ballyliffin International Coastal Challenge Committee have decided to postpone the event on April 11th and have refixed for September 19th. As you no doubt understand this decision is beyond our control and in the interest of the health of our participants. Watch our Facebook page for further updates. Thank you and looking forward to welcoming y…

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A Taste of Donegal Food Festival

30th April - 2nd May 2021, Donegal Town Following the recent announcement that A Taste of Donegal 2020 had been cancelled, a new date has been announced. The event which normally takes place on the last full weekend of August will instead by held over the May Bank Holiday weekend in 2021. The new dates are Friday, April 30; Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2, 2021.

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Donegal Town Summer Festival

June 2021, Donegal Town (exct date tbc) Due to the continued COVID-19 restrictions and a ban on mass gatherings unfortunately we can confirm the Donegal Town Summer Festival will not take place in 2020. This is a regrettable decision, but one that has to be made in the interest of public safety and respect for the frontline workers. We would like to use this opportunity to thank all of yo…

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