Whatever your interest, there´s a festival for you! Donegal boasts a year-round programme of unique and exciting festivals and events with something to suit every taste. Check out our comprehensive calendar of Festivals and Events in Donegal.
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!
Main Street Bundoran will be closed to through traffic from 1pm until approximately
6pm on Saturday…
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…
19 July 2020, Killybegs - Glencolmcille
Donegal Wild Atlantic half and full marathon takes place in Killybegs along the stunning South West coast. The course consists of a Half Marathon (13.1 miles) and a Full Marathon (26.2 miles) and runs entirely along the Wild Atlantic Way. Runners and walkers will enjoy spectacular scenery and all finish together in Glencolmcille folk Village. The full mar…
25 July - 03 August 2020, Dungloe
We may be a small town, but boy do we know how to throw a festival! Start planning your trip to the 53rd annual Mary From Dungloe International Arts Festival today. We are a warm, family-friendly festival held from July 25th to August 3rd 2020.
Featuring contestants from all corners of the world The Mary From Dungloe brings elegance and charm to the festival…
25 - 26 July 2020, Letterkenny
Letterkenny Artisan Market and The Lemon Tree Restaurant Letterkenny presents a two day Food Festival in the heart of Letterkenny.
With a huge variety of food stalls selling amazing street, fresh local produce & more. Two days of live music by local musicians, live cookery demos in the marquee by local talented chefs and producer story sections where you get to…
30th July - 03rd August 2020, Ballyshannon
The 43rd annual Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Fesitval is the place to be this August Bank Holiday Weekend (Thursday 30th July to Monday 3rd August 2020) as the sounds of traditional and folk music echo from the streets, pubs and Marquee concerts along Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way. This years Acts to be announced as well as plenty of pub ses…
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.
Originally Sat 25th April 2020. – Rescheduled date Sat, 1st August 2020, Inishowen
105km/10hr TITAN – 62km EXTREME – 41km REBEL – 26km SPRINT
Formerly “Shore 2 Summit” the new TUFF-INISH Adventure race in Inishowen, Donegal, offers everything that an Adventure race possibly can, 4 diverse courses encompassing novice to elite adventurers, situated in an idealistic rural landscape that is simp…
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…
04th August 2020, Clonmany
The biggest and best agriculture show in Donegal enters its 53rd year and we would like you to join us at the annual show to make this year even more special. The Clonmany Agricultural Show has grown in popularity every year and now attracts thousands of visitors from across Ireland and the UK from farmers to young families.
In addition to the agriculture, livestoc…
13 - 16 August 2020, Greencastle
Greencastle Regatta is one of the longest running Maritime Festivals in Ireland, and its four days of fun packed festivities celebrating maritime heritage along the Foyle.
There will be activities for all ages on the shore and on the water, plus live music each evening on the main stage with some of Ireland’s biggest headliners. If it’s anything like last ye…
13th - 16th August 2020 - Quadrathon Challenge (extreme North)
This is not just another running event, it’s more personal than that, just ask anyone who’s experienced it, the concept of camaraderie, lasting friendships, amazing scenery and unequaled hospitality during this iconic 4 day running festival is unequaled at any event
Witness the scenic Wild Atlantic Way, run a different route dail…
15th & 16th August 2020 - Seven Sisters Skyline
An EPIC Mountain running event in the Derryveagh mountains in Donegal. The Seven Sisters Skyline - 50km with 4,000m ascent!
The event is being held in Donegal, the most Northerly county on the island of Ireland…. But still only 3 hours from Dublin, and 2 hours from Belfast. Donegal is a mystical, magical place, which boasts wild rugged unspoilt…
15th - 23rd August 2020, Countywide
National Heritage Week is coordinated by The Heritage Council & Local Authority Heritage Officers with support from Fáilte Ireland. County Donegal has become one of the places to be during ‘Heritage Week’.Over 120 events are taking place for National Heritage Week in County Donegal from Saturday, August 15 to Sunday, August 23, 2020 and most of them are free.…
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…
22nd August 2020, West Donegal
The WAAR organising committee have had an emergency meeting and in the light of the fast moving Coronavirus pandemic, as necessity, we have made the decision to postpone the event. The last 48 hours has seen a real escalation in the situation. It was felt that the next few weeks will see this only escalate further.
While all our voluntary work is focused on run…
27th - 30th August 2020, Ballyshannon
Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival rescheduled for August 2020
It is the largest annual International Festival in the North West of Ireland and the organisers of the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival have announced today that they are deferring this year’s 4 day festival to the last weekend in August with the new Festival dates fo…
28 - 30 August 2020, Donegal Town
This year’s Festival once again gathers Top Restaurants, Hotels, Food and Drink Providers. With 130 renowned exhibitors being showcased; you can meander, browse, meet the producers, smell, taste and purchase some of the finest food and drink available from all over the country. Cookery Demonstrations by high profile Celebrity Chefs including “Cherrymore Kids Ki…
30th August 2020, Letterkenny
The half marathon races will start at 9.20am on August 30th 2020.
No entries will be taken on the day of the race.
2020 Clan Gathering
Dates of Gathering: 9, 10, 11 & 12 September 2020
Location: Donegal, Ireland.
Organised by: O’Donnell Clan Association Committee.
ODonnell of Tyrconnell – Ó Domhnaill Tír Chonaill is the ruling clan of the ancient Kingdom of Tyrconnell who reigned until the completion of the English Conquest of Ireland in 1601. The clans seat today remains focused mostly around Coun…
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