Sligo’s Summer Events

Só Sligo Kid's Workshops

There’s a whole lot going on this summer in Sligo. From events to festivals, we’ve got all the details. There’s so much happening in Sligo for families, kids, teens and grownups all summer long, that we thought we’d give you a taster of some of our favourite events.

Só Sligo is a great annual foodie and family festival running from 11th – 15thJune, with kids and adults food workshops, talks, demonstrations, a Food Village and Street Fest. For more information go to for details.

Yeats Day celebrates Sligo’s most famous poet’s birthday in style, with a host of events for children and families all around SLigo Town on the 13th June this year. See here for updated details, coming soon

The Mullaghmore Triathlon takes places on the 14th June and there’s still time to sign up! This promises to be a great day out for particiapnts, supporters and families. Check here for all the details

Saturday 13th July is Family Day at the Sligo Races, with Ladies Day on the 7th of August.

Rosses Point Sea Shanty Festival promotes the musical heritage of the sea and aims to showcase the work of the RNLI. This festival runs from the 11th – 13th June. See for more details

Sea Sessions Festival in Bundoran from kicking off on the 27th June boasts great live acts from The Dandy Warhols and Kelis for a music filled weekend. More details here

Sligo Cairde Festival kicks off in July from the 8th to the 13th with music, theatre and craic. See here for more details


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