If you’re looking to go to a festival this year there’s no better place to go than Cork.

By Phoebe Webb

i f you’re looking to go to a festival this year there’s no better place to go than Cork. In Cork we love a good festival! We celebrate 24 big festivals along with hundreds of smaller ones throughout the year. Because we host so many festivals in Cork it is a perfect place for anyone to visit; whether it be a couples weekend away, a family vacation, a friends get-together, whatever the occasion you’re sure to find a festival to suit you. From the Guinness Jazz festival to the Film festival, the World Book festival to the Harbour festival there is something there for everyone. Take a look at the list below for all the festivals happening in Cork this year.

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1) Lifelong Learning Festival

April 11th – 17th

Cork Festivals 2017: Lifelong Learning Festival

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2) Cork World Book Festival

April

Cork Festivals 2017: World Book Fest

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3) Cork International Choral Festival

April 26th – 30th

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4) Cork Harbour Festival

June 3rd – 11th

Cork Festivals 2017: Ocean to City

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5) The Irish Examiner’s Cork City Marathon

June 4th

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6) Shandon Street Festival & Food Fair

June 24th

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Cork Festivals 2017: Shandon Street Fest

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7) Live at the Marquee

June 7th – July 13th

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8) Cork Midsummer Festival

June 16th – 25th

Cork Festivals 2017: Midsummer Fest

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9) Irish Performing Arts Festival

Late June (More information to be confirmed)

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10) Volvo Cork Week

July

Cork Festivals 2017: Cork Week

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11) Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular

July 15th – 16th

Cork Festivals 2017: City Spectacular

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12) Cork Pride Festival

July/August

Cork Festivals 2017: Pride

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13) Cork Puppetry Festival

August

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14) Cork International Short Story Festival

September

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15) Culture Night

September

Cork Festivals 2017

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16) Cork Folk Festival

28th September – 1st October

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17) IndieCork Film & Music Festival

October 8th – 15th

Cork Festivals 2017: Indie Cork

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18) Oktoberfest Beag

Early – Mid October (more information to be confirmed)

Cork Festivals 2017: Oktoberfest

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19) Cork Jazz Festival

October Bank Holiday Weekend

Cork Festivals 2017: Jazz Fest

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20) Cork Film Festival

10th – 19th November

Cork Festivals 2017: Film Fest

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21) Cork Science Festival

November

Cork Festivals 2017: SciFest

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22) Glow: A Cork Celebration

November – December

Cork Festivals 2017: Glow

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We welcome you in advance to Cork and we hope you have a great time at your chosen festival!

The Blarney Woollen Mills team.
Posted by:Phoebe Webb