Events and Festivals in Westport

  • Westport Festival of Music and Performing Arts: A festival for music-fanatics who are passionate about their beloved artists, the Westport Music and Performing Arts festival is held in June every year. Children under 12 years have free admission. Do try to get a glimpse of the festival as they promise performances of over 50 artists to get your feet tapping.
  • Sea Angling Festival: Held in June every year, the Sea Angling Festival was introduced by boatmen and fishermen who knew about the art of angling. Drop by to catch a workshop at the festival.
  • Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage and Heritage Trail: Every July, the Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage in Westport, Irelandconsists of a trail walk to the summit where St Patrick starved for 40 Days in 441 AD. The place consists of moderately difficult guided trails and is considered one of the holiest places in Ireland.
  • Westport Blue Grass Festival: The festival offers a rare and authentic Irish experience with foot-tapping folk music and a variety of beer to choose from. Held everyyear in June, it is one of the most popular festivals in Ireland and attracts tourists from all over the world.
  • Westport Seafood Festival: One of the star attraction in Westport, the festival offers offshore-fishing, whale-watching and surfing among other activities. Drop by to taste some of the best seafood spreads you will ever have while enjoying a gorgeous view of the harbour.
  • The Westport Shop n' SpraoinaNollag: Keeping up with the Christmas spirit, the Westport Shop n’ SpraoinaNollag is full of activities like storytelling, puppet shows, treasure hunt, food, crafts, artefacts and more. A must visit if you are here in December with family; the place assures you some of the most memorable moments in Ireland.

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