Festivals and Events in West Cork

West Cork is abundant with festivals planned throughout the year to suit everyone’s tastes. Below you can find a list of all local events with description and relevant links. If you have any questions feel free to contact us. Also check our things to do in West Cork page for a range of great activities. If you can't make up your mind this list of the top 10 things to do in West Cork will help you decide.





October 10th Ballroom of Romance - Patrick O'Sullivan West Cork Hotel
October 20th & 21st Wild Atlantic Tattoo Show West Cork Hotel
October 20th SCAR(Skibbereen Charity Adventure Race) Skibbereen
October 28th Ballroom of Romance - P.J.Murrihy West Cork Hotel
November 11th Ballroom of Romance - Michael Collins West Cork Hotel
November 25th Ballroom of Romance - Limelite West Cork Hotel
December 1st Skibbereen Christmas Charity ball West Cork Hotel
December 4th Active Retirement Christmas Lunch West Cork Hotel €23.5pp
December 9th Ballroom of Romance - Finbarr Dennehy West Cork Hotel
December 10th Christmas Party Night 2018 West Cork Hotel €39pp





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Drimoleague Heritage Walkways.
Free weekly guided walk. Gather at the Railway Yard Carpark in Drimoleague Village every Tuesday for a 6.30pm start. Each walk will be a different route and will last between 1-2 hours. All walks will suite most abilities and are FREE. To confirm and for more info call Mike O Sullivan on: 087 7641420
Drimoleague Village


For places to stay in West Cork, choose our county cork hotel for your base when discovering the many festivals planned. 

For hotels near Schull, hotels near Baltimore West Cork, or hotels near Bantry, when you stay at the West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen you immediately place yourself at the hub of West Cork. 

To relax and unwind after sampling the various festivals and events that West Cork has to offer for pubs in Skibbereen, the Ilen Bar offers visitors and locals alike the perfect place to catch up and switch off.