Carlingford Oyster Festival 2017

11 August 2017 00:00 – 14 August 2017 23:59
Location: Carlingford Market Square, Carlingford, County Louth, Ireland
Category:Carlingford Events

Carlingford Oyster Festival 2017

carlingford oyster festival 2017

Friday 11th August to Monday 14th in and around Carlingford

The Carlingford Oyster Festival offering a four day fun-filled festival for the whole family is packed with traditional children's activities including Magic Show, Face Painting, the ever popular Teddy Bear's Picnic, Free Kayaking in the Harbour, Children’s Funfair & Bouncing Castles.

Oysters, Oysters, Oysters and lots of Fun for all the Family!

The fun programme begins on Friday evening with the opening of Cassely's Extreme Funfair on the village green and music in all of the local pubs. Then on Saturday and Sunday Carlingford is transformed with lively street entertainment, Artisan Craft & Food Stalls & local restaurants offering delicious fishy dishes, chowders and local cuisine.

On Sunday Carlingford also celebrates Irish Walled Towns Day with Guided Walking Tours of the Medieval Town, Coin Striking and and the Carlingford Big Dig Event.

Download the Carlingford Oyster Festival Programme Here 

Featuring the Kiddies Oyster Pearl Welly Hunt where the whole family can forage on the shores of Carlingford Lough to find treasures hidden within the shorelife and seashells.

The Carlingford Oyster Festival is a “Food & Family Entertainment Festival” promoting activities that enhance the existing gastronomy, fresh produce and Artisan craft & Design offering in the area. 

The Carlingford Oyster Pearl Competition 
2017 Morgan’s Fine Fish Carlingford Oyster Pearl

The well known ‘lovely girl’ competition that crowned over 22 pearls in its day and two of the Louth Rose winners in the past 3 years is polishing up the crown ready for the 2017 pearl!

More information on the competition event page The Carlingford Oyster Pearl Competition 

For further information visit

Carlingford Oyster Festival 2017 Flyer

Traders & Vendors Information

If you believe that what you do will add to the entertainment value of the festival, please apply now! 
Download the Stall Vendor application Form and return to the address on the form.
Traders/Vendors Application Form Download.  

For further information visit

Carlingford Oyster Festival Ma Bakers

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