Ballyheigue Festival

Ballyheigue Summer Festival 2014 takes place from Sunday July 6th to Sunday July 13th. . Please visit our Facebook Page for the very latest news and details of events, or to contribute.

Also view our website www.ballyheiguefestival.com for details of other events and accommodation and activities in the area.

Enjoying the Ballyheigue Summer Festival in Kerry
Enjoying the Ballyheigue Summer Festival

Last years festival included a host of events catering to all age groups including, pig racing

Ballyheigue Summer Festival 2014 Pig Racing in Kerry
Ballyheigue Summer Festival 2014 Pig Racing in Kerry

We also had sandcastle competitions, king of the beach, terrier racing, puppet shows, slip to shore swim, tops of the parish, table quiz, as well as lots of live music at the festival marquee.

New events add last year year were Human Drag Racing, American Gladiators, egg toss, Ballyheigue Ball roll and more.

2013 Sees the addition of “The Gathering of the Clans”, Dancing at the Crossroads, Farm Skills competition, Black Rock Long Puck, Flat Pack Craic, Passion Fashion and more. Live at the Marquee will be “J90” one of Irelands best bands with a new album just out. Beach Party IV take place on Saturday night and the “Funked up Foam Disco with DJ Ray takes place for Youths on Friday Night.

And maybe next year’s competition will have the staring competition, as many people are in training.

Ballyheigue  staring competition entry in county kerry
Ballyheigue staring competition entry hope for next year