Events for February 2015 coming soon!
The Fureys at Westport Town Hall
Easter Egg Hunt at Westport House
Easter Weekend at Westport House
Visit Westport House & Pirate Adventure Park for family fun, treasure hunt and frolics over Easter Weekend – and maybe win some great prizes too!
St Patricks Day ParadeMarch 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pmThe St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Westport will kick off at 1.30pm and will be celebrating St. Patrick and remembering 1916. Joining in the celebration will be Westport Town Band and Clew Bay Pipe Band. ,
Westport, Co Mayo Ireland
Jason Byrne at Westport Town Hall
Westport Gran Fondo Saturday 12th March 2016
Westport Gran Fondo is a one day cycling event and is the first of its kind in the Republic of Ireland. Gran Fondo means many things to many people. Loosely translated, it means everything from “great foundation”, “great distance” or “great endurance.” It can be a full-on race, or just a ride and this is what makes it different!
LAMBERT PUPPET THEATRE Presents Cinderella & Bosco
SUNDAY 3RD APRIL – WESTPORT TOWN HALL
CURTAIN UP 3PM SHARP
WE BANJO 3 – WESTPORT TOWN HALL
Saturday 28th May – WESTPORT TOWN HALL
One of the best live acts to come out of Ireland in recent years, the multi-awarded winning We Banjo 3 combine supergroup credentials with a breath-taking command of the emotive power of fiddle, guitar, mandolin and banjo.
Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival
10th – 12th June 2016
Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival showcases the best of local, national and international folk and bluegrass acts. The Festival also consists of music workshops, musical lunch and pub gigs.
Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage – Reek Sunday
31st July 2016
Located six miles west of Westport, Croagh Patrick is one of Mayo’s most famous landmarks. The mountain overlooks Clew Bay and the entire Western coastline. In 441AD, Saint Patrick is said to have spent 40 days and nights praying and fasting on its slopes. Over 60,000 people make the ascent on this day, starting at Murrisk Abbey.
Gael Force West
20th August 2016
Gaelforce West is the largest one-day adventure race of its kind in the world. It is a multi-sport adventure race involving cycling, running and kayaking. The course of approximately 65km stretches from the stunning Glassilaun beach, south-west of Killary Harbour to Westport with some significant obstacles to cross, including Killary Fjord itself and the famous holy mountain of Croagh Patrick.
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Westport Food Festival 2015
Westport Food Festival 2015
Ballinrobe Race Meeting
22nd September 2015
An intimate place set in a natural amphitheatre where the action is never too far from view – it’s everything a country racecourse should be.
Achill Roar Adventure Race
5th September 2015
Achill Roar is an outdoor multi-sport adventure race. The categories for the Achill Roar are: Expert Solo, Sports Solo and Expert Relay. The expert solo course is either a 800m swim or 2400m kayak in Keel Lough, followed by a 15km beach and mountain run, taking in the summit of Minaun (662m) and then a 45km cycle including the famous Atlantic Drive coastal route.
Halloween Festival in Westport House
25th – 31st October
Have a hauntingly good time as you experience the thrills ‘ n chills of the Pirate Adventure Park.
Westport Sea 2 Summit Adventure Race
12th November 2016
The Westport Sea 2 Summit adventure race is a unique event based in the adventure capital of Ireland. The race incorporates all the thrills that Westport has to offer, Croagh Patrick, Clew Bay, the Sheaffry Mountains and the new Greenway. There are 2 race categories S2S Supreme 56.5km and S2S Spirit 27.5km.
Christmas Day Swim
Dozens of hardy swimmers brave the icy temperatures of Bertra Beach every year for the traditional Christmas Day dip.
Shop ‘n Spraoi na Nollaig
Westport Mall is transformed into a winter wonderland and shopper’s paradise, where visitors can purchase handmade, authentic and unique Christmas gifts for all the family.
Westport House Winter Wonderland
November 28th – Christmas Eve 2015
Meet Santa, Mrs Claus and the Elves while experience a blizzard of Christmas Spirit in the stunning 18th Centaury Westport House which is transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland.