YULEFEST CHRISTMAS MARKET

The Yulefest Christmas Market is magically set with the beautiful backdrop of Kilkenny Castle. Decorated wooden huts, and Santa hat marquees will be serving festive treats and selling creative local crafts. A beautiful and easy place to meander or to pick up the perfect Christmas gift. Each weekend there will be family entertainment and live […]

LIVE MUSIC AT YULEFEST

Be entertained every weekend with music, dancing and family entertainment with live local performances at Yulefest! There is something for everybody as this varied programme showcases local and upcoming talent along with plenty of family fun! Performances will take place every weekend  from November 30th to Sunday 22nd December. Soak up the festive atmosphere and […]

CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL

Featuring spectacular, creative, quirky Christmas trees of all kinds, in the stunning setting of St. Canice’s Cathedral. This annual display is a unique Christmas event for all ages to enjoy! The collection on display is a community collaboration. With local groups, families and individuals invited to submit a creative Christmas tree, created out of any medium and in any shape or size. […]

YULEFEST MOVIE NIGHT

Family favourite the Yulefest Movie Night is back for 2024. Come enjoy a classic Christmas movie on the outdoor big screen on Thursday 12th December in Kilkenny City.   Cinema in the city is a family friendly outdoor event. Bring your chairs, cushions, blankets and treats and enjoy a magical night of cinema in the […]

MEDIEVAL MILE RUN

Kilkenny City Harriers bring you Irelands Medieval Mile run on November 29th in association with Yulefest Kilkenny. Open to all levels the run takes place through Kilkenny city and along Kilkenny’s famous Medieval Mile. With twinkling christmas lights, a live DJ and a Parade finish, a festive atmosphere is guaranteed! Runners can expect a fast […]