We are excited to share the upcoming local festivals to enjoy this summer season, where you can enjoy a delightful summer filled with fun and entertainment for both friends and family. Mark your calendars because we have three fantastic festivals lined up that you won’t want to miss. Whether you’re a music lover, a food enthusiast, or simply looking for a great time, Sligo has something for everyone. Let’s dive into the exciting dates for your diary.

South Sligo Summer School Festival: July 9th – 15th

The South Sligo Summer School Festival, taking place from July 9th to 15th, is a vibrant celebration of traditional Irish music, dance, and culture. Renowned musicians, talented dancers, and passionate performers from all over Ireland gather in Tubbercurry to share their skills and knowledge. Whether you’re a seasoned musician or a curious beginner, this festival offers a unique opportunity to learn, enjoy, and immerse yourself in the rich traditions of Irish music.


Enniscrone Black Pig Festival: July 27th – 31st

Prepare for a weekend of thrilling events at the Enniscrone Black Pig Festival, happening from July 27th to 31st. This festival combines entertainment, food, and community spirit, all centered around the local legend of the Black Pig. Indulge in delicious local cuisine, explore the craft and artisan stalls, and enjoy live music performances that will have you dancing the night away.


Old Fair Day Festival: August 5th – 9th

Experience the magic of the Old Fair Day Festival, taking place from August 5th to 9th. This annual event brings the streets of Tubbercurry to life with craft market stalls, live demonstrations, and a captivating atmosphere.  You can find everything from local crafts to mouthwatering food. With street entertainment, music sessions, and a warm community spirit, the Old Fair Day Festival offers a delightful experience for all ages.


Summer in Sligo is set to be an unforgettable season, and at Cawley’s Guesthouse Tubbercurry, we invite you to be a part of it. Whether you’re staying with us or simply passing through, attending these festivals will add an extra touch of joy and excitement to your visit. From the South Sligo Summer School Festival’s musical delights to the Enniscrone Black Pig Festival’s vibrant celebrations, and the historical charm of the Old Fair Day Festival, there’s something for everyone in Sligo this summer.

Make sure to book your stay at Cawley’s Guesthouse Tubbercurry, where you can enjoy comfortable accommodations, delicious food, and warm hospitality during your festival adventures. We look forward to welcoming you and helping you make lasting memories at the exciting festivals in Sligo. Let the summer celebrations begin.