With the nights closing in, winds picking up, and the leaves falling Autumn is well and truly upon us.

There will be lots of spectacular events throughout the County Sligo from, storytelling, music, comedy, festivals, and ghoulish haunting experiences. It is an action-packed calendar in Sligo. The festivities are creeping up on us fast this year so get involved and join in the festive fun. Here are some of this year’s highlights.

Brown Bread and Jam club

Excitement is building for the annual Brown Bread & Jam Club being held on Saturday the 12th of November. It will be a wonderfully entertaining evening with a host of talented musicians, storytellers, and singers from all over Ireland. Entry is free, so come along and enjoy some delicious brown bread and jam.


The Coleman Music Centre

The Coleman Music Centre will be presenting the award-winning Galway folk singer Sean Keane on Saturday the 5th of November 2022, Sean is one of the renowned Keane family from Caherlistrane in Co. Galway who are well known for their musical.

The Coleman Irish Music centre has several events running throughout Autumn please see the detail at: www.colemanirishmusic.com/category/latest-news-events/

Sligo Live

The North West’s premier music festival, returns this October bigger and better than ever! With performances from Gavin James, Robert Plant with Saving Grace, Paul Brady, Susan O’Neill & Campbell Jensen, The Seeger Sessions Revival, Ye Vagabonds & special guest Niamh Regan! The festival will also have two headline comedy shows with the hilarious Tommy Tiernan and Dylan Moran! For tickets and for further visit: https://sligolive.ie/tickets

ATU Haunting

From those who brought you the Hazelwood Haunting from out of The Woods and into The University Campus. The Haunting has Graduated. It is set to be the biggest indoor Haunting in the Northwest. The event will be run over two nights Monday the 31st of October (HALLOWEEN NIGHT) and Tuesday the 1st of November. Embark on a haunted walk through the dark corridors of ATU Sligo where you will encounter over 150 zombies, dragons, spiders, and all sorts of creepy creatures lurking about.

The event times are 8.00pm to 10.30pm on both nights. The tickets will be sold in 30-minute slots with the first 30-minute slot (8.00 – 8.30pm on both nights) targeted at children under 8 years of age where the zombies and creatures will be passive and friendly to ensure younger children have a positive Halloween experience.

After 8.30pm on both nights it will be business as usual where the zombies and creatures will be the real deal and deliver a Halloween experience that will thrill and scare all ages.

For tickets and more information visit: www.northsligoac.ie/hours