Upcoming Events

Please Note Events Are Subject To Change

 

Winter Music Day at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

January 20th 12-5pm

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is delighted to be associated with The Shannonside Winter Music Festival now in its 19th year. Read more

 

Free Admission to King Johns Castle - St Patrick's Day 2018

March 17th 2018

To celebrate our national holiday and to coninside with the 2018 Limerick City St Patrick's Weekend Celebrations, King Johns Castle is delighted to offer free admission to this interactive and enthralling visitor attraction to all on St Patricks Day, Saturday March 17th from 3pm-5pm. To avail of this amazing offer you must register in advance.

Explore the  visitor centre with state of the art interpretive activities and exhibitions. 21st century touch screen technology, 3D models and discovery drawer are among the exciting techniques that will connect you to tales of siege and warfare. Children will love the dazzling array of computer generated animations and ghostly projections as they travel back through time. 

REGISTER NOW to avail of free tickets

 

Easter Adventure Awaits ....

King Johns Castle - Easter Sunday 1st April / Bunratty Castle & Folk Park - Easter Monday 2nd April 

 

King Johns Castle & Bunratty Castle & Folk Park will be a hive of activity this Easter with lots of fun, games, excitement and animation guaranteed to keep all ages entertained.

Click here for more info on Easter at King Johns Castle

Click here for more info on Easter at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

 

 

Viking Celebration of Bealtaine at Craggaunowen

May Bank Holiday Sunday 6th May - 11am-5pm

 Prepare yourself, hide your valuables, as word has spread the Vikings are planning a rampage through the lands of Craggaunowen  in celebration of Bealtaine on Bank Holiday Sunday May 6th.

These pagan warriors are covered in maille armour, wielding swords, spears and axes will set up camp in this wonderful woodland setting and demonstrate traditional craft s such as net making, Viking cooking methods, blacksmithing, weaving and more

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Aerial Dance Performance at King Johns Castle - 15th & 16th June

Fidget Feet will perform exclusively at King John’s Castle on June 15th & 16th as part of the Irish leg of Vertical Dance Forum June 2018 being held in Limerick.

Come and view this spectacular art form at one of Ireland’s most iconic buildings.

Normal Admission Rates Apply

 

SHREK & STAND BY ME at King Johns Castle - Saturday August 18th

What better way is there to experience wonderful movie magic than in the dramatic and stunning surrounds of King Johns Castle!

Join us for the all time family favourite Shrek at 3pm or (and!) The 80’s feel good classic Stand by Me at 8pm


Pack a picnic or pick up some snacks when you arrive, bring your blankets or take advantage of the seating provided and sit back and enjoy the show!

Food vendors will be on site and available for you to purchase Pizza, BBQ grub, popcorn and soft drinks!

The show will go on regardless of any Irish weather interruptions so dress for it! 


PLEASE ENSURE YOU BRING YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL OR PRINTED TICKET TO THE CASTLE WHERE YOU WILL BE GIVEN A WRIST BAND ON ENTRY.



CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS TO SHREK

CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS TO STAND BY ME

 

 

Fossetts Circus at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park - Saturday June 23rd and Sunday 24th June

This year Fossett's Circus, Ireland's National Circus and the oldest continuously touring circus in the world, is delighted to return to the beautiful surroundings of Bunratty Castle with our all new 2018 production.

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