Connemara Green Festival
Oct 04 2019 - Oct 06 2019
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The Connemara Green Festival - Inspiring Action for Conservation
This festival celebrates Mother Nature, aims to raise awareness of the unique ecology of Connemara and raise funds for biodiversity projects.
The Connemara Green Festival celebrates Mother Nature, aims to raise awareness of the unique ecology of Connemara and raise funds for biodiversity projects.
The festival takes place in October each year and is based in Letterfrack village, Connemara, at the foot of the majestic Connemara National Park on the Wild Atlantic Way.
On the Friday afternoon there is a Mini-Conference followed by the opening of the festival. On the Saturday and Sunday, enjoy inspiring events including walks with local ecologists and historians, nature workshops, foraging on the seashore, hill walks, learning about local fauna and flora, outdoor activities, vegetarian cooking demonstrations, pond dipping in the Connemara National Park, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and boat trips in Letterfrack Bay. Kids and adults are welcome and many events are free to attend.
On the Saturday evening join us for our Green Feast, which is a buffet showcasing our local artisan food produce. You will be welcomed with a complimentary drink and entertained with local traditional music. All proceeds go to actions for conservation.