So much to do this Bank Holiday Weekend

If you’re lucky enough to be holidaying in Cork this Bank Holiday weekend, we thought you’d like to know about some of the many things going on around the area.
Kinsale Port, Cork

Kinsale Port, Cork

1. Cork Harbour Festival
Cork Harbour Festival is the largest annual event in Cork Harbour offering a nine day celebration of Cork’s maritime culture, from 3rd – 11th June 2017. Kicking off on the June Bank Holiday weekend the festival features 60 events taking place in Cork City as well as in 15 harbour towns and villages. There are a variety of events to dive into, from water activities to guided walks, open days to open sails, seafood market to seaweed foraging and so much more.
2. Hillfest 2017, Watergrasshill
Live Music Festival, Live Pig Racing, Cycling, Fun Run, Live Mouse Roulette, Warring Pubs (Annual Tug of War Tournament), Scouting & Orienteering event, Community Family Fun Day, Over 35’s soccer, annual academy soccer tournament, GAA events, & a whole lot more…

 

3. The Innishannon Steam & Vintage Rally 2017
The Innishannon Steam & Vintage Rally in aid of The Irish Cancer Society (ICS) and is held each June Bank Holiday Weekend to promote Steam & Vintage and heritage items. It’s a great family day out for young and old with over 1,000 exhibits on 40 acre site. The exhibits include huge tractors, threshers, unique cars, motorbikes, oil and steam engines as well as experiencing a working forge. There is also a pet’s corner, always popular with children, a cake sale, numerous stands and stalls with art and craft displays, a dog show, sheep dog trials, road rolling. This is a fun-day out for collectors, enthusiasts and visitors alike with car parking and camping facilities set up in the village. Innishannon itself dates back to the sixth century and is surrounded by an ancient woodland and castle ruins.
4. Cork City Marathon
Taking place on Monday, 3 June runners will depart Patrick Street at 9am. Around 10,00 people are expected to take to the streets of Cork running for fitness, fun and their charity of choice. If you don’t like the sound of pounding the pavement, get out a cheer participants on!
Blarney Caravan Park

Fota Wildlife Park

5. Fota Wildlife Park
No trip to Cork is complete without spending a couple of hours exploring Fota Wildlife Park, its inhabitants and the amazing scenery of an Island that is located right at the heart of one of the biggest and most beautiful natural harbours in the world.
So why not plan a visit to Cork this June Bank Holiday weekend. Booking your stay at Blarney Caravan & Camping Park couldn’t be easier. Bookings can now be made online from our website so why not book your stay with us today?