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The Irish Yogurts Clonakilty Street Carnival is back!

By: Clonakilty Chamber of Commerce | Posted on: 02 May 2023

The Irish Yogurts Clonakilty Street Carnival is back!
Dancers Paul Hogan and Mae Kiely add some jazz to their step as they celebrate the return of the ‘Irish Yogurts Clonakilty Street Carnival 2023 Photos by Dermot Sullivan  

West Cork’s annual Irish Yogurts Clonakilty Street Carnival returns to Clonakilty on Saturday 17 th June 2023.

The colourful main streets of Clonakilty are transformed into a foodie haven of culinary delights, and first-class dining is catered for by local restaurants and an array of excellent artisan producers. The gastronomic day out promises a unique dining experience unlike any other! Rows of tables will line decorated streets to create Clonakilty’s longest dinner party, as thousands of diners get to feast on mouthwatering dishes from street food stalls by the town’s top restaurants.

Headline acts throughout the day will keep audiences dazzled with live music, activities, and dizzying carnival style antics. The popular Family Fun Zone will return with hosted activities and street entertainment including bouncy castles, giant games, face-painting, and an enclosed area to keep the smallies amused, as well as a sensory play area.

The Carnival is delighted to announce Irish Yogurts Clonakilty as their main sponsor of this year’s event, an award-winning family-run company based in Clonakilty since 1994. The event will also be officially opened by renowned chef Eunice Power.

The Irish Yogurts Clonakilty Street Carnival dinner tickets include adult and children’s meals with meat, seafood, vegetarian and vegan meal options, including drinks and desserts. Meal tickets priced at €18 for adults and €7.50 for children.

All other festivities and event activities are FREE and accessible to all throughout the day as the town will be fully pedestrianised from 9am-6pm and open for business.

To book tickets please go to Book Tickets

Booking fee applies.

Full details of the event day to follow.

Dancers Paul Hogan and Mae Kiely add some jazz to their step as they celebrate the return of the ‘Irish Yogurts Clonakilty Street Carnival 2023

Photos by Dermot Sullivan  

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We stayed in Clonakilty for 4 nights and loved it. So much to do. Beautiful beaches. Lovely pubs and such friendly people! Can't wait to come back!

Denise Lemmon Brown

A charming, yet cosmopolitan little gem, set in a stunningly beautiful part of the Emerals Isle. Great food, friendly people with immense sense of civic responsibility. Do not miss the music scene.

Jim Shine

I love Clonakility! Whenever we visit the Cork area we can't resit a stop off! Great Cafes & Restaurants. Very Pretty Town, bustling with life and Activity!!!!

Mary Sheridan Galway

A great town vibrant and pretty. Always plenty to do. Always clean and with the most friendly people. A must visit for both visitors to Ireland and native Irish. Great pubs, cafes and restaurants.

Michael McKenna

The most vibrant small town in Ireland. Always something happening. Great food, great atmosphere, lovely people.

Alison Wickham

We found Clonakilty to be one of if not the friendliest place we've ever visited. The people of "Clon " treated us like we had lived there our whole lives.They welcomed us into their lives like we were family.

Mitch Eveleth Iowa, USA

Great town ."The people are Splendid" to use a quote of the towns most Famous famous residence Michael Collins. The food and choice of food is excellent, the layout of the town with it meandering streets creates an intimacy with this place.

Michael McManus

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