Festivals & Events

Doonbeg is a real festival village with events happening throughout the year, so make a note in your diary to spend an exhilarating weekend with us enjoying the very best of drama, dancing, dining and jazz.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Doonbeg has a bright and vibrant St Patrick’s Day parade through the village. A great day out for all the family.

West Clare Drama Festival

Drama groups from all over Ireland perform a wide and varied repertoire for the appreciative audiences who pack the theatre each evening.

Doonbeg International Jazz Festival

With an excellent line up of local and international musicians, it’s a weekend of entertainment to remember and all the concerts are free.

Doonbeg Regatta

With competitors travelling from Galway and Kerry to compete with our local West Clare rowers, a great day of racing and family entertainment is guaranteed.

Declan Hayes Memorial Weekend

The Declan Hayes Memorial half marathon and 10k run is a charity event in memory of Declan Hayes from Doonbeg, who died in a motorbike accident in 2010.

The Doonbeg Seafood Festival

The festival, which is organized by the residents of Doonbeg, reflects the great local fishing tradition with the emphasis on seafood in the local restaurants in the area.