Festivals and Events


Annual Warrior Run

26th August

Strandhill, Co. Sligo

A gruelling 15km road and hill race taking runner from the beachfront to the top of Knocknarea Mountain and back. Live music and street entertainment at the beachfront.


Sligo Festival of Baroque Music

6-8th October 2017

The Model, Sligo Town

The annual festival takes place at the Model and provides an excellent programme of concerts, talks, workshops and master classes.

Sligo Live

25-30th October

Sligo Live celebrates folk, roots, and indie music. Over the years it has carved out a niche as a relaxed, intimate and enjoyable music festival.


Choral Festival

17-19th November

A weekend of music and singing, worldwide choirs, concerts, competitions, cabaret and pub singing.