Discover all the amazing things you can do in Cobh in the next few days! Check out our recommended activities below and get ready for an unforgettable summer experience.

Spike Island is commemorating its 85th anniversary this year by hosting its yearly Family Fun Evening and Fireworks Display. This celebration marks the official handover of Spike Island from Britain to Ireland in 1938. To celebrate this significant event, Spike Island will host an Independence Day celebration on Saturday, July 8th, with a captivating fireworks display, live musical performances, and family-friendly activities.

Spike island 85th Anniversary

Experience the Cobh Summer Swing and enjoy the best of Munster’s musical talent at the second free festival event of the season. The festival runs every Sunday until August 7th, with the market opening at 10 AM, offering a variety of handmade crafts, jewellery, and artisan food. The live free music kicks off at 12 PM, with Ben Hurley and friends performing next Sunday, July 9th. Click here for more information and to discover all the details. Don’t miss out!

Summer Swing Cobh 2023

Discover a world of wonder at Fota Wildlife Park! Join them from July 10th to August 20th 2023, for a series of captivating live events. Enjoy an interactive puppet show by Graffiti Theatre Company, witness Mark the Science Guy’s incredible experiments as seen on RTE, and take part in family-friendly yoga classes. Remember to pre-book some events in advance by clicking here to avoid disappointment. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to create unforgettable memories this Summer!

Fota Wildlife Park Summer Events 2023

Experience the heartwarming outdoor theatrical adaptation of David Walliams’ Bad Dad, where a father-son relationship as they face the challenges of a world of crime, car chases, and convicts. This production by Heartbreak Productions at Fota House & Gardens is perfect for families seeking summer entertainment. Bring your picnic, wet weather gear or sun-cream, something comfortable to sit on, and join Frank and Gilbert!

Join Mary on a self-discovery adventure in the Yorkshire countryside as she solves the mystery of the secret garden with the help of magical creatures and unexpected friends. Experience an enchanting evening of open-air theatre with music, song, and puppet creatures. Enjoy a summer night under the stars. For more information, click here.

Fota Island upcoming events summer 2023