The 34th Tubbercurry Old Fair Day Festival, opens on Saturday 10th August and run to the highlight of the festival – the Old Fair Day on Wednesday 14th August. A five-day festival this August in Sligo for all the family to enjoy.
The festival won Best Cultural Festival and overall Tourism award in 2017 at the Sligo Business Awards. The festival hosts a teddy bear picnic on the Saturday and a family fun day on the Sunday. With our showcase the Old Fair Day on the second Wednesday in August annually. The fair day is feast of exploration as you will get the chance to experience the sights and sounds of fair days gone in our arts, crafts and heritage village, artisan food and bread displays, children’s fun zones and enjoy live demonstrations from glass blowing, pottery, spinning, weaving, basket making to thatching and trashing. We have over 50+ heritage and craft exhibitors and demonstrators.Our ever-popular and expanding vintage collection of tractors, cars, and machinery will be a centrepiece. You can also visit South and West Sligo Tourism marquee. Our local farmers will have their prize-winning cattle, sheep, pigs and various other animals for our visitors to view. There will be over a hundred exhibitors dotted throughout the town and live country and western music. Ocean FM will broadcast live from 9 a.m. with the Niall Delaney show. A fun filled festival awaits you in Tubbercurry during the day and nightly enjoy Murray’s funfair and live music in the local pubs. We are proud to present our fair as a festival where old and new friends alike can meet and savour the hospitality our town offers. For more information, follow us on Facebook and Twitter or visit our websitewww.oldfairday.ie #OldFairDay email@example.com T: (087) 955 8441