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 10k run or walk

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.

Doonbeg One Act Drama Festival

The One Act Drama Festival has been taking place since 1989 and occurs in November each year.