18th-20th AUGUST 2023
This weekend, starting on Friday the 18th of August, a weekend packed with music and fun events, kicks off in Letterkenny.
(Note: for road closures/diversions, scroll to the end of this blog post).
We have taken the information from both the Letterkenny Festival poster and the PRIDE Letterkenny poster and put it all together in day, date, and time order (and included the locations of each).
FRIDAY, 18th AUGUST - LETTERKENNY FESTIVAL BEGINS
GIG-RIG - At McGettigans Hotel, Main Street: STARTS 7.30pm
Bagatelle And Friends
SATURDAY 20th August – LETTERKENNY PRIDE DAY
FAMILY FUN & ENTERTAINMENT - 2.30pm
AN GRIANAN THEATRE, Port Road AND MARKET SQUARE
Including: Fashion show, face painting, arts & crafts, Towards Inclusion Choir, John Ruddy’s “Manny Man”, Broadway Boogie and more.
PRIDE PARADE - Leaves An Grianan Theatre at 4.30pm travelling up the Port Road, along Main Street & finishing at Lower Main Street.
DRAG BINGO with Shania LaRue 6pm - Brewery Bar/The Shack, Market Square
“PRIDE” – 6.30pm - Screening of the film at Century Cinemas, Neil T. Blaney Road.
All evening into the night there is music in the following bars:
MCGINLEYS BAR, Lower Main Street
6pm – 6.30pm – Without Willow
6.40pm – 7.40pm – High Heeled Converse
7.45 pm – 8.45pm – Tanya McCole
8.50pm – 9.40pm – Moya Brennan
THE COTTAGE BAR, Main Street
7pm – 7.45pm – Millie Greene
7.50pm – 8.35pm – Rachel Craig
8.40pm – 9.25pm – Shauna McDaid
9.30pm – 10.15 pm – Larabel
10.20pm – 11.20pm – George Houston
THE BREWERY/THE SHACK, Market Square
9pm – 10pm – Boy M5
10.05pm – 10.55pm – Beni Mihai
11pm – 11.45pm – BANYAY
GIG-RIG (in conjunction with the Letterkenny Festival) – Lower Main Street (outside Library)
7.30pm – 8pm – Darren O’Halloran
8.10pm – 8.40pm – The Ephades
8.45pm – 9.05pm Richard Joke & Fierce Injection
9.15pm – 10pm – Arn
10.10pm – 10.55pm – Mundy
11.05pm – 11.50pm – String Empire
PRIDE AFTER PARTY – The Brewery Bar, Market Square – 11pm – late.
SUNDAY 21st August – LETTERKENNY FESTIVAL continues
2pm - An Grianan Theatre, Port Road
Face painting, arts & crafts, photo booth, games corner, toddlers corner, cartoon characters.
SOAP BOX DERBY – Starts 2.30pm sharp at the old Grill, Port Road
PORT ROAD BALL RACE – Follows soap box derby
GIG-RIG: COUNTRY SUNDAY – Starts 5.30pm Sister Sara’s, Port Road
Hard to Beat
The Wild Rover
Mickey Joe Harte
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