Carrick Carnival

Things to do in County Leitrim, Ireland - Carrick Carnival - YourDaysOut
Carrick-On-Shannon, Co. Leitrim, Ireland
May 31, 2019 6:00:00 PM - Jun 10, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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Carrick Carnival is an action-packed 10 day festival being held at the beginning of June each year in Carrick on Shannon County Leitrim. This year’s event is from Friday 31st to Sunday 9th June 2019. The Carnival is an eclectic mix of amazing street entertainment, ridiculous races (barmen racing with pints, balls racing down the street, homemade rafts racing across the Shannon, pigs racing with teddies as jockeys…!!), live music, kids fun days, traditional amusements and incredible evening events including water jet pack display, Taste of Carrick and a comedy night. There’s also street parades, fireworks, dance shows and more. Almost all of the events are free. The aim of the festival is to have the craic and enjoy Carrick and all it has to offer – the river, the lovely streets, cafes, restaurants, pubs, art centre, market place, shops and of course, the people. Carrick Carnival is a non-profit voluntary organisation which has been in operation since 2012, with the first festival being held in 2013 to mark the 400th anniversary of Carrick on Shannon being founded. The committee is made up of up to 20 volunteers who give a huge amount of time in to putting...

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