Cairde | Sligo Arts Festival
Inspired by the creative energy of Ireland’s Northwest, Cairde Sligo Arts Festival is a unique coming together of artists and audiences. It is a celebration of imagination and shared experience that welcomes all.
Cairde Sligo Arts Festival will take place this year from July 1st to 9th with a fully live affair featuring new work, exclusive commissions and events spanning music, theatre, dance, visual art, street theatre and more.
Some of the festival highlights for 2023 include Standing Art ehibition of stopping places, camps and halting sites used by Travellers in Sligo, The Lonesome Boatman, a playful story bubbling with comedy, surprises and rubber ducks, music performances from John Walsh, The Messages, LOAH, DJ Dolittle and much more.
The beautiful surrounds of Sligo’s Peace Park will once again be the setting for a two-day Cairde in the Park on 1st & 2rd July, for an immersive and fun-filled programme of circus, music, storytelling, walkabout acts and interactive game