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Kilkenny Events

Attending a Kilkenny Event? Stay at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel in Kilkenny City Centre

Kilkenny City, located on the South East of Ireland, has so much to offer any visitor from its rich Medieval history, to its bustling pubs and restaurants and its great selection of shops. Kilkenny is especially renowned for the busy calendar of Festivals that its hosts every year - from the legendary Cat Laughs, Kilkenny Arts Festival and Savour Festivals to the smaller Roots Festival, Kilkenny Animated and Kilkenomics; it's like whatever your interest you'll find a festival to suit!  The 4 star Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel,  being located in the heart of Kilkenny City is the perfect base for a stay during a festival. You'll find that the hotel is the hub for many festival go-ers and the choice venue for key events on festival programmes. The atmosphere is always 'electric' as people gather to enjoy the festival events and all that Kilkenny has to offer; on your doorstep at Kilkenny Omonde Hotel.

And with a great selection of Hotel Breaks, you will find that it makes the ideal base when exploring Kilkenny City.

Our 4 Star Kilkenny Hotel really does have a great city centre location, only a short stroll to Kilkenny Castle or the many shops, cafés and restaurants for which Kilkenny has become well known. During summer why not make the most of the hotel’s great location and take a Family Picnic to the Castle Park. Picnic cost €30 for 2 Adults and 2 Children Available July and August. Please enquire at Reception.

We offer a great selection of hotel deals throughout the year, view some of our latest offers  – Kilkenny Hotel Breaks.


Yulefest Kilkenny 2024

Stroll down medieval streets with twinkling lights. Full of festive fun enjoy christmas markets, live music and more...

Visitors to this years festival can expect festive treats, creative crafts, live music and family entertainment at the weekend Christmas Market. Special events each weekend. Festive Christmas lights throughout the city. Plus Santa visits and festive events across the county!

The Yulefest programme of events has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a festive staycation or family fun-activities, Yulefest in Kilkenny has something for you. With great shopping and food as standard come celebrate the magic of Christmas and the wonders of winter in Kilkenny’s beautiful Medieval city and county.

Taking place annually during the December in Kilkenny City & County