From the experimental to the traditional, explore all of the wonderful arts and cultural events, festivals and attractions that Kildare has to offer.
Co. Kildare is known to be a friendly and social county, with plenty going on throughout the year – and we’re not just talking about horse-racing events. In fact, Co. Kildare is known for its many culture events, whether it’s a theatre or musical performance in the Riverbank Arts Centre or one of the many annual festivals or events. There’s lots to see and do – why not combine your visit with a great event too?
In light of Covid-19 restrictions, numerous events and activities in Kildare may have been postponed or cancelled and a lot businesses and venues may be temporarily closed. We recommend you to check with relevant businesses and/or venues for latest updates.
The Ardclough Village Centre houses ‘From Malt to Vault’ – an exhibition which tells the story of Arthur Guinness.
A hidden gem selling huge array of handmade gift items from potters, artists and craftsmen. Onsite cafe and deli.
Ceramic art studio and coffee bar where visitors can paint their chosen item and add personal touches as a gift or keepsake.
June Fest Festival brings to Newbridge the very best in Art, Theatre, Music and Family Entertainment.
Kildare’s premier gallery since 1978, exhibiting the artworks by many of Irelands established artists.
Kildare Library Services have a library in all large towns of Kildare and support 8 part time libraries throughout the county.
12th century Norman castle containing many interesting and unusual historic items.
Multi-disciplinary arts centre showcasing theatre, music, opera, comedy and visual arts.