Kilkenny Events & Activities

Discover the best of Kilkenny's thriving arts culture from Pembroke Kilkenny

There is always something going on here in Kilkenny, and as we're right in the heart of the arts culture of this great city, so it only seems fitting to share with you some of our favourite events in and around the local area. We're one of the closest hotels to Kilkenny Castle and just off High Street, so no matter what you're planning to do with your time here in Ireland's Ancient East, start it at Pembroke Kilkenny. 

Events in Kilkenny

Savour Food Festival

August 2018

Savour Kilkenny returns to the medieval city for four days of foodie heaven over the Halloween Bank Holiday Weekend!

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Subtitle Film Festival

November 2018

Subtitle is Ireland’s only film festival of popular subtitled European films – plus a fantastic line up of filmmakers, stars and some of the finest casting directors on the planet.

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November 2018

The world's first economics and comedy festival! Celebrating it's 10th year, Kilkenomics brings together leading international economists, financial analysts and media commentators with some of our funniest, sharpest standup comedians.

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Loved Up

Reconnect with your loved one on a romantic getaway

Chill out with your loved one, prosecco, chocolate-dipped strawberries and more

Mini Moon

Celebrate your first days of wedded bliss in Ireland's Ancient East

Spend two nights in a Castle View room with prosecco, strawberries and more…