Events for the 2017 Queen Of The Sea Festival are shown below, note that Venues are stated for ideal weather.

For any changes please check with the Festival Office at Youghal Tourist Office or follow us on Facebook.

TimeEventVenue
19:30Children’s Fancy Dress Competition Free Entry Registration @6.30pm Disney Characters, Face Painting. 96fm Street Fleet Sponsored by Perks Family Entertainment. Prizes for Most Original Costume, Best Group and Funniest Costume,Nealons Quay (Sponsored by Perks Family Entertainment)
20:00Preview of this year’s Queen’s with Jordan McCarthy of CRY live on stageGIG RIG
20:00Greyhound Racing Free EntryYoughal Greyhound Track
21:00 - 23:00SESSION BY THE SEA with DUFFY & FRIENDS Trad, Folk, Country & much more. Come & Enjoy the Craic !! Sponsored by Sheehan Heating & PlumbingGIG RIG
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10:00 - 14:00Corks 96FM Broadcasting live from the Queen of the Sea festival playing all the latest hits.GIG RIG
10:00Crab Catching Competition - Crab catching lines & Gear available from Cal Flavin’sNealons Quay (Sponsored By Cal Flavin Expert & Topline)
10:00 - 16:00Coast Guard Sea Safety DemonstrationsNealons Quay
10:00 - 17:00YOUGHAL FOOD FESTIVAL Stroll around the food and craft market and treat yourself to a taste of local & homemade produce. Amazing Choice of BBQ Burgers, Crepes, Gourmet Sausages, Pizzas, Cakes, Breads, Jams & Chutneys, Sweets & much more, Face Painting, Amusements, Street Music, Rubbish at Golf, Bouncy Castles & much more.Nealons Quay
12:00 - 14:00Dulux Dog will be visiting Cal Flavins Expert & Topline StoreCal Flavins Topline Store
14:00Chatterbox Stage School Perform Fun & Exciting Modern & Commercial DanceGIG RIG
17:30Mark Cosgrove live on stageGIG RIG
19:00Queen of the Sea Contest: Free open air event come and see the Crowning of this year’s Queen. Compare: TV3’s Brendan HennessyNealons Quay
20:30CEILI – Donie Nolan & Taylors CrossCommunity Centre
21:30“Queens VIP after party” (With Finger food) Sponsored by The Quays BarThe Quays VIP AREA (Ticketed Event)
21:30Open air concert “THE DRIFTERS” Sponsored by The Quays Bar Followed by spectacular FIREWORKS displayGIG RIG
23:30Party till late at the “Queen of the Sea Party”The Quays Night Club
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10:00MOBY DICK STANDARD SWIM AQUAVELO From beneath our iconic lighthouse contestants swim a challenging 1500m before taking on a 26.6k cycle to finish at Nealon’s Quay. http://www.southcoast.club/Aquavelo.html
12:00 - 16:00Coast Guard Sea Safety DemonstrationsNealons Quay
12:00YOUGHAL FOOD FESTIVAL Stroll around the food and craft market and treat yourself to a taste of local & homemade produce. Amazing Choice of BBQ Burgers, Crepes, Gourmet Sausages, Pizzas, Cakes, Breads, Jams & Chutneys, Sweets & much more, Face painting, Amusements, Street Music Bucking Bronco, Bouncy Castles much more.Nealons Quay
12:00 - 17:00R.N.L.I. Life Boat Open DayYoughal Life Boat Station
12:00 - 17:00Family Fun Day Wobbly Circus Performers, Bouncy Castles, Amusements, Open Air Music, Face Painting, Rock Climbing wall, Treasure Hunt, Rubbish at Golf, and much more Sponsored by Flanagan PrintNealons Quay
14:30Fun Dog Show Pamper your dog and Come Show them off, great prizes Free Entry on the Day Sponsored by Clashmore Boarding KennelsNealons Quay
14:00 - 17:00Family Fun Day Fun Family Races on the beach, Bouncy Castles, Bucking Bronco, Music, Face Painting, rock climbing wall, Treasure Hunt, rubbish at golf, and much more SPONSORED BY AURA LEISURE CENTRE
15:00Children’s Sand Castle Building Competition (Registration at 2.30pm) Sponsored by Youghal Rotary ClubMall Beach
16:00 - 18:00Jordan Kay live on stage Sponsored By Quarlcraft EngineeringGIG RIG
17:30Wife Carrying Race Sponsored by Aura Leisure CentreMall Beach
18:30 - 20:30SHARON SHANNON “LIVE IN CONCERT” ON THE GIG RIGGIG RIG
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FESTIVAL OFFICE for the latest information on all the weekend’s activities and our central meeting point Youghal Tourist Office
TOWN CRIER TREASURE HUNT. Pick up your entry form in Youghal Tourist Office. Sponsored by Youghal Town Crier 1st prize €50Entries at Festival Office
YOUGHAL CLOCK GATE TOWER TOURS Open all weekend 10%Entries at Festival Office
YOUGHAL CLOCK GATE TOWER TOURS Open all weekend 10%Tickets Youghal Tourist office
GUIDED TOURS of St. Mary’s Collegiate Church Raleigh Quarter
GUIDED WALKING TOURS of Youghal town 024-92447Youghal Tourist Office
BLACKWATER RIVER TRIPS all weekend 087-9889076Nealons Quay

Featured Events

Fireworks Show

10PM Saturday Night

A Firework Display will take place after the Queen Of The Sea Festival on Nelsons Quay. Book your Free Tickets for the Crowning Event and stay for the Live Music and Fireworks.