Time to dust off your chaps, find your hat, lasso and holster and saddle up your pony!
The Way Down South Festival has something for everyone to enjoy. For kiddies, the highlight will no doubt be the ‘Cowboy and Western’ fancy dress parade on Saturday the 3rd.
|Way Down South – Look out for the ‘Cowboy and Western’ Fancy dress parade for kids.|
The shores of Bantry certainly look set for a rocking August Bank Holiday weekend with BBQs on every street corner and musical entertainment that will range from samba to disco, rock n’ roll to country – there will be bands in bars and on the streets as well as busking competitions
Family activities will include storytelling, fancy dress parade and games on Wolfe Tone Square.
The weekend will finish off with a great fundraising walk on Monday 5th August in aid of the Bantry Hospice Project.
|Saddle up all cowboys and cowgirls for the Cowboy and Western dress parade in Bantry.|
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
|FRIDAY, 2ND AUGUST|
|9am-3pm||Farmers Market||Wolfe Tone Square|
|11am-12pm||Legends and Myths of the South – Story-Telling (for 4 – 8-year-olds)||Bantry Library|
|SATURDAY, 3RD AUGUST|
|12pm||Children’s Fun Games||Wolfe Tone Square|
|1pm||BBQ||Various Locations – Town Centre|
|2pm||Town Council BBQ||Wolfe Tone Square|
|2pm onwards||Busking Competition||Bantry Town Centre|
|2-3:30pm||Children’s ‘Cowboy & Western’ Fancy Dress Competition||Wolfe Tone Square|
|4pm||Live Music||Wolfe Tone Square|
|6:30-9pm||Dog & Terrier Racing||High Street|
|9-11pm||BBQ and Live Music||Wolfe Tone Square|
|SUNDAY, 4TH AUGUST|
|1-3pm||Children’s Walking Trail and Quiz with prizes (self-guided)||Wolfe Tone Square|
|1:30-3:30pm||BBQ & Live Music||New Street|
|4-6:30pm||BBQ & Live Music||Main Street|
|7-10pm||BBQ & Live Music||Barrack Street|
|11pm||80s Disco (€10 per ticket, available on door)||The Maritime Hotel|
|MONDAY, 5TH AUGUST|
|1:30pm||Bantry Hospice Project Walk|
For Further information visit Bantry WebsiteBBQ & Live Music