Kenmare Food Carnival

photo (3) photo (4) photo“Kenmare Food Carnival….where stunning scenery and good food collide”

Kenmare, in county Kerry, is the Gourmet capital of the kingdom. It boasts a fine selection of quality restaurants using locally produce products. This unique town located on the Ring of Kerry is the perfect place to celebrate all things food. This July 12th-14th Kenmare is hosting its second annual Kenmare Food Carnival. The Carnival aims to celebrate all things food related and showcase the best of what Kenmare has to offer in a ‘Carnival’ atmosphere making sure there’s enough food and fun for everyone.

Building on last year’s awe-inspiring success, organisers are adding a few new events to the jam packed programme which includes : Kenmare Food Carnival food themed parade by Sligo based Work House Arts Studio, a Mardi Gras party in The Green on the opening Friday evening and The Ohno! Jazz Band which are being flown in from Holland to add to the ‘Carnival’ atmosphere with their cool jazzy style of music, which will be enjoyed along with a Pig on a Spit held in Brook Lane Hotel on the Saturday night.

There are a plethora of evens for all the family. An Artisan food market will be held all day Saturday & Sunday as well as food art exhibitions around the town. Little foodie’s events include: Rozanne Stevens Healthy Eating Workshop, Cup Cake Decorating, Gingerbread Men decorating workshop at Jam Bakery, Chocolate Workshop, Miriam Lambert Puppet Theatre – Goldilocks and the three bears, along with movies and fun family activities throughout the town.

There are some vibrant feature events from The Mardi Gras Party in the Green on Friday evening to Carnival Time in Brook Lane hotel on Saturday evening. A Wine Goose Chase with Susan Boyle on Sunday promises to be interesting and there are many many more events going on all weekend.

Kenmare Food Carnival is the perfect family day out or Couples weekend away. With activities for all ages there is something for everybody’s taste. Enjoy new flavour combination you’ve never heard of, forget about the working week and just enjoy the party atmosphere. With a wide variety of restaurants and accommodation to choose from Kenmare has everything you will need for that perfect break. So come along and Enjoy The Carnival!!

For more information visit :

For tickets to The Ohno! Jazzband & Pig on a spit Call : 0646642077

To Book Dinner reservations at No35 Call: 0646641559