Scarriff Harbour Festival
01 August 2013 - 04 August 2013
Multi-disciplinary street festival combining music, entertainment, arts, children's activities and outdoor pursuits, celebrating Lough Derg and the East Clare countryside.
Family-friendly, with something to suit all ages and tastes: outdoor concerts by well-known bands and representing the whole gamut of musical genres from rock to trad; Family Fun Day; arts & crafts fair; boat tours of Scariff River; young anglers' competition; adventure activities; climbing wall; art, creative writing and traditional skills workshops; circus acts; scenic walks; literary events; busking competition; cooking demonstration.
The festival seeks in particular to highlight Scariff’s role as the “southern gateway” to the inland navigable waterways by forging a special relationship with Northern Ireland and by promoting cross-border exchanges at the political, cultural and community levels.