Rose of Tralee Festival 21st to 25th August 2020 | Ireland

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04/03/2020
TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO BECOME A ROSE ESCORT
TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO BECOME A ROSE ESCORT AT THE 2020 ROSE OF TRALEE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
13/02/2020
The Search is on for the 2020 Rose of Tralee
THE SEARCH IS ON for the 2020 International Rose of Tralee. With Rose Selections taking place across 32 centres nationally and worldwide, 2019 Rose of Tralee Dr Sinéad Flanagan has officially launched the search for the 2020 International Rose of Tralee.
31/12/2019
Happy New Year - See you all in 2020
On Behalf of the Rose of Tralee International Festival may we take this opportunity to wish you and yours a Happy New Year for 2020 and we look forward to welcoming you all to Tralee between the 21st and 25th of August 2020.
27/08/2019
A great 26th birthday present for Jamie Flannery!
The “enthusiastic, ambitious, open-minded and courteous gaelgóir from Dingle” topped the poll among Roses and Rose Escorts to become the Rose Escort of the Year at the 2019 Rose of Tralee International Festival.
25/08/2019
Roses Revealed for TV Monday and Tuesday Nights
THERE’S a strong international flavour to Monday night’s Rose of Tralee TV Show.
25/08/2019
Smile, Mary My Darling for the Rose of Tralee
Linguist Reveals Findings Into Authorship of Famous Poem

Sponsors

Tipperary Crystal
Dublin 15 Northside County Dublin

RTÉ
Stillorgan Rd Dublin Dublin City

Kerry County Council
County Buildings Ratass Tralee

2020 Offers

17/02/2020
2020 Visitor Experiences for Festival
In association with Fáilte Ireland the Rose of Tralee International Festival are offering a number of brilliant visitor experiences for the 2020 Festival. 'The concept of offering these activities is to provide a choice for both the domestic and internatitonal visitor to our Festival' said Festival CEO Anthony O'Gara. 'Traditionally we have been focussed on providing a packed schedule of events centred around the Festival, however we understand that there are many visitors who want to make the Festival their main holiday activity but they would also like to be offered a choice of experincing other activities, attractions and tours while in Tralee'.
17/02/2020
Affinity Roses - Exclusive Festival Package*
* Offer is subject to availability
17/02/2020
Ring of Kerry Wild Atlantic Way Tour
Why not take a day coach trip with an experienced guide and tour the famous Ring of Kerry which covers various sightseeing stops along the route. The Ring of Kerry is a scenic drive around the Iveragh Peninsula in southwest Ireland’s County Kerry. Its 179km-long, circular route takes in rugged and verdant coastal landscapes and rural seaside villages including views to Skellig Michael and other picture perfect locations along the coach journey.
17/02/2020
The Rose Hotel 3 Nights B&B & Festival Activity Family Package (2 adults & 2 children)
The official Hotel partner of the 2020 Rose of Tralee International Festival and the 'Home behind the Dome'. The Rose Hotel have teamed up with the Festival for 2020 to offer special packages to all visitors travelling to Tralee this August. Why not enjoy your visit to Tralee by staying in the heart of the Festival at this luxury four star Hotel.
17/02/2020
The Rose Hotel 2 Nights B&B & Festival Activity Family Package (2 adults & 1 child)
The official Hotel partner of the 2020 Rose of Tralee International Festival and the 'Home behind the Dome'. The Rose Hotel have teamed up with the Festival for 2020 to offer special packages to all visitors travelling to Tralee this August. Why not enjoy your visit to Tralee by staying in the heart of the Festival at this luxury four star Hotel.
17/02/2020
The Rose Hotel 3 Nights B&B & Festival Activity Triple Room Package
The official Hotel partner of the 2020 Rose of Tralee International Festival and the 'Home behind the Dome'. The Rose Hotel have teamed up with the Festival for 2020 to offer special packages to all visitors travelling to Tralee this August. Why not enjoy your visit to Tralee by staying in the heart of the Festival at this luxury four star Hotel.

Visitor Experience

Affinity Roses - Exclusive Festival Package*
* Offer is subject to availability
Ring of Kerry Wild Atlantic Way Tour
Why not take a day coach trip with an experienced guide and tour the famous Ring of Kerry which covers various sightseeing stops along the route. The Ring of Kerry is a scenic drive around the Iveragh Peninsula in southwest Ireland’s County Kerry. Its 179km-long, circular route takes in rugged and verdant coastal landscapes and rural seaside villages including views to Skellig Michael and other picture perfect locations along the coach journey.
Fri, Sat & Sun @ 3pm - Rose of Tralee Living History Walking Tour
Visitors are taken on a journey around Tralee by a local Historian, Performer and specialist on all things associated with the real life story of William & Mary the 'Rose of Tralee'. This 45 min tour is suitable for families and couples both young and old but still in Love! LIVING HISTORY TOUR
Fri, Sat & Sun. @ 1pm - The Writings of WPM Lunchtime Theatre
The Writings of William Pembroke Mulchinock - Lunchtime Show
Sunday @ 11am - Rose of Tralee 10k - Run the Festival!
The Rose of Tralee International 10k takes place through the streets of Tralee, combining a fantastic route with the glamour and atmosphere of the Rose of Tralee International Festival. Tralee International Marathon Race Series presents The Rose of Tralee International 10k on Sunday 25th August.
Daily - Adventure the Festival - Wild Atlantic Way
Are you a Great Escaper and wish to enjoy all that Tralee and Kerry has to offer along the stunning Wild Atlantic Way route? then why not come visit us here in wonderful Vale of Tralee and by day experience all we have to offer from Walking, Cycling, Climbing, Surfing, Angling, House trekking and much more. Are you a Great Escaper and wish to enjoy all that Tralee and Kerry has to offer along the stunning Wild Atlantic Way route? then why not come visit us here in wonderful Vale of Tralee and by day experience all we have to offer from Walking, Cycling, Climbing, Surfing, Angling, House trekking and much more. Then at night enjoy all Tralee has to offer and enjoy the sights and sounds of Tralee and no more than during Festival week itself or at anytime throughout the year…Tralee has lots of offer.

Street Festival

60 Years of Fashion: Roses of Tralee Winning Dresses
Kerry County Museum 18 Denny St Tralee
Derek Ryan
Denny St Tralee County Kerry
Hothouse Flowers
Denny St Tralee County Kerry
Aslan
Denny St Tralee County Kerry
Adrenaline Tour - Quad Bike Stunt Show
Town Park Denny St Tralee
Planet Science for Kidz
Town Park Denny St Tralee

Local Attractions

60 Years of Fashion: Roses of Tralee Winning Dresses
Kerry County Museum 18 Denny St Tralee
Beaches - Banna, Fenit, Derrymore
Fenit Kerry County Kerry
Birds Amusements
Town Park Denny St Tralee
Fenit Harbour
Fenit Harbour Tawlaght Kerry
Festival Memorabilia - Kerry County Library
Moyderwell Cloon Beg Tralee
Fossetts Circus
Dan Spring Rd Tralee County Kerry