Friday 23rd August

Friday 23rd August

Written on 19/07/2019


FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST

 

   

9am - 9pm

 

Festival Market - Always a treat at every turn with a variety of Food, Arts & Crafts stalls

Town Centre

9am - 9pm   The Paper Trail - Colourful installations, pop your head through to become part of the Rose of Tralee story - take a selfie and share it on social media with #roseoftralee and #TheKerryman Town Centre,
Town Park
& Festival Dome

10am - 5pm

 

Rose of Tralee Historic Exhibition - Memorabilia & Memories from 60 Years of Ireland's Most Famous Festival

Kerry County
Library

10am - 5pm   MULCHINOCK MUSEUM - Historical Records, Memorabilia, and family tree of Tralee’s most notable family of the 1800’s along with Poet William Pembroke Mulchinocks Harvard & Yale Letters, his Poetry, life and ultimate questions on the Rose of Tralee Story & Song Balloonagh
Church 
FREE ADMISSION

11am - 5pm

 

60 Years of fashion - See how the styles of the Roses of Tralee dresses have changed from 1959 to 2018

Kerry County
Museum

12noon 12.45pm

 

Bull & Queen Meadbh - A Legend on Walkabout bringing smiles to the faces of all they meet

The Mall

12 noon - 1pm

 

Opening Ceremony of the 60th Rose of Tralee International Festival with Kerry County Council

The Square

12noon - 4pm

 

Mini Petting Zoo & Farm sponsored by Manor West Retail Park - get up close with some snakes, lambs, geckos & more

Town Park

12noon - 4pm

 

Me & the Moon - Pop up Arts Workshop for kids

Town Park

1pm - 1.30pm

 

Recital by the Gleneagle Concert Band

The Square

1pm - 2pm

 

Pals - A Melodious Music Trio

The Mall

1pm - 2pm

 

Rathanna Marching Band Carlow

Denny Street

1pm - 1.30pm

 

Bull & Queen Meadbh - A Legend on Walkabout bringing smiles to the faces of all they meet

The Square

1pm - 2.pm

 

Kids Percussion Workshop

Town Park

1pm - 2pm   THE WRITINGS OF WILLIAM PEMBROKE MULCHINOCK - Lunchtime Theatre featuring the letters and poetry that tell the story of the Tralee Poet’s life while in America and his struggles to get his writings published and struggles to survive The Greyhound
Bar,
Pembroke Street

2.pm - 2.30pm

 

Family Town The Show in association with Lee Strand - Join Mighty Mickey Milk and all the family town characters on another adventure

Town Park

2.pm - 2.30pm

 

Simons Magic show

The Square

2.30pm - 3pm   PLAQUE UNVEILING CEREMONY In acknowledgement of the Mulchinock family's influence on the Business, Political and Artistic life of Tralee during the 1800’s in particular Poet William Pembroke Mulchinock at his final residence at 15 Nelson Street (now Ashe Street) 15 Ashe Street

3pm - 5pm

 

Fossetts Circus - Ireland's National and MOST popular Circus with fun for all the family!

Dan Spring Road

3pm - 4pm

 

Entertainment Express - the Best of Kerry Talent

The Square

3pm - 3.45pm

 

Fitness for Kids - with Kerry Football Legend & Dancing with the Stars Winner, Aidan O Mahony - Registration from 2.30pm

Town Park

3pm - 3.45pm

 

The Estrellis - A Brass Ensemble from The Netherlands

The Mall

3pm - 3.45pm

 

Kiddies Disco - With all your favourite animated characters

Town Park

3pm - 11pm

 

Birds Amusements - Experience the spills, thrills and all the fun of the fair!

Town Centre

4pm - 4.45pm

 

The Wild Rovers - Accordian Band

The Mall

4pm - 4.30pm

 

Bull & Queen Maedbh - A legend on Walkabout

The Mall

4.30pm - 5pm

 

Simons Magic show

The Square

4pm - 4.30pm

 

Family Town The Show in association with Lee Strand - Join Mighty Milk and all the family town characters on another adventure

Town Park

6pm - 8pm

 

Fossetts Circus - Ireland's National and MOST popular Circus with fun for all the family!

Dan Spring Road

7pm - 8pm

 

The Funky Pirates - Beware of this crazy crafty crew !!!!

The Square

7pm - 2am

 

International Rose Ball - THE social event of the year!

Festival Dome

7pm - 8pm

 

Reality Gospel Band and Agape Puppets

Denny Street

8pm - 8.45pm

 

The Estrellis - A Brass Ensemble from The Netherlands

The Mall

9pm - 9.30pm

 

Celtic Drummers - One of Ireland's top percussion groups

The Square

8.15pm - 9pm

 

Oracle - One of Kerry's most popular acoustic rock and folk groups

Denny Street
Stage

9.30pm - 11pm

 

The Hothouse Flowers - Legendary Irish Contemporary Rock Band

Denny Street
Stage

9.30pm -10.30pm

 

Seamus Harty - Up & Coming Singer/Songwriter from Tralee

The Mall

10pm - 10.45pm

 

The Estrellis - A Brass Ensemble from The Netherlands

The Square