THE festival gets off with a bang on June 28th this year with our fancy dress parade and the official opening will be performed by none other than Keith Hanley, winner of The Voice of Ireland 2013.
The festival gets off with a bang on June 28th this year with our fancy dress parade and the official opening will be performed by none other than Keith Hanley, winner of The Voice of Ireland 2013.
This year sees another 10 days jam packed with fun for everyone! World Class Funfair spin city will be in the town park each night and all the local bars will host lots of entertainment including live music, karaoke, lady of the rings competition, darts tournament and even a beach party!
We have the return of lots of the old favourites like our picnic day in the island wood this year themed "Adventure to Oz", Enchanted Evening Picnic, Festival Table Quiz, Puc Fada, Walkabout Quiz and Car Treasure hunt!
New additions include An American Tea Party where live music will be performed by the Celt. For more family fun we will also have a Family Sports Day and a Vintage Car Display. For the teens Safaris Niteclub will host an "Epic Teenage Disco".
For all those couples who believe they know everything there is to know about each other then why not sign up for 'Mr & Mrs Quiz' which will be held in Scanlons and will be a fundraiser organised by Newmarket Town Development, sure to be a night with plenty of laughs.
Newmarket GAA Club will hold a fundraising Ball race in high Street on Thursday July 4th at 7.15pm.
This year sees the return of Ladies Night to Scullys Bar with theme "Rockabilly" .
If you fancy making some money during the festival then clean out your attic and load up that car and head to Car Boot Sale on Saturday July 6th. Of course you could also head out there for a browse, who knows what bargains could be found.
The ten days will be brought to a magnificent close on Sunday Night with another stunning fireworks display in the west end at 11pm.
All in all something for everyone to enjoy in this years festival! For a full list of events check out our website www.newmarketfestival.com or find us on facebook