TASTE THE TIDE
Prepare your tastebuds for an experience like no other. For all those foodies out there... we got you covered.
On Friday 16th, join us for a sizzling Surf & Turf BBQ brought to you by Seafest itself with live music from Simple Things. This event is ticketed so book and be sure not to miss out ...
Located on the beach is the Boathouse. Cromane's very own seaside cafe serving award winning coffee, ice Cream, home bakes treats and fresh Artisian Pizza. Check out their website for more information.
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Get your Gourmet Burgers, Subs, Snack Boxes, Loaded Fries & Regular Homemade Chips - any else hungry ready this?
The awesome mobile café is moving to Cromane for the weekend, offering specialty coffee, delicious baked goods.
For those with a taste for the sea, we are proud to present Cromane's finest local Mussels, Oysters, Salmon and more. Fresh tastings available straight from the fishermen themselves.
Paul and Colleen are bringing the Kilcummin Gourmet Kitchen to Cromane Seafest with a delicious range of pates, chutneys and pesto, red onion marmalade, wild garlic hummus, smoked ketchup and much more.
Fresh sushi made locally, made to order with local ingredients.
Ice cream, you scream, we all sream for It's My Party's Mr Whippy Ice Cream Van - keeping young and old cool for the festival.
Check out the line up for live chef demos:
-Ross from Kerry Sushi, Patricia Sheehan from Carrig Country House, Chad Byrne from The Hungry Donkey, Damien Ring from The Kingdom 1795, Stephen Cronin who is the Taste The Atlantic Young Chef Ambassador.
Dan is baaaackkk selling his delicious fresh hot donuts, You can watch as your donut is made and choose your own coating.
Taking care of all your south American inspired street food cravings all weekend.
If seafoods not your thing, then we've got your covered. SuperKing will be here to cater for the meat eaters in your life
Shaken or Stirred? Brother and Sister, Rory & Tara are coming prepared with a selection of Non-Alcoholic Craft Cocktail Mixers, Garnishes and Cocktail Boxes - they may even have a special mix prepared just for Seafest (our lips are sealed for now) so stay tuned to our social media for updates.
Enjoy Neapolitan style pizzas,all hand stretched, made with passion and cooked in under 90 seconds.
Get your hair wet and dive straight into our Watersport activities & events.
Would it be Seafest without an ocean-action-adventure!
Dive right in and enjoy the sea trampoline and slide for the ultimate fun experience.
Supplied by Splash Sports Castlegregory.
Kayaking experience in lovely Cromane with Caragh Outdoors. Experience the area from the water taking in the sights of Dingle bay showing off the McGillicuddy reeks, Rossbeigh and Inch. Explore the water and it’s environment of seaweed, birds and other wildlife over a short and manageable trip.
The annual Cromane Blessing of the Boats is planned for Sunday 18th September at 6.30pm. Come and join us on the beach and see the boats and crew that work hard throughout the year to bring the finest and freshest Cromane Mussels & Oysters to you.
Enjoy a peaceful paddle around Cromane Bay and soak up the sights. Whether you're a newbie or pro you can travel at your own speed.
Supplied by Splash Sports Castlegregory.
Get to grips with Kayaking with Splash Sports from Castlegregory.
Single and double kayaks available. Most suitable for children.
Does the underwater world fascinate you enough to explore it's depths? Join local PADI Dive Instructor & Master Scuba Diver for a demo of the equipment and how to start your journey of discovery.
Qi Gong with Noreen on the shores of Cromane Beach on Saturday at 17th at 3pm & Sunday 18th at 4pm . Qi Gong is a slow, gentle moving meditation and mind body wellness practice which is a combination of movement, posture, breathing and awareness.
Tread the tide and join in all the fun activities and events planned for the land.
The winner of the Cromane Seafest Oyster Shucking Competition 2022 will represent Cromane at The Galway International Oyster Festival on September 24th. The winner will also receive 2 nights accommodation on Friday 23rd and Sat 24th September at Victoria Hotel, Galway City with breakfast each morning sponsored by Jacks Coastguard Restaurant, Cromane as well as complementary entry to the Opening Night on Friday in Galway which includes a free drink (wine, beer or soft drink) and a taster plate of oysters or a seafood dish and music throughout the night.
Get your shucking knives sharpened! Let the competition begin
Kerry Coastal Pull Together Exhibition will take place on Sunday 18th September from 1.30pm to 3.30pm showcasing a mix of coastal rowing boats. The history and memorabilia of Cromane rowing throughout the years will also be showcased on the day.
Join in the fun with a variety of kid-sized amusement rides.
The first Cromane Seafest Triathlon in association with Cromane Tri Club will take place on Saturday 17th September at 9.30am. The Triathlon includes a 750m swim in the crystal clear waters of Cromane beach followed by a 20km cycle and 5km road run taking in the breathtaking scenery the area has to offer.
Roll up your sleeves and dive into painting, print and clay workshops throughout the day with the guys from Me and The Moon.
Get creative on the beach with local artist Nina from Izzy & Jules.
Take a walk with a local legend himself for an interesting and open-aired adventure in lower Cromane. With a rich fishing heritage and plenty of stories, you'll learn a thing or two ... even if your'e a local.
Super-sizes, beach-tastic oversized games for the family to enjoy.
Join Green Brush by the sea to paint and collage the Coastal Colours of Cromane.
The workshop is open to all ages from tots to teens and all the inbetweens! Children big and small will experiment with mixing colours, explore patterns and organic forms as they engage with their coastal environment.
This is a FREE event with no booking required.
Let's go fly a kite. Sit back and enjoy the aerial display of colourful kites floating above the festival.
MagicSteve is quickly becoming Co Kerry's No1 Family Entertainer with his unique and quirky style and he will be here on walk about Saturday and Sunday from 2pm entertaining young and old.
Prepare for a weekend full of entertainment with live music galore.
Join us on Saturday 17th for a fantastic night with Pump Up The Jam, a 90's cover band that will keep the party going all night.
STRICTLY over 18's only. No ID no entry!
Saturday 3pm to 5pm.
Saturday 1pm to 3pm
Sunday 4pm to 6pm
Saturday 5pm to 7pm
Sunday 8pm to 11pm in Jacks.
Sunday 1pm to 3pm.
After our Surf & Turf BBQ.
Friday 9pm to 11pm.
A fantastic live band performing during the Surf & Turf BBQ from 7-9pm.
SEA & LEARN
When it comes to the Marine world, ever day is a school day!
We've put together some educational experiences that will inspire and enthuse you about the Marine environment
MARINE CREATURE FEATURE STALL
Get up close and personal with critters from our local shoreline as well as learn about some of the largest animals on the planet that can be found in Irish waters!! This is a great event for adults and children to discover what lies beneath the Wild Atlantic Way.
ARC AQUACULTURE EXPERIENCE
The Aquaculture Remote Classroom (ARK) is a truck-sized classroom that is fully equipped to provide an interactive learning experience.
SELF GUIDED TREASURE HUNT
Families and children follow marine themed clues around the festival site to solve a puzzle.
At our Whos4science fun interactive workshop, children will get actively involved in making and erupting a gigantic coke explosion. They will also design, make and launch their very own water rocket as well as the opportunity to make (and take home) their own colourful slime.
MARINE ACTIVITIES & GAMES
12PM - 2PM - 4PM