FAQ

SUMMERFEST CARLOW IS AN 18+ FESTIVAL.
UNDER 18s WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER.
ID REQUIRED. RIGHT TO REFUSE ADMISSION RESERVED.
FESTIVAL DATES AND TIMES
5pm-12am
5pm-11pm

Nathan Carter

Derek Ryan

Cliona Hagan

DJ Cotton Eyed Joe

Barry Kirwan

Ben Troy

\\ DATES & SET TIMES

Saturday: Doors will open at 5pm. The first act is expected to take to the stage at 8pm, and the headline act is expected to take to the stage at 10pm. Live Music will end at midnight.

Sunday: Doors will open at 5pm. the first act is expected to take to the stage at 7pm, and the headline act is expected to take to the stage at 9pm. Live Music will end at 11pm.

Saturday 21st July 2018

  • 5pm: DJ Cotton Eyed Joe

  • 8pm: Cliona Hagan & band

  • 10pm: Derek Ryan & band

  • 12am finish

Sunday 22nd July 2018

  • 5pm: DJ Cotton Eyed Joe

  • 6:30pm: Ben Troy & band

  • 7pm: Barry Kirwan & band

  • 9pm: Nathan Carter & band

  • 11pm finish

 

All stage and set times are estimated and subject to change, except for finishing times which are concrete.

\\ VENUE

Summerfest Carlow will take place in Oak Park, Carlow. The concerts will be held in a walled marquee on the grounds on County Carlow Football Club (also known as Carlow Rugby Club), Oak Park Road, Carlow (Eircode: R93 RX25).

 

 

 

 

A map is available here: https://goo.gl/maps/Dy4Vuavuo1R2

\\ PARKING

Parking will be available on the grounds of County Carlow Football Club. Parking is not guaranteed on arrival. We advise planning your parking options in advance of arrival. 

 

 

\\ TICKETING

Tickets for Summerfest Carlow are valid for both days of the festival. Single-day tickets are not available.

Tickets are priced at €45 (plus booking fee if booking online) and are the same price regardless of age. Every attendee to Summerfest Carlow must have a valid ticket or wristband.

Tickets are available online on ticketstop.ie. Once purchased, tickets are emailed to the email address given by the buyer and will be exchanged at the gates of the festival for a festival wristband. Issues with purchasing tickets online should be directed to the TicketStop.ie support team here.

 

Hard-copy tickets can be bought from the vendors below:

  • Swans Electrical, Strawhall Industrial Estate, Carlow (059-9131530)

  • County Carlow Football Club (Carlow Rugby Club) clubhouse, Oak Park Road, Carlow (059-9131850)

 

Tickets cannot be refunded, exchanged or transferred in any way unless the event has been cancelled or rescheduled.

 

 

\\ TICKET AVAILABILITY ON SITE

With the exception of the festival selling out, there will be a box office on-site with tickets on sale. To guarantee entry, we do not recommend waiting to purchase until the day of the festival. To ensure a ticket, we recommend to purchase your ticket in advance of the festival.

 

 

\\ WRISTBANDS

Tickets will be exchanged for wristbands upon entry at the festival. Wristbands are valid for both nights of the festival and must remain untampered.

 

IMPORTANT: If a wristband is damaged or broken it will be deemed to be invalid and re-entry to the festival will be denied.

 

\\ SECURITY

A full security team will be in place at the festival. We ensure a safe environment for the attendees of Summerfest Carlow. Members of the security team will have full authority to remove any attendee who they deem unfit to enter and/or remain on site. There will be a security checkpoint at the entry point to the festival where attendees will be checked for forbidden items.

\\ ENTRY

The entry point to the festival is the entrance to County Carlow Football Club (Carlow Rugby Club) on Oak Park Road.

Your ticket does not guarantee entry to the festival. If a member of the security team deems a ticket holder to be unfit to enter, entry to the festival will be denied. The right to refuse admission is reserved.

PLEASE NOTE: Persons aged under 18 (i.e. 17 or younger) will NOT be allowed entry to Summerfest Carlow. 

\\ VENDORS

There will be a selection of vendors with stalls on site offering a range of refreshments, food, drinks, and snacks.

 

\\ ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

There will be a bar on-site in the marquee. ID will be required to purchase alcoholic beverages.

The consumption of alcoholic drinks not sold on-site is not permitted. Attendees who attempt to bring in their own alcoholic drinks will have them confiscated at the point of entry.

\\ INFORMATION POINT

There will be an information point on site to aid festival attendees with queries. This point will also operate as a Lost & Found.

\\ SEATING

There will be a very limited amount of unreserved seating available in the marquee.

\\ ACCESSIBILITY

Summerfest Carlow is making every effort to ensure that attendees of reduced and/or limited mobility can enjoy the festival to the fullest extent.

\\ CAMPING

Camping facilities are provided by Rancho Reilly in Carlow. Rancho Reilly is totally separate from Summerfest Carlow and all enquiries must go to Rancho Reilly.

 

Summerfest Carlow has no control nor authority over the services provided, and fees charged, by Rancho Reilly.

Tickets to Summerfest Carlow do not include camping facilities at Rancho Reilly nor do they guarantee facilitation. 

\\ ENVIRONMENT

Summerfest Carlow is committed to being environmentally-conscious in all matters relating to the festival.

 

\\ WEATHER

The marquee allows for the festival to happen no matter what the weather.

 

 

\\ THESE ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED

The festival has a zero tolerance policy towards the consumption of alcohol not purchased on-site, any all other illegal materials and substances. Attendees found in violation of this policy will be removed from the grounds of the festival immediately.

Visiting Carlow

\\ ACCOMMODATION

Carlow Town features a number of hotels, B&Bs, and other accommodation arrangements.

A list of accommodation arrangements can be found here: http://carlowtourism.com/category/accommodation-in-carlow/

\\ RESTAURANTS

Carlow Town features a number of restaurants and bars.

A list can be found here: http://carlowtourism.com/category/food-and-drink/

\\ THINGS TO DO IN CARLOW

Carlow Town features a number of amenities, landmarks, and attractions.

A list of things to do in Carlow can be found here: http://carlowtourism.com/things-to-do-in-carlow/