Programme

  Friday 30th June
6:00pm – 7:00pm Opening of Newmarket Summer Festival in the Town ParkBubblefest
Bring some bubbles and join the fun! Teas and coffees, quizzes for sale and information about programme of events for the week.
7:30pm Turbett’s Fun Fair at town park opening nightly at 7:30pm!
8:30pm Groovy Festival Pub Crawl
60’s/70’s themed pub crawl.  Meet at Scanlon’s Bar. €5 entry into raffle on the night.

 

  Saturday 1st July
1pm – 5pm Teddy Bear’s Picnic
NEW VENUE: IRD Grass arena located by the IRD building
Bring a blanket and a picnic!  Enjoy entertainment and crafts brought to you by ‘Celebrate’. Enchanted Fairy Trail around the pitch and Putt entry €2
7.30pm – 8:30pm An Enchanted Evening
NEW VENUE: IRD Courtyard
Sit back and enjoy the dulcet tones of the Delta String Trio!
Bring a picnic/camping chair
9pm TD’s Bar
Music by The Clyda Rambler
11pm Safaris Night Club
Euphoria @ Safaris Nightclub. Over 18’s

 

  Sunday 2nd July
1pm – 3pm Historical and Nature Walk
An interesting and informative walk with UCC grounds-keeper Jack Murphy and folklore with Raymond O’Sullivan.
Meet at CYMS at 12:45
5.30pm Fancy Dress Parade
New starting point of SuperValu Carpark
Parade will be led by the Pipe Band.  Parade is open to all, Animals, Adults, Children and Groups are encouraged to get involved.
• Best dressed pet
• Best homemade kids costume
• Best lookalike kids costume
• Best group kids costumes
• Best lookalike adult costume
• Best group adult costume
9:30pm Hi-Street Bar
Shaun O’Dowd

 

Monday 3rd July
7pm Scully’s Fest Concert
An evening of Traditional Music, Song and Dance
M.C.’d by Eoin Stan O’Sullivan in the CYMS Hall. Light refreshments available.
9pm Scully’s Bar presents The Monday Night Session

 

Tuesday 4th July
2-5pm Water Colour Painting Workshop with Mary O’Connor
Bring home a finished painting, ready to frame, of a local scene. All materials provided, refreshments served.
Castlecourt Community Center  €25/person – booking essential.
Contact Mary 086 405 82 95

 

  Wednesday 5th July
7pm Newmarket Pitch and Putt Festival Tournament
Three ball scramble. Draw for teams takes place at 7pm sharp. Members and non-members welcome. €3 per person. Nice prizes!
8pm A Night of Summer Fashion
Fashion Show at the Hi Street Lounge. Cheese and wine reception. All proceeds to the Irish Kidney Association.

 

  Thursday 6th July
9pm Hi-Street Bar presents – ‘Festival Table Quiz’
Teams of 4 – €30
Raffle in aid of ‘The Thursday Club’

 

  Friday 7th July
3pm Fairy Godmother Storytime
Come and join our fairy godmother for a story and some crafts at Castlecourt Community Centre. Suitable for preschool to 6yrs. €2 per child.
Children must be accompanied by an adult
6:45pm Newmarket Juvenile GAA U16 Football Tournament – Fr. Cronin Memorial Cup
Newmarket GAA Grounds
4pm Tapas Night in Relish
Due to popular demand, Tapas night returns! Booking essential. Contact 029 61763
9-12pm The Hi Land Teenage Superclub Festival Party
Strictly no alcohol

 

  Saturday 8th July
8pm Lip Sync Newmarket
A star studded night featuring Newmarket’s answer to music icons all through the ages. Followed by Disco’ til late – a night not to be missed. Tickets €10 at the door.
9pm Dan Hourigan’s present the final of the Festival Darts Tournament.
11pm Summer Club Fest Party @ Safaris
Over 18s

 

Sunday 9th July
3:30pm Find Your Ancestors
A historical and genealogical walk at Clonfert Graveyard with Sheila O’ Sullivan and John Hennessy. With the unveiling of historical and family grave site maps this is a perfect opportunity to start your family tree!. Refreshments served.
9:30pm Hi-Street Bar
Andrew Finnegan
11pm Fireworks Display at the West End