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Kilkenny Arts Festival
Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny
4 August - 14 August 2022
Kilkenny Arts Festival returns with it’s first full, in-person Programme in Ireland’s medieval city since 2019. Artistic Adventures set in Ireland's Medieval City, Kilkenny's unique and iconic spaces set the stage where tradition and innovation meet.

This year’s programme sees the return of the Festival’s core classical music programme featuring the Irish Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Choir Ireland, along with many more to be announced.

Opera plays a central role in this year’s Festival with Opera Collective Ireland and Kilkenny Arts Festival presenting Semele featuring Akadamie für Alte Musik Berlin, along with the return of Irish National Opera for the world’s first VR community opera.

The Secret Garden Music series and the Marble City Sessions also return, and with lots more to announce including Visual Arts, Multi-Media, Design, Poetry and Literature Programmes, Kilkenny Arts Festival is at the centre of the return of the arts to their streets, gardens and venues this summer.

Event details

Kilkenny Arts Festival


4 August - 14 August 2022


Start 12:00End 23:59



Family friendly
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Contact details
Kilkenny Arts Festival, 11, Patricks Court, Patrick St, Kilkenny, Ireland
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