WhatZz on in Cork in August

Cork city summer concerts

This summer promises to be one of the most exciting yet for Cork as we host some wonderful events and amazing acts from both here and abroad!

Cork Pride

28th July – 6th August

Cork Pride bursts with vibrancy and excitement, marking an annual celebration of the LGBT+ Community at the heart of Cork City. Each year surpasses the last, uniting individuals in a profound display of love, acceptance, and resilience, regardless of identity. It stands as a beacon of diversity and inclusivity.

With each passing year, Cork Pride has grown in popularity and success, solidifying its position as the main regional LGBT+ Pride Event in Ireland. Organised by and for the community, this festival is a highlight not to be missed!

Cork Pride

Cork on a Fork

Indulge in Cork’s vibrant Food Culture at the Cork on a Fork Fest, a delightful opportunity to savour the city’s culinary prowess. Over five days, experience the essence of Cork through its culinary excellence, unique dining experiences, and quality local produce, plus events, talks, cooking demos and festival fun.

Visitors will enjoy the magic ingredients of Cork City with a host of exclusive dining and entertainment experiences in this authentic and multicultural food destination, and you will sample incredible food from the region’s vast growers, producers and farmers. There’s also plenty of opportunity to learn about the city’s fascinating food history.

Cork on a Fork Food Festival

Cork Opera House – Summer Revels

24th July – 11th August

Following in the footsteps of Cork Opera House’s homegrown and much-loved Summer Shows through the years, the Summer Revels promises to be an extravaganza of comedy, fun, musical, spectacle, sparkle, dancing, and laughter – embodying all the hallmarks of Cork Opera House’s beloved family entertainment.