What are you doing for the May Bank Holiday weekend? The award winning Riverfest Limerick is set to return for the May Bank Holiday, Friday 3rd to Monday 6th May 2019, offering a dazzling array of free activities to amuse families of all ages.
The great thing about Riverfest is that most of the activities are completely free to keep you and your family entertained. There’s just so much to see and do for all ages. It promises to be one excellent weekend to soak up Limerick City and enjoy the start of the summer.
Riverfest is different from other festivals as it takes advantage of Limerick’s position on the Shannon to offer water and land based events and activities suitable for all ages.
Here’s what’s on for families at Riverfest Limerick 2019 and why families should visit!
Riverfest Aerial Spectacle
Aerial circus performers, Fidget Feet, have joined forces with Classic Effects to create a spectacular aerial display high above the River Shannon. A special new addition to Riverfest and not to be missed!! Learn More.
Riverfest on the Shannon
Featuring zorbing, kayaking, fishing as well as a free river zipline, Riverfest on the Shannon is a great way for the whole family to experience the great waters of our majestic river. Learn more.
The Riverfestival Village in Arthur’s Quay Park will be a hive of activity throughout Riverfest with street performers, food, crafts, live music and more! Learn more.
The skies of Limerick will transform into an explosion of colours during the spectacular fireworks extravaganza on Sunday 5th May at 10.15pm. Learn more.
Irish Naval Vessel
Take a free tour of one of Ireland’s Navy vessels and see what it’s like to be on board one of the ships that patrols the country’s shores...learn more.
Bon Secours Hospital Run for Fun
The Bon Secours Hospital Run for Fun from the organisers of the Great Limerick Run provides a fantastic opportunity for primary school children to participate in a fun and safe environment. Learn More.
BBQ on the Boardwalk
With some smokin' hot sizzling fare on offer BBQ on the Boardwalk promises to be a true feast for the senses! This year’s competition is all about community, family and fun...learn more.