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Festivals & Events

There are lots of events happening in the Tullamore and County Offaly throughout the year to keep all ages entertained.

Some of the popular annual events include The Tullamore Show, The National Ploughing Festival, Slieve Bloom Walking Festival, The Birr Vintage Arts Festival, Castle Palooza and much more! 

The Great National Central Hotel Tullamore is the ideal choice for accommodation when attending any of the wonderful events in the area.

See a list of upcoming events below.

The Midlands Science Festival
The Midlands Science Festival
In Tullamore, 7-days programme around 90 events. Celebrating science, maths, engineering, technology. Suitable for all. 11 -18 November 201 more
Queen of the Land Festival
Queen of the Land Festival
The WR Shaw is a Macra na Feirme run festival celebrating the talents and achievements nationally and abroad. 9th - 11th November 2018
Hullabaloo! Offaly Children’s Art Festival
Hullabaloo! Offaly Children’s Art Festival
Biggest midlands festival of theatre and arts for children. Based in Birr, Clara and Edenderry. Wednesday 31st October – Saturday Nove more
Irish Game and Country Fair 2019
Irish Game and Country Fair 2019
August from 10:00am to 6:00pm each day, in Birr Castle, Birr. 35 minutes from hotel. 24th & 25th August 2019.
Slieve Bloom Storytelling Festival 2018
Slieve Bloom Storytelling Festival 2018
Tales, legends, poetry, music and song. Lots of fun for everyone. 2018 TBC
Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival 2019
Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival 2019
Features opening parade, equestrian, craft market, children’s events, music&more. At Birr (30 mins from hotel) August 2nd - Augus more
Electric Picnic 2019
Electric Picnic 2019
Electric Picnic Music & Arts Festival takes place in Stradbally, August 31st - September 1st 2019
Castlepalooza 2019
Castlepalooza 2019
Music and arts festival. Location: Charleville Castle (10 minutes from hotel). August 2019 - 1st - 5th August 2019
Offline Film Festival 2019
Offline Film Festival 2019
Film challenge game, watching great features and shorts plus workshops. Birr 30 mins from hotel. October 2019