Blackrock Village Festival, 16 September, 2pm-6pm

Blackrock Festival poster, 2017


   The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald has praised the work of the local community in Blackrock ahead of the inaugural Blackrock Village Festival. The Festival takes place on Saturday 16 September 2017, from 2pm to 6pm.

“It is just a short three months since the Blackrock Harbour Renewal Project was completed and formally opened”, said the Lord Mayor. ˜Cork City Council has invested over e2.5 million in upgrading the harbour and the public realm in this historic village. We are delighted to be supporting the local community in celebrating the history, the heritage and the spirit of Blackrock Village”.

The festival will include live entertainments, an open market, puppetry, boat racing and much more.

The various community stakeholders including residents and business interests have worked proactively to create this new festival.


Tram at Blackrock Pier, c.1900