Rose of Tralee Festival Events Guide 2022

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MTU

TOWN SQUARE

FRIDAY, AUG 19th

ROSE BALL – 8PM Pre–Ball Drinks Reception from 7pm with live music and entertainment from the Conor Mc Keon Band

Ballylongford/Ballybunion & Tarbert Comhaltas Branch 1–1.45pm Comhaltas Group 1.45pm–3pm Official Welcome Ceremony PAT MCMANUS BAND 9–11PM

DENNY STREET

FESTIVAL DOME (OVER 18S) 40min. Workout (€5) RETROSPECTIVE AT THE DOME 3 x DJs Retro Night (11pm–2am; €15 online/ €20 on the door;)

Saturday, AUG 20th

Ballydonoghue/Lisselton Comhaltas Branch 12.30–2pm George Michael Tribute 3pm Justin Flynn 3.45pm Freddie Mercury Tribute 4pm Aaron Stack 4.45pm AFTERSHOCK 8–9PM, 10–11PM

Freddie Mercury Tribute 7pm ROSE PARADE 8.30PM

40min. Workout (€5)

SUNDAY, AUG 21th

Glenflesk/Kilcummin and Killarney Comhaltas Branch 12.30–2pm Freddie Mercury Tribute 3pm Liam Kelly 3.45pm Seamus Harty 4.45pm MONROE 9–11PM

Rose Parade 2.30pm Garda Band 3–5pm

40min. Workout (€5)

SUPER SUNDAY TRIBUTE 8–11PM

RUAILE BUAILE Four–piece modern trad band (11pm; €15 online/ €20 on the door)

CLIONA HAGAN 8–10PM

40min. Workout (€5)

MONDAY, AUG 22st

TV SELECTION NIGHT 1 Doors 7pm, seated by 7.30pm

ARKLIGHT 9–11PM

TUESDAY, AUG 23nd

TV SELECTION NIGHT 2 Doors 7pm, seated by 7.30pm

RENOVATOR 9–11PM

WELCOME BACK PARTY Post–Parade Party: Dance the night away to the very best of thowback with our Roses and Rose Escorts (11pm–2am; €15 online/ €20 on the door)

BLOCK ROCKIN' BEATS (11pm–2am, €29.50)

MUNDY 10.30–11.30 MIDNIGHT MADNESS

40min. Workout (€5) DJ FERGAL D'ARCY (11pm–2am; €15 online/ €20 on the door)

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 19TH TIME

EVENT

VENUE

9am – 9pm

MARKET STALLS Browse & buy from our traditional Arts, Crafts & Food Stalls located throughout the town and park

Town Centre

9.30am – 5pm

GOWNS OF GLORY Rose of Tralee Fashion with dresses throughout the decades on display

County Museum

10am – 5pm

ROSE MEMORABILIA EXHIBITION Delve through the decades & history of Ireland's longest running festivals

County Library

11am – 1pm

RADIO KERRY Outside Broadcast Unit coming live from Tralee with the 11 to 1 Club

Denny Street

12pm – 5pm

FÉILE NA MBLÁTH @ THE PARK FESTIVAL Family Camps with The Big Dig, Fanzini Brother, Circus workshop, Drum Dance & Hoolie, Kids Party Club, Kingdom Party Pals and featuring our Family Town Show for 2022 ‘Madagascar – A Musical Adventure’ with Alex, Marty, Melman, Gloria, The Penguins & of course King Julien to help you ‘Move It Move It’

Town Park festivaltralee.com

1pm – 3pm

COMHALTAS CEOLTÓIRÍ ÉIREANN Traditional Irish music groups from local CCÉ branches in Kerry

Town Square

3pm – 11pm

BIRDS AMUSEMENTS Spills & thrills for all the family to enjoy

Town Centre

3pm & 6pm

FOSSETT'S CIRCUS Ireland’s most famous and best loved Circus

Dan Spring Road

3.30pm – 4pm

OFFICIAL WELCOMING CEREMONY presented by Kerry County Council Tralee MD for the 2022 Roses & Rose Escorts The Square

8pm – 2am

INTERNATIONAL ROSE BALL With all our 2022 Roses & Rose Escorts. The number one social night in Tralee. Live from the Kerry Sports Academy at Munster Technological University North Campus

Kerry Sports Academy M.T.U

9pm – 11pm

MOBILE MUSIC A pop–up portable performance by THE PAT McMANUS BAND

The Square

10pm – 2am

FESTIVAL SESSIONS Many of the towns Bars & Hotels are hosting great live music all week (times may vary)

Various

11pm – 2am

LIVE AT THE DOME Retrospective 3xDJ disco. Let's see your face in the place to party the night away!

Festival Dome

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Denny Street Stage SATURDAY, AUGUST 20TH TIME

EVENT

VENUE

9am – 9pm

MARKET STALLS Browse & buy from our traditional Arts, Crafts & Food Stalls located throughout the town and park

Town Centre

9.30am – 5pm

GOWNS OF GLORY Rose of Tralee Fashion with dresses throughout the decades on display

County Museum

10am – 5pm

ROSE MEMORABILIA EXHIBITION Delve through the decades & history of one of Ireland's longest running festivals

County Library

10am – 4pm

ROSE CUP & SHIELD With Coiste Trá Lí; U13 football clubs compete from around Ireland

O’Rahillys & Na Gaeil GAA Clubs

11am – 12pm

ROSE MEMORABILIA EXHIBITION with a presentation of the ‘Mulchinock Documents’ & visit by the 2022 Roses

County Library

11am – 2pm

RADIO KERRY Outside Broadcast Unit coming live from Tralee with the 11 to 2 Saturday Show

Denny Street

12pm – 5pm

FÉILE NA MBLÁTH @ THE PARK FESTIVAL Family Camps with Flower Show, The Big Dig, Fanzini Brother, Circus workshop, Drum Dance & Hoolie, Kids Party Club, Kingdom Party Pals and featuring our Family Town Show for 2022 ‘Madagascar – A Musical Adventure’ with Alex, Marty, Melman, Gloria, The Penguins & of course King Julien

Town Park festivaltralee.com

12pm – 4pm

TRALEE GARDAI OPEN DAY Supported by statutory & voluntary Emergency Services. Come and meet our local Gardaí with Vehicles, Dog Unit, Mounted Unit, Air Support Unit (weather permitting) with Fire, Sea & Cliff and others

Denny Street – Town Park

1pm –3pm

COMHALTAS CEOLTÓIRÍ ÉIREANN Traditional Irish music groups from local CCÉ branches in Kerry

Town Square

2pm - 5pm

GO RACING WITH THE ROSES Meet all the Roses for a Family Fun Afternoon at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium with Facepainting, Cartoon Characters and Best Dressed Lady

Kingdom Greyhound Stadium

3pm – 11pm

BIRDS AMUSEMENTS Spills & thrills for all the family to enjoy

Town Centre

3pm & 6pm

FOSSETT'S CIRCUS Ireland’s most famous and best loved Circus

Dan Spring Road

8.30pm – 10pm

2022 INTERNATIONAL ROSE PARADE The Rose of Tralee International Festival Parade with over 350 participants

Town Centre

9pm – 10pm

THE ROSE OF TRALEE Presentation of the 33 International Rose finalists for 2022

Denny Street Stage

10pm – 10.15pm SKYFYRE The first of two traditional Firework displays at the Festival with some new additions for 2022

Denny Street

8pm – 9pm/ 10pm 11pm

MOBILE MUSIC A pop–up portable performance by AFTERSHOCK

The Square

10pm – 2am

FESTIVAL SESSIONS Many of the towns Bars & Hotels are hosting great live music all week (times may vary)

Various

11pm – 2am

LIVE AT THE DOME Welcome Back Disco: Time to put on your dancing shoes and dance the night away with the Roses & Rose Escorts

Festival Dome

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 21ST

TIME

EVENT

VENUE

9am – 9pm

MARKET STALLS Browse & buy from our traditional Arts, Crafts & Food Stalls located throughout the town and park

Town Centre

9.30am – 5pm

GOWNS OF GLORY Rose of Tralee Fashion with dresses throughout the decades on display

County Museum

10am – 12pm

MASS & SERVICE WITH THE ROSES Roses will attend the following churches for prayer & reflection:

Our Lady & St Brendans; St Johns Church; St John the Evangelist Church

10am – 2pm

RADIO KERRY Outside Broadcasting Units coming live from Tralee with their Timeless & Irish

Town Centre

12pm – 5pm

FÉILE NA MBLÁTH @ THE PARK FESTIVAL Family Camps with Flower Show, The Big Dig, Fanzini Brother, Circus workshop, Drum Dance & Hoolie, Kids Party Club, Kingdom Party Pals and featuring our Family Town Show for 2022 ‘Madagascar – A Musical Adventure’ with Alex, Marty, Melman, Gloria, The Penguins & of course King Julien

Town Park festivaltralee.com

12.30pm – 2pm

COMHALTAS CEOLTÓIRÍ ÉIREANN Traditional Irish music groups from local CCÉ branches in Kerry

Town Square

1.30pm – 2.30pm

MUSIC IN THE AIR Join Aidan O’Carroll & The Kerry School of Music Chamber Orchestra with Soloists & Chorus

Denny Street Stage

2.30pm – 3pm

ROSES ON PARADE The Traditional Sunday parade with Marching Bands, Floats & Roses. See Route Map

Town Centre

3pm – 4pm

THE GARDA BAND Always a highlight for all the family to enjoy…that fantastic Sunday feeling at the Rose

Denny Street Stage

3pm – 11pm

BIRDS AMUSEMENTS Spills & thrills for all the family to enjoy at Birds Euroshow Funfair

Town Centre

3pm & 6pm

FOSSETT’S CIRCUS Ireland’s most famous and best loved Circus

Dan Spring Road

4pm – 5.30pm

PUB TWINNINGS Our 33 Roses will drop in for a chat, meet family, take pictures and sign autographs

Various Pubs & Hotels

7.30pm – 8.30pm

CELEBRATION OF LIGHT Come to the wetlands for the annual lighting of the candle ceremony in aid of PIETA HOUSE

Tralee Bay Wetlands

8pm – 11pm

SUPER SUNDAY with two UK Acts flying into Ireland for one show only; where else but on the streets of Tralee to make it a Super Sunday night with ABBA REUNION, ULTIMATE ELTON & THE ROCKET BAND

Denny Street

9pm – 11pm

MOBILE MUSIC A pop–up portable performance by MONROE

The Square

10pm – 2am

FESTIVAL SESSIONS Many of the towns Bars & Hotels are hosting great live music all week (times may vary)

Various

11pm –2am

LIVE AT THE DOME RUAILE BUAILE: Four–piece trad pop folk group mix Irish ballads with a modern twist

Festival Dome

ROSES ON PARADE @2.30pm Town Centre

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MONDAY, AUGUST 22ND

TIME

EVENT

VENUE

9am – 9pm

MARKET STALLS Browse & buy from our traditional Arts, Crafts & Food Stalls located throughout the town and park

Town Centre

9.30am – 5pm

GOWNS OF GLORY Rose of Tralee Fashion with dresses throughout the decades on display

County Museum

10am – 5pm

ROSE MEMORABILIA EXHIBITION Delve through the decades & history of Irelands longest running Festival

County Library

12pm – 5pm

FÉILE NA MBLÁTH @ THE PARK FESTIVAL Family Camps with Flower Show, The Big Dig, Fanzini Brother, Circus workshop, Drum Dance & Hoolie, Kids Party Club, Kingdom Party Pals and featuring our Family Town Show for 2022 ‘Madagascar – A Musical Adventure’ with Alex, Marty, Melman, Gloria, The Penguins & of course King Julien

Town Park www.festivaltralee.com

3pm – 11pm

BIRDS AMUSEMENTS Spills & thrills for all the family to enjoy at Birds Euroshow Funfair

Town Centre

3pm & 6pm

FOSSETT’S CIRCUS Ireland’s most famous and best loved Circus

Dan Spring Road

8pm – 11pm

RTÉ ROSE OF TRALEE INTERNATIONAL SELECTION Part 1 live on TV presented by DÁITHÍ Ó SÉ

Kerry Sports Academy MTU

8pm – 10pm

CLIONA HAGAN A Life Destined to be a Leading Lady In Country Music brings her Dolly Songbook Tour

Denny Street

9pm – 11pm

MOBILE MUSIC A pop–up portable performance by ARKLIGHT

The Square

10pm – 2am

FESTIVAL SESSIONS Many of the towns Bars & Hotels are hosting great live music all week (times may vary)

Various

11pm –2am

LIVE AT THE DOME Block Rockin' Beats with Today FM's Dec Pierce. Lets see your face in the place to party the night away with the wold's biggest dance anthems featuring a DJ set with live tribal drummers

Festival Dome

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23RD TIME

EVENT

VENUE

9am – 9pm

MARKET STALLS Browse & buy from our traditional Arts, Crafts & Food Stalls located through hout the town and park

Town Centre

9.30am – 5pm

GOWNS OF GLORY Rose of Tralee Fashion with dresses throughout the decades on display

County Museum

10am – 5pm

ROSE MEMORABILIA EXHIBITION Delve through the decades & history of Irelands longest running Festival

County Library

12pm – 5pm

FÉILE NA MBLÁTH @ THE PARK FESTIVAL Family Camps with Flower Show, The Big Dig, Fanzini Brother, Circus workshop, Drum Dance & Hoolie, Kids Party Club, Kingdom Party Pals and featuring our Family Town Show for 2022 ‘Madagascar – A Musical Adventure’ with Alex, Marty, Melman, Gloria, The Penguins & of course King Julien

Town Park www.festivaltralee.com

1pm – 4pm

ROSE REVIEW Enjoy the sounds of Festival Music, News & Information. Why not sit out in our food court & enjoy!

The Mall

3pm – 11pm

BIRDS AMUSEMENTS Spills & thrills for all the family to enjoy at Birds Euroshow Funfair

Town Centre

3pm & 6pm

FOSSETT’S CIRCUS Ireland’s most famous and best loved Circus

Dan Spring Road

8pm – 11pm

RTÉ ROSE OF TRALEE INTERNATIONAL SELECTION Part 2 live on TV presented by DÁITHÍ Ó SÉ

Kerry Sports Academy M.T.U

10pm–11.30pm MUNDY Brews up a Storm to get the party started on Denny Street before the Rose Parade

Denny Street

9pm – 11pm

MOBILE MUSIC A pop–up portable performance by RENOVATOR

The Square

10pm – 2am

FESTIVAL SESSIONS Many of the towns Bars & Hotels are hosting great live music all week (times may vary)

Various

11pm –2am

LIVE AT THE DOME DJ Fergal D'Arcy brings his legendary setlist to close the Festival in style.

Abbey Car Park

11.30am–12am 2022 CELEBRATION ROSE PARADE The Rose of Tralee for 2022 has been chosen and whisked away from the MTU

Denny Street

12am–12.30am MIDNIGHT MADNESS – SKYFYRE Meet our 2022 Rose of Tralee with fireworks to end a great week

Denny Street

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Information & Registration for 10am & 2pm Family Camps at www.festivaltralee.com

FAMILY CAMPS / FRIDAY DAY

FRIDAY 19TH AUGUST 2022

VENUE

10am–6pm

FOOD, CRAFT & BOUNCY VILLAGE Over twenty Festival Gourmet Food and Craft Stalls along with Bouncy Castles for all Kids

Various

10am–10.30am KIDS PARTY CLUB Puppet Show for all the kids to enjoy

Big Top

10.30am–11am KINGDOM PARTY PALS Join Minnie & Mickey, Sky & Chase, Winnie & Tigger, Peppa Pig & Sofia the First, Poppy & Diamond (The Trolls), LOL Doll & Minion Bob, Shimmer & Shine plus Woody & Spiderman (four characters daily)

Big Top

11am–4pm 40–minute sessions

THE BIG DIG The School of Irish Archaeology (SIA) presents a practical, hands–on fun excavation designed for children aged 5–12 years. Kids will explore the Viking world which incorporates the dig experience with educational, engaging, and interactive activities

Denny Street Gates

11am–5pm

ART IN THE PARK A unique opportunity to enjoy a showcase of striking artworks from traditional to contemporary pieces

Park Railings

11am–11.30am MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

Big Top

11.30am– 12pm

DRUM DANCE Still want to join the Circus? Learn first how to get kicked out of home with this racket & march to your own beat

Big Top

12pm – 1pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape New York’s Central Park Zoo to King Julien’s Madagascar

Big Top

12pm– 12.30pm

GREEN GARDEN Workshop for all the family on candied Flowers – learn how to preserve fresh edible flowers

Com. Garden

1pm–2pm

LUNCHTIME WALKS & TALKS – HISTORICAL TRALEE takes you on a journey around the town to visit the most historical locations of the town; FLOWER & GARDEN Walkabout the Town Park to learn all about the natural Flora & Fauna of our Park; ROSE OF TRALEE Both an historical and anecdotal tour of the journey and life of William Pembroke Mulchinock & Mary O'Connor, the original Rose of Tralee

Tourist Office

1.30pm–2pm

GREEN GARDEN Workshop for all the family on water conservation–projects to build in your own area

Com. Garden

2pm–2.30pm

GREEN GARDEN Workshop for all the family on planting a pot–plant; a fresh herb to take home

Com. Garden

2pm–2.30pm

MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

Big Top

2.30pm–3pm

DRUM DANCE Still want to join the Circus? Learn first how to get kicked out of home with this racket & march to your own beat

Big Top

3pm – 4.15pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape New York’s Central Park Zoo to King Julien’s Madagascar

Big Top

4.15pm–5pm

THE FANZINI BROTHERS Evening performance from Con or Den wreaking havoc on unsuspecting audiences

Big Top

7pm – 10pm

FESTIVAL FLORAL SYMPHONY Tralee Flower & Garden Club presents a demonstration by Bernadette Scanlon AOIFA (Limerick) as part of the Clubs 40th Celebrations as in support of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland. Tickets via Flower Club

Big Top

MAL’S CIRCUS WORKSHOP @2pm Big Top

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Information & Registration for 10am & 2pm Family Camps at www.festivaltralee.com

SATURDAY

DAY

SATURDAY 20TH AUGUST 2022

VENUE

9.30am – 10am

TRALEE PARKRUN Call all Adults join us for a Fancy Dress Themed Weekend 5Km event. Prizes for Best Dressed. Register in advance to participate at www.parkrun.ie Tourist Office Gates

10am – 6pm

FOOD, CRAFT & BOUNCY VILLAGE Over twenty Festival Gourmet Food and Craft Stalls along with Bouncy Castles for all Kids

Various

10am – 5pm

RSA INTERACTIVE SHUTTLE Road safety interactive unit is a highly popular and educational road safety experience. It’s a superb learning tool to get across important and life–saving road safety messages in a highly memorable way

Museum (Rear)

10am–10.30am

KIDS PARTY CLUB Puppet Show for all the kids to enjoy

Big Top

10.30am – 11am KINGDOM PARTY PALS Join Minnie & Mickey, Sky & Chase, Winnie & Tigger, Peppa Pig & Sofia the First , Poppy & Diamond (The Trolls), LOL Doll & Minion Bob, Shimmer & Shine plus Woody & Spiderman (four characters daily)

Big Top

11am – 4pm

40 Mins. sessions

THE BIG DIG The School of Irish Archaeology (SIA) presents a practical, hands–on fun excavation designed for children aged 5–12 years. Kids will explore the Viking world which incorporates the dig experience with educational, engaging, and interactive activities

Denny St. Gates

11am – 11.30am

MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

Big Top

11am – 3pm

GREEN GARDEN Demonstration for all the family on Wattle Weaving by Craftsman Barry Noyce– native sally woven fence panels

Com. Garden

11am – 5pm

ART IN THE PARK A unique opportunity to enjoy a showcase of striking artworks from traditional to contemporary pieces

Park Railings

11.30am – 12pm

DRUM DANCE Still want to join the Circus? First learn how to get kicked out of home with this racket & march to your own beat

Big Top

12pm – 1pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape New York’s Central Park Zoo to King Julien’s Madagascar

Big Top

12pm–5pm

FLORAL DISPLAY COMPETITION Tralee Flower & Garden Club presents their annual Decorative & Cut Flowers Class Exhibit composing of natural plant material (i.e. flowers & foliage) with or without accessories, contained within a specified space

Chamber Marquee

12pm–4pm

GARDA DAY A celebration of 100 years of the founding of An Garda Siochána There will be a number of Garda Vehicles on display on the day, the Garda Dog Unit, the Mounted Unit, the Air Support Unit (weather permitting) and other elements

Museum (Sides)

12.30pm–1pm

GREEN GARDEN Workshop for all the family on preserving fresh herbs with Chef Noel Keane

Com. Garden

LUNCHTIME WALKS & TALKS – HISTORICAL TRALEE takes you on a journey around the town to visit the most historical locations of the town;

Tourist Office Gates

GREEN GARDEN HugelKultur Talk– Ecologist Sally O’Rourke Griffin– see the new hugelkulture bed in the garden

Com. Garden

1pm–2pm 1pm–1.30pm

FLOWER & GARDEN Walkabout the Town Park to learn all about the natural Flora & Fauna of our Park; ROSE OF TRALEE Both an historical and anecdotal tour of the journey and life of William Pembroke Mulchinock & Mary O'Connor, the original Rose of Tralee

1.30pm–2.30pm GREEN GARDEN Workshop for all the family on planting a pot – plant a fresh herb to take home

Com. Garden

2pm–2.30pm

MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

Big Top

2.30pm–3pm

DRUM DANCE Still want to join the Circus? Learn first how to get kicked out of home with this racket & march to your own beat

Big Top

3pm – 4.15pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape New York’s Central Park Zoo to King Julien’s Madagascar

Big Top

4.15pm–5pm

THE FANZINI BROTHERS Evening performance from Con or Den wreaking havoc on unsuspecting audiences

Big Top

TRALEE PARKRUN @9.30am Tourist Office Gates

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Information & Registration for 10am & 2pm Family Camps at www.festivaltralee.com

FAMILY CAMPS / SUNDAY DAY

SUNDAY 21ST AUGUST 2022

VENUE

9.30am – 10am

TRALEE JUNIOR PARKRUN Calling all Juniors join us for a Fancy Dress Themed Weekend 5Km event. Prizes for Best Dressed. Register in advance to participate at www.parkrun.ie

Tourist Office Gates

10am – 6pm

FOOD, CRAFT & BOUNCY VILLAGE Over twenty Festival Gourmet Food and Craft Stalls along with Bouncy Castles for all Kids

Various

10am – 5pm

RSA INTERACTIVE SHUTTLE Road safety interactive unit is a highly popular and educational road safety experience. It’s a superb learning tool to get across important and life–saving road safety messages in a highly memorable way

Museum (Rear)

10am – 10.30am

KIDS PARTY CLUB Puppet Show for all the kids to enjoy

Big Top

10.30am – 11am

KINGDOM PARTY PALS Join Minnie & Mickey, Sky & Chase, Winnie & Tigger, Peppa Pig & Sofia the First, Poppy & Diamond (The Trolls), LOL Doll & Minion Bob, Shimmer & Shine plus Woody & Spiderman (four characters daily)

Big Top

11am – 4pm

40 Mins. sessions

THE BIG DIG The School of Irish Archaeology (SIA) presents a practical, hands–on fun excavation designed for children aged 5–12 years. Kids will explore the Viking world which incorporates the dig experience with educational, engaging, and interactive activities

Denny Street Gates

11am – 11.30am

MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

Big Top

11am – 5pm

ART IN THE PARK A unique opportunity to enjoy a showcase of striking artworks from traditional to contemporary pieces

Park Railings

11.30am – 12pm

DRUM DANCE Still want to join the Circus? Learn first how to get kicked out of home with this racket & march to your own beat

Big Top

12pm – 1pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape New York’s Central Park Zoo to King Julien’s Madagascar

Big Top

12pm – 5pm

FLORAL DISPLAY COMPETITION Tralee Flower & Garden Club presents their annual Decorative & Cut Flowers Class Exhibit composing of natural plant material (i.e. flowers & foliage) with or without accessories, contained within a specified space

Chamber Marquee

LUNCHTIME WALKS & TALKS – HISTORICAL TRALEE takes you on a journey around the town to visit the most historical locations of the town; FLOWER & GARDEN Walkabout the Town Park to learn all about the natural Flora & Fauna of our Park; ROSE OF TRALEE Both an historical and anecdotal tour of the

Tourist Office Gates

1pm – 4pm

ARCHERY WALL An Ríocht Archery Club Kerry will present an afternoon for the public to come along and watch and try some Archery. Located behind Siamsa Tire Theatre in the town Park

Siamsa Tire (Rear)

1pm – 5pm

VINTAGE CAR STATIC DISPLAY Join Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club members for a static display in the town park

Tourist Office

2pm – 2.30pm

MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

Big Top

2.30pm – 3pm

DRUM DANCE Still want to join the Circus? Learn first how to get kicked out of home with this racket & march to your own beat

Big Top

3pm – 4.15pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape New York’s Central Park Zoo to King Julien’s Madagascar

Big Top

3pm – 5pm

EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPLAY Featuring the RSA, Kerry Fire & Rescue Service, Kerry Civil Defence, An Garda Síochána

Museum (Rear)

4.15pm – 5pm

THE FANZINI BROTHERS Evening performance from Con or Den wreaking havoc on unsuspecting audiences

Big Top

1pm – 2pm

journey and life of William Pembroke Mulchinock & Mary O'Connor, the original Rose of Tralee

FLORAL DISPLAY COMPETITION @12pm–5pm Chamber Marquee

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Information & Registration for 10am & 2pm Family Camps at www.festivaltralee.com

MONDAY / TUESDAY DAY

MONDAY 22ND AUGUST 2022

VENUE

10am – 6pm

FOOD, CRAFT & BOUNCY VILLAGE Over twenty Festival Gourmet Food and Craft Stalls along with Bouncy Castles for all Kids

Various

10am,11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm

PLANET SCIENCE KIDZ For children between the ages of 5–12 to explore different topics in science. Scientific experience making Rockets (water & air); enjoy our Slime Lab with Slime falls, giant Slime bubbles & Slime monsters of course our Coke geysers

Chamber Marquee

10am–10.30am KIDS PARTY CLUB Puppet Show for all the kids to enjoy

Big Top

10.30am – 11am

KINGDOM PARTY PALS Join Minnie & Mickey, Sky & Chase, Winnie & Tigger, Peppa Pig & Sofia the First, Poppy & Diamond (The Trolls), LOL Doll & Minion Bob, Shimmer & Shine plus Woody & Spiderman (four characters daily)

Big Top

11am–11.30am

MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

Big Top

11.30am–12pm

DRUM DANCE Still want to join the Circus? Learn first how to get kicked out of home with this racket & march to your own beat

Big Top

12pm – 1pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape New York’s Central Park Zoo to King Julien’s Madagascar

Big Top

12pm–5pm

FLORAL DISPLAY COMPETITION Tralee Flower & Garden Club presents their annual Decorative & Cut Flowers Class Exhibit composing of natural plant material (i.e. flowers & foliage) with or without accessories, contained within a specified space

Chamber Marquee

LUNCHTIME WALKS & TALKS – HISTORICAL TRALEE takes you on a journey around the town to visit the most historical locations of the town;

Tourist Office

2pm – 4pm

Registration 1.30pm

PAWS & TAILS DOG SHOW All classes catered for – Tye, Terrier, Gun, Collies, Rescue, Senior, Best Dressed, Small, Medium & Large plus Dog of the Show & more. 100% of fees towards Animal Help Kerry who re–homing unwanted and abandoned animals.

Tree Circle

2pm – 2.30pm

MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

Big Top

2.30pm – 3pm

DRUM DANCE Still want to join the Circus? Learn first how to get kicked out of home with this racket & march to your own beat

Big Top

3pm – 4.15pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape New York’s Central Park Zoo to King Julien’s Madagascar

Big Top

4.15pm – 5pm

THE FANZINI BROTHERS Evening performance from Con or Den wreaking havoc on unsuspecting audiences

Big Top

DAY

TUESDAY 23RD AUGUST 2022

VENUE

10am – 6pm

FOOD, CRAFT & BOUNCY VILLAGE Over twenty Festival Gourmet Food and Craft Stalls along with Bouncy Castles for all Kids

Various

10am,11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm

PLANET SCIENCE KIDZ For children between the ages of 5–12 to explore different topics in science. Scientific experience making Rockets (water & air); enjoy our Slime Lab with Slime falls, giant Slime bubbles & Slime monsters of course our Coke geysers

Chamber Marquee

10am– 10.30am

KIDS PARTY CLUB Puppet Show for all the kids to enjoy

Big Top

10.30am – 11am

KINGDOM PARTY PALS Join Minnie & Mickey, Sky & Chase, Winnie & Tigger, Peppa Pig & Sofia the First, Poppy & Diamond (The Trolls), LOL Doll & Minion Bob, Shimmer & Shine plus Woodie & Spiderman (four characters daily)

Big Top

11am–11.30am

MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

Big Top

11.30am–12pm

DRUM DANCE Still want to join the Circus? Learn first how to get kicked out of home with this racket & march to your own beat

Big Top

12pm – 1pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape New York’s Central Park Zoo to King Julien’s Madagascar

Big Top

12pm–5pm

FLORAL DISPLAY COMPETITION Tralee Flower & Garden Club presents their annual Decorative & Cut Flowers Class Exhibit composing of natural plant material (i.e. flowers & foliage) with or without accessories, contained within a specified space

Chamber Marquee

LUNCHTIME WALKS & TALKS – HISTORICAL TRALEE takes you on a journey around the town to visit the most historical locations of the town;

Tourist Office Gates

1pm–2pm

1pm–2pm

FLOWER & GARDEN Walkabout the Town Park to learn all about the natural Flora & Fauna of our Park; ROSE OF TRALEE Both an historical and anecdotal tour of the journey Gates and life of William Pembroke Mulchinock & Mary O'Connor, the original Rose of Tralee

FLOWER & GARDEN Walkabout the Town Park to learn all about the natural Flora & Fauna of our Park; ROSE OF TRALEE Both an historical and anecdotal tour of the journey and life of William Pembroke Mulchinock & Mary O'Connor, the original Rose of Tralee

(Rear of Museum)

2pm–4pm

PAWS & TAILS DOG SHOW All classes catered for – Tye, Terrier, Gun, Collies, Rescue, Senior, Best Dressed, Small, Medium & Large plus Dog of the Show & more. Tree Circle (Rear of Museum) 100% of fees towards Animal Help Kerry who re–homing unwanted and abandoned animals.

2pm–2.30pm

MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

Big Top

2.30pm–3pm

DRUM DANCE Still want to join the Circus? Learn first how to get kicked out of home with this racket & march to your own beat

Big Top

3pm – 4.15pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape New York’s Central Park Zoo to King Julien’s Madagascar

Big Top

4.15pm–5pm

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Registration 1.30pm

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Information & Registration for CAMPS (All FREE) at www.festivaltralee.com TIME

MORNING FAMILY CAMP (YOUNGER FAMILIES) IN OUR FESTIVAL BIG TOP **REGISTER FOR FREE www.festivaltralee.com

10am

KIDS PARTY CLUB Puppet Show for all the kids to enjoy (MONDAY 11.30am)

10.30am

KINGDOM PARTY PALS Join Minnie & Micky, Sky & Chase, Winnie & Tigger, Peppa Pig & Sofia the 1st, Poppy & Dimond (The Trolls), LOL Doll & Minion Bob, Shimmer & Shine plus Woodie & Spiderman (four characters daily)

11am

MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

11.30am

DRUM DANCE & HOOLIE Still want to join the Circus? Then learn first how to get kicked out of home with this racket

12pm – 1pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. This is a Licenced Stage production support from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and Kerry County Council; funded through the LLPPS3

TIME

AFTERNOON FAMILY CAMP (older families) in our festival big top **Register for free www.festivaltralee.com

2pm

MALS CIRCUS WORKSHOP Learn how to run away with the Circus with squeaky balloons, diabolos and more

2.40pm

DRUM DANCE & HOOLIE Still want to join the Circus? Then learn first how to get kicked out of home with this racket

3.20pm – 4.20pm

MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. This is a Licenced Stage production support from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and Kerry County Council; funded through the LLPPS3

4.20pm

FANZINI BROTHERS STREET THEATRE Evening performance from Con or Den wreaking havoc on our unsuspecting audience

DAY

FÉILE NA MBLÁTH – DAILY ACTIVITIES

VENUE

DAILY

FOOD, CRAFT & BOUNCY VILLAGE Over twenty Festival Gourmet Food and Craft Stalls along with bouncy castles for all the Kids

Various

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11am – 4pm

THE BIG DIG The School of Irish Archaeology (SIA) is proud to introduce our finest product ‘The Big Dig’.This unique, one of a kind design is a practical, hands–on and fun event which is only found here in Ireland. Our replica ‘Viking House’ and workshop excavation is designed for children aged 5–12 years and allows them to explore the Viking world through a simulated and controlled archaeological dig. ‘The Big Dig’ incorporates the dig experience with educational, engaging and interactive activities throughout the day. 7 Sessions / 40 Mins / 11am – 4pm REGISTER FOR FREE www.festivaltralee.com

Denny Street Gates

Friday 7pm – 10pm

FESTIVAL FLORAL SYMPHONY Tralee Flower & Garden Club presents a demonstration by Bernadette Scanlon AOIFA (Limerick) as part of the Club's 40th Celebrations as in support of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland

Festival Big Top

Saturday & Sunday 12pm – 5pm

FLORAL DISPLAY COMPETITION Tralee Flower & Garden Club presents their annual Decorative & Cut Flowers Class Exhibit composing of natural plant material (i.e. flowers & foliage) with or without accessories, contained within a space specified in the show schedule which is available from our website or from any Flower Club Member

Tralee Chamber Marquee

Friday & Saturday GREEN GARDEN – Visit Gretta & her Team at Tralee Community Garden for a few hours of family focussed free activities 11am – 2.30pm Friday 19/8/22 ** Including 50 plant giveaway kits ** 12.00pm – 12.30pm Candied Flowers – learn how to preserve fresh edible flowers 1.30pm – 2.00pm Water conservation–projects to build in your own area 2.00pm – 2.30pm Plant a pot – plant a fresh herb to take home Saturday 20/8/2022 ** Including 50 plant giveaway kits ** 11.00am – 3.00pm Wattle Weaving Demonstration – Craftsman Barry Noyce– native sally woven fence panels 12.30pm – 1.00pm Preserving Fresh Herbs – Chef Noel Keane 1.00pm – 1.30pm HugelKultur Talk– Ecologist Sally O’Rourke Griffin– see the new hugelkulture bed in the garden 1.30pm – 2.30pm Plant a pot–plant a fresh herb to take home

Tralee Community Garden

Saturday & Sunday

TRALEE PARKRUN Calling all Adults (Saturday 9.30am) and Juniors (Sunday 9.30am) to join us for a Fancy Dress Themed Weekend of 5Km/2Km event. Prizes for Best Dressed info from www.parkrun.ie

Tourist Office Gates

Sunday 1pm – 4pm

ARCHERY WALL An Ríocht Archery Club Kerry will present an afternoon for the public to come along and watch and try some Archery. Located behind Siamsa Tíre Theatre in the Town Park

Rear of Siamsa Tíre Theatre

Sunday 1pm – 5pm

VINTAGE CAR STATIC DISPLAY Join Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club members for a static display in the town park

Tourist Office Gates

Sunday 3pm – 5pm

EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPLAY Featuring the Road Safety Authority, Kerry Fire & Rescue Service, Kerry Civil Defence and An Garda Síochána – Tralee DV

Rear of Ashe Memorial Hall

Monday & Tuesday 10am, 11.30am,1pm, 2.30pm

PLANET SCIENCE KIDZ Planet Science allows children between the ages of 5–12 to explore different topics in Science. Children will gain hands on scientific experience exploring topics that include but are not limited to Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Geology. Make Rockets (water & air); enjoy our Slime Lab with Slime falls, giant Slime bubbles & Slime monsters and of course our Coke geysers REGISTER FOR FREE www.festivaltralee.com

Tralee Chamber Marquee

Monday & Tuesday 2pm – 4pm

PAWS & TAILS DOG SHOW All classes catered for – Tye, Terrier, Gun, Collies, Rescue, Senior, Best Dressed, Small, Medium & Large plus Dog of the Show Tree Circle Rear of and more. 100% of fees towards Animal Help Kerry whose principal work involves re–homing unwanted and abandoned animals. Registration from 1.30pm Ashe Memorial Hall

VARIOUS

WALK & TALKS Throughout the weekend follow a number of hosts as they provide you with an informative and engaging talk and presentation from; HISTORICAL TRALEE Departs from takes you on a journey around the town to visit the most historical locations of the town; FLOWER & GARDEN Walkabout the Town Park to learn all about the natural Flora & Fauna of our Tourist Office Gates Park; ROSE OF TRALEE Both an historical and anecdotal tour of the journey and life of William Pembroke Mulchinock & Mary O'Connor, the original Rose of Tralee

VARIOUS

POP–UP PERFORMANCE PATCH Join some of local Performance, Display & Drama Groups and Schools from Tralee as they present a pull–up, pop–up performance

All Park activity is in association with Kerry County Council, Tralee Municipal District & Kerry Group as part of their annual Féile na mBláth @ The Park Festival which traditionally takes place in June. 12 ROS E O F T R ALE E I NT E R NATI O N A L F ESTI VA L

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Rose Circle


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