About the Festival?
Macroom Music Fest is a 3 day festival starting on the Friday evening with Music/local Bands being played in all Bars. On the Saturday the concert gates open at 5:30 and the concert finishes at 11:30. There will be entertainment in all bars afterwards until 1:30am. On the Sunday there will be a family day with activities for all which can be enjoyed in the Castle Grounds. The Sunday event is being held in conjunction with Macroom Lions Club.
Where is Macroom Music fest on?
Macroom Music Fest takes place in The Square, Macroom, Co. Cork. Macroom town is situated c.40km west of Cork city Centre (40 minutes drive), C.27km from Ballincollig (25 minutes drive) and c.30 minutes drive from Killarney. Macroom is accessible by all bus routes from Killarney/Tralee to Cork and all other areas.
How is the concert secured?
There will be 8ft screened fencing all around the permitter of the Concert.
Do I get a ticket refund?
Sorry, there are no refunds.
Where is there parking?
There is parking available in a number of areas within Macroom town, EG, The Mart yard and the Council parking area by Dunnes. Please view map below. Get here early to secure a space.
When does the Festival open?
The festival will open on the Friday Night with Music in all bars. The Gates for the concert will open at 5:30 on Saturday. On the Sunday the family day takes place.
What time does each band go on?
The Gates will open at 5:30 with Music starting shortly after with all three bands finishing up at 11:30
What’s prohibited from the Concert area?
- No Backpacks
- Cans/ Bottles of Alcohol
- Glass Items
- Illegal substance / Drugs /Highs
- Garden Furniture
- Lazer Pens
- Selfie Sticks
- Fireworks, flares, blowtorches
- disposable Barbecues
- Professional Cameras with Detachable
- Knives/ weapons of any source
- Animals – other than registered guide dogs
Stringent searches will be conducted upon entry to the festival. Any item(s), carrying illicit items, which may be considered use as a weapon, or which may cause dangerous to any other persons at the event, will be confiscated
What is the age limit to attend?
Macroom Music Fest is strictly over 18’s and ID will be required upon entry.
Where can I eat during the Concert?
There will be a large variety of food available on the concert site during the concert. There is plenty of restaurants and fast food places available in the town of Macroom for everyone to enjoy before the festival.
Will there be a Bar at the Concert?
Heineken will have a large bar on site during the concert.
Are there ATM’s?
There are no ATM’s located on site.
Can I go in and out of the concert?
Yes. Your hand will be stamped when you leave the site.
Can I Drive through Macroom town while concert is on?
You will not be able to drive directly through the town. There will be road diversions in place prior to and during the concert. There will be pedestrian access around the permitter of the concert area on most footpaths.
Will there be First Aid / Paramedics?
St. Johns Ambulance will be on site for the duration of the concert as well as the Gardaí.
Will there be Toilets?
Toilets / Portoloos will be available on site for both men and women.
Will there be Security at the Event?
There will be a full team of security for the Concert and afterwards