Howth Dublin Bay Prawn Festival
Event Type: Festival
Event Definition: Food
Start Date: 17-05-2019
End Date: 19-05-2019
Contact Person: Fingal Tourism Office, Mainscourt, Main St. Swords, Co. Dublin
Phone Number: 01 840 0077
Email: Email Event
Website: Event Website
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One of Ireland’s largest food festivals, set in the beautiful seaside fishing village of Howth, with a fantastic food village, great entertainment and the best festival menus from local award-winning eateries.
Dublin Bay Prawn Festival, one of Ireland’s largest food festivals, is set in the beautiful seaside fishing village of Howth. With a huge range of restaurants, pubs, cafes and retailers offering a vast array of food, much of it produced on Howth’s doorstep, its no wonder Howth has become synonymous with great food.
Now entering its 5th year, the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival has built up a huge reputation both at home and overseas, offering not only a fantastic food village but also highlights all the cultural, historical and adventure activities that make Howth such a great destination.
The festival food village overlooks Howth’s stunning Harbour. Here Howth’s many award-winning restaurants serve signature prawn dishes and other seafood specialities to thousands of happy punters, who are delighted to sit in the sunshine and soak up the seaside atmosphere.
The tented village plays host to various exhibitions including cookery demos from local and celebrity chefs, fish filleting & net mending master classes from the fishmongers / fishermen; videos and storyboards outlining the history of Howth and its fishing traditions; and of course some shanties and storytelling along the way.
Howth’s restaurants and bars put on great entertainment and the best festival menus to ensure festival goers have a fabulous time!