The races will be the centrepiece of a weekend festival with plenty to entertain the whole family. The local pubs of the area are also playing their part, with fantastic nightly entertainment in Ashes Bar, The Towers Hotel, Sweeneys Village Pub, The Red Fox Inn, The Glenbeigh Hotel and Rosspoint Bar and Restaurant

Family Fun – The Village/Football Field (6pm – 9pm)
Radio Kerry outside broadcaster 6 to 9pm
6.00pm:            Childrens Fancy Dress parade and competition
(Starting in Towers Hotel Car Park)
Parade led by Drum Dance Ireland
6.30- 7.15pm    5K Fun Run registration – GAA Field
7.30pm:             5k Fun Run
7 – 9pm:            Dog Show, Terrier Dog Racing,
Throughout the evening: Drum Dance Ireland, Face Painting, Pony Rides, Party Pals
All in the Football Field.
Music Trail:
9.30pm – Ashes bar – Ken & Anthony
9.30pm – The Towers Hotel – The Midnight Sons
10.00pm: The Red Fox Inn – Brightside followed by DJ Kevin Healy Rea till late
Festival Grand Opening
The Red Fox will again host the official opening of the Glenbeigh Festival, where our Festival President Tony Hayes will hand over the chain of office to our New 2018 President Mary Riordan with live music followed by the selection of the 2018 Festival Queen and DJ till late
11.00pm: The Red Fox Inn
Festival Queen Announcment

12 noon: traditional music session at Rosspoint
2pm sharp:  Horse Racing – Rossbeigh Beach
Top class horse and pony racing will take place on the golden beach.
Festival Marquee with full bar and showing GAA matchesFestive Beach Marquee – Live music with Declan & Vinnie following the last race curtosy of Rosspoint Bar and Restaurant
7pm – The Village Square Open air Concert
This years open air Gig Rig bands kick off at 6pm in the Village Square
6pm The Shambolics
9pm The Rising
11pm Phil N the Blanks