Kilkenny welcomes Savour, the Festival of Food


[Press release]

Kilkenny, in Ireland’s Ancient East, is one of the top heritage and cultural destinations in Ireland with its famous Medieval Mile and historic Kilkenny Castle.  With a wide variety of activities and events throughout the year, Kilkenny has always held a broad appeal and for foodies never more than this weekend, when Savour Kilkenny, taking place from 28th to 31st October, will offer an expanded programme to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

Savour is expected to see over 30,000 visitors visit Kilkenny for the four day culinary celebration, and plays a key role in Fáilte Ireland’s vision for Ireland to become a leader in food tourism. The itinerary for the four days at Savour Kilkenny is jam packed with something for everyone. Festival highlights will see Jason Byrne present ‘Comedy and Cocktails’ in The Set Theatre, Tuesday, October 25th; Global Kitchen – the best of world cuisine cooked in Kilkenny; and the very popular Craft Beer and Distillers Pavilion, likened to a mini ‘Oktoberfest’, with DJ and artisan street food.


Its biggest festival yet – Savour Kilkenny 2016 will take place over the Bank Holiday Weekend, October 28th – 31st on the city’s Parade Plaza by Kilkenny Castle. For the full festival programme


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