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Kildare Derby Festival 2023

June 26 @ 8:00 am - July 1 @ 5:00 pm


Kildare Derby Festival 2023

The highly anticipated Kildare Derby Festival returns for its 45th year.

Set against the backdrop of the prestigious Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at The Curragh Racecourse, this year’s festival promises to be the best one yet.

From June 26th to July 2nd, Kildare Town will come alive with a vibrant celebration of music, culture, and equestrian excellence.


With a line-up that includes live open-air concerts, the beloved Pooch Parade, a captivating soprano performance by Claudia Boyle, the Kildare Derby Racing Legends Museum, and much more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Lots on this year for the festival check their facebook page for all updates.



June 26 @ 8:00 am
July 1 @ 5:00 pm
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