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Summerval will celebrate over 33 diverse events which will take place in Waterford City and the immediate scenic surrounds of Dunmore East, Tramore and the Copper Coast every weekend, 17 of which will be free along with 10 multiday festivals taking place all across Waterford.
Thrill seekers should check out Summerval highlights including the Medieval Archery, Saturday Street Theatre, Family Fun Surfing, Birds of Prey shows, a Taste of the Waterford Greenway, a Coastal Cycling Cruise, Painting Workshops, a Summerval Express Train in the City, Artbeat, a GIY Urban Garden, Horse Drawn Trails and Tales, a Viking Triangle Epic Tour, a Slainte Irish Heritage Sow, the La Revue Cabaret Show, Central Comedy Club, Yoga in the Park and lots more every weekend.
Summerval also sees a number of multi-day festivals take place all across Waterford this Summer including the Viking Music Festival, Tramore’s Promenade Festival, Viking Marathon, Motorcycle Festival, Tramore Racing Festival, Waterford Walls Art Street Jam, the Sean Kelly Cycling Tour, the Daytripper Music Festival, The Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival, Ravens Rock Rally and Spraoi.
For families looking for fun each weekend Summerval has an action packed calendar with high octane events but also some more laid-back pursuits including Mount Congreve Nature Walks and Summer Fair, Suir Valley Choo Choo Train Sunday, a Taste of Waterford Lunches, Dunmore Food Festival, the Wobbly Circus Show, Artbeat by Spraoi and Toy Square at Palace Square featuring the spectacular ‘Grow’ waterfall.
The City streets will turn into a live music venues each Friday to Sunday with a host of free Viking Country Music Concerts taking place along with a ‘Brass Bands’ live programme and a Buskers Corner. An exclusive celebration of all things GAA will also offer festivalgoers the opportunity to sit back and enjoy live action at the ‘GAA Sundays in the Viking Triangle’ with the very unique opportunity to join a Questions & Answers Session with Ken McGraths sporting heroes, each week a well known inter County Hurler or Footballer will preview the big Game and give their predictions on the Championship.
You’ve heard of Winterval. Now get ready for Summerval, a brand new festival set to turn up the heat in the sunny southeast. The new festival will run for 12 consecutive weekends from June 24 to September 24 in Waterford City and county, with dozens of events promised each week.