The countdown to Howth’s annual Dublin Bay Prawn Festival is now underway! The ultimate celebration of Irish Seafood will take place in this beautiful fishing village from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May.

The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival, now in its 9th year, has grown into one of the largest festivals in Ireland, popular with foodies and families alike. Howth’s finest restaurants, bars and cafés will host a variety of amazing food experiences at the Harbour Festival Food Village serving the freshest, most delicious seafood, cooked every way imaginable, including a selection of special Dublin Bay Prawn dishes.

The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival is the ultimate food festival experience offering delicious food and craft beer, wine tastings as well as live cooking demos and live music street entertainment all in the heart of idyllic fishing village of Howth. The festive atmosphere will continue into the evening as Howth Yacht Club will hosts live music and food in its lovely scenic location. Howth bars and restaurants will offer a special festive menu and entertainment for all. And it’s not just the culinary offerings that make the festival so memorable, the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival is also famous for music & entertainment, walks, talks and seaside antics

The festival has grown to showcase the huge diversity of history, culture and activities that are the fabric of this seaside village. Fingal County Council will host the Howth Village Marquee, showcasing the latitude and diversity of what Howth and surrounding areas have to offer. For the young and young at heart, there will be powerboating and watersports demonstrations along the pier, the Coast Guard and RNLI will be on hand to talk about the very important work they do and the vintage funfair will give the thrill seekers a run for their money.

Cllr Anthony Lavin, Mayor of Fingal County Council said ‘We are delighted to be part of this event, it is an excellent opportunity to showcase Howth and all that it has to offer in terms of food, stunning landscape, culture and heritage’.

So come on! Why not take a day trip on the Dart and enjoy a fabulous day out!

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