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October 2023 Events

Watch this page for trading opportunities. We’ll update as we receive new info. Events below are sorted by county and date.

Scroll down for next months events                                                                  Updated 02 October 2023


13-15 October: Self Build Live, TEC, 17 Queens Road, Belfast BT3 9DU. Info +048 97510570 (from RoI), email, web


7 October: Armagh Vintage Fayre, The Shambles, Cathedral Road, Armagh BT61 7QX. Text +447779382629 or email

21 October: Autumn/Winter Craft Fair, Lurgan Salvation Army Hall, Union Street, Lurgan. Info Barry +447771589938.


6-8 October: Carlow Walking Festival, various starting points. Info 059-9130411 or see web

14-15 October: Hidden Hearth, Autumnal Festival of Arts, Wisdom & Wellbeing, Lisnavagh House, Rathvilly Email, web, Facebook


1 October: Autumn Craft and Gift Fair, Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell. Info 049 4364877, email, web, Facebook

29 October: Pumpkin Fair, Craft & Food, Virginia Show Centre, Showgrounds, Virginia A82 A9X2. Email, application form Facebook


27 September-1 October: Forty Fourth Cork Folk Festival, Cork City various venues. Info 0872759311, email, web, Facebook

8 October: Millstreet Vintage Club Model Show, KL Deliveries, Mountleader Warehouse, Millstreet P51 X683, indoor and outdoor. Info Donie 0868545873. Facebook

13-14 October: National Dairy Show, Green Glens Arena, Millstreet P51 EN28. Info 023 8847693, email, web       

15 October: Baby Market Cork, Clayton Hotel Silver Springs Cork. Email,  Facebook

15 October: Ballincollig Vintage Motor Club R&R Tyres/Jerry Murphy end of season run. Info 0852087785 or 0877937560. Facebook

26-30 October: Guinness Jazz Festival, Cork City. Email, web, Facebook

28 October: Youghaloween Halloween Festival now open for applications. Closing date 10 September. To apply email,  Facebook  

30 October: Cobh Community Centre Craft Fayre & Car Boot Sale, indoor and outdoors.  Info 0868153922, email


28-31 October: Derry Halloween. Info 048 71253253 (from RoI), email, web, Facebook


22 October: Monster Clothes Jumble Sale, Letterkenny Community Centre, Pearse Road, Letterkenny. Info Jessie +44749122761.

27-29 October:  Fomhair Festival, The North West’s Halloween Fest, Bunbeg, Gweedore. Info 0877618730, email, Facebook


30 September-1 October: Pregnancy & Baby Fair, HALL 8C, RDS, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge. Email, web, Facebook

1 October: Samhain Party, Libertine Market Crawl, The Liberties. Pubs include, Dudley’s, Lucky’s, Allmyfrirends, Arthurs. Email, Facebook

5 October: The Food, Retail & Hospitality Expo, Sport Ireland Campus, Snugborough Road, Blanchardstown. Email, web To exhibit at the Artisan & Fine Food Show at the same location email

7 October: Family Fun Day in Fairview’s Bram Stoker Park D03 HP57. Info 01 6680600 or 0860796227, email or 0852336033, email

7 October: The IVVMCC Motorcycle Show, Leopardstown Racecourse, Foxrock D18 C9V6 including autojumble. Email, web 

8 October: South Dublin Antiques, Vintage & More Fair, Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire. Info 0858629007, email, web  

8 October: Collectables Toy Fair, Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport, Old Airport Road, Cloghran K67 95C7. Info Brian Collins 0879827712, web

8 October: Vintage Treasures, Vinyl, CDs, Antiques, Arts, Crafts & Collectors Fair, Artane Beaumont Family Recreation Centre, Kilmore Road by Tesco’s Artane Castle. Info 0873309867, email, web

14-15 October: Dublin Brickon2, National Basketball Arena, Tallaght. Email, web, Facebook

15 October: The Haunted House Market, venue to be announced. Email, application form,  Instagram:, web

15-16 October: Ireland’s Aftermarket Exhibition, the largest Automotive Aftermarket Exhibition, RDS Simmonscourt, Ballsbridge. Info Padraic Deane 090 6625676 or Edel Beisty 08658631928, web

20-22 October: Ideal Home Show, RDS Simmonscourt, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge. Info 01 4900600, email, web, Facebook

21-22 October: Irelands Family Pet Expo, The National Show Centre, Stockhole Lane K67 VF43. Info 0861704510, WhatsApp 0861704510, email, web, Facebook

21-22 October: Gamerfest Dublin, RDS, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge. Email, web, Facebook

27-30 October: Bram Stoker Festival, various venues. Email, web, Facebook

28 October: The Ireland Card Show, Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terracе, Saint Kevin’s D02 V562. Info Liam Shaughnessy 0857314608, email, web, Instagram  

28-30 October: Bi-Annual Model Train Exhibition, Blackrock College, Cross Avenue, Booterstown A94 FK84. Email, web,  Facebook

29 October: 2023 Irish Life Dublin Marathon. Info 01 6232250, email, web, Facebook

31 October: Fingal Festival of Fire, Swords Town Park (behind the castle); Malahide Castle; Bremore Castle Balbriggan and Millenium Park Blanchardstown. Email, web


29 September-1 October: Set Dancing & Trad Weekend 2023, Inishbofin Island. Info Kevin 0872461304 or Bernie 0866039343, web

 29 September-4 October: Galway Cartoon Festival. Info 0879608234, email, web, Facebook

1 October: Glenamaddy District Ploughing & Agricultural Show, Glenamaddy Equestrian Centre. Info 0834769855, email, web

1-7 October: Ballinasloe Fair & Festival. Info 0874271200, email, web, Facebook

6-8 October: Voices by the Sea, Galway City. Email, web

7-10 October: Galway Mind Body Experience, Leisureland, Salthill Road Lower, Galway. Info 0863165049, email, web, Facebook

8 October: Ballinasloe & District Vintage Club Annual Vintage Street Display with special marquees, working arena, French market, dog show & more. Info 0894440418, email, Facebook

8 October: Loughrea Point-to-Point Races, Dartfield, Kilreekill, Loughrea H62 Y564. Info Pauline Gavin 0872623443.

8 October: Baby Market Galway, Clayton Hotel, Monivea Road H91 D526. Email, Facebook

28 October:  Irish and World Attempt (Most people running 100 metres in a 12- hour relay) with Craft Village & Family Fun Day. Email  

28-30 October: October Racing Festival, Galway Racecourse, Ballybrit, H91 V654. Info 091 700100, email, web,  Facebook

29 October: (date to be confirmed) Halloween MACNAS, Galway City. Email, Facebook  


29 September-1 October: Dingle Food Festival, Féile Bia Dhaingean Uí Chúis.Email, web, Facebook

8 October: The Kerry Antiques, Art & Vintage Fair, Ballygarry House Hotel, Leebrook, Tralee. Info Robin 0876933602, email

15 October: Tralee Holistic Fair, Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Ballyroe, Tralee. Info 0863165049, email, web, Facebook

21 October: Ballybuninn Halloween Market, Ballybunion Community Centre. Email Facebook

26-30 October: Irish Traditional Music Festival, Castleisland. Info 0872731441, email, web


1 October: Vintage Treasures, Vinyl, CDs, Antiques, Arts, Crafts & Collectors Fair, Newbridge Town Hall, Main Street, Newbridge. Info 0873309867, email, web  


28-29 October: Savour Kilkenny Food Festival. Email, web, Facebook


15 October: Ballyfin Vintage Club Autojumble, Ballyfin. Info 0877824481.

29 October: Ballinakill Vintage & Classic Car Annual Sow, Laois Shopping Centre, Portlaoise. Info 0879507768. Facebook


27-31 October & 2-4 November: Lu Festival of Light, Drogheda.  Facebook, web


29 September-1 October: Battle for the Lake, Keel Lake, Achill. Info 0851056344, email, web, Facebook

1 October: Holistic & Angel Fair, The Gateway Hotel, Swinford F12 K7F4. Info Claire 0877847149. Facebook

 25-29 October: Westival, Westport Music & Arts Festival. Email, web, Facebook


6 October-6 November: Spirits of Meath Halloween Festival, Navan. Info 046 9097060, email, web, Facebook

8 October: Holistic & Psychic Fair, Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells. Info Geraldine 0876730717, email holisticexhibitors@gmail.com, Facebook

8 October: Moynalty Steam Threshing Annual Autojumble & Outdoor Event, Moynalty Museum, Moynalty A82 6K7. Info Willie 0872962772 or Sean 0863433750, web!museum/c16hc.

22 October: Drogheda & North Dublin Holistic Fair, City North Hotel, Junction 7, M1 Motorway, Gormanston. Info 0863165049, email, web, Facebook

27 October: Puca Festival, Trim & Athboy. Email, web, Facebook

28 October: Autumn Festival, Ratoath Community Market, The Venue, Main Street, Ratoath. Email, Facebook

29 October: Tattersalls Point-to-Point Races, Tattersalls, Ratoath A85 VY48. Info Robert Dore 0872512126,


1 October: Rashina Vintage Field Day, Doon. Info Roy fletcher 0870626819, Facebook

22 October: Tullamore Diecast, Toy & Model Show, Tullamore Court Hotel, O’Moore Street, Spollanstown, Tullamore.  Info Jarlath 0868518951 or 0862688456. Facebook

28-29 October: Puca Spooka, Lloyd Town Park, Tullamore. Info 0879579097, email, web, Facebook


22 October: Holistic & Angel Fair, The Percy French Hotel, Strokestown F42 A996.  Info Claire 0877847149. Facebook


30 September-1 October: Sligo Tattoo Convention, Clayton Hotel, Carion Road, Ballinode F91 N8EF. Instagram

15 October: Holistic & Angel Fair, The Clayton Hotel, Ballytivnan F91 N8EF.  Info Claire 0877847149. Facebook

28 October: Halloween at Rathcormack Market, Branley’s Yard, Rathcormac. Info 0899817603, email, Facebook


1 October: Clonmel Vinyl & CD Market, St. Mary’s Parish Hall, Irishtown E91 R8C1. Facebook

27-31 October: Spleodar Halloween Arts Festival, Nenagh. Info 067 34400, email, web, Facebook

29-31 October: Thurles Annual Halloween Festival. Email, web


24-29 October: Imagine Arts Festival, various locations. Info 0877713442, email, web, Facebook


1 October: Castletown-Geoghegan Point-to-Point Races, Mullingar N91 DA50. Info Heather Kiernan 0877599416, Facebook

22 October: Umma House Point to Point Races, Umma House, Moyvoughly, Moate N37 YY98. Info Susan 0872688145.


1 October: Gorey Antiques, Vintage & Collectables Fair, Amber Springs Hotel, Gorey Y25 FY07. Info 0858629007, email, web

1 October: The Gerard Murphy Memorial Classic Car Show & Run, Enniscorthy Marts. Info Brid 0870909033 or Pat 0862403779, Facebook

1 October: Wexford Holistic Fair, Talbot Hotel, The Quay, Wexford town. Info 0863165049, email, exhibitor contact page, Facebook

22 October: Island Point-to-Point Races, Ballycrystal, Kiltealy Y21 X6X6. Info John Gahan 0877559965.

22 October: Tommy Tutty Threshing & Vintage Day, Tutty’s Farm, Ballyfad V25 N5N2. Info 0876381268.

24 October-5 November: Wexford Opera Festival. Contact Wexford County Council  053 9196000, web


1 October: Wicklow Vintage Club & The Woolmington Family Threshing, Vintage & Family Day, Woolmingston’s Farm, Rockstown, Rathdrum A67 XV10. Ubfi 9762535361, Facebook

8 October: Wicklow Vintage Club’s Terence Dunne Threshing & Old Time Farm Day, Dunne’s Farm, Muskeagh, Tinahely in aid of South Wicklow Hospital Home Care. Info Terence 0872794761.

15 October: Tinahely Point-to-Point Races, Fairwood, Tinahely Y14 X523. Info Vicki 0858064154.

29 October: BD Festival Day of the Dead 2023, Glendalough House, Raheen, Annamoe. Web, Instagram, Facebook