Clare Garden Festival is being held at Ennis showgrounds on the LAST SUNDAY in April, from 11am. Please join us on facebook for regular updates.

The festival will be run by Co Clare Agricultural Show Society at their premises of Ennis showgrounds, just off the M18.  This year the festival will feature an extensive Garden & Food Fair in addition to our expert garden speakers.


Our festival will be held in the large Indoors Arena (holding over 30 stalls) and the Outdoors Courtyard of Ennis Showgrounds. There is plenty of Entertainment for the whole family and good food on-site throughout the day. See Overview of the festival here.

The grounds include free car parking and all our expert talks & demos are included in your entrance ticket priced as follows, tickets at gate:

Adults: €8 per person, 2 adults for €15

Children under 16 free (Children must be accompanied by an adult. )

Concessional rates: €6 per person

Please enquire for group rates

Opening Hours: 11am - 5pm

Dog Policy: Your dog is very welcome to join us. Please make sure to keep him on a lead and to stay on the ground levels of the event (upstairs food only). Of course you are bringing him at your own risk and you ll need to 'pick up' after him.

Way description to Ennis showgrounds: 

From Limerick / Dublin / Galway Take Exit 12 off the M18 motorway towards Ennis, follow directions for Ennistymon (the N85) to the Beechpark Roundabout.  Take 3rd exit onto circular road R474.  Turn right onto the Showgrounds Road. Follow the small road up a hill and on the way down, the Ennis Showgrounds is on your right. See interactive map here for details. Coming from Ennis Town, use Drumbiggle Road (same road that Ennis Town Council was on) and follow it down, take a left into Ennis Showgrounds where its sign-posted, see also second map below.

Way to Showgrounds

Accommodation Partners:

Woodstock Hotel, Ennis

Rowantree Hostel, Ennis. Please quote 'Clare Garden Festival' when booking. Here a small map to get from the hostel to Ennis showgrounds, its a 20mins walk or a short car/taxi ride (use yellow roads if you are driving!):

Rowantree Hostel to Ennis Showgrounds

The Clare Garden Festival team, our wonderful expert speakers and exhibitors at our Garden & Food Fair are hugely looking forward to welcoming you on the day! Please contact Carmen for any questions.