Cork Week is not all about sailing… at each event there is always a wonderful entertainment line up of on show within the grounds of the Yacht Club during the week-long event which makes it ideal for those seeking family hotel breaks or maybe weekend hotel breaks in Cork. In a ‘tented-village’ erected especially for the occasion, you will find a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars. This is combined with nightly entertainment with live music, bands and clubbing available in four different marquees. At previous events, the main stage hosted headline acts including Paddy Casey, Aslan, The Walls, Bagatelle, Revenge, J-90 and Bluemoose.
The traditional curtain raiser is the Cork Week Ball which takes place in a marina-side marquee on the eve of the event. The night begins with a champagne cocktail reception that is followed Gala Dinner and ball. The Cork Week Ball tends to attract the well-to-do and famous from all parts of Munster and beyond with all proceeds raised going to the RNLI Lifeboat service.
Sailing takes place each day from Monday to Friday on five different courses:
Each night after the sailing, there will be live music, bands and discos in four different marquees, including a new Main Stage which will play host to a number of high profile acts.