September 2019

1st Weekend

30th Aug –  1st September

2nd Weekend

6th – 8th September

3rd Music & Dancing Weekend

13th  – 15th September

4th Music & Dancing Weekend

20th – 22nd September

Final Music & Dancing Weekend

27th – 29th September


Music and Dancing 

September 13th-15th, 20th-22nd and 27th-29th


Music and Dancing 

Throughout September 

Europe’s biggest singles festival takes place every September in the small village of Lisdoonvarna on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

The month long Irish festival attracts people from all over the
world looking for Love, fun and a bit of ‘craic’. The festival is over 160 years old and couldn’t be more different from online dating services.

There’s music and dancing in every bar from 11am in the morning to the wee hours of the night (see schedule) and those looking for love can meet Ireland’s only traditional matchmaker Willie Daly in his ‘office in the Matchmaker Bar. Legend has it if you touch his ‘lucky book’ withboth hand’s, you’ll be married in six months!

So what are you waiting for! Join 60,000 people from all over the world, for a festival of music, fun and love….

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Where music’s played and matches are made

“Love is waiting there for everyone, it’s there just waiting to be found. When it is, it’s a lovely feeling.” Matchmaker, Willie Daly

The streets ring out with music and song, buzzing with dance, the craic and love for life. Bars and pubs headline some of the top names in country music, and from dance floor to cosy table, the little town of Lisdoonvarna in the west of Ireland is full of the promise and passion of ‘meeting your match’. This is the Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival – the biggest event of its kind in Europe and part of the rich tradition of rural Ireland. A chance to gather and celebrate life, love, good music and great times! This year, some 40 000 people will once more take their place at the Festival – for six weekends of fun, party, music and romance – make sure YOU are one them…

Festival Sponsors & Partners

Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way