"It's circus Jim, but not as we know it!"
Convention Ticket: €40
Includes: Thursday Show, Friday Show, 2pm or 5:30pm Show on Saturday, entry to the Festival Club on Friday night, access to The Convention Space & Workshops (Excluding Childrens Workshops on) on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and access to the Renegade Show on Saturday night.
For those of you who like a little luxury, check out our amazing festival accommodation deals with the Fels Point Hotel!

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€35pps B&B (kids €10 B&B)
€50 B&B for a single

€30pps (kids €5)
€45 Single

Visual Arts

Siamsa Tíre

November 19th to 26th

This year’s Tralee Circus Festival programme also features a visual art exhibition curated by Áine Ní Chíobháin. Le Cirque sous la Pluie or the circus under the rain is a selection of circus-themed artwork from Ireland and all over the world. The exhibition runs alongside the shows in Síamsa Tíre music room from November 19th to 26th. There will be projected performances and carnival sounds, paintings  of jesters, clown street art, giant papier mâché poodles and illustrations of bears performing in a moonlit forest and much more.

The exhibition features work from:
Bob O’ Cathail, Tom Campbell, Kate Shelly, Orla Breslin, Michael Kelly, Fiona Morgan, Canvaz, No Fit State, Clementine de Chabaneix,  Julia Finzel and Tammy Smith.


The National Circus Festival of Ireland is brought to you by Fanzini Productions
thanks to support from our sponsors:
Come to Tralee Circus Festival & pick up the “Laugh and Splash” offer from the Aqua Dome! Bring your Circus tickets and only pay half the normal adult and junior admission prices (one admission per ticket - offer not valid with any other offer or promotion)
Festival Timetable

Thursday 13th:
* 1-7 pm - Convention Hall
* 8pm - Darragh Mc Loughlin and Riuchi

Friday 14th:
* 10-5pm - Convention Hall
* 6:30pm - Inferno Fire Show
* 8pm - Lost in Translation Circus
* 10pm - Festival Club

Saturday 15th:
* 10am-9pm - Convention Hall
* 11am & 12pm - Childrens Workshops
* 2pm - Circus Siamsa (Early Show)
* 5:30pm - Circus Siamsa (Late Show)
* 10pm - Renegade Show

Sunday 16th:
* 10am-5pm - Convention Hall
* 11am & 12pm - Childrens Workshops
* 3pm - NEST Stage & Sunset Party

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