Come along to the annual VisitBlackrock Pumpkin Carnival on Monday 30th October and see one of the largest pumpkin displays in Ireland. We have some Halloween treats, music, facepainting and a spooky “Black Walk” for kids and adults to enjoy.
6:30pm – Pumpkin Display – Bring Your Own Pumpkin @ the Sundial
6:30pm to 7:30pm – Pumpkin Carnival – Trad Halloween Fayre / Music / Facepainting
7:30pm – The Black Walk – Fancy Dress (Kids and Adult) walk to the beach for a scary surprises.
This is free family friendly gathering organised by the Blackrock Tourism and Development Group.
The Blackrock Tourism and Development Group are delighted to announce the inaurgual “Blackrock Film Festival” taking place over 4 days from Thursday 31st August to Sunday 3rd Sept 2017 in the village. The festival which is an expansion of the hugely popular “Cinema On The Sand” event which has run on Blackrock Beach for the past few years and has drawn hundreds of spectators. The plan this year is to continue to show a movie on the beach but also to show three other movies in venues around the village over the weekend. Details of these venues and films will be released at a later date but its sure to be an enjoyable weekend for all the family.
The events will all be FREE and the “Cinema On The Sand” on Friday 1st Sept is in cooperation with an Garda Siochana will be family friendly and alcohol free.
The Film Festival is supported by Louth County Council and Centra.
For further information email email@example.com or contact Conor Hughes
Dundalk Brass Band will give an autumn recital at the Sundial in Blackrock at 3.30pm this Sunday (25th), weather permitting. Come along and enjoy a wonderful quintessential seaside experience – and it’s all free.
The 15th of August is always a great day to VisitBlackrock as traditionally it was associated over the years as a “Farmers Holiday” and a time when the farming community come to Blackrock Village for the day.
Previous years have seen lots of open air musicians, kids entertainment and food/drink galore. So come along for fun sun and who know what’s in store for the Annual 15th of August Meeting in Blackrock Village, Co. Louth in Ireland.
This year’s National Heritage Week event in the village takes place on Thursday the 27th of August. Local historian and author Noel Sharkey will continue his series of annual on-site talks with a presentation at the Sundial on the the sinking of the “Mary Stoddart” just off Blackrock in April 1858. The evening will culminate with the unveiling of two plaques – one at the site of the house where James Crosbey died after being brought ashore, and a second marking the location of the first Blackrock Lifeboat station which was inaugurated as a response to the disaster. The talk will take place at the Sundial at 7 pm, and admission is free….