Blackrock Pumpkin Carnival

Blackrock Pumpkin Carnival

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. 

Sponsored by Fyffes

 

 

 

 

Blackrock Film Festival – Aug 31st to Sept 3rd 2017

Blackrock Film Festival – Aug 31st to Sept 3rd 2017

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 info@visitblackrock.ie or contact Conor Hughes

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St Patricks Day Parade – CANCELLED

St Patricks Day Parade – CANCELLED

UPDATE: Due to unforseen circumstances this years Blackrock St. Patricks Day parade has been cancelled.

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This years St Patricks Day parade will take place at 3:30pm on Friday 17th March and will start from CockleHill as usual. The theme this year is “Great Irish Lives” and Tom Gaskin will be the grand marshall for the parade.

Prizes will be for :-

  • Best School Float
  • Best Creative Float – 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes.

BE CREATIVE – MAKE A SPLASH – LETS MAKE THIS THE BIGGEST PARADE EVER

Blackrock Christmas Cracker

Blackrock Christmas Cracker

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“Enjoy your Village“ on Saturday 3rd Dec. 2016

A Day to Night Christmas Cracker

  • Christmas Market at “The Village Garden” with festive stalls  @12-4pm.
  • The 3 primary Schools Childrens CAROL SINGING choirs at The Sundial on The Promenade @ 5-6pm.
  • Late Night Village Christmas Shopping ‘til 8pm with lots of Special Xmas Treats & Offers.
  • The Village Bar’s & Restaurant’s FESTIVE Food & Beverages.
  • The Music Academy Students and their maestro Colm will perform at The Village Garden @ 2pm and at The Sundial @ 3pm.
  • Santa’s Post Box with Postman Pat will be at The Sundial for children to post their Christmas letters.

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THIS IS A SHOP BLACKROCK BUSINESS PROMOTION

Blackrock businesses facilitated The Christmas Cracker and have provided the Staging,Props, Lighting and P.A System

SPECIAL CHRISMAS CRACKER OFFERS

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 BARRYS COTTAGE BUTCHERS
PLUS €5 OFF ON 3rd DEC 16 ONLY
 CAFE AQUA
OPEN LATE on 3rd Dec 2016
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Clermont Arms
Gluhwein €4 All Weekend
Clermont Arms
Boombox LIVE
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The Village Garden
Santa Christmas Eve Set reduced from €19.95 to €15.00
 UNCLE TOMS
Drinks Offers
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SYBIL CLOTHING

A New Dawn , A New Day , SYBIL officially opens to all with Surprise Offers from 10am to 8pm on Sat.3rd Dec.2016

 GLAMROCK HAIR & BEAUTY

10% off all vouchers from €50 bought this Friday and Sat for hair and beauty.

 

 

Blackrock Pumpkin Carnival

Blackrock Pumpkin Carnival

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SAT 29TH OCT. 2016 @ 5 – 7PM

ON THE PROMENADE

Blackrock Businesses invite each family to collect a pumpkin from The Village Garden after school on Tue 25th and Wed 26th Oct, take it home, decorate it and return it as your family pumpkin to The Sundial on Sat. 29th @5pm to decorate the Beach Wall .

 Following the Pumpkin Carnival there is a “Trick or Treat” and local businesses have organized “Interactive Horror Scenes” and invite all Scary Families to take photos and to post them to our VisitBlackrock Facebook Page

The best ones will be featured on www.visitblackrock.ie

 

ENJOY YOUR VILLAGE

THIS IS A SHOP BLACKROCK PROMOTION

Blackrock businesses have supplied 200 free pumpkins available first come –  first served

 

For further info please check our event page facebook.com/visitblackrock

 

Cinema On The Sand – Star Wars – 26th Aug 2016

Cinema On The Sand – Star Wars – 26th Aug 2016

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Dont miss the #VisitBlackrock “Cinema On The Sand” showing of Star Wars – A New Hope (1977) – Suitable for Kids of All Ages on Friday 26th August @ 8:30pm

This a FREE Family Friendly – Alcohol Free Event – Hot Food available

Bring A Chair – Bring A Blanket – Bring The Force!

Dress Up as your favourite Star Wars Character

Get Updates Via the FB Event – https://www.facebook.com/events/1550091461966472/

This event is in association with
Open Air Cinemas Nationwide

https://www.facebook.com/openaircinemasnationwide/

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This is a Blackrock Community Event to mark the end of the Summer and to support the Blackrock Beach Development.

Sponsorship Packages Available includes :-

  • Onscreen Ad before and after the Movie
  • Promotion on www.visitblackrock.ie as a Movie Sponsor
  • Featured on #Visitblackrock Facebook and Twitter pages
  • A general all round feel good factor (guaranteed)

Email info@visitblackrock.ie to sign up – as Sponsorships places are limited to the first 20 companies.

THANKS TO OUR OFFICIAL MOVIE SPONSORS

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15th August – Blackrock Day

15th August – Blackrock Day

farmers_dayThe 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.