Thursday 8th November

7:00pm – Official Opening

By Colette Twomey of Clonakilty Black Pudding Venue: The Listowel Arms Hotel

7.30pm – Celebrity Cooking Demonstration

Lizzie Lyons & Simon Delaney Demonstration VIP Chefs Table /Celebrity Guests “Celebrating the food of North Kerry” A very special opening night, celebrating the glorious food of North Kerry over the last 90 years. Lizzy Lyons and Simon Delaney prepare a feast of food for the senses with a nod to the memory of the great John B Keane, who would have been 90 this year. With a VIP chefs table, and two wonderful hosts this is already proving to be a very popular event. Collette Twomey from Clonakilty Black Pudding will be on hand to open this year’s, Listowel Food Fair. Proceeds from Raffle:Aras Mhuire Venue: The Listowel Arms Hotel  | Ticket: €15

Friday 9th November

10:00am – Bord Bia Schools Competition & Food Academy

Nutrition/wellbeing talk. Cookery demonstrations, food tastings & exercise. Presentation of BordBiaSchools Competition Award Winners Venue: Listowel Community Centre & Sports Complex.

10:00am – Listowel Farmers Market

General weekly market filled with different foods. Venue: The Square

11.00am Business Seminar

A business seminar on the use of technology in the food industry. Guest speakers include Colette Twomey from Clonakilty Black Pudding and Noelle Watts from Ornua showing how they, as Food Businesses’ have been successfully utilising the advancements in Technology Venue: The Butler Centre, 12 The Square, Listowel  | Ticket: €15

1:00pm to 3:00pm – Vintage Afternoon Tea

Enjoy an exquisite Vintage Afternoon Tea in the delectable surroundings of the Butler Centre, Listowel. A unique event, hosted by the Listowel Food Fair Committee, with special guests. Venue: The Butler Centre, 12 The Square, Listowel | Ticket: €35

1:00pm to 3:00pm – Allos lunch for over 50’s

A general cuisine lunch for people over 50 Venue: Allos, Church St, Listowel | Lunch: €25 including a drink on arrival | To Book: 068-21500

Saturday 10th November

9:30am – Park Run

Come along and enjoy our morning run around the town park, and finish off with a warming brew and protein ball from Kettle & Cup. All welcome. Venue: Listowel Town Park

10:00am – Kerry Crusaders Half Marathon and 10k

Kerry Crusaders annual Marathon for Listowel Food Fair for 5k and 10k. Venue: Listowel

2:30pm to 5:30pm – Listowel Food Trail

A Taste Trail which takes visitors around various venues in the town to sample both the food and the culture of Listowel. Beginning at the Listowel Arms Hotel then heading to “The Street” made famous in the John B Keane piece written in homage to the part of Listowel he was born in, Church Street. Leaving Church Street to head accross to William Street where Listowel’s most famous dish traditionally served during Listowel Race Week will be recreated, on to one or two more spots with surprise dishes and then ending with a taste of Yerevan! Venue: Listowel | Tickets: €10

7.00pm – O’Brien’s Select Wine Event

The Thatch Lisselton are hosting a wonderful evening of fine wines, in association with O’Briens Wines and Tippperary Crystal. Enjoy some fabulous tasting dishes and a selection of quality, Red, White and Sparkling wines in the ambient surrounds of The Thatch Lisselton. Live music will round off this perfect event. Venue: The Thatch, Lisselton | Ticket: €20

7:00pm – Listowel Food Fair Awards Dinner

Drinks reception, tasting menu dinner and wine. 9 courses incorporating this years best emerging artisan food producers winning products & award winning cheeses. Awards include Book of the year, local food hero & lifetime achievement award. Venue: The Listowel Arms Hotel | Ticket: €65 | To Book: 068-21500

Sunday 11th November

11:00am to 5:00pm – Craft and Food Fair Food Hall

Check out the finest local craft, design and artisan producers. This family friendly craft and food event is the essential gift stop for your family. Venue: The Listowel Arms Hotel

Monday 12th November – Coming Soon