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Yulefest is Kilkenny's annual Christmas Festival.

Enjoy Kilkenny's enchanting festival of music, food, craft and entertainment from Friday December 1st up to Christmas Eve. With 3 weekly themes to delight everyone we have Medieval week, Cultural week and Arts week.

At Newpark Hotel we have fantastic packages to allow you to come and experience Yulefest for yourself. Click here for more information.

Let the Festival Trail guide you through the charismatic cobbled streets and slipways, explore the magical winter garden, meander through the markets, revive your spirit with a hot chocolate or savour the artisan food while enjoying a rich progrmme of entertainment and music.

For more information on Yulefest visit their website at