Cork Cycling Festival isn’t your average festival. Embrace the fun that can be around Cork with others on your bicycle. 

There are cycles for Beginners, Families, the Curious and Adventourous.

We would recommend to express your interest via email on or select ‘Going” on the Facebook event page if wish to participate. Events are free for the public. 

Friday 8th of July

|10:00am| Festival Opening with Ringaskiddy NMCI & The Naval Base cycle 
@ The Fountain Grand Parade

Cycle out on the greenway and around the harbour to the National Maritime College of Ireland and The Naval base with guided tours of the facilities. This is one of our more educational cycle, pilot a ship up the Hudson using the simulator at the NMCI. This is a gentle day long cycle with lunch in NMCI canteen before heading to see behind the walls of the Naval Base.

Please note that there is very limited food option available in the canteen, therefore you may want to bring your own sandwich. 

Approx 40km 

Saturday 9th of July

|4:30pm| Carrignavar afternoon swim cycle
@ The Fountain on Grand Parade

We will take a gently incline all the way to Carrignavar to the local outdoor swimming pool so bring your swimsuit and enjoy some complimentary sandwiches from us provided by Drummonds Day Today shop in Carrignavar.

Changing facilities are available. 

Approx 30km

Sunday 10th of July

|11:00am| Cross-Ferry Cycle to Cobh
@ The Fountain on Grand Parade

This is a leisure cycle to Cobh, nice and flat for all fitness level.  

We’ll make our way towards Blackrock Castle and cycle along the greenway. We will take the complimentary ferry at Passage West and head to Cobh to visit the Titanic Memorial Park and John F. Kennedy Park. 
Treats by Addicted cafe for our cyclists. 

For closing the day and the festival, we will stop by Crawford & Co bar in Cork for some snacks and music.  

Approx 40km