[ Date: January 25, 2020 01:27 pm ]


Oktoberfest West




The Helm Skate Festival


Westport, Co. Mayo

The festival began twenty years ago when groups of anglers got together each with the aim of the catching the largest Skate.

The Skate, a kind of fish that belongs to the Common Ray family was once a struggling species within the realms of Clew Bay and The Helm is just one of the many agencies throughout Ireland helping to bring back their revival.



Halloween Festival at Westport House

27th October to 31st October

Are you ready to scare yourself silly this Halloween?!

Get ready for plenty of ghoulish delights, scary stories and creepy fun that all the family will be able to enjoy!

Head up to the ‘haunted’ main house to listen to the wicked tales from our White Witch during Scary Story Time, carve a creepy pumpkin to bring home with you (extra charge. You are more than welcome to bring your own pumpkin to avoid this charge), take a visit down to our dark dungeons where the Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley used to lock up her prisoners, decorate some ghoulish goblin cupcakes during our Spooky Spoons workshop and learn how to dance like a zombie at our apocalyptic kiddie’s disco! On the big day itself – October 31st – we will host our own apocalyptic kiddie’s disco and costume competition from 3pm to 5pm.

Your ticket to Halloween Fest includes full use of the Pirate Adventure Park.

You and all the family will be sure to have a ‘spooktacular’ time this Halloween at Halloween Fest!

Discounted Tickets available at Reception for Harbour Mill Guests.




Westport Music & Arts Festival

23rd – 28th October

Have all your senses stimulated with this great festival, stay as many nights as you want,  check out our website for more details of great prices.


Westport Arts Festival is one of Ireland’s longest running festivals. One of its main aims is to introduce different and diverse artistic forms of human expression from all over the world to the west coast of Ireland. The festival has helped enrich the cultural life of local people by introducing quality artistic events for over 30 years. The festival provides a platform for local and visiting artists and includes musicians, writers, architects, theatre, dance, film and free street performances entertaining adults and children alike.

More info @ www.westival.ie