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‘The Outing Festival ‘World Famous LGBT+ Music, Arts & Matchmaking Festival’ “Love For Music”
Friday 27th & Saturday 28th September 2019′Two-Day non-stop Festival
Get Booking Early! Don’t miss out on all the fun… Tickets on Sale Now

The Outing Festival team would like to welcome you to their brand new venue at The Inn at Dromoland and invite you to experience the surroundings of the Dromoland Castle Estate.
Combining high levels of service, sumptuous dining and rooms and facilities, they look forward to ensuring you have a relaxing and enjoyable stay. The Outing Festival & hotel is situated on 450 acres of wooded countryside, offering endless walks and activities to suit every guest and experience everything the weekend has to offer!

The festival is hosted by Ring Master of Love Paul Ryder & Gay Matchmaker Eddie McGuinness.

“An LGBT+ Weekend like no other!” The Outing Festival is a fusion of music, comedy, ceilí bands, and the best of Ireland’s and International performers, drag artists and DJs.
The world’s Only LGBT Music, Arts & Matchmaking Festival.

“An LGBT weekend away like no other”, according to Panti Bliss, The Outing is a fusion of music, comedy, ceilí bands and best of Ireland’s & International Performers and drag artists,Dj’s. But don’t forget why you’re at The Outing in the first place. This is world’s only LGBT music & matchmaking festival and you’re looking for love or friendship.

Yes ‘You’re Not The Only Gay in This Village’

What a fantastic weekend……A big thank you to the people of Lisdoonvarna and The Outing team.

Looking forward to next year

Kieran Gallagher Londonhttps://

WOW! Great Craic.  Amazing to be part of something from the start…..

I could of song all night long the crowd where up for more Thank you

Niamh Kavanagh

We came all the way over from the USA and had a awesome time….

who knew there was so many hot Irish people….BOOM!

Chad Boulton

A mad & brilliant weekend of gay fun. It was like gay holiday camp! Such a diverse bunch from the LGBT community

gathered for a weekend of great entertainment and craic. We loved the late night sing songs. 

Philip McMahon ‘This Is Pop Baby’

An chéiliúradh is fearr riamh ón oíche ar lag muid seantán

Sheáin Ó Tuairisc don talamh ar mhaithe an chraic.

Conchubhair Mac

The first LGBT weekend in Lisdoonvarna was SO much fun last year so I am really looking forward to doing it all

again this year. An LGBT weekend away like no other. I’m only just recovering from last year’s craic!

Panti Bliss

Be there and be quare—The Outing is a gay party not to be missed!

Carol Labonte - USA

The Entertainment & Guest Artists 2018

New Line up for 2019 unveiled Soon!!! More to come! 

The Outing Partners 2019