Cork Midsummer Festival is smart, startling, annual festival that takes place in Cork City and county - captivating a growing audience of all ages. Featuring over ten days of world-class theatre, dance, music, opera, visual art and street art, it presents unique events in unexpected places.

Cork Midsummer Festival brings the world to Cork and shows Cork to the world. For 2013 the festival will include thrilling outdoor family events in association with The Gathering, a celebration of the best new theatre, dance and music from New York, Canada and Australia, exciting contemporary arts events from across Europe to mark Ireland's Presidency of the EU, and a growing programme of work for families and children of all ages. Come to Cork for ten unforgettable days and nights.