Youghal Medieval Festival coincides with the Irish Walled Towns Day's celebrations of National Heritage Week. This free event takes place in the stunning surrounds of St. Mary's College Gardens within the 13th Century Town Walls to celebrate Youghal's unique history and heritage – bringing Youghal's history to life. Now in its 7th year, this event has become a must-visit for families of all ages.

The event will feature battle re-enactments, medieval cookery displays, archery, and birds of prey. The kids' kingdom will feature bouncy castles, traditional arts and crafts making (including 'make your own shield'), face painting and balloon modelling. Food will be supplied by over 30 top quality food suppliers – including gourmet burgers/sausages/pizzas/homemade ice creams etc.

Parking is free throughout the town. Toilets are available within the grounds. There is full disabled access. 2013 dates to be confirmed.