Midsummer Arts Festival is back for its fourth year in 2019!

The fourth annual Midsummer Arts Festival takes place on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd June 2019 in Naas, Co. Kildare. This year, the festival moves to Abbey Street, running from The Moat Theatre to the Harbour. Taking on a new theme and logo this year,  the Festival’s theme for 2019 is “Mythology”.


The Riptide Movement

Top Irish band, The Riptide Movement, are our Headline Act this year.

Known for chart toppers such as “The Elephant in the Room” and “All Works Out”, the modern rock quartet will perform in St. David’s Church, Naas on Saturday, 22nd June. The Riptide Movement’s new EP ‘I’ll Be There’ will be launched in May 2019. Tickets cost €25 and are available now from The Moat Theatre!

The Main Stage 

The Main Stage is back, this time it will be on Abbey Street. With acts from Jam Music School opening the day from around midday, we will continue with a very special performance of a specially commissioned song about Naas, performed by John Spillane with our Pop Up Choir, directed by Sharon Murphy and Sadhbh O’Sullivan, this will be something extra special during the afternoon. After this the fun will continue with local bands Created by Comets and Party at the Back keeping the party going until around 8pm.

The Harbour 

Once again this year we will be continuing our water based activities with the hugely popular Zorbing and Kayaking and other water activities from Naas Adventure Sports.We will have a DJ playing all the hits and Jumping Jack performing his magic show a couple of times over the afternoon.


If you would like to sell something, Arts, Crafts, Food, Ice Cream, Teas Coffee etc please contact up on  midsummeratrsfestival@gmail.com  and someone from our team will contact you.

We will have a full list of all our activities and Art installations ready in the coming weeks. Please keep an eye on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages for regular updates.