Registration FAQ

The deadline for event registration for inclusion in the Bealtaine printed brochure which is distributed nationwide to tourist offices, county councils, libraries, and various other national and cultural institutions is the 31st March. Events can be registered for online listings until the start of the festival on 1st May.  However we advise that you register your events as early as possible. 

If you have no option but to cancel your event please ensure you notify the Bealtaine Festival Team as early as possible, email  You should also make every effort to notify your local community through as many means possible. 

There are lots of ways you can promote your event within your community. These include posters, local radio, local press, and simply by spreading the word. For further info see our event organiser resource page.

Yes, any organisation, individual, business, or community group can organise an event for Bealtaine.  Bealtaine is Ireland’s largest co-operative arts festival, and the hundreds of organisations who participate each year are the key reason that it is a success. 

Yes, Age & Opportunity promotes the festival nationally and regionally through an integrated Advertising, Marketing and PR campaign. However the majority of our budget is spent on the programming of the festival itself, to ensure that we can offer a broad range of events in as many areas as possible.