Arts Festival box office opens its doors on High Street

The Kilkenny Arts Festival box office is now open for business.

The Kilkenny Arts Festival box office is now open for business.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony at the box office at 93 High Street, Kilkenny took place on Monday morning and the phone lines are now open on 056 7752175. Local musician Laoise O’Brien – who will perform at the festival from August 5-14 – was on hand to cut the ribbon.

The 10-day festival brings to Kilkenny a national and international programme of visual art, classical music, theatre and dance, jazz, world and traditional Irish music, literature, film, indie music, craft and children’s events.

The festival box office team, in its new High Street location, is headed by Cathy Hogan.

“It is always our aim to make the festival as accessible as possible to the people of Kilkenny, and with our new premises on 93 High Street and our friendly box office staff on hand again this year, we hope to make it even easier for our local audience to drop in and book their tickets,” said festival CEO Damian Downes.

“The team has worked very hard to produce another outstanding programme this year and we look forward to welcoming our local audiences back to the festival as well as those international visitors making the trip to Kilkenny.”

Kilkenny Arts Festival box office opening hours are Monday to Friday from 10am to 6pm. Starting on July 30 it will also be open on weekends from noon to 5pm. Tickets can also be purchased at