Outdoor Events

Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens offers everything you need to create memorable and thrilling outdoor events for your guests!

Whether you are planning a festival, outdoor concert, garden party, or other outdoor event, we have gorgeous indoor and outdoor settings for you to choose from, and we will be delighted to help you create the right atmosphere for your guests.


With outdoor spaces galore, Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens is a wonderful setting for day festivals of all types. There is plenty of car parking in close proximity, and a host of catering options, and we are able to build a bespoke festival village if required to facilitate your event plans. We are also able to arrange guided tours of both Fota House and its gardens for festival-goers.

Music and Film

Our glorious gardens and lawns provide an atmospheric location for outdoor concerts and recitals, as well as opera performances and cinema screenings. Pair them with picnics on the lawn, made comfortable with beanbags blankets and deckchairs, and you will have the ideal setting for inspiring and memorable outdoor performances.

Garden Parties

If you’d like to bring people together to celebrate a milestone achievement or say a heartfelt thank you for their support and hard work, why not consider holding a garden party at Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens?

Outdoor games, picnics, and afternoon tea, as well as guided tours of the gardens, are just some of the enjoyable activities you can include in your outdoor event programme, and we will be delighted to help you plan a fun and memorable itinerary for your guests.

Make a Booking Enquiry

To enquire about corporate events or make room hire enquiries, call us on 021 481 5543 or contact us using the form.

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