Party in The Park is back!  Donegal Youth Service is excited to announce that this year’s Party in the Park event is part of the 50th Anniversary of the Letterkenny International Folk Festival.  This year the popular annual event for young people is taking place on Sunday the 25th of August from 3-6pm in the new location of O’Donnell Park, the home of St. Eunan’s GAA.  As always, entry is absolutely free.

Some of the crowd at Party in The Park 2016

Donegal Youth Service have an action-packed day planned for all teenagers. A variety of bands, solo artists, DJs, and performers will be on stage from 3pm.  There will also be marquees offering festival face painting, henna tattoos, chill out zones, an information point, challenge games from The Cube TV show, and lots more.

There will be a wide range of music and performances on the day, with something to suit all tastes from Sheerbuzz, DJ Slothman, Lachlann O’Fionnain, Tadhg Brennan, Ryan Cunningham, Moyne Ulster Scots Highland Dancers, White Rose, marching bands and more to be announced.

Youth Worker Dominic McGlinchey is looking forward to the big day and said “This year’s Party in the Park is part of the 50th Anniversary of the Letterkenny Folk Festival. Donegal Youth Service in partnership with Letterkenny Community Development Project and St. Eunan’s GAA Club are bringing their energies together under the Letterkenny International Folk Festival banner to bring the ultimate Family Fun Day, an event that will entertain everyone in the family.”

There will be something for all ages on the day as the Letterkenny CDP will be running events for everyone in the family as part of the festival.  There will be face painting, games, children and adult racing, sports, obstacle race, health and fitness, foods prepared by various cultures, a photo booth, arts and crafts, animal farm, cartoon characters, fancy dress competition, wet sponge throwing, glamorous granny, trendiest Granda, and many more activities, games and information.

Party in The Park is a strictly no alcohol event.

Contact Donegal Youth Service on (074) 91 29630, e-mail, visit, or call in to us at 16-18 Port Road, Letterkenny.  You can stay up to date with everything Party in The Park on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter.  Donegal Youth Service is a registered charity.  Charity No.  CHY 15027.

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