Entertainment in Waterford
Waterford City is home to a vibrant nightlife scene. The region has numerous pubs and bars as well as a few nightclubs along with some of the finest theatres in the country. The possibilities are endless, from a quiet night out with friends with traditional Irish music and storytelling, or a night out dancing to the early hours.
There is an excellent choice of night clubs catering to all tastes and interests and conveniently located close by to each other in the John Street Village where the main concentration of night clubs and bars are in the City, these include Kazbar, Crystal nightclub and The Foundary.
The Theatre Royal is a beautifully restored Victorian theatre hidden inside a Georgian building and is both Ireland's oldest theatre with the smallest stage.
Garter Lane offers a continuous programme of music, dance, theatre, film and visual arts. For details of current productions, please check out our Calendar or visit Garter Lane’s website.
Slainte - The Show, Ancient Songs & Stories
Greyhound Racing at Kilcohan Park, Waterford
Looking for something fun, that all ages and groups can enjoy? Check out the thrills, the experience and the excitement, that is a night at the dogs. Kilcohan Park Greyhound Stadium, situated in Waterford City, boasts excellent facilities, combined with fun and food, as well as top class racing. For a night out with a difference try a visit to the Kilcohan Greyhound Track which along with the attraction of the racing also has a restaurant and bar facilities. Ask at your hotel for your ‘Welcome to Waterford’ voucher which will get you two tickets for the price of one. Racing is on every Friday and Saturday night with gates opening at 7.00pm.
Book a table in the restaurant which you can enjoy as you follow the racing action, with panoramic views of the track from your table. You can relax as drinks are delivered right to your side, along with a Tote betting service. For something a little less formal, there is a range of fast food options available, or simply pay at the turnstile and enjoy the atmosphere!
For more information please visit www.igb.ie/waterford or call the National Sales Centre on 1890 269 969 for bookings.
Tramore Race Course has a number of evening meets during the year.