Local events include the memorial garden annual service, the annual seafood festival, Lifeboat Day, patron and field day and swim week. Other events such as summer courses, art workshops etc are posted in the local newsletters.
Typically the summer calendar is:
- Fathers Day in June: Annual Memorial Garden Service
- Second Thursday in July: Bannow Rathangan Agricultural Show
- Second Weekend in July : Annual Kilmore Quay Seafood Festival
- August Bank Holiday Sunday: Lifeboat Day Kilmore Quay