Three days of tastings, cookery demonstrations and the All-Ireland seafood chowder cook-off competition add to the town's foodie reputation.
Cork's biggest festival has an all-star line-up of jazz, rock and pop in venues across town.
A five-day celebration of choral music held in the City Hall and other venues.
Week-long gay pride celebrations.
Eclectic, week-long program of international films.
If you're in town in mid-September, don't miss this foodie extravaganza, including a lively farmers market and events at local restaurants.
Sessions from international and local musicians.
A showcase for local restaurants and seafood producers. Jazz bands perform in the square and traditional wooden sailboats race around the harbour.
Draws hundreds of people for storytelling, workshops and walks.
Evening concerts held over a week at Bantry House, during which the house closes to the public. The garden, craft shop and tea room remain open.