The inaugural Vitamin Sea Festival 2021 is a weekend filled with exciting sea-side food & outdoor events based in Waterford's famous coastal town of Tramore.
Taking place on the 17th-19th of September 2021 the Vitamin Sea Festival aims to showcase the best places to eat, drink, explore and enjoy!
This festival is a town wide celebration of all things food & outdoors. You can experience exciting collaborations with local food & wellness businesses, swim & savour events, taste trails, tantalising seafood, outdoor activities such as sea-side excursions, saunas with a sea view, beach dance classes, yoga & meditation, a local produce market and much more to celebrate the vibrant coastal community within Tramore!
There's a mix of free & ticketed events, and activities to keep the kids (and parents) entertained!
Here's a few of our top pics for the weekend ahead;
Explore Tramore Treasure Hunt:
Perfect for the kids, this free treasure hunt will keep you busy as you search for clues, exploring Tramore's beautiful town & trails! Collect your clues at Tramore Library - there's prizes for a few lucky treasure hunters and this event runs for the whole weekend!
Sauna With A Sea View:
Looking for the perfect relaxing activity to enjoy with friends? Fad Saoil Saunas will be setting up their mobile sauna overlooking the beautiful vista of Newtown Cove and the Guillamene. Take in the heat and view in a 30 minute slot for up to 6 people. Tickets available for various time throughout the weekend.
Taste of Japan
Get a taste of japan and immerse yourself in the gardens and stories of Lafcadio Hearne and Japanese folklore. Enjoy sushi and sake or matcha tea on the outdoor deck overlooking Tramore bay and surrounded by stunning gardens. This is a ticketed event for Friday 17th September.
Don't miss Tramore's weekly farmers market on Saturday morning from 9am to 2pm - you find a range of local produce, organic groceries, crafts and hot food.
Taste Tramore Tour
On Saturday & Sunday from 12 - 3pm, you can take a self guided taste tour of Tramore, stopping by the towns most popular food and drink establishments including Mezze, The Vee Cafe, Seagull Bakery and more! Each Taste Tramore business will be offering a small tasting dish for €3! For participating businesses, see the Taste Tramore Tour Map.
Sukkot Style Afternoon Tea
The Jewish holiday of Sukkot which celebrates the harvest is traditionally celebrated in a sukkah, a tent or hut built for the holiday. On Sunday 19th @ 4pm, Mezze will gather the harvest from producers, fields, and seas in and around Tramore and create a sukkot-style afternoon tea. For tickets, visit mezze.ie.
For the full line-up and more details on all of these tasty Tramore events, visit www.vitaminseafestival.ie