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What is Cowboys and Heroes?
Cowboys and Heroes is Ireland’s n°1 Country Music and Americana festival with top Irish and American Country acts along with Western horse shows, American cars, line dancing, jiving, 5 bars, a food village, western clothing, a match making tent, camping, Tipi’s, amusements and lots more.

Where is the festival on?

Cowboys and Heroes takes place in an idyllic 50 acre western themed ranch called Drumcoura City, located just outside of Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, Ireland. With lake views, forest trails and the region’s largest arena, there is no better setting. Find us on Google maps by searching “Drumcoura City” or using Eircode N41YD92

When is the festival on?

Cowboys and Heroes 2023 takes place on the 2nd to the 5th of June (June Bank Holiday).

How much do tickets cost?

A limited number of weekend tickets are on sale for just €95 (€100 inc. booking fee). This will cover you for all the performances over the 4 days. Weekend tickets are only available in advance from
Alternatively, you can pay €35 at the gate on Friday, €40 on Saturday and €40 on Sunday. Pay what you can on our Make a Wish Monday where all proceeds go to the charity. We would encourage people who are paying at the gate to arrive before 8pm.

Where can I get tickets?

Weekend tickets can be purchased exclusively through

Are Tickets/Wristbands transferable?

At the gate, weekend tickets will be redeemed for wristbands. These wristbands cannot be shared. If the seal of the wristband is broken, it is void and entry shall not be permitted.


Can large groups be accommodated?

For booking large groups please contact our office on (071) 964 57 81. If you have a stag, hen or birthday you are looking to celebrate at Cowboys and Heroes, give us a call and we will do our best to accommodate.


What are the opening/closing times?

Gates open to the event on Friday the 2nd of June at 6 pm. Campervan owners and campers can arrive from 1pm in the afternoon to get settled in.


Opening/closing times are as follow:

• Friday 6pm-2am
• Saturday 1pm-2am
• Sunday 1pm-2am
• Monday 1pm-11pm

Can I bring my children to this event?

Children under 12’s have free admission but this is not an event for children from the evening on. We encourage all families to attend our family day on Monday where all gate proceeds go to Make a Wish.
Due to licensing laws, all persons under 18 must be off the premises by 9pm.


What is the situation with parking?

Parking has been provided by a neighbouring landowner. They will be charging €5 for one day or €15 for the weekend.
Park and ride facilities are available from Ballinamore, they will be leaving every 10 minutes and charge €5.


Can I camp?

Yes, you can. Our neighbouring land owner offers camping in a campsite by the carpark (7 minute walk from the venue). You can park your car and have a tent pitch for the full 4 days for €50. 


What’s on apart from the music?

o Western horse shows and Barrel Racing Competition.
o Late bars until 2am - 5 themed bars and our infamous Saloon
o Matching Making Marque with Sharon Kenny
o American cars will be there all weekend
o Line dancing demos, lessons with Declan Flannigan
o Best dressed cowboy/cowgirl competition!
o Amusement rides and children entertainment (Monday)
o Fantastic variety of food with everything from barbecue to southern chicken dishes
o Western Clothing by Ariat and Farm Wardrobe

o Country Disco with David Harrington until 2.30am

How do I get accommodation?

For a full list of accommodations and further details go to Accommodation is in short supply.
Our best recommendations are glamping with Pitched Perfect, campervan parking or pitching a tent under the stars of the campsite


What facilities are provided at the campsite/campervan site and how much do they cost?

Campervan spaces are €60 plus booking fee for the weekend. There are no daily rates. The campsite is provided by a neighbouring landowner and is €50 per pitch (which also includes weekend parking).
We also provide chemical toilet disposal facilities.
There are limited a number of campervan spaces on the hard surface beside the yard. Once these have been filled, lake side spaces will be available. There are no electrical hook-ups of any kind and while there is a water supply, we ask that campervans arrive with full tanks of water. Shower facilities will not be provided.



We are here for you, please get in touch if you are still having issues.

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