The 2017 Festival Guide is your one stop shop for programme updates, programme downloads, accommodation and travel! To download a PDF of this years programme, please click here or click the image below to view the interactive flip-book online.

Spraoi 2017 Brochure
Click here to view the Spraoi 2017 Brochure


The 2017 Spraoi International Street Arts Festival will run from the 4th to 6th of August 2017


Edmund Rice International Heritage Centre has offered Spraoi festival goers free parking in their car park on Barracks Street for the three days of the festival. Barrack Street is only a 2 min walk to the centre of the City where all the Spraoi madness will take place!

The car park will be open on Friday 4th, Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of August until 11.00pm.

Special Needs

For the Spraoi Parade and Fireworks there will be a specially cordoned off viewing area for the physically disabled and those with special needs. The area will be accessible by vehicle from the Reginald’s Tower end of The Quays up to 9pm.


Find out more about accommodation in Waterford with Trivago



Self – Catering


Waterford is in Ireland’s south-east region.

  • By Sea: Irish Ferries – up to 12 daily ferry crossings from Ireland to Britain (Rosslare – Pembroke or Dublin – Holyhead)
  • By Bus: Bus Eireann – Hourly service to and from Cork (Journey time: 2hrs 15mins).  Service every two hours to and from Dublin (Journey time 3hrs).
  • By Car:  The road network to and from the Waterford from other major centres is very good.
    • N9 to Dublin, Carlow, (N8 Kilkenny)
    • N25 to Cork and New Ross, Wexford, Rosslare
    • N24 to Limerick, Shannon, Galway

Road Closures 

Festival Road Closures