About Cork Carnival of Science


You've never experienced an outdoor carnival like this one! Cork Carnival of Science at Fitzgerald Park features more than 50 exhibitors offering non-stop, family-friendly experiments, interactive activities, games, street cuisine and a packed line-up of live entertainment. 

Cork Carnival of Science features 22 science shows each day. Join Scientific Sue and W5 on the stretch tent stage while Thunderbolts and Lightening, Simply Science, Inspirational Science and Science Made Simple take over the Circus Top stages. Discover how Analog Devices and Merck use science in real life applications, join in the fun with Strong Women Science and make your own flashing LED’s badges to take home.

Enjoy making your own batteries, LEGO building with Learn it Ireland, meet exotic creatures, check out the inner workings of robots, extract DNA from a banana and create a bang with Chemists from UCC. Add in the finest of street cuisine, a beautiful location and a fun filled day out awaits all the family.   

Download the full 2024 Cork Carnival of Science event map and program or follow the highlighted link for the full line up of activities. 

Carnival of Science 2024 map