What’s On this August Bank Holiday Weekend in Wexford

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With the August Bank Holiday weekend almost here, check out our guide to take you through the sunny south east’s events and festivals. Take the stress out of planning where to visit and what to do ahead of your stay in Wexford this August Bank Holiday Weekend. 



Enniscorthy Rockin’ Food and Fruit Festival

4th – 6th August | Enniscorthy

Delicious food, Rock n’ Roll music, Ferris Wheel, Fun Fair, schedule of discos, puppet shows, arts & craft activities to keep the younger festival-goers entertained. 

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Art in the Open

30th July – 7th August  | In various locations throughout Wexford 

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Sip And Paint Enniscorthy

4th August |The Presentation Arts Centre, Enniscorthy

Come enjoy a Friday night out with a difference with Dawn from Craft Central! Following step by step instructions, participants will paint on canvas to create their own piece of art to bring home

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5th – 6th August | Crown Quarter, Wexford

Wexford’s biggest and incredible festival to the biggest tribute acts in Europe

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Leo Carthy Weekend

5th – 6th August | Our Lady’s Island, Wexford 

A weekend of celebrating traditional Irish music and song 

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Enniscorthy Craft Fair

5th August | The Presentation Arts Centre, Enniscorthy

Discover perfect gifts, original artwork, sweet treats and handcrafted delights, at the Ennisocrthy Craft Fair

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Camross Dance

4th August | Camross Hall

Dance the night away in Camross Hall from 9.30 p.m. til late, to music by Olivia Douglas

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Dancing In Askamore Hall

4th August | Askamore Hall (Y25 F6D8)

A Social Dance will take place in Askamore Hall, music by Andy Feery.

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Country Music Weekend 

5th August | Rathangan 

For the Country Music Weekend this weekend, Rathangan is the only place to be. Another great occasion that promises to offer something fun for the whole family



Fethard Country Market

5th August | Fethard

Every Saturday in August, a country market is held in St. Mary’s Hall in Fethard. There is a fantastic selection of food, crafts, plants, homemade chocolate, bug hotels, jewellery, and much more, opened from 10.30 am to noon.

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Fethard Barn Dance

6th August |  Costello’s Barn, Fethard

The Fethard/St Mogue’s GAA club’s very popular Barn Dance, music by Joy McCracken from 9.pm. followed by Divine Invention.

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Tintern Trails Walk

6th August |  Tintern Trails

The walk will take you through the breathtaking Tintern woodlands and will begin at 11 a.m. at the Vine Cottage Bar in Saltmills. The walk is around 7 kilometres long, and it is moderately challenging.

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So, what are you waiting for? 

Plan your August Bank Holiday at VisitWexford.ie




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