Family Events

Family Fun in Wexford

Find out about the family-friendly and children's events Wexford will be hosting in 2020.

Wells House and Gardens is a particularly excellent venue to enjoy some family fun. This year events include the Mad Hatters Tea Party or Wild Child Day. Johnstown Castle also offers family-oriented events. 

Wexford and Enniscorthy Arts Centres host multiple family-friendly shows, activities and workshops for children all year round, so make sure to check them out.

The Spiegeltent in October is full of children's shows that the little ones will surely enjoy.

Wexford is the perfect destination for a family staycation, with a wide range of children's events. Book now your accommodation and 

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Spooky Woodland Walk

Fri 29th October - Fri 29th October
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For kids and kids at heart, Courtown Woodland Alliance in association with Gallivanting.ie is delighted to bring you this fun and festive outdoor Spooktacular as a perfect treat to make this Halloween special for all the family.     Come armed with your FLASHLIGHTS AND SCARIEST COSTUMES and immerse yourself in the world of local […]

Visit the Medieval Ferns Experience this Halloween

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Join us at the Medieval Ferns Experience this Halloween for the…   Medieval Merriment This event happening this October includes story and re-enactment at the Medieval Ferns Experience in Ferns Community Centre Come along for #FamilyFun   When: October 26th & 28th Where: Ferns Community Centre   Entry: €5 – Children under 12 €3 Family […]

Monster Music Camo

Sat 23rd October - Sat 30th October
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  Ruth Gallagher presents MONSTER MUSIC CAMP for kids aged 5 – 13 years!   The The MONSTER MUSIC CAMP will be a  SPOOKTACULAR  morning of music making and will incorporate singing, playing the glockenspiel, body percussion, games and much more! No prior musical knowledge or experience is required. Kids are encouraged to come in their favourite Halloween costume!   […]

Santa’s Enchanted Castle

Sat 27th November - Thu 23rd December
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  Welcome to Enniscorthy for Christmas 2021. We have a Santastic time all set for you from Sat Nov 27th to Dec 23rd. Check-in for an enchanted Christmas tour at Santa HQ at the Castle where you will be entertained theatre style at our children’s live character show over three magically dressed floors. Snap your […]

Halloween Spooktacular at Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum and Gardens

Sat 23rd October - Sun 31st October
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  Halloween Spooktacular at Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum and Gardens Finally after the COVID pandemic Johnstown Castle is back open but the resident ghosts are non-too happy! They’ve had the Castle all to themselves and cruel Cromwell & other devilish ghouls want to keep the Castle closed but luckily we have some good ghosts who […]

Saturday Art Club

Sat 9th October - Sat 4th December
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Our Saturday Art Club gives older children the opportunity to learn about the technical aspects of art-making while working with our team of professional artists. This season children will paint, draw and create mixed media pieces. Taking a close look at the work of famous artists, children will discover what the artists made and how […]

Little Artists Club

Sat 9th October - Sat 4th December
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  Little Artist Club is coming back!   The new classes will be bursting with activities to inspire your little artist. We will keep young minds engaged and little hands busy as they work with glitter and glue, pom-poms and feathers, coloured papers and shapes – all materials children love to work with. In a fun environment, […]

The Canterville Ghost

Tue 26th October - Tue 26th October
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  The Canterville Ghost at Wexford Arts Centre   The Canterville Ghost   is based on Oscar Wilde’s story for children. The story tells the tale of an American family who move into a haunted house in England. The ghost doesn’t scare the family and, indeed they play tricks on the frustrated ghost . Their teenage […]

Teddy’s Halloween Adventure

Tue 26th October - Tue 26th October
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Teddy’s Halloween Adventure at Wexford Arts Centre     Sammy Ragdoll wants to take her best friend Eddy the Teddy to a Halloween party but he’s feeling a bit frightened      Join in the fun with Eddy the Teddy and his best friend Sammy Ragdoll with puppets, mime and singing lots of fun entertainment for […]

Halloween Family Fun Evening at Enniscorthy Greyhound Track

Sun 24th October - Sun 24th October
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Enniscorthy Greyhound Stadium will hold a family fun evening with colouring competition, fancy dress parade, great evening racing, indoor bar and cafe, hot food and all-round fun on Sunday 24th October at 6.30.   Booking or enquiries on 053 9233172 or 087 2894323 or by email enniscorthy.track@gmail.com 

Nutty Scientist Halloween Spooky Glow Show

Sat 30th October - Sat 30th October
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The Nutty Scientist returns on Saturday 30th October to host a Spooky Glow Show – let the fun begin!  Please note entry to this show is an optional extra and does not include gate entry to Wells House & Gardens

Halloween Fun this Midterm

Sat 23rd October - Sun 31st October
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Visit Wells this Halloween Midterm Break and enjoy a Halloween walk through Mogue’s Woodland Walk with plenty of witches, ghosts & ghouls to add to the fun of the spooky season!  Mogue’s Walk will be themed with Halloween fun and some scares and is included as part of your entry & runs from Saturday 23rd […]