Festivals

Blackstairs Blues Festival

Fri 13th September - Sun 15th September
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Enniscorthy is host to the Longest running Blues Festival in Ireland, and this year we are looking forward to our 25th Festival which will run from the 13th – 15th of September. The Enniscorthy Blackstairs Blues Festival guarantees all locals and visitors an exciting musical weekend each September in a beautiful historical town of the […]

The Normans are Here

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This May 850 years ago the Norman’s first arrived to Ireland on the shores of Bannow in County Wexford. Wexford launch ‘The Normans Are Here’ a year long programme of festivals and events to honour the occasions.   Wexford announces Programme of Events for the 850th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Normans to Ireland – […]

Wexford Literary Festival

Thu 4th July - Sun 7th July
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The Wexford Literary Festival was first founded in 2012 as the Focal Festival, with Focal in Irish meaning “Word”.  The festival was re-branded as the Wexford Literary Festival in 2014. The Festival commenced  its literary Awards programme sponsored by Community Development, Wexford County Council, to include the Colm Tóibín  International Short Story Award, Anthony Cronin […]

WellWex Festival

Sun 21st July - Sun 21st July
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Come and ‘Find Your Well’ in the sunny south east! WellWex is Wexford’s newest wellbeing festival. This is an unmissable experience for anyone interested in boosting their physical, mental and emotional health. The full day, interactive programme boasts diverse, fun workouts, inspiring talks, motivational panel discussions, delicious local food, creativity workshops and a chill out […]

Family Fun Day – PolsakaEire Festival

Sun 9th June - Sun 9th June
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Enjoy this family Fun Day with a Polish BBQ, Pierogi  & other Polish food specialities, activities for children and the whole family, music and PolskaEire market fair. There is also a raffle on the day with great prizes to be won.   This event is a part of PolskaEire Festival.

Strawberry, Street Rhythms & Roots Festival

Fri 31st May - Sun 2nd June
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The Strawberry, Street Rhythms & Roots festival will be on the June Bank Holiday weekend,running from Friday 31st of May to Monday June the 3rd in Enniscorthy Co. Wexford.  It’s the 52nd year of the Strawberry Fair, which is the second longest running festival in the country after the ‘Rose of Tralee’.  The opening night kicks off […]

Viking Fire Festival 2019

Sat 28th September - Sun 29th September
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This event will be run between the Irish National Heritage Park and Wexford Quay front. More details to follow.

The Gap Arts Festival

Fri 9th August - Sun 11th August
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   The Gap Arts Festival  August 9 -11th, bringing the arts to parts they wouldn’t otherwise reach. Nominated for a Rural Inspiration Award 2019 by the European Network for Rural Development, the Gap Arts Festival is a family-friendly, multi-discipline arts festival, with an open-arms welcome for audiences young and old, and for participants in a wide range of […]

Write by the Sea Festival

Fri 27th September - Sun 29th September
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Celebrating its 4th year, Write by the Sea takes place in the stunning setting of Kilmore Quay with the theme of the 2018 festival being “Coastlines”. This literary festival is a must for all authors, poets, writers, artists or anyone with a keen interest or ambition in literature. Festival attendees can look forward to a […]

Wexford Maritime Festival

Sat 29th June - Sun 30th June
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Wexford Maritime Festival Discover the Maritime Gateway at the Wexford Maritime Festival. The annual festival celebrates Wexford’s long and rich maritime history from the Vikings to Commodore John Barry, Father of the American Navy. A family fun festival with lots to do and see for all ages. The festival takes place on Wexford Quay, with an […]

Streams of Bunclody

Fri 19th July - Sun 21st July
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Streams of Bunclody Festival, July 19th – 21st 2019   Opening at 8pm on Friday 19th July Parade, to celebrate the Festival’s theme, ‘Irish Myths and Legends’, Finishing with a Celtic fire dance.   Saturday, 20th Carrigduff Children’s festival (11.00 to 2.30pm.) Street Entertainers and Puppetry Workshops followed by Performances. Mean while in the Market […]

Enniscorthy Rockin’ Food Festival 2019

Fri 2nd August - Mon 5th August
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Rockin’ Food Festival 2019 – 2nd – 5th August   After a hugely successful 2018 Festival, we are delighted to announce that #rockinfood2019 will be taking over the streets of Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford once again from August 2nd -5th 2019. Wexford’s ultimate Summer festival blends the perfect mix of the things we love most about […]