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What's On in Wexford


Wexford's musical and cultural scene is busy all year round with festivals, family events, comedy shows, live music, heritage events, workshops and more all throughout the year. Our corner of Ireland's Ancient East is #BestForFun, especially during the autumn months.


Festivals | Wexford is internationally known for the Opera Festival, but County Wexford is also known for so much more festivals from food and harvest, the Spiegeltent Festival, literary festivals and the Fringe festival to name a few. 


Family-friendly | A wide variety of family-friendly events take place around our beautiful county whether it's a seasonal Easter, Halloween or Christmas experience, arts and crafts workshops and other events and activities to keep the whole family occupied and entertained


Comedy and Live Music | Comedy and live music gigs in Wexford are a must when visiting our corner of the country. With festivals, seasonal events and live music on every corner of Wexford, there's sure to be something happening across the county when you visit during the autumn months


Art & Crafts and Heritage Workshops | Explore a range of art and crafts events or lovely heritage workshops on traditional methods in Wexford's heritage sites, art centres and other venues that take place throughout the year 


Have fun in Wexford this autumn

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Karma Police – A Tribute to Radiohead

Sat 15th October - Sat 15th October

Karma Police- A Tribute to Radiohead are playing at Crown Live in Wexford Town on the 15th of October.  Doors open at 8:30pm and show starts at 9pm.  Tickets are €20+booking fee. 

Cypress Parks, Live In Enniscorthy

Sat 15th October - Sat 15th October

Cypress Parks are delighted to be coming to play in the beautiful town of Enniscorthy at The Presentation Arts Centre. The band will be sharing original progressive folk with large musical landscapes in a show that will be full of wonderful melodies and lyrics, in a night to remember this October.   As a band […]

On Writing Librettos, with Laureate for Irish Fiction Colm Tóibín and Composer Alberto Caruso

Thu 20th October - Thu 20th October

Laureate for Irish Fiction, Colm Tóibín, has written a libretto for an opera of his novel The Master with composer Alberto Caruso. In this special event Colm Tóibín will be in conversation with Alberto Caruso as they discuss their collaboration and the process of writing the libretto ahead of the premiere of The Master at the Wexford Festival Opera […]

The 71st Wexford Festival Opera

Fri 21st October - Sun 6th November
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The 71st Wexford Festival Opera 2022 is built around the theme of Magic & Music and will feature three main stage operas, La Tempesta, Lalla Roukh and Armida;  two Pocket Opera | Opera beag: The Master based on the book by Colm Tóibín and The Spectre Knight by Alfred Cellier; a newly commissioned opera by our 2022 Artist-in-Residence Conor Mitchell, an exciting series of […]

Wexford Spiegeltent Festival

Fri 21st October - Mon 31st October
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From its inaugural year in 2012, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival has grown to be one of the biggest and most successful multi-genre festivals in Ireland.  Set in the beautiful surroundings of the Paradiso Spiegeltent, the Festival has a unique and enticing atmosphere, blending the Olde Worlde feel of the Spiegeltents with the best in popular entertainment.   […]

The Beat UK

Fri 21st October - Fri 21st October

The Beat UK at Crown Live Wexford Friday 21st October | Doors 8pm Tickets €25 plus booking fee

Cash Returns – Johnny Cash Tribute

Sat 22nd October - Sat 22nd October

Cash Returns – Johnny Cash Tribute  Saturday 22nd October – Doors open 9pm and show starts at 9:30pm  Tickets costs €20 + €2.50 booking fee    

Paddy Casey Live

Sat 22nd October

ELS Event Management are delighted to announce this show for Saturday 22nd October. Paddy is one of Irelands greatest singer songwriters and is looking forward to performing in the beautiful Church of the Assumption and St Laurence O’ Tool in Rathangan Co Wexford. Special Guest on the night will be the fantastic Rachel Grace. Tickets […]

The Academic at Wexford Spiegeltent

Sat 22nd October - Sat 22nd October

This is an over 18’s event! Having played two of the most talked about and memorable shows in the history of the Spiegeltent, indie heroes THE ACADEMIC return via an absolutely banging main stage appearance at Electric Picnic, and by HUGE popular demand to play for one night only at the Spiegeltent, Wexford on Saturday, […]

Handel’s Messiah by Wexford Festival Singers

Sun 23rd October - Sun 23rd October

Wexford Festival Singers will be performing Handel’s Messiah at Rowe St Church on Sunday 23rd October at 3:00pm   Ticket price is €20 (children under 15 free) Tickets available at Wexford Arts Centre or buy them here    Website: www.wexfordartscentre.ie Telephone: 053 912 3764  

The Matchmaker at Wexford Spiegeltent

Tue 25th October - Tue 25th October

Michael Scott’s iconic production of John B.Keane’s hilarious dramatic comedy The Matchmaker opened in Spirit in January 2001 starring Anna Managhan and Des Keogh.    The Production went on to tour Ireland, sell-out at the Edinburgh Festival, and play ‘off Broadway’.   Many of Ireland’s leading actors have joined the production over the years, including […]

Joanne McNally at Wexford Spiegeltent

Wed 26th October - Wed 26th October

JOANNE MCNALLY // PROSECCO EXPRESS Wexford Spiegeltent // Wed 26th Oct 2022 // 8pm The world around her is getting married, having children, and streaming off to buy slow cooker crock pots and buggies. Joanne owns nothing and has birthed nothing and despite some ABSOLUTELY MASSIVE (incredibly minor) comedic achievements, her mother is still trying […]

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