What's On

 

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 best for fun, any time of year.

 

Festivals | Wexford is internationally known for the famous Wexford Festival Opera and Wexford Spiegeltent Festival celebrating the arts, music and comedy, but it's also known for many more festivals. From food, harvest and seasonal festivals, literary festivals, comedy festivals and the Fringe Festival to name a few. This year, the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2024 is coming to County Wexford for 8 days of craic agus cheoil in our vibrant, exciting, atmospheric and welcoming town.

 

Family-friendly | A wide variety of family-friendly events take place around our beautiful county whether it's a seasonal St.Patrick’s Day Parade, 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 winter 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.

 

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Pegasus The Clothes Horse by Alison Ní Mháirtín

Sat 27th April - Sat 27th April
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Pegasus The Clothes Horse by Alison Ní Mháirtín. Fiadh has the perfect family, Mammy and her delicious jam, Mum and her magical yew stick, the best bedtime stories ever, and a magical clothes horse called Pegasus for endless adventures. Then one day, a delivery arrives that will change everything… This new play by Wexford-based Alison […]

By Hook or By Crooke: A Hike to the Hook Walk

Sat 27th April - Sat 27th April

A walk through the stunning scenery of the Hook Peninsula and the estuary.   Full route is 21km between Crooke, Co. Waterford and the historic Hook Lighthouse but there are many options for those who don’t fancy the full distance.   Tickets on sale at HikeToTheHook.com   Enjoy the great relaxed atmosphere and raise money […]

Wexford Light Opera Society presents The Phantom of the Opera

Mon 29th April - Sat 4th May

Prepare to be captivated, enthralled, and spellbound as the Wexford Light Opera Society proudly presents Andrew Lloyd Webber’s timeless masterpiece, “The Phantom of the Opera,” at the prestigious National Opera House. A spellbinding tale of love, obsession, and the power of music, this iconic musical has enthralled audiences worldwide for decades, and now it comes […]

Enniscorthy Rockin’ Food Festival

Fri 3rd May - Sun 5th May
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Prepare to be blown away during the May Bank Holiday Weekend 2024! As County Wexford prepares to welcome over 700k during the usual festival weekend in August, the Rockin’ Food Festival will now take place over the May Bank Holiday Weekend.  Expect all your usual favourites and get ready for an unforgettable experience featuring top […]

The Danny Byrne Band

Fri 3rd May - Fri 3rd May
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The Danny Byrne Band are the fastest growing band on the Irish music scene, and their unique style of high energy modern folk has crowds going mental everywhere they perform. From a few miles outside of Newry, these South Armagh men travel all over Ireland and the UK delivering electrifying gigs. There are literally no […]

Wexford Sinfonia’s 30th Anniversary Summer Proms

Sun 5th May - Sun 5th May
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National Opera House, Wexford: After the success of Music in Movieland in March 2023, Wexford Sinfonia Orchestra and Composer-Conductor Liam Bates are collaborating once again to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the orchestra’s founding. At the centre of this programme of showstoppers, young rising star pianist, Kalle Peura, performs George Gershwin’s masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue. A native of […]

Joe Rooney At The Jack Rabbit Bunclody

Sun 5th May - Sun 5th May
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The Jack Rabbits Comedy Club Presents: Joe Rooney plus guests   The Jack Rabbit Bar, Bunclody, welcomes one of the most familiar faces on Irish Television, for One Night Only! Everyone’s Favourite, from TV Classics, Father Ted, and Killinaskully, its Joe Rooney.   Comedian Joe Rooney, best known for his TV roles in Father Ted, […]

Teddy Bear’s Picnic At Wells House & Gardens

Sun 5th May - Sun 5th May

Join us for a magical Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Wells House & Gardens on Sunday, May 5th! Come relax and reconnect with loved ones amidst our stunning estate grounds. Encounter our friendly giant bear and be sure to bring your beloved cuddly toy to our picnic! Enjoy a day packed with exciting activities: Children’s Disco […]

My Leonard Cohen

Thu 9th May - Thu 9th May

Live at the National Opera House, Wexford, a Tribute to the songs of Leonard Cohen performed by Stewart D’Arrietta and his band in a rousing celebration of the late legendary Cohen’s best loved Music, Poetry and Stories of his life.   World class musicians offer gutsy and imaginative arrangements of the great  singer-songwriter’s most powerful […]

Pat & Faye Shortt – Knuckle Down

Sat 11th May - Sat 11th May
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Riverside Park Hotel – 11th May Pat and Faye Shortt are back again with their brand-new slick comedy show “Knuckle Down”, this follows their hugely popular sell out 2023 tour“Well”.   The new show is a riot of sketch comedy, as Pat and Faye bring their array of new characters to life. Fasten your seat […]

These Charming Men – The Music of The Smiths

Sat 11th May - Sat 11th May
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These Charming Men, Crown Live, May 11th Doors 8.30pm / Show 9:30pm Crown Live, Monck Street, Co. Wexford, Y35 XC95  Tickets: Super Early Booker €10 Early Booker €13 General Admission €16 18+ Morrissey: “I’m very impressed and flattered by what they do” Andy Rourke: “Spooky, spot on” These Charming Men from Dublin, Ireland were formed in […]

Music Network Presents Flook with special guest Patsy Reid

Wed 15th May - Wed 15th May

Live in the National Opera House, Music Network presents the bold and adventurous musical imagination of Flook with special guest Patsy Reid.   With the flutes, whistles and accordion of Brian Finnegan and Sarah Allen, the guitar of Ed Boyd and the bodhrán of John Joe Kelly, this iconic band weaves and spins traditionally rooted tunes […]

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