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.

 

Make memories to last a lifetime in Wexford this summer.

 

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New Ross Guitar Festival

Sat 20th July - Sat 20th July
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John Gleeson – Dobro Guitar  St. Michael’s Theatre 1.00-2.00pm Saturday 20th July Free Lunchtime Gig   Explore the dynamic musical landscape of John Gleeson, a skilled guitarist and Dobro player from Carlow and a key member of the Niall Toner Band. With performances in Ireland and the U.S., John blends a wide range of genres, […]

New Ross Guitar Festival

Sat 20th July - Sat 20th July
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Declan Sinnott & Evelyn Kallansee  St. Michael’s Theatre 7.30pm Saturday 20th July Tickets €20   The New Ross Guitar Festival is delighted to welcome renowned Irish guitarist, Declan Sinnott, to this year’s artist lineup alongside vocalist Evelyne Kallansee. Declan became very well-known in Ireland for performing with Christy Moore. He captured the audience’s hearts with […]

New Ross Guitar Festival

Sun 21st July - Sun 21st July
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Pat Coldrick Killesk Church, Duncannon 1.00-2.00pm Sunday 21st July Tickets €15   Experience an unforgettable concert with Pat Coldrick, Ireland’s renowned guitarist and composer, as he transforms classical guitar with his innovative style. Coldrick captivates with a mix of classical renditions and original pieces like “Opelia” and “CityJam,” offering an intimate concert atmosphere that’s both […]

Fall and Float – Presented as part of the brand new Rí Rá

Sun 28th July - Sun 28th July
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A visual dance performance for Family Audiences, presented as part of the brand new Rí Rá Festival of Children’s Arts, with thanks to the Arts Council of Ireland. With playful energy, impressive acrobatics, comic timing and a joyful soundscape, two dancers create a magical world through the clever manipulation of simple balloons. Their imaginations seem […]

Caroreigh Annual Field Day

Sun 28th July - Sun 28th July
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Caroreigh Annual Field Day will take place on Sunday 28th July at 1.30pm with Fancy Dress Parade led by New Ross and District Pipe Band.  We will have all our usual stalls and attractions, bottle, cake, produce, pongo, wheel o fortune, books, children’s races, golf, BBQ, tractor rides, horse racing, shop, hurling puck, penalty kick, crossbar […]

WELLNESS RETREAT – RELAX & REJUVENATE

Sun 28th July - Sun 28th July

Join us for our fantastic WELLNESS RETREAT at Murphy’s Barn, New Line Road, Wexford on Sunday 28th July 2024 from 10 am to 3 pm   This will be a relaxing and invigorating journey of music and yoga that will challenge you to relax, be still, to bring your attention back to your body and […]

The Wolfe Tones

Thu 1st August - Thu 1st August
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From humble beginnings in Dublin, to the hallowed halls of Carnegie Hall, New York and the Paris Olympia, The Wolfe Tones have enthralled generations of Irish music fans around the globe in their own unique style.  Iconic, legendary, often overused superlatives, however they are never more appropriate than when referencing The Wolfe Tones.  In a […]

The Wolfe Tones

Fri 2nd August - Fri 2nd August
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From humble beginnings in Dublin, to the hallowed halls of Carnegie Hall, New York and the Paris Olympia, The Wolfe Tones have enthralled generations of Irish music fans around the globe in their own unique style.  Iconic, legendary, often overused superlatives, however they are never more appropriate than when referencing The Wolfe Tones.  In a […]

Jazz/Trad at Johnstown Castle

Fri 2nd August - Fri 2nd August
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Fleadh Cheoil ne hÉireann, the world’s largest annual festival of Irish traditional music, is coming to Wexford town for the first time in August. In recognition, Jazz at Johnstown is contributing to the festivities by hosting a jazz/trad concert with renowned piper Mark Redmond and the Chris Colloton Trio at the Visitors Centre on Friday evening, […]

Damien Dempsey

Sat 3rd August - Sat 3rd August
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  Huge Outdoor Event for 2024! Damien Dempsey with full band at Crown Quarter Car Park with special guest, Kiera Dignam more special guests to be announced! Saturday August 3rd  Gates open 7pm 18+  14+ accompanied by an adult ticket holder  Ticket price  Early Booker €42   General Admission €45  

Dec Pierce Block Rockin Beats

Sat 3rd August - Sat 3rd August
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Dec Pierce’s Block Rockin Beats is a performance of the world’s biggest dance anthems, where rave meets rock, featuring a DJ set with a full band which is fast becoming a live phenomenon. A show where both music styles unite for one unmissable performance. Expect songs such as No Good (Start the dance) alongside Smells […]

Summer Festival of Craft and Design

Sat 3rd August - Sat 24th August
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Summer Festival of Craft and Design   3.8.2024  Ann Kenny, Printmaker & Illustrator  Bookbinding Workshop  Make your own hardback accordion book and bind your own pamphlet. All materials provided Min 4 / Max 6 participants 10:30am to 1pm €35 per person   6.8.2024   Annette Byrne, Julsuluv  Demonstration – how to make an earring with kits available […]

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