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. 


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 winter


Find your joy in Wexford.

Book your winter break at VisitWexford.ie

Small Things Like These

Thu 14th December - Sat 16th December

Wexford Arts Centre – 14th – 16th December Four Rivers presents: A Stage Reading of    Small Things Like These   Described by The Guardian as sharing “its properties with the very best of her stories,” Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan will be presented at Wexford Arts Centre in a staged reading by Four […]

National Symphony Orchestra presents Christmas Gala with Claudia Boyle

Fri 15th December - Fri 15th December
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Wexford – 15th December David Brophy, conductor  Claudia Boyle, soprano  Cór Linn  Back by popular demand, our festive gala magically bringing together the worlds of opera, seasonal favourites and carols.    The always ‘captivating’ Claudia Boyle sings favourite arias by Gounod and Bizet, and Christmas classics, including Bach/Gounod’s Ave Maria, ‘Je veux vivre’ (Roméo et Juliette), ‘Comme autrefois’ (The Pearl Fishers), The Wexford […]

Christmas Jazz at Johnstown

Fri 15th December - Fri 15th December
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Johnstown Castle – 15th December  Sharon Clancy & Trio Bring Christmas Jazz   Add a touch of class to the Festive Season with an extra special Christmas Jazz at Johnstown concert on Friday, December 15.   One of the best vocalists in Ireland, Sharon Clancy returns with a top class trio of musicians: Dave Fleming […]

Qween – Christmas with Qween

Sat 16th December - Sat 16th December
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Crown Live – 16th December Due to incredible demand, Qween are back with their Christmas special for a second night! Crown Live, Saturday 16th December Doors 8.30pm 18+   Tickets: €22 + booking fee

The Big Christmas Sing Concert

Sun 17th December - Sun 17th December
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Wexford Arts Centre – 17th December  Come along for some festive cheer and join in the fun with the Big Christmas singing group celebrating the end of series of workshops for our annual Big Christmas Sing Concert with a range of old, new and wacky seasonal favourites all led by Elizabeth Drwal. 

Tony Carty’s Crooning Christmas

Tue 19th December - Tue 19th December
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Wexford – 19th December This performance is taking place in St Iberius, Main Street Wexford.    An evening to fill you with Christmas joy.   Get that warm, cosy and comforting Christmas feeling with Tony Carty & Blackjack as they perform a night of Christmas & Crooning Classics in the beautiful venue of St. Iberius […]

A Christmas Gala Concert

Wed 20th December - Wed 20th December
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St. Iberius Church – 20th December An evening of operatic favourites, Christmas classics and festive fun, featuring internationally acclaimed soprano Sinead Campbell-Wallace and celebrated Tenor, Gavan Ring. Together in Wexford for this special festive concert. A Christmas concert not to be missed !!   GAVAN RING – TENOR Gavan Ring will be remembered by Wexford audiences […]


Thu 21st December - Thu 21st December

Wexford – 21st December  False Lankum is the acclaimed follow-up to Lankum’s 2019 breakthrough album The Livelong Day, which paved the way for critical and commercial success, earning them that year’s RTE Choice Music Prize (the Irish equivalent of the Album of the Year Grammy) and the #8 spot on NPR Music’s Best Albums of […]

ABBAesque Christmas Special

Fri 22nd December - Fri 22nd December

Crown Live – 22nd December // Doors 8:30pm ABBAesque is coming to Crown Live on friday, 22nd December 2023 with a Christmas Special Early Booker Tickets €18 Tickets €20   Doors 8:30pm Show 9:30pm  18+

Smash Hits 90’s Christmas Special At The Crown

Thu 28th December - Thu 28th December

Crown Live – 28th December Smash Hits are coming back to Crown Live with a Christmas Special this December 28th Doors open at 8.30pm 18+

George Micheal “Amazing” by James Bermingham and his full six piece band.

Fri 29th December - Fri 29th December

Crown Live Wexford – 29th December 2023. Doors 8:30pm // Show 9:30pm High energy all of the biggest hits and floor fillers of GM’s career. This show sells out in every county and venue all year round so do not delay on grabbing tickets to this show. Freedom, Faith, Don’t let the sun, All of […]

Bagatelle and Friends Celebrating the Legacy of Liam Reilly

Sat 6th January - Sat 6th January

Wexford – 6th January Following a TG4 documentary about Liam Reilly, ‘Bagatelle – Ómos do Liam Reilly’, which first aired New Years Eve 2021, a year after his untimely passing, a decision was made with by the remaining members of the band to go back on the road for special appearances with special guest to […]

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