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 #BestForFun, especially during the summer months when the sun shines!


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 summer 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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Art in the Open

Sat 23rd July - Mon 1st August

Art in the Open Festival, the largest outdoor painting festival in Europe is a chance to have a wonderful holiday in the Sunny South East of Ireland and offers so much. Stunning Paintout Locations each day and an opportunity to meet fellow Plein Air Artists from Ireland and from all over the world. Once you […]

The Rob Strong Band, Live In Enniscorthy

Sat 23rd July - Sat 23rd July

‘Rob Strong is unique. He is incredibly talented. In my opinion, he is the best Blues or Soul singer to ever come out of Ireland. His innate gift is his voice, and his timing is incredible’ – Colm Wilkinson ‘Seeing Rob Strong with the Plattermen in the late ‘60s was a big influence on me. To […]

Kilcarbry Kids Summer Camps

Wed 3rd August - Fri 5th August

Summer Camps for Kids at Kilcarbry Fun and jam-packed with activities including Tag Rugby, Soccer, Handball, Art, Obstacle Courses, Basketball, Team Events and much more. 5yrs to 11yrs Bookings at www.kilcarbry.ie   Cost is €65 per child or €120 for 2 children (same family) Garda vetted instructors and Sports Ireland Safeguarding Qualified teachers

AJA – A Steely Dan Tribute

Fri 5th August - Mon 8th August

Steely Dan tribute “AJA” return to Wexford Arts Centre on 5th August 2022   AJA are an 8-piece band performing the music of Steely Dan in meticulous detail over the course of a 2 hour show, including hits such as “Reelin In The Years,” “My Old School,” and the iconic “Aja” album in its entirety.  […]

Gabriel Byrne’s ‘Walking with Ghosts’

Fri 12th August - Sat 13th August

Gabriel Byrne on stage. In his own words. Three performances only.    Adapted from Gabriel Byrne’s best-selling memoir of the same name and directed by Emmy award-winning director Lonny Price, Walking with Ghosts plays just three performances in Ireland prior to a West End run.   As a young boy growing up on the outskirts of Dublin, Gabriel Byrne sought refuge in […]

The Ocelots

Fri 19th August - Fri 19th August

The Ocelots live at Crown Live Wexford as part of their Summer UK & Irish tour 2022

Cohen Unlimited – A Tribute To Leonard Cohen

Sat 3rd September - Sat 3rd September

Cohen Unlimited – A Tribute To Leonard Cohen  Crown Live Wexford  Saturday 3rd September – Fully Seated Show Doors 9pm Tickets €20 plus booking fee

Bree Country Fest

Sat 3rd September - Sun 4th September

Country music festival in Byrne’s Grain Store, Bree, Enniscorthy, Wexford on 3rd of September 2022.   We have the amazing lineup of: •Stuart Moyles  •Cliona Hagan  •Derek Ryan    Join us for a dancefloor, full bar and 6 hours of dancing🤠 Over18’s only. 

Margo – Queen of Country & Irish With Special Guests

Wed 7th September - Wed 7th September

Margo – Queen of Country & Irish with special guests live at the Riverside Park Hotel 7th September 2022 Tickets €30 – call 053 923 7800

Julie Jay – Oops This is Toxic

Sat 10th September - Sat 10th September

Lisa Richards Presents JULIE JAY: OOPS THIS IS TOXIC As a fellow early eighties Sagittarius, comedian Julie Jay’s life has had a lot of parallels with Britney Spears: Britney was a member of the Mickey Mouse Club, Julie was a member of the Poetry Club; Britney can sing like an angel, Julie was the only hearing child in her class of […]

Don Baker Blues Man

Sat 1st October - Sat 1st October

Irish blues musician Don has had an amazing career. Harmonica player, singersongwriter and actor he has headlines with Tom Jones and Van Morrison, acted opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in the Oscar Nominated “In the Name of the Father” and been declared by Bono as “The greatest harmonica player in the World!” This year he releases his […]

71st Wexford Festival Opera ~ Magic & Music

Fri 21st October - Sun 6th November
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The programme for 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 Pop-Up events; III° […]

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