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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The Legends of American Country

Fri 14th June - Fri 14th June

Now seen by over 350,000 fans live and watched by millions on TV Europe’s No.1 multi award winning show ” The Legends of American Country“ returns for another fantastic night of toe-tapping Country nostalgia. The 2024 tour will showcase highly acclaimed tributes to Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Don Williams, Patsy Cline, Charley Pride, Tammy Wynette and Kenny Rogers, Hank Williams, Alan […]

The Tumbling Paddies

Sat 15th June - Sat 15th June
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Rapidly becoming one of Ireland’s most popular entertainment acts. The Tumbling Paddies have grown from strength to strength, particularly in the past two years. It is no surprise that their music is played in many venues throughout the world. Originally starting out in 2014 as a five-piece performing at local weddings and pubs in their beloved County Fermanagh […]

Onóir – in concert in the National Opera House

Sat 15th June - Sat 15th June

Contemporary Irish folk group Onóir formed in 2020, when Donegal musicians; Tom McHugh, Declan Gaughan, Deane Connaghan, and Diarmaid McGee, joined forces to create a contemporary version of the famous Irish folk ballad; “The Auld Triangle”, the video went on to be seen by over 3 million people worldwide. These talented musicians with distinctive vocal […]

Poor Beast in the Rain

Sat 15th June - Sat 15th June

Poor Beast in the Rain Staged Reading Saturday 15th June 12pm  As part of Wexford Art Centre’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2024, Four Rivers will simultaneously celebrate the career of Billy Roche with staged readings of two of The Wexford Trilogy plays – Poor Beast in the Rain and Belfry – directed by Katie Mc […]

Belfry Staged Reading

Sat 15th June - Sat 15th June

Belfry Staged Reading Saturday 15th June 3pm  As part of Wexford Art Centre’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2024, Four Rivers will simultaneously celebrate the career of Billy Roche with staged readings of two of The Wexford Trilogy plays – Poor Beast in the Rain and Belfry – directed by Katie Mc Cann. With many well […]

Classic Car Show At Wells House and Gardens

Sun 16th June - Sun 16th June
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Be sure to save the date for the 2024 Annual Classic Car Show at Wells House and Gardens! The event will take place on June 16th & is the perfect day to celebrate Father’s Day with the whole family. Indulge in the beauty of meticulously restored cars and engage with passionate car owners sharing their […]

Enya Martin – ‘Is it Just Me’

Sun 16th June - Sun 16th June

Following her sold-out show at Vicar Street, Enya Martin brings her new show, ‘is it just me?’’ to the National Opera House.  Martin’s new show, “Is it just me?” Enya searches for life’s answers……Is it just my relationship that’s like this? Was it just my upbringing that has me this way? Is it just me who […]

Coffee and Music with Billy Roche and Friends

Sun 16th June - Sun 16th June

As part of Wexford Art Centre’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2024, Four Rivers will simultaneously celebrate the career of Billy Roche. Come along and celebrate the career of the Wexford playwright with coffee, and music from Billy who will be joined by special guests. Sunday 16th June at 12pm

Billy Roche in conversation with Conall Morrison

Sun 16th June - Sun 16th June

Billy Roche in conversation with Conall Morrison chaired by Tom Mooney 2pm 

Melanie O’Reilly Trio: La Fête de la Musique

Wed 19th June - Wed 19th June

Melanie O’Reilly Trio:   La Fête de la Musique Jazz in the Afternoon Series  Melanie – vocals, Carole Nelson – Piano, Dave Mooney – Bass with special guest Brewen Favreau Join Melanie and her trio for this special celebration of La Fête de la Musique, – also known as Make Music Day, – which originated in France and is now celebrated every year […]

Shaun of the Dead 20th Anniversary Screening

Thu 20th June - Thu 20th June

Celebrate 20 years of zom-com brilliance with a special anniversary screening of “Shaun of the Dead”! Join us for a night of laughs, scares, and undead mayhem as we revisit this cult classic on the big screen. Directed by Edgar Wright and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, “Shaun of the Dead” remains a beloved […]

Pierces Foundry Wexford, The Rise, and Fall of an Industrial Giant!

Sat 22nd June - Sat 22nd June

Pierces Foundry Wexford, The Rise, and Fall of an Industrial Giant! This illustrated talk takes place on 22nd June at 11am in the castle Ballroom. It will give an insight into the Rise and Fall of Pierces Foundry. It will discuss the circumstances around the firm’s formation in the mid-19th century and look at its […]

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