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 autumn months.


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 autumn 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 


Have fun in Wexford this autumn

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Lights Out

Thu 27th October - Sat 5th November

Four Rivers in association with Wexford Arts Centre and Wexford Festival Opera present the world premiere of Wexford writer Hannah Mc Niven’s searing new play Lights Out.  It will be directed by Ben Barnes (director of Four Rivers and former Artistic Director of the Abbey Theatre). The play was developed as part of the Wexford […]

LYRA at Wexford Spiegeltent Festival

Thu 27th October - Thu 27th October
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Lyra / Wexford Spiegeltent / October 27th  Lyra is a singer/songwriter from Cork who’s voice and on stage presence is truly at home on a global stage.  Her songs have been used on worldwide ad campaigns for Van Moof, Guinness, Disney+ and have featured  in “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Love Island”. A unique talent, she manages […]

Opera Festival Antique Fair at Talbot Hotel

Thu 27th October - Mon 31st October

Wexford Antique and Fine Arts Fair   It’s our favourite time of the year! Are you looking for a unique piece to adorn your house or a new piece of jewellery or silver as an early Christmas present? Come and join us and be wowed by the 20 dealers who will be on display at […]

The Whistlin Donkeys at Wexford Spiegeltent

Fri 28th October - Fri 28th October

Michael Scott’s iconic production of John B.Keane’s hilarious dramatic comedy The Matchmaker opened in Spirit in January 2001 starring Anna Managhan and Des Keogh.    The Production went on to tour Ireland, sell-out at the Edinburgh Festival, and play ‘off Broadway’.   Many of Ireland’s leading actors have joined the production over the years, including […]

Neil Delamere – DELAMERIUM at Wexford Spiegeltent Festival

Sat 29th October - Sat 29th October
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Non stop funny man (and now Podcast host of Why Would You Tell Me That) Neil Delamere is back with another hilarious stand up show that promises to leave the audience in a state of Delamerium.   We will leave it up to him to explain whatever that means. Book tickets online today! Find out […]

Robert Plant presents Saving Grace featuring Suzi Dian

Sat 29th October - Sat 29th October

ROBERT PLANT PRESENTS SAVING GRACE FEATURING SUZI DIAN WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 2ND 2022 WEXFORD SPIEGELTENT FESTIVAL Saving Grace are a blues-folk band fronted by legendary Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant and singer-songwriter Suzi Dian, along with their band Oli Jefferson, Tony Kelsey and Matt Worley. Formed in 2019, the band performed publicly for the first time […]

Gavin James at Wexford Spiegeltent Festival

Sat 29th October
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Gavin James // Wexford Spiegeltent // October 29th 2022    Gavin James’ song-craft has been the key to unlocking 1.8 billion streams, 6 million monthly listeners on Spotify, 1 Diamond, and 45 Platinum & Gold records across the globe.    Gavin is no stranger to the live circuit, having played shows with Niall Horan, Ed […]

Oktoberfest Wexford

Sat 29th October - Sun 30th October
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We are delighted to officially announce that Oktoberfest Wexford will be coming to Clayton Whites Hotel, this October Bank Holiday weekend on Saturday the 29th & Sunday the 30th.   In association with WhyNot Networks expect German Brass Bands, Steins of Beer, Traditional Games, the famous Frankfurter & more.    Tickets are available online now. […]

Halloween at the Irish Agricultural Museum, Johnstown Castle Estate

Sat 29th October - Mon 31st October
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  Halloween has its roots firmly planted in Celtic tradition and Irish folklore, so to tie in with its Irish heritage our Halloween event will take place in the Irish Agricultural Museum this October.   Join some creepy characters as you follow the witches trail around the museum finding the clues to solve the mystery. […]

Dec Pierce – Block Rockin’ Beats at Wexford Spiegeltent Festival

Sun 30th October - Sun 30th October
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Dec Pierce’s Block Rockin’ Beats / Wexford Spiegeltent / October 30th Dec Pierce’s Block Rockin’ Beats first hit Irish airwaves in 2018 and it’s combination of classic 90’s dance hits, timeless R&B and boundless hip-hop was an instant success to Irish audiences. In recent times, Pierce has taken the show to the masses, with live […]

The Fureys

Sun 30th October - Sun 30th October

The Fureys perform live at The Riverside Park Hotel on Sunday 30th October 2022.   Tickets available online or at hotel reception.   

Dylan Moran – We Got This at Wexford Speigeltent Festival

Mon 31st October - Mon 31st October
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“The Oscar Wilde of comedy” back with a brand-new tour for 2022.   We Got This is the brand new show from BAFTA and Perrier award winning comedian Dylan Moran. It promises to be a joyously furious romp through the frustration and folly of modern day life. Dylan Moran, deadpan, witty and crackpot lyricism – […]

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