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, any time of year.


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 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 spring 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 spring.

Wexford – good for the soul.

Book early and plan your next adventure at VisitWexford.ie

The Honour of The Filthy – Film Premiere

Fri 26th May - Fri 26th May

26th May   Damien O’Brien has walked away from his birthright as heir to the O’Brien Crime Syndicate Throne in favour of the simple life. When the leader of a rival family murders his wife and daughter he must return to the Dublin underworld in order to seek revenge with the help of his old […]

Roisin O

Sat 27th May - Sat 27th May

May 27th Crown Live | Doors – 8:30pm  Tickets €22.50 + booking fee | 18+   Already enjoying a triumphant return to the Irish music scene as a solo artist, 2022 Saw Róisín O top the Irish and independent charts with her highly anticipated album ‘Courageous’.   With tracks such as ‘Heart +Bones’, ‘Still Gold’ […]

Music for Wexford presents The Emperor Trio

Sun 28th May - Sun 28th May

28th May Join Music for Wexford in St Iberius Church to hear three of Ireland’s most respected harpists: Richard Allen, Aisling Ennis and Dianne Marshall who will perform together in a concert celebrating this stunning instrument. We are delighted that they will be joined by the Wexford Harp Ensemble- Cruitirí Loch Garman as part of […]

From a Low and Quiet Sea

Fri 2nd June - Sat 3rd June

2nd & 3rd June Decadent Theatre Company and Galway Arts Centre present From a Low and Quiet Sea, adapted for the stage from Donal Ryan’s acclaimed Booker Prize-nominated novel. Directed by Andrew Flynn.   Four souls. Each searching for something they have lost. Each trying to make sense of the road they have chosen. For Farouk, […]

Renegades of Funk

Fri 9th June - Fri 9th June

June 9th Doors 8:30pm | Show 9:30pm Support act – Jar of dirt (Alice in Chains tribute)   €13 general admission

Music for Wexford presents Trio Cantare

Fri 16th June - Fri 16th June

16th June  Dublin mezzo-soprano Gemma Ní Bhriain, Armagh pianist Cahal Masterson, and Cork cellist Yseult Cooper-Stockdale are all alumni of the Royal Irish Academy of Music, from where they graduated in 2014.   Even though they are a relatively new chamber ensemble, being founded in 2021, their inaugural concerts at Drogheda Classical Music and Belfast […]

1798 Rebellion Day

Sun 18th June - Sun 18th June

18th June  The National 1798 Centre Rebellion Centre Visit the National 1798 Rebellion Centre in Enniscorthy this June for a family-friendly day out with 1798 re-enactors, heritage and craft displays, music, food and great memories made in the historic town.

Art in the Open

Sun 30th July - Mon 7th August

Art in the Open, Europe’s largest outdoor painting festival, based in Wexford town. 30th July – 7th August    Art in the Open Festival is a chance to have a wonderful holiday in the South East of Ireland and offers so much. Stunning Paint-out Locations each day, including Wexford Town, New Ross, Ballyhack, Rosslare Strand […]

Enniscorthy Rockin’ Food & Fruit Festival

Fri 4th August - Mon 7th August

4th – 7th August The Rockin’ Food & Fruit Festival has become the highlight of many summer calendars around the Southeast,  in particular,  for food enthusiasts, families and Rock ‘n’ Roll music fans who arrive to Enniscorthy over the August Bank Holiday Weekend to enjoy the very best in local food and fruit producers, family […]

Tri the Hook Sprint Triathlon

Sat 19th August - Sat 19th August

19th August Tri the Hook Sprint Triathalon takes place on the stunning Hook Peninsula in Co. Wexford.   A 750m Swim, 20km Cycle on a technical course, and a 5km Run.   Explore the stunning scenery of the Hook Peninsula and test your endurance.

Hey Pixies – Pixies Tribute

Fri 25th August - Fri 25th August

Hey Pixies strive for the authentic Pixies Sound and play classics as close to the original recordings as possible.    Expect all the timeless indie defining tracks such as Monkey Gone to Heavan, Here Comes Your Man, Debaser and Where is My Mind? As well as a load of loud-quiet-loud magic in the form of […]

Absolute Eagles

Sat 21st October - Sat 21st October

Absolute Eagles live at Crown Live, Wexford Saturday 21st October 2023   Tickets €20 plus booking fee.  Doors 8:30pm

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