Easter Ideas in Wexford

Easter Ideas in Wexford


Easter weekend isn’t just a time to scoff loads of chocolate and have a big roast dinner: it’s also mid-term break.

If you’re thinking about filling up all your extra time off? There is plenty to do in Wexford From Easter egg hunts and special Easter events for kids and grownups also, plan a fun-filled Easter break in Wexford. Find things to do on Easter Sunday, Good Friday events and Easter Monday activities with our Visit Wexford egg-cellent Easter events.


Find plenty of things to do in Wexford over Easter

To find details of other events taking place this Easter in Wexford please use our events guide to see what’s on, discover what you should see and do in the sunny southeast, and explore where to eat when in Wexford – it’s all in our corner!

The Easter Trail at Johnstown Castle

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The Easter Bunny is heading to Johnstown Castle this month from the 23rd March until Sunday 7th April – where families can enjoy a special Easter trail around the Museum and Gardens. Little ones will delight at possibility of bumping into the Easter bunny along the way.

Easter at Wells House and Gardens

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Voted Ireland’s #1 family day out by the Irish Hospitality Awards. This Easter, you’ll have a cracking day out at Wells House and Gardens with two additional Easter activities available as part of your visit!

On Easter Sunday, join the annual Easter Egg Hunt on the fairy woodland walk! The Easter Bunny will also be in attendance to add to the excitement and each child who partakes in their Egg Hunt will receive a delicious chocolate Egg as their reward!

You can also enjoy glitter tattoos on the terrace gardens and over in their animal farm you experience the fun and excitement of small animal handling with some of the furry and fun farm residents!

For the little ones, they have a special event planned in the Arboretum kids can listen to some of their favourite childhood story characters and nursery rhymes. The Well’s House fairy godmother will be there to grant wishes and the experience concludes with a fun train ride on the Wells Express.

Book early to avoid disappointment!

Easter Camp at the IOAC

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Looking for an egg-citing adventure for your kids this Easter break? Look no further! 🐣 The IOAC Easter Camp is back, running from Monday, March 25th to Friday, March 29th and April 1st to April 5th!

Let your little ones dive into a week full of thrilling activities, from high ropes to kayaking and everything in between!





Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Irish Heritage Park 

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The Easter festivities are on at the Irish Heritage Park once again, and with them, the annual Easter Egg Hunt returns!

Join them on Friday, March 29th, and Saturday, March 30th.

Delight in the adventure as you follow the clues. Return with your answers to claim a delicious Easter egg as your reward.

With your Easter Egg Hunt ticket, enjoy full access to the Park for a day filled with fun and exploration.


Cash Returns – The Ultimate Tribute to Johnny Cash & June Carter

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Ireland’s greatest Johnny Cash & June Carter live tribute show ‘Cash Returns’ is returning to Crown Live. This is quite simply the closest thing you will get to the Man In Black aside from the man himself. Currently playing sell out shows all over Ireland & Europe this award winning show will completely blow away the most staunchest Johnny Cash fans around. The show has even been endorsed by Johnny Cash’s own drummer of 40 years, the legendary W.S ‘Fluke’ Holland, who has invited JP Mac over to play in Tennessee later this year.

Easter Sunday, March 31st 2024 at Crown Live

Doors 8.30pm


Early Booker €18

General Admission €20



Easter Egg Hunt at Wexford Lavender Farm

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Join the Easter Bunny at Wexford Lavender Farm as the popular Easter Egg Hunt returns on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st March, tickets are available from the website. Adults go free and parking is also free for Egg Hunt customers.

The 60th Wexford Drama Festival

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Wexford Drama Festival celebrates its 60th festival with an exciting line up of plays over eight nights in the Jerome Hynes Theatre. With an entertaining mixture of comedy, drama, tragedy and farce, there’s something for everyone.


Sunday 24 March
Camross Drama Group “The Gin Game” by DL Coburn CONFINED

Monday 25 March
Kilrush Drama Group “Hooked” by Gillian Grattan CONFINED

Tuesday 26 March
Ballycogley Players “Out of Order” by Ray Cooney OPEN

Wednesday 27 March
Bridge Drama “The Wake” by Tom Murphy OPEN

Thursday 28 March
Wayside Players “On Rafftery’s Hill” by Marina Carr CONFINED

Friday 29 March
Wexford Drama Group “How I Learned To Drive” by Paula Vogel OPEN






Hooked on Easter

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On March 31 and April 1, Hook Lighthouse (the world’s oldest original operational lighthouse) will present free family fun events with Pirate Pat & Co. Fun-filled Easter games take place each afternoon from 1pm with lots of chocolatey treats. Enjoy an Easter egg hunt, family fun and games on the lawns and a pirate-themed treasure quest. Rose Finn, who is the lighthouse’s resident artist, will host Easter art and craft workshops through the school holidays and Easter weekend from 11am daily (pre-booking is recommended).



Secret Valley Wildlife Park

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Join the Secret Valley crew for an unforgettable Easter adventure with a new bouncy castle obstacle course, alongside Sally Valley and friends! Feed the adorable newborn goats and become a detective in the “Nature Crime Investigation Scene” (NCIS) to solve the mystery of the stolen Easter eggs. Fun awaits, with proceeds from the NCIS adventure supporting the upcoming lemur walkthrough. Don’t miss this blend of excitement and cuteness!


Escape to Wexford this Easter and make the most of your time in the sunny southeast


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