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Wexford Events Guide 2016

Events in Wexford Town

With the launch of Irelands Ancient East in 2016, it has never been a better time to visit Wexford and explore all there is on offer. With an abundance of festivals and events, there is something to suit everyone this year in Wexford.

Wexford is famous for its annual Wexford Opera Festival which is running this year from 26th October to 06th November 2016.

Some upcoming shows in National Opera House in Wexford include:

  • Apres Match Live- 09th July 2016
  • National Youth Orchestra of Ireland Summer Proms- 23RD July 2016
  • Back to School Workshops- 25th August 2016
  • Project West—13th August 2016
  • Wexford Festival Opera Shows- 26th October – 06th November 2016
  • Piano Recital with Barry Douglas- 31st October 2016
  • Abba Forever- 24th November 2016
  • Nathan Carter- 08th and 09th December 2016



Upcoming Shows for 2017 include:

  • Johnny Cash Roadshow- 14th January 2017
  • Tommy Fleming- 27th January 2017
  • The Blues Brothers- 05th February 2017

The King is Back- 19th April 2017


Other events and festivals in Wexford:

  • Irish America Fest 2016- Irelands Official 04th July Irish America Day 01st-04th July 2016- New Ross
  • Peter Pan at Wells House Gorey- Open Air Theatre 02nd July 2016
  • Rosslare Farmers Market 03rd/10th/17th July 2016
  • Art in the Open Air 24th July- 01st August 2016
  • Gorey Market House Festival 28th July- 31st August 2016
  • Enniscorthy Rockin Food Festival 29th July- 31st July 2016
  • Hoked Kite Fest on Duncannon Beach 13th-14th August 2016
  • 31st Tagoat Steam and Vintage Rally 21st August 2016
  • South East Country Music Festival 21st August 2016
  • RNLI Waves Music Festival in Loftus Hall 28th August 2016
  • Blackstairs Blues Festival 09th-11th September 2016
  • Wexford Spiegeltent Festival 14th-31st October 2016



To get the most out of your next visit to Wexford or to find out about the above festivals and events, call us on 00353 (53) 9172000 or email us.

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