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Things to do in Wexford this Spring

With only a week to go before we re-open for 2024, we are busy putting the final touches to ensure everything will be perfect for our guests. 2024 promises to be an exciting year in Wexford as the town hosts Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2024 in August along with a many other arts, food and music festivals. Fortunately, we do not have to wait for Summer for great events here in Wexford! There are plenty of things to do in Wexford this Spring on a weekend break (or longer!).

Southeast Whiskey Festival 

In it’s second year, the Southeast Whiskey Festival aims to showcase the provenance of both existing and new distilleries and highlight the positives and growth capabilities of the Whiskey sector. Highlights of the event include master classes,  a history of Irish Whiskey tasting from 1974-2024 and 6 new distilleries who have come of age and also an opening evening event on Thursday 29th February, a leap year dinner event in Green Acres. 

St Patrick’s Day & Bank Holiday Weekend

Always a weekend full of fun and celebration, St Patrick’s Day, March 17th,  falls on Sunday in 2024. Parades will take palce across the County as well as many traditional music sessions. For all the latest information, see VisitWexford: St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in County Wexford – Visit Wexford


Escape to Wexford for the Easter break.  There are easter egg hunts galore and just five minustes from Killiane Castle  at the magnificent Johnstown Castle, there is a very special Easter Show happening in the ballroom!

Tallulah and the Long Haired-Hare from Liverpool, is an hilarious comedy for children aged 5 -11 years. The story is a retelling of the classic fable The Tortoise and the Hare, but with a twist!

Children’s Easter Show – Johnstown Castle


Nearby Easter Egg Hunts

Johnstown Castle: Easter Trail March 23rd – April 7th

Irish National Heritage Park: Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th 

Blackwater Open Farm: Easter Eggstravaganza 2024
Saturday March 30th and Sunday March 31st

Wells House: Sunday March 31st

Nights Out in Wexford Town

With some great restaurants, bars and venues Wexford town is buzzing. Crown LiveWexford Arts Centre and National Opera House both host a wide range of exhibitions, gigs, screenings and drama including Wallis Bird, Andy Irvine, Eddi Reader and comedians Jarlath O’Regan and Sarah Millican.  

Our Top Tips for Eating Out in Wexford:

Enjoy dinner and a cocktail at  10 West Bistro or pre-gig dinner at Jaspers Restaurant in the Crown Quarter


Double Room with Breakfast from €82.50 per person sharing