Spring Events in Enniskillen and Fermanagh: A Visitor's Guide to the Heart of the Lakelands
As winter’s chill recedes, the verdant landscapes of Enniskillen and Fermanagh awaken, offering a refreshing and vibrant backdrop for visitors exploring this exquisite part of Northern Ireland. Known for its stunning lakelands, historic sites, and warm hospitality, the area becomes enchanting in spring. This season brings the countryside to life with blooming flowers and lush greenery and marks the beginning of an exciting calendar of events and activities perfect for travellers. Whether you’re drawn by the allure of outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, or the peace of natural beauty, spring in Enniskillen and Fermanagh promises unforgettable memories.
Castle Coole Easter Egg Hunts
A family favorite, the Easter Egg Hunts at Castle Coole offer a delightful way for children and adults to engage with the great outdoors while enjoying the historic surroundings of one of Fermanagh’s most beautiful estates. Organized by the National Trust, these egg hunts encourage exploration of the estate’s gardens and woodlands, with plenty of surprises and activities along the way. It’s an ideal event for family fun and making lasting memories in the picturesque setting of Castle Coole.
Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark Events
The Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, a UNESCO-designated site, offers a series of events throughout spring that allow visitors to explore and learn about the area’s unique geological and cultural heritage. From guided walks and eco-adventures to educational workshops, these events cater to nature enthusiasts and families looking for an educational day out. The Geopark’s stunning landscapes and underground caves provide a fascinating backdrop for these activities, making it a must-visit for anyone interested in earth sciences or simply looking for a unique outdoor experience.
St Patrick’s Day Events
Experience the magic of St. Patrick’s Day in the enchanting county of Fermanagh. Nestled amidst rolling hills and serene lakes, Fermanagh offers a picturesque backdrop for a celebration steeped in Irish charm. Immerse yourself in the lively festivities, from traditional music and dance to vibrant parades that wind through quaint villages.
Explore the rich Irish heritage with local events showcasing the best of Fermanagh’s culture. Indulge in delicious Irish cuisine and savour a pint of the finest brew in welcoming pubs. St. Patrick’s Day in Fermanagh promises an unforgettable blend of warmth, tradition, and the unmistakable spirit of the Emerald Isle!
Easter in Fermanagh
This Easter, escape to the enchanting Fermanagh Lakelands for an unforgettable family adventure! From captivating Easter egg hunts in ancient woodlands to picturesque boat rides on the serene lakes, Fermanagh offers a fantastic range of family-friendly events that promise to create lasting memories.
Fermanagh welcomes families with open arms, promising a perfect blend of nature, culture, and community. Come for the events, stay for the warmth and hospitality!
This Easter, make memories that will last a lifetime. Pack your bags and head to Fermanagh – where every moment is a celebration!
Spring Events in Enniskillen
Earth Yoga, Marble Arch Caves
A unique experience as you get in touch with your inner yogi in a beginner-friendly 60-minute yoga session in the depths of the Marble Arch Caves. Relax body and mind as we connect to nature inside the cave with an inviting and inspiring class welcome to all levels. This multi-sensory experience will take your yoga practice to a place it has never been, surrounded by the sights and sounds of Mother Earth deep in the heart of the show cave, 50 metres underground.
Dark Sky Safari – Irish Astronomy Week 2024, Cavan Burren Park
Thunder Rolls The Garth Brooks Tribute Show, Ardhowen Theatre
Friends in Low Places, Thunder Rolls, The Dance, Beaches of Cheyenne, Unanswered Prayers & All of Garth’s Biggest Hits are performed by a Spectacular Live Band Performance of a Lifetime by Ireland’s Own Stephen Butler.
Stephen sings Garth songs like they’re his own, he has been a Garth fan since the mid 90s, and he performs and sings just like the man himself, if you love the music of Garth Brooks, then come along, raise your glass, sing along & be part of this amazing live show and watch these guys play Garth’s anthems with conviction!
Music in Fermanagh presents: Piano Recital by Ruth McGinley, Ardhowen Theatre
Ruth McGinley was awarded a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Irish Music, where she studied with John O’Conor, as well as winning a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music in London. She has performed as a soloist with the BBC Philharmonic, the London Mozart Players, the National Symphony Orchestra, and the Ulster Orchestra.
In 1994, Ruth was awarded Young Musician of the Year as well as this, she has performed throughout Europe and the Middle East and at the BBC Proms at the Park. Ruth is no stranger to Enniskillen, and she was accompanist to Carolyn Dobbin in The Ardhowen and played for the FLive Festival.
Neil Delamere – Neil By Mouth, Ardhowen Theatre
Catch the usual hilarious tall tales, razor-sharp observations and quick-witted improvisation for which this awfully funny Offaly funnyman has become well known.
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Springfest AutoShow 2024, Enniskillen Airport
Springfest AutoShow will Host N.Irelands Largest Car, Truck, Bike and Motorsport Show with room for over 1000+ Vehicles, so you are certainly going to be entertained and, of course, Family Friendly for all ages!
Springfest AutoShow Open To ALL MAKES AND MODELS – Vintage | Classic | American | Modified | Race – Anything with an Engine is Welcome!!
Our Jimmy by William Caufield. Ardhowen Theatre
If you are a fan of comedy stand-up and sketches rammed to the hilt with Ulster humour, then you cannot afford to miss comedian William Caulfield and his extremely popular ‘Our Jimmy’ shows.
Comedy characters such as Mrs O’Condriac, Emily Beattie, Orange Lily, the inebriated Willie Simpson, Sammy the wee schoolboy, The Ballymena Man and trade union leader Billy Hulk to name a few all make their appearances in a show that from the opening monologue to the final bows has the auditorium ringing with laughter from an audience of all ages.
This Is Tom Jones – The Ultimate Tribute, Ardhowen Theatre
This is Tom Jones – featuring Danny Roman, The Ultimate Tom Jones Tribute. He brings his live show and the amazing TJ All-Star Band to The Ardhown Theatre on April 19, 2024 for a one-off spectacular.
Danny Roman has been one of Europe’s best Tom Jones tribute acts for over 20years, performing in one of the longest running tribute shows in Berlin ‘Stars In Concert’, originally from the UK he has now relocated to Ireland. Danny and a full, live band bring their jaw-dropping live theatre show that will feature every hit from the swinging 60’s to The Voice of today – including It’s Not Unusual, Delilah, I’ll Never Fall in Love Again, GreenGreen Grass of Home, She’s a Lady, Kiss, Sex Bomb and many, many more. Danny’s vocal range and style truly brings to life the unstoppable power of a Tom Jones performance.
The Highstool Prophets, Ardhowen Theatre
After a successful sold-out performance at the Ardhowen in 2023, The Highstool Prophets will return to play in County Fermanagh on 25th April 2024.
The Cavan band have been blazing a trail on the Irish scene with a string of sold-out shows, TV appearances and new music releases. Grab your tickets for what is set to be another Ardhowen sell-out.
Mother Earth Day Litter Pick – Caring For Cuilcagh
The majestic slopes of Cuilcagh mountain are an iconic attraction to the geopark and many visitors walk the Cuilcagh boardwalk trail to appreciate the beautiful views and rare protected habitats.
Help us care for this unique place an get outside by Joining us on Cuilcagh mountain on the 27 of April to remove any rubbish carelessly left behind on the mountain. Grab a litter pick and a bag from Geopark Staff, walk the trail to the Cuilcagh boardwalk platform, then hunt for anything that shouldn’t be there on the way down!
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Fermanagh Classic Fishing Festival 2024, Various venues
Calling all fishing enthusiasts! Join us for the Classic Fishing Festival in Fermanagh, where anglers come together to celebrate the art of fishing and the beauty of Fermanagh’s lakes and rivers. This year’s Festival will take place from Sunday, 28 April to Friday, 03 May 2024.
Taking place from Sunday 28 April to Friday 3 May 2024, a full week of fishing is available with anglers having the opportunity to fish the three day Classic Fishing Festival as well as King of the Erne and the Erne Open delivered by ERNE Anglers.
Bluegrass Festival, Ulster American Folk Park
Set within the unique setting of the Ulster American Folk Park, Bluegrass Omagh pays homage to the heritage and legacy of the Appalachian settlers. Not just through the musicianship, but through the hearty welcome, wholesome food, and artisan craftwork.
Over the last three decades, we’ve become one of the largest bluegrass events outside of North America, welcoming thousands of fans and receiving world-wide praise from visitors, musicians and media alike. We are so proud of the recognition received from professional Bluegrass associations across the globe. Especially our “Bluegrass Event of the Year” nomination by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)!
Celebrate Bluegrass Omagh 2024 with us, and enjoy world-class tunes, played by the finest local and international Bluegrass bands. It’ll be a toe-tappin’, knee-clappin’, finger-pickin’ bluegrass weekend to remember!
Join us for a weekend of toe-tappin’, knee-clappin’, finger-pickin’ bluegrass music at Ulster American Folk Park. You can choose from a variety of ticket types including weekend passes, day tickets, and family tickets! And remember, carers and children under 5 are free.
Susan McCann – String of Diamonds, Ardhowen Theatre
After a hugely successful concert tour in 2022, and not being able to tour in 2023 due to overcoming health issues, Susan McCann is delighted to be bringing her own concert tour back on the road this year. It is sure to be a wonderful night of music and entertainment with Susan as she takes a trip down memory lane performing along with her live band. Susan’s special guest for this tour will be her granddaughter, Sinead, who will be joining Susan on stage and performing some special duets including the hugely popular “Grandpa Tell ‘Bout The Good Old Days”.
Also joining Susan on stage will be her husband of over 50 years, Denis Heaney, playing accordion who has been her manager and mentor for all those years. “Dennis and I are a team. It wouldn’t have worked without him by my side. He is a quiet guy and when I recorded The Wind Beneath my Wings I did it for Dennis,” she says.