It’s International Fairies Day on June 24th so to celebrate we’ve picked out some fun fairy events taking place around Ireland, as well as where you can find some fairy trails which the kids will adore visiting. Here are some Fabulous Fairy Events This Summer in Ireland:
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#1. Sensational Kids Enchanted Fairy and Elf Festival
The Enchanted Fairy & Elf Festival takes place at Rathwood, Tullow, Co Carlow in May. Calling on Fairies and Elves of all Ages…..Fly to Rathwood for another Magical Day Out while Supporting Children with Additional Needs!
Dust off your Fairy Wings, Elf Hats & Fancy Dress costumes to help the Children Charity Sensational Kids, to raise funds to expand our Early Intervention Services for children with additional needs such as Autism, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Down Syndrome and many other developmental delays, by providing vital affordable and accessible early intervention & assessment services, such as occupational therapy and speech & language therapy. The Enchanted Fairy & Elf Festival combines the magic of Sensational Kids and the quality of Rathwood’s facilities and talented staff.
Activities on the day include:
- Wooden Fairy House Craft Activity for every child to take home
- Train Ride Trail with lots of surprises and characters along the way
- Festival Area with lots of Activities
- Free hot chocolate voucher for the onsite restaurant with each ticket
- Free onsite car parking
This is a ticketed only event and tickets must be purchased online in advance and time slots selected on booking. Tickets for this fairy event can be purchased online at www.sensationalkids.ie.
#2. Fairy Tales and Friends at Wells House
Fairy Tales & Friends takes place at Wells House on Sunday, 2nd June. You won’t want to miss this magical day full of characters from your favourite tales. Follow the wandering trails and meet other spectacular creatures, princesses & fairies and let your imagination soar.
#3. Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival
This year’s Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival takes place in Kilflynn near Tralee, Co. Kerry at the end of June.
Last year’s festival activities included a Magical Fairy Trail, Dancing with the Fairies, Family Picnic areas, Street Entertainment and more.
#4. Muckno Mania 2019
Mystical fairies, brave princes, royal princesses, noble kings and queens, enchanted castles and magical kingdoms come to life every year at the Muckno Mania Festival taking place at the start of July (dates tbc).
#5. Fairy Festival at Lough Boora Discovery Park
Bord na Móna host an annual Fairy Festival in aid of Barretstown Lough Boora Discovery Park, Co. Offaly in July.
There are usually activities to entertain kids of all ages, not to mention the stunning Lough Boora Fairy Door Trail which is ready to be explored.
#6. Fairytale Festival
Beat Fairytale Festival host their annual Fairytale Festival during July at Woodstock Gardens, Inistioge, Co Kilkenny. With a fairy trail, archery, bouncy castles, storytelling, arts & crafts, and fairytale characters to meet.
#7. Woodland Faerie Day at Killruddery
A Killruddery favourite, the annual and unique event Woodland Faerie Day takes place Sunday 26th May 2019 11am-4pm. Visiting faeries will be given a map to journey through the illustrious Gardens and – in an adventure that navigates earth, wind, fire and water – restore the Magic Faerie Tree to full blossom. Splash in magic rain, sculpt mud towers, create faerie crowns and conjure animal totems from the earth. Listen for the calls of birds in the air, make offerings to the campfire and be transported by beautiful stories!
#8. Elves & Fairies Day at Brigit’s Garden
The Fairy Queen and Elf King are on their way to Brigit’s Garden inviting all fairies and elves, young or old, to join them for a day of fairy magic and fun at the Elves & Fairies Day in Ireland’s award winning Celtic Gardens. The Elves and Fairies Day takes place every August. Come dressed in your favourite costume as an elf or a fairy for an enchanting day!
Over to you now. Do you plan to go to any of these fantastic fairy events or have we missed any fairy happenings to add to our list? Tell us in the comments below.