Wicklow’s Regatta Festival continues into this week with more exciting events planned for the final few days.
The festival is organised by a voluntary committee with funds that are raised ensuring that all events remain free to the public.
This year is the 141th Regatta Festival. The Festival has been an integral part of a Wicklow Town summer for many a year.
What’s happening this weekend? Keep reading on to find out…
Friday – 29th July
Don Conroy Kids’ Art Workshop
Golly Fishing – St. Catherines Special school will be collecting – details in programme
Entertainment in the Market Square 8 – 9pm The Maguires Traditional Music
9.30pm – 11pm Comedians from The Laughter Lounge – Steve Cummins (resident laughter lounge MC), Patser Murray (was an actor in Love Hate), Headline act Gerry McBride (writer for Waterford Whispers
Saturday – 30th
Wicklow Creative Artist Trail – includes Kilmantain Arts, Art on the rails at Fitzwilliam Square, Artist Louise Cherry (studio), Gallery@No.4 – Katrina Shine, Angela’s Attic, Anchor House- artist Evelyn Murray (on the quay), Wicklow Market, Distrikt by Mia
Family day at the river walk (2pm – 6pm), Leitrim Place includes inflatable games, giant board games, music,
Dog Show – at the dog park at 2.30 -registration required – https://wicklowregatta.com/dog-show-registration/
Kids Fancy Dress – 2.30 Riverwalk – registration required – https://wicklowregatta.com/fancy-dress-competition/
Entertainment by Denzil the Magician and Emma Slow kid entertainer
8pm Best Bear Competition sponsored by Rag & Blade
WIcklow Male Voice Choir – performing at 11.30 mass
Splash Sunday sponsored by SSE Renewables
Try out sailing (10am – 12pm) – Sailing Club
Raft Race (3-4) Wicklow Harbour
Duck Race – river – time tbc due to tides
Live Music in the Square from 8.45 – 10.45
Fireworks @ 11pm – Old pier