Top Menu

Loading Events

← Back to Events

Westport House

+ Google Map
Westport, Ireland
09827766 www.westporthouse.ie

April 2016

Easter Egg Hunt

April 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map

Mayo’s finest annual Easter Egg Hunt takes place on Easter Sunday from 11am to 6pm. You’ll look high and low for clues to enter to win some great prizes while enjoying the gorgeous grounds of Westport House & Grounds.  Pinkie Rabbit will come back to help us celebrate the holiday and the first 300 children to complete the hunt will receive a FREE easter egg and enter to win some great prizes.  Be sure to get her early –it promises…

Find out more »

Mayo Day

April 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map

MayoDay 2016 takes place on April 30th, with events being held all throughout the  county - and indeed country - on the Saturday of the May Bank Holiday Weekend. Mayo Day 2015 - the first year of this proud celebration - was a phenomenal success. Individuals, Schools, Business and Communities got behind the unique initiative which saw Mayo people globally celebrate all that is great about our progressive, "can-do" County. There were also significant gestures with the lighting of iconic…

Find out more »

May 2016

Free Open Day in aid of Western Care

May 29, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
Free

Westport House will hold an Open Day from 12pm to 6pm on Sunday, May 29th 2016. All are welcome to join in the family fun of the Pirate Adventure Park, visit the historic house, try out the zip wire ride, high ropes climbing fun and archery tag. **PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE TO MAY 29TH FROM ORIGINAL DATE OF MAY 22ND** The Free Open Day is a great opportunity to make a donation in aid of Western Care which is…

Find out more »

September 2016

Culture Night at Westport House

September 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
Free

Culture Night comprises hundreds of events across Ireland and overseas. From nation’s capital to county town, everyone’s getting involved! Arts and cultural organisations open their doors until late with hundreds of free events, tours, talks & performances for you, your family and friends to enjoy. Through the generosity of the Browne Family, Westport House will open from 6pm to 9pm welcoming everyone for FREE to enjoy this stunning home. There has been a ‘big house’ on this site since the…

Find out more »

October 2016

Oktoberfest in Gracy’s

October 15, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
Free

Bratwurst, Beer and Bavariana - Live music, great food and beer from award winning producers. Gracy's Bar and Cafe in our gorgeous grounds will be transformed into a "micro Munich" next Saturday for a special Oktoberfest West event. Beer made by the local Mescan Brewery will be served in traditional Oktoberfest tankards and bratwurst will come from the award-winning Irish sausage producers Jack & Eddie's.  There'll be plenty of sauerkraut - and lederhosen - on show too.  And a mix…

Find out more »

Carnival for Mid-Term Break

October 29, 2016 @ 11:00 am - November 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€3

We are delighted to welcome back Arthur North & Company and his selection of carnival rides and games for October Mid-Term Break. The Carnival will re-locate to the **front of Westport House** and run all mid-term break long from October 28th to November 7th from 11am to 7pm daily.  The Helter Skelter slide is a massive hit every year as are the swinging Chair-O-Planes. We were not prepared for just how popular the Bumper Cars would be when they arrived…

Find out more »

November 2016

Christmas Carnival

November 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 8, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€3

We are delighted to welcome back Arthur North & Company and his selection of carnival rides and games for the Christmas season. The  Bumper Cars are a massive hit as are the swinging Chair-O-Planes. And boy do we have some exciting news for Christmas 2016?  We are thrilled to have landed Europe’s BIGGEST ferris wheel for Westport House – the views of Clew Bay, the town and the estate are going to be stunning.  We have added more rides for…

Find out more »

May 2017

Darkness Into Light

May 6, 2017 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 am
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map

The phenomenon that is Darkness Into Light, the annual 5km walk/run supporting suicide and self-harm charity, Pieta House, will celebrate its sixth year at Westport House on Saturday, May 6th.  Starting at 4.15am, and crossing the line just as dawn is breaking, this moving event takes place simultaneously in 80 venues across Ireland and beyond.  We encourage you to support this moving and beautiful experience. Please pre-register online at dil.pieta.ie or drop into Westport Town Hall or Westport House itself.…

Find out more »

Clew Bay Garden Trail Talk

May 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
Free

The Clew Bay Garden Trail 2017 invites you to celebrate #Westport250 with a talk given by Oisin Griffin (Landscape Architect), Head Gardener and Head of Maintenance at Westport House on the "Historic Landscape of Westport House". Tea and coffee will be served. 7:30pm sharp start time.

Find out more »

International Mini Meet

May 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - May 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€70

Westport House is delighted to host the International Mini Meet 2017 next May 26th to 29th, a large gathering of classic Mini enthusiasts from the four corners of the world. For the second time in 20 years, the International Mini Meeting will be proudly hosted by the Irish Mini Owners Club, Ireland’s largest classic Mini club.   Earlier this year, the Irish Mini Owners Club travelled to the beautiful town of Lommel in Belgium to accept the Event Key for the…

Find out more »

MINI Show Day

May 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€10

Westport House is set to see an invasion of MINI’s old and new later this month, as the 2017 MINI International Festival gets underway from the 25th May to 28th May. Described as a ‘MINI’ Electric Picnic, this three day event is expected to attract close to 3,000 fans and 1,200 MINI cars of all shapes and sizes, new and old which will be proudly presented by their loving owners. On Sunday, May 28th, the International MINI Meet Opens its…

Find out more »

June 2017

Food Festival Banquet

June 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€100

Westport’s chefs were sharpening their knives for The Banquet – a collaboration top of chefs from around Mayo that will open the 2017 Westport Food Festival in magnificent Westport House on Friday June 23rd. The Banquet – a Celebration of Mayo Food is the flagship event of Westport Food Festival 2017 and which was a superb evening with a truly outstanding menu celebrating all that’s great and good in local food. Local chefs will team up with local artisan producers…

Find out more »

July 2017

Inflatable Colour Run

July 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€12.95

Fancy a special discount price to the Colour Run? Click Here! Combining the most entertaining elements of colour and inflatable runs, Inflatable Colour Run is all about getting people moving. Participants of all ages can enjoy a fun family day out at a choice of locations throughout the country. Start the run dressed in white and run, dance, walk, or bounce through the fun-route featuring colour stations and designated inflatables for adults and children alike. A sneaky shortcut which reduces…

Find out more »

August 2017

Harvest Festival

August 26, 2017 - August 27, 2017
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€140

HARVEST 2017 Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 August WESTPORT HOUSE County Mayo ENNISKILLEN AIRPORT County Fermanagh TICKETS ON SALE on www.TicketMaster.ie BRAND NEW COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED 2 DAYS OF LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ON 3 DIFFERENT MUSIC STAGES WITH OVER 30 ARTISTS MIRANDA LAMBERT & NATHAN CARTER CONFIRMED AS THE HEADLINE ARTISTS FOR 2017 Aiken Promotions has announced details of a brand new Country Music Festival that will take place in 2 different locations on Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 August…

Find out more »

September 2017

Westport Festival of Chamber Music

September 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map

The Westport Festival of Chamber Music returns for its 5th consecutive year in 2017. Concerts will be presented throughout the weekend in Westport House, Westport Town Hall and Holy Trinity Church - all wonderful settings for chamber music. "An Embarrassment of Riches. That could be the title for this, our 5th festival in stunning Westport. We are very happy to welcome a string quartet for the first time since our inaugural festival. And joining them are 8 world-class musicians, a…

Find out more »

December 2017

Sensory Santa at Westport House

December 7, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map

On December 7th from 3-8pm, Westport House will host our annual Sensory Santa session at Winter Wonderland. For those children with autism and sensory disorders, we set aside some time where families can relax and enjoy a magical Christmas experience. We turn up the lights and tone down the Christmas tunes. Santa will meet with families individually rather than arranging group visits with multiple families. Siblings are also welcome to join in the festive fun too! Aside from meeting the…

Find out more »

April 2018

Easter Egg Hunt

April 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map

Mayo’s finest annual Easter Egg Hunt takes place on Easter Sunday from 11am to 6pm. You’ll look high and low for clues to enter to win some great prizes while enjoying the gorgeous grounds of Westport House & stunning Grounds. The legendary Pinkie Rabbit will come back to help us celebrate the holiday and the first 300 children to complete the hunt will receive a FREE easter egg and enter to win some great prizes.  Be sure to get here…

Find out more »

Seasonal Recruitment Open Day

April 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map

Do You Want to Join the Crew behind the Best Family Holiday Destination in lreland? Join us on April 28th from 2pm to 5pm in Westport House and Hotel Westport for open interviews. It’s that time of year again! We are recruiting passionate, mature, hard-working and customer-focused crew members who are looking for an interesting, varied and fun workplace. Our crew are a very important part of our visitors experience in Westport House and Hotel Westport and as a result,…

Find out more »

June 2018

Grounds Tour

June 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2018

Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€8

The grounds surrounding Westport House are an eclectic fusion of natural wonders, architectural grandeur and fascinating antiquities. The vast expanse of Clew Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and Ireland’s holy mountain Croagh Patrick in the distance provide an idyllic backdrop to the Estate’s tumbling waterfalls, terraces, promenades and lofty ancient oaks. Whispers of the past are evident at each turn from the large soup pots used to feed the hungry during the Great Famine, a Spanish Armada cannon and the 3000…

Find out more »

Charity Open Day

June 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
Free

Annual Charity Open Day at Westport House, Sunday, June 10th Fundraising event in support of Western Care Association & Westport Children’s Choir We are holding our annual Charity Open Day from 12pm to 6pm on Sunday, June 10th. The Hughes family and ouronsite partners open up “The Best Family Holiday Destination in Ireland*” and all of ourfacilities for absolutely free in the hope that you’ll dig deep for this year’s charity partners, Western Care who are providing services for people…

Find out more »

Midsummer’s Banquet

June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€100

Mark your calendars for the hottest ticket in town this summer! Black tie occasion in stunning Westport House. Limited to 120 people ONLY. Featuring 5 local chefs from around Mayo. Where to Buy Tickets: Call Hotel Westport on 098 25122 Important Info: This is a banquet-style event. Patrons will be seated at tables of ten. There will be no private seating for this event. Catch the Westport Train picking up from Hotel Westport at 6:45pm and the Octagon/Wyatt at 7pm. Pictured…

Find out more »

July 2018

Victorian Tea

July 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until September 2, 2018

Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€30

Plese join us in the stunning Drawing Room of Westport House for a delicious Afternoon Tea served by your very own Victorian Maid. Say yes ma'am to a selection of delicious open and closed sandwiches, small cakes, fresh scones and jam as well as a choice of tea or coffee. A complimentary glass of bubbly will also be included for that very special occasion as is your admission to Westport House. Be sure to take the time to enjoy our…

Find out more »

Pop Up Restaurant with Aine Maguire

July 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
75€

Don't Miss Out On The Food Experience Of The Summer! Saturdays at 7pm from July 21st to August 28th Join us for a most lavish affair - dinner in the stunning Drawing Room at Westport House where you will dine like a Lord or a Lady. Chef Áine Maguire, Wild Atlantic Way Food Champion, has researched her menu deeply to reflect Georgian tastes as well as using only the very best local and seasonal products. Gorgeous Georgian fare in sumptuous Westport House Pop-Up Restaurant It’s not…

Find out more »

August 2018

Promenade Performance by Mayo Manchester Tradfest

August 5, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
Free

The award winning Mayo Manchester Tradfest which is now in its sixth year runs from Thursday 2 August to Wednesday 8 August. The week long festival of traditional Irish Music, Song and Dance features over 100 events involving 500 performers.  And this year, we have a special Promenade Performance! One of the key events of  Tradfest takes place at Westport House with a special outdoor promenade performance on the steps of Westport House. This will be followed by a short…

Find out more »

Outdoor Theatre: The Reluctant Dragon

August 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€12

Bring a picnic, grab the bubbles  (or flask!) and pack a blanket.  It's OUTDOOR THEATRE-time!  We are delighted to welcome back Quantum Theatre to perform The Reluctant Dragon in front of Westport House..... “You’ve got to fight him some time or other you know, ’cos he’s St George and you’re the dragon…” When a dragon is discovered up on the Downs, the Boy is not in the least surprised. He's always known the cave there was a dragon cave, so…

Find out more »

An Post Workshop, Heritage Week

August 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€24

As part of Heritage Week 2018,  we are delighted to celebrate the humble letter and the difference it has made to generations of Irish lives. Meet local artist Nicky Dowd. Hear about some of the emotional and amusing letters she has collected from all over the world over the last 20 years dating right back to 1840 and through to the present day. Then see the unique art installation and the documentary they inspired. This ongoing project celebrates the importance…

Find out more »

September 2018

Sensory Day at the Pirate Adventure Park

September 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
Free

You are invited to join us for a relaxed day of family fun in an end of Summer family visit to the Pirate Adventure Park. September 1st from 11am to 6pm Families with children with sensory processing difficulties are welcome to come and enjoy a calmer, slower day with us – and ON US. That’s right, your family’s visit will be complimentary. We will turn down the music and reduce the queue times by only allowing those presenting with a…

Find out more »

Opening Recital, Westport Chamber Music Festival

September 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€50

"Every year it is a wonderful challenge for us to vary the programme for Westport’s by now well-established Festival of Chamber Music. Last year for instance, we introduced an exclusively string quartet concert for the first time. This year we introduce a classic song-cycle from the German repertoire; and in a contemporary American song-cycle on poems by Yeats; we shall have seven musicians collaborating onstage, another first. We are delighted to welcome you back to the Festival, which continues to…

Find out more »

Westport Chamber Music Recital

September 10, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Westport House Westport, Ireland + Google Map
€18

Bach: Three Chorales, BWV 641, 614, 622 Britten: String Quartet No.2 in C Heath Quartet

Find out more »
+ Export Events