Exciting Events are happening all the time

Powerscourt runs a year-round events programme including treasure hunts, guided walks, gardening workshops, bug hunts, theatre evenings and much more that all the family will enjoy. All are welcome, we look forward to seeing you here!

  • Hop’ n Hunt
    6 April 2015
    Hop’ n Hunt
    Date: 6th Apr 2015 | 14:30

    Hop along to Powerscourt’s Walled Gardens this Easter and join Imaginosity, Dublin Children’s Museum in this interactive storytelling performance of The Easter Bunny! This fun Easter experience is suitable for all the family and includes a hunt for hidden clues that the Easter Bunny has left for you to find!...
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  • ‘Edible Gardens’ Grow Your Own Talk
    9 April 2015
    ‘Edible Gardens’ Grow Your Own Talk
    Date: 9th Apr 2015 | 11:00 - 12:00

    Fed up with tasteless supermarket fruit and vegetables? Why not grow your own! Join the horticulturalists at Powerscourt Garden Pavilion and get expert advice on growing vegetables, fruit and herbs. With an abundance of crops at your finger-tips you could make home-made pizzas using fresh tomatoes and basil or a fresh summer salad with leaves straight from...
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  • Photo Walk at Powerscourt Waterfall
    11 April 2015
    Photo Walk at Powerscourt Waterfall
    Date: 11th Apr 2015 | 10:00 - 13:00

    Join award-winning Landscape and Nature photographer Fran Byrne for a guided spring photography walk at Powerscourt Waterfall, the highest in Ireland. It is a great opportunity to get out and about with your camera, meet new people, discuss all things photography and enjoy the grounds at Powerscourt. Spring is a...
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  • Herbs for Healing with Mary White
    11 April 2015
    Herbs for Healing with Mary White
    Date: 11th Apr 2015 | 11:00 - 12:00

    Everyone loves herbs. Whether for cooking, or in cosmetics or for their stunning healing properties, herbs are hot! From curing the common cold to Friday night mojitos, there are many everyday uses for herbs beyond the simple garnish. With a ready-made supply of herbs you can make your own home-made...
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  • ‘Sow and Grow’ Kids Gardening Class
    19 April 2015
    ‘Sow and Grow’ Kids Gardening Class
    Date: 19th Apr 2015 | 12:00 - 13:00

    Get children active in the garden with this hands-on introduction to planting seeds and fresh produce. Guided by our horticulturalists during the children's gardening class the kids will plant seeds for vegetables and herbs which they can later enjoy growing and tasting the fruits of their labour at home. It’s...
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  • ‘Sow and Grow’ Kids Gardening Class
    19 April 2015
    ‘Sow and Grow’ Kids Gardening Class
    Date: 19th Apr 2015 | 14:00 - 15:00

    Get children active in the garden with this hands-on introduction to planting seeds and fresh produce. Guided by our horticulturalists during the children's gardening class the kids will plant seeds for vegetables and herbs which they can later enjoy growing and tasting the fruits of their labour at home. It’s...
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  • The Tulip Festival
    20 April 2015
    The Tulip Festival
    Date: 20th Apr 2015 | 09:30 - 17:30

    Discover Powerscourt in spring, when the estate is ablaze with colour. Watch over 12,000 tulips gently dancing in the breeze at the Annual Tulip Festival at Powerscourt.  Displays of tulips are located throughout the gardens, from the Italian Gardens to the Herbaceous Border. Head Gardener Michael Byrne will give a...
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  • Tulip Festival Walking Tour
    22 April 2015
    Tulip Festival Walking Tour
    Date: 22th Apr 2015 | 11:00 - 12:00

    Discover Powerscourt in spring, when the estate is ablaze with colour. Watch over 10,000 tulips gently dancing in the breeze at the Annual Tulip Festival which takes place from 20th April to 3rd May. Displays of tulips are located throughout the gardens, from the Italian Gardens to the Herbaceous Border....
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  • Garden and Landscape Design history of Powerscourt, Guided Walk
    7 May 2015
    Garden and Landscape Design history of Powerscourt, Guided Walk
    Date: 7th May 2015 | 11:00 - 12:00

    Be transported back in time with Sara Waldburg, Manager of Houses, Castles and Gardens of Ireland for a historical walking tour of Powerscourt House, Gardens and the wider landscape beyond in Wicklow. Sara is a County Wicklow resident and a long-time friend of Powerscourt. She will show you the hidden...
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  • Container Gardening Masterclass
    9 May 2015
    Container Gardening Masterclass
    Date: 9th May 2015 | 11:00 - 12:00

    Would you like colourful window boxes, eye-catching hanging baskets and fabulous pot planters this summer? Containers offer great versatility and are a fantastic way to experiment with planting and design. You don’t have to limit yourself to just using flowers. Shrubs will thrive in containers with little care and can...
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