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!

  • The Tulip Festival
    18 April 2016
    The Tulip Festival
    Date: 18th Apr 2016 | 09:00 - 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.
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  • Healing Herbs for Vibrant Health
    19 April 2016
    Healing Herbs for Vibrant Health
    Date: 19th Apr 2016 | 11:00 - 12:00

    The over use of antibiotics coupled with the wrong diet, over consumption of alcohol and of course stress, affect the microbes that are responsible for keeping the immune system in balance. As a result there is an increase in food intolerence, Candida Alicante overgrowth, sinus problems and digestive system issues...
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  • Spring Serenity in the Japanese Gardens
    22 April 2016
    Spring Serenity in the Japanese Gardens
    Date: 22nd Apr 2016 | 11:00 - 12:00

    Japanese Gardens are the perfect combination of beauty and serenity inspired by Buddhist teachings and can be enjoyed on many levels. These Buddhist gardens are full of religious significance; pathways lead to enlightenment, whilst the soil represents the fertility and nurturing nature of Buddha's mind. Other important, iconic features are the...
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  • Hanging Baskets and Container Gardens to Suit Every Home
    2 May 2016
    Hanging Baskets and Container Gardens to Suit Every Home
    Date: 2nd May 2016 | 11:00 - 12:00

    Get plant and display ideas from our experienced team at Powerscourt Garden Pavilion to create gorgeous hanging baskets and containers to suit every home, apartment etc.
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  • Gardens of the Gods – Historical Walking Tour of Powerscourt Gardens with John Ducie
    4 May 2016
    Gardens of the Gods - Historical Walking Tour of Powerscourt Gardens with John Ducie
    Date: 4th May 2016 | 11:00 - 12:00

    Hear stories behind the creation of one of the world’s greatest gardens; the amassing of its collection of ancient Roman and Greek statues and German, English, Russian, Italian and French art works. Learn about the themes of the works and how they came to be located in Wicklow. Discover the secrets...
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  • Adventures in Magic Gardens – Interactive story-telling and adventure I
    8 May 2016
    Adventures in Magic Gardens – Interactive story-telling and adventure I
    Date: 8th May 2016 | 12:00 - 13:00

    Join Abracadabra in an exciting walk in the beautiful Powerscourt Gardens, where tour guide Katie and her friends will take you into the story. Literally. This garden is magical and has many secrets. Our mission is to find Lord Londonderry as we have to deliver him an important message. The Lord is...
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  • Adventures in Magic Gardens – Interactive story-telling and adventure II
    8 May 2016
    Adventures in Magic Gardens – Interactive story-telling and adventure II
    Date: 8th May 2016 | 14:00 - 15:00

    Join Abracadabra in an exciting walk in the beautiful Powerscourt Gardens, where tour guide Katie and her friends will take you into the story. Literally. This garden is magical and has many secrets. Our mission is to find Lord Londonderry as we have to deliver him an important message. The Lord is...
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  • Free Plant Up Service For Pots and Containers
    9 May 2016
    Free Plant Up Service For Pots and Containers
    Date: 9th May 2016 | 09:30 - 17:30

    Summer is here at last and it's time to bring some colour back into our lives and create beautiful outdoor spaces we can enjoy all summer long! Powerscourt Garden Pavilion is delighted to offer you a free plant up service during the 9th to the 13th of May. Bring along your...
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  • Dahlia Cultivation & Care Masterclass with Christopher White
    14 May 2016
    Dahlia Cultivation & Care Masterclass with Christopher White
    Date: 14th May 2016 | 14:00 - 15:00

    Christopher White is one of Ireland’s foremost dahlia growers, floral designers and demonstrators. His dahlia workshop is a must both for experienced and beginner dahlia growers. Christopher is Chairperson of the Irish Dahlia Society. He specialises in exhibition dahlias and garden varieties and he sells dahlias to botanic gardens all...
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  • Childrens’ Hanging Basket Workshop
    15 May 2016
    Childrens' Hanging Basket Workshop
    Date: 15th May 2016 | 14:00 - 15:00

    A lovely family event to 'grow' a love of nature and who knows even 'sow' an interest in gardening for life! The child will have a lovely hanging basket to take home and the skills to plant up more. Suitable for ages 4 upwards.
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