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. Here is our Full events programme 2014. All are welcome, we look forward to seeing you here!

  • The Tulip Festival
    10 April 2014
    The Tulip Festival
    Date: 10th Apr 2014 | 09:30 - 17:30

    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 10th to 24th of April.  Displays of tulips are located throughout the gardens, from the Italian Gardens to the Herbaceous Border....
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  • Scientific Story Adventure
    21 April 2014
    Scientific Story Adventure
    Date: 21th Apr 2014 | 12:30 - 15:00

    Join Imaginosity, Dublin Children's Museum for a fun-filled day out at Powerscourt. This is a trail through Powerscourt, during which the families will encounter various characters – some of whom may be familiar from storybooks and all of whom are experiencing scientific dilemmas. We have Goldilocks and her never-ending bubbling over...
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  • Spring at the Japanese Garden and Rhododendron Walk
    23 April 2014
    Spring at the Japanese Garden and Rhododendron Walk
    Date: 23th Apr 2014 | 11:00 - 12:00

    Discover Powerscourt in spring, when the estate is ablaze with colour. Enjoy a guided walk with Head Gardener Michael Byrne through the Japanese Garden which comes to life in spring. Inhale the fragrances from sweet magnolia flowers, perfumed azaleas and cherry and apple blossom trees, bearing cascades of pink and white...
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  • Spring Photography Walk
    26 April 2014
    Spring Photography Walk
    Date: 26th Apr 2014 | 10:00 - 13:00

      Join award-winning Landscape and Nature photographer Fran Byrne for a guided photography walk through the beautiful Powerscourt Gardens in Enniskerry, County Wicklow. The event is open to all levels of photographers. Bring along your camera and a sense of adventure!
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  • Herbs for Healing with Mary White
    26 April 2014
    Herbs for Healing with Mary White
    Date: 26th Apr 2014 | 14:00 - 15:00

    Everyone loves herbs. Whether for cooking, or in cosmetics or for their stunning healing properties, herbs are hot! There is also a growing interest in learning how herbs can benefit our health, through delightful teas and tisanes, compresses or lotions, the healing power of herbs has always been a fascination...
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  • Dawn Chorus at Powerscourt Gardens
    4 May 2014
    Dawn Chorus at Powerscourt Gardens
    Date: 4th May 2014 | 04:30 - 05:30

    Only heard for a few short weeks each year, a Wicklow dawn chorus is a spectacular and unforgettable experience.  Why not set your alarm clock a little earlier than usual and join Niall Hatch of BirdWatch Ireland on our celebration of early morning birdsong at Powerscourt Gardens?  The walk will...
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  • Container Gardening Masterclass
    10 May 2014
    Container Gardening Masterclass
    Date: 10th May 2014 | 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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  • Plant Up Service
    12 May 2014
    Plant Up Service
    Date: 12th May 2014 | 09:30 - 17:30

    Summer is at last here and it's time to add 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 12th to 16th May. Bring along your old pots, hanging...
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  • Summer Photography Walk
    17 May 2014
    Summer Photography Walk
    Date: 17th May 2014 | 10:00 - 13:00

      Join award-winning Landscape and Nature photographer Fran Byrne for a guided photography walk through the beautiful Powerscourt Gardens in Enniskerry, County Wicklow. The event is open to all levels of photographers. Bring along your camera and a sense of adventure!
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  • Apartment / Balcony Gardening
    17 May 2014
    Apartment / Balcony Gardening
    Date: 17th May 2014 | 11:00 - 12:00

    Do you live in an apartment and is the balcony your only outdoor space? You may think you don’t have the land or space to start a wonderful, small garden but even the tiniest balcony, patio or roof garden can become a leafy haven to enjoy or a vegetable garden...
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