Fri, 27 Oct|
Púca Festival 2023
Festivalgoers and fans of folklore are in for a treat this Halloween as Púca Festival returns to Co. Meath. Music acts will include The Waterboys, Damien Dempsey, The Charlatans, Hermitage Green, Macy Gray, Bingo Loco Halloween Extravaganza, Hot House Flowers, Sharon Shannon, Jack Lukeman, Mack Flee
Time & Location
27 Oct 2023, 11:00 – 31 Oct 2023, 22:30
Trim, Trim, Co. Meath, Ireland
About the Event
Festivalgoers and fans of folklore are in for a treat this Halloween as Púca Festivalreturns to Co. Meath. Celebrating Ireland as the birthplace of Halloween, Púcais an authentic, immersive, and otherworldly festival developed by Fáilte Ireland, in partnership with Meath County Council. Vibrant, fun, and contemporary in feel but strongly rooted in tradition, Púca will take place in festival hubs Trim and Athboy in County Meath, from Friday 27th to Tuesday 31stOctober 2023. Working in partnership with Irish artists, seanchaí storytellers, and the local community Púcawill showcase the best in contemporary Irish music, spectacle, and performance in Ireland’s Ancient East.
Púca will comprise four breath-taking days and five nights of music, myth, food, folklore, fire, feasting and merriment in the country where Halloween began, with a range of events on offer. In addition to the traditional Ceremonies, Processions, Harvest Market, Déise Medieval Village, Circus, Tours, Talks, Workshops, Games and offerings across Trim and Athboy, the Púca’s proclivity for mischief and entertainment will be brought to life with high profile contemporary acts in music, comedy, and performance.
Music acts will include The Waterboys, Damien Dempsey, The Charlatans, Hermitage Green, Macy Gray, Bingo Loco Halloween Extravaganza, Hot House Flowers, Sharon Shannon, Jack Lukeman, Mack Fleetwood, The High Kings, Ennio Morricone Experience and Remembering Joe Dolan, Ancient Music Irelandand Davina Devine Drag Show, while comedy headliners will include Reginald D Hunter, Jason Byrne, Emma Doran, Gunther Introduces Waterford Whispers Liveand more. Storytelling and folklore will be brought to life by Niall 'Bressie' Breslin, Aindrias de Staic, Candlelit Tales, Dr. Kelly Fitzgerald and Dr. Stephen Davis.
Events will take place across various venues in Trim and Athboy and tickets are on sale now. Extra transport will be available from Dublin and surround areas. Find out more and book now on www.pucafestival.com