Easter Fun and Games at Bunratty Folk Park

Easter Monday 17th April 1 to 5pm



Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is the place to be this Easter Monday 17th April with a line up of fantastic family friendly events scheduled guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained.

Meet the incredible world renowned celebrity magician Steve Spade who will take on the character of the "Mad Hatter" and his assistant "Alice" at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party !

Merlin and young King Arthur will enthrall with spells and illusions in the iconic and historic surrounds of Bunratty Castle.

Be entertained by stiltwalkers, fire-eaters and jugglers on the village street. 

There will be magic shows, face painting, balloon modeling, Disney characters, train rides and much more to keep the kids entertained for hours on end.

To top it all off the highlight of the day will be the beloved Bunratty Castle and Folk Park Easter parade where visitors will ahve the opporunity to model their Easter finery with prizes for the best costume and best Easter bonnet up for grabs on the day.


Schedule of Events


- Stilt walker, Uni-cyclist, juggler and fire throughout the folk park on the day.


Castle Courtyard

- Magic Shows with Merlin the Wizard and the Young King Arthur at 1 p.m. 2p.m. 3p.m. 4.pm.


Corn Barn

- Face-painting throughout the day from 1.00p.m.


Golden Vale Cottage

- Meet the Bean an Ti who will be baking on the open fire and offer tasting of their tasty baked goodies


Village Street

- Meet a whole host of colourful characters including your favourite Disney characters, our street animators including Schoolteacher, Policeman, Doctor, and musician. 

- Enjoy balloon twisting  and train rides around the park.


Mad Hatter Tea Party at the Haybarn

Celebrity magician and Illusionist Steve Spade, will perform his amazing and mind boggling Magic Show at 1.00 p.m. 1.40p.m. 2.20p.m. 3.00p.m. 3.40p.m. Each show lasts 20 minutes


Fairy Village

- Enjoy magical and mystical music in the Bunratty Fairy Village and place a magic wishing ribbon outside the fairies homes.


Bunratty House

-The lady of Bunratty House will  be welcoming visitors from near and far inside her elegant home and letting them in on some interesting facts about her beautiful house.


Bunratty Folk Parade Easter Parade -4.15 p.m. T -Join us on the village street for the grand finale of the day for the ever popular Bunratty Folk Park  Easter Parade.

 Strut your stuff and show off your beautiful costumes and Easter Bonnets at this much loved event followed by prizegiving for best Easter bonnet/ costume and live disco.


5.00pm. Event Finishes.


**Please note the above schedule is subject to change** Full Schedule of Events will be available at admissions on the day

Normal Admission Rates Apply*For tickets book online, call 061 360788 or email reservations@shannonheritage.com 

*€10.00 supplement applies to Shannon Heritage Family Annual Membership card holders payable at admissions on the day.