Easter Adventure Awaits

Celebrate Easter with us

Join us from Saturday 8th to Easter Monday 10th April for 3 fun-filled, jam packed days of Easter themed fun, games and activities

From circus acts to Easter characters, train rides to living history renactments and so much more, there is something for all ages to enjoy on a visit to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park this Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

**Members with a valid membership card can avail of 20% off tickets on arrival on day of visit. Members Tickets must be purchased at ticket desk on day of the event**

The Wobbly Circus

Circus Performers & Entertainment

For a fun-filled, action packed afternoon, pop along to our Wobbly Circus performances outside the tea room daily.

This high energy juggling and circus show for all the family combines slapstick comedy and clowning with a high level of circus skills.

A fabulous fun-filled one man show including fire-juggling, unicycle, circus skills and more, prepare for the unexpected and prepare to be involved!


Seasonal Fun

Say Hello to the Easter Bunny

What Easter celebration is complete without a visit from the Easter Bunny! The Bunratty Easter Bunny is busy fluffing his tail and practicing his bunny hop ahead of the arrival of all the boys and girls to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park this Easter Midterm.

Say hello to this fluffy, friendly fellow as he hops his way around Bunratty Castle and Folk Park with little surprises for all who hop his way!


Easter Bunny & Chick

Stiltwalking, Fire Eating & more

We are delighted to welcome entertainer extraordinaire, Garry Rossiter, to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park this Easter, as he combines juggling, comedy, audience particpation and of course  Danger, in his fun filled entertainment show.

From knife juggling to fire eating, stiltwalking to balancing acts, be sure to catch his show at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park this Easter weekend


The Mischief Maker

Who is up for a giggle and some mischief making this Easter???
Join Wicked Bikke as he makes a welcome return for Easter 2023 is our fun, festive puppet shows!

A firm favourite with families of all ages, these delightful performances will run several times daily and are guaranteed to get you into the festive spirit.



Wicked Bikke

Living History Military Camp


Witness fascinating living history displays and military camp renactments this Easter Saturday April 8th as we welcome Military History Club of Spanish-Irish History.

Hear exciting stories of war, battles, victories and defeats. Visit the military camp and experience the sights, sounds and smells of the time in an interactive, educational & entertaining manner!

Enjoy talks, demonstrations of artillery, weaponry, uniforms customs and more.



Blacksmith Demonstration

As part of our Easter schedule of activities we are delighted to welcome by the old Irish tradition of iron-working to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park from April 8th to 10th.

Visitors to the park will get to see first hand how these farm tools are made, hear about the history of blacksmiths profession in Ireland and how skills were nurtured and lovingly passed on from generation to generation.


Metal & Iron Working

A Host of Colourful Characters

Storytelling, mischief & more

Throughout the park over the course of the 7 event, be sure to pop by, say hello and grab a photo with one of our many colourful cartoon characters, all of which are on hand to enthral and entertain you and your family as you enjoy a ramble through our 26 acres of woodland wonderland.

Meet Darby O'Gill,  Mike the Seanchaí and more as you explore the high ways and by-ways of Bunratty Folk Park.


Hop onboard

Hop on board the Bunratty Express and enjoy a magical train ride through the woodland wonderland that is Bunratty Folk Park. Pass our enchanting fairy village, the folk park paddocks home to Irish Red Deer, wave hello to many of our friendly folk park animals, marvel at the stunning Georgian architecture of Bunratty House, the beautifully reconstructed Ardcroney Church and many more delightful sights in between.

Board the Bunratty Express Train at Pa's Pet Farm. 
Train will run from 10.30am -1.30pm and 2pm - 4.30pm.
Each train ride takes approx 10 mins. Buggy parking is available at Pa's Pet Farm.


Bunratty Express

Garden Games and Activities

Seasonal Fun

Bouncing Castle, Ball Pit and Giant Games 
Let the kids burn off some energy and bounce away to their hearts content. Suitable for little ones, our junior bouncing castle will be located in the Corn Barn . There's a ball pit and Giant Games guaranteed to burn off lots of energy!!


Family Friendly Fun

For younger visitors we have a fun and interactive Clue Trail to follow that will bring you and your family to all corners of the park, meeting lots of colourful characters along the way. Learn all about Ireland in the olden days, meet some of some adorable animals and explore our many woodland trails. 

Simply pick up your clue trail at admissions on arrival and return to admissions prior to departure to be in with a chance of winning a Family Annual Membership Pass to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park!

Easter Clue Trail

Traditional Music, Storytelling & Baking

Celebrating the best of Irish Culture

Traditional Music and School Days
Meet our resident musicians and join in on a seisiun or two, guaranteed to have your feet tapping and your hands clapping. Back by popular demand, join Mickey Joe the Seanchaí in the Corrys Pub, as he entertain and enthrals visitors with tales, traditions and entertaining anecdotes.

Traditional Baking & Butter Making
Join the Bean an Tí's in the Golden Vale Farmhouse as they showcase the art and traditions behind Irish Baking. Learn why we put a cross on the top of Irish Soda Bread or the secret to making the perfect mouthwatering, creamy Irish butter.


Ticket Information

Family & Individual Tickets

Ticket Prices to our 2023 Easter Event are as follows:

  • Adult: €16.95

  • Child (4-18 years): €13.00

  • Child (0-3 years): Free of Charge

  • Family - 2 Adults and 1 Child: €40.00

  • Family: 2 Adults and 2 Children: €50.00

  • Family: 2 Adults and 3 Children: €60.00

  • Family: 2 Adults and 4 Children: €70.00

  • Family: 2 Adults and 6 Children: €80.00

Members with a valid membership card can avail of 20% off the aformentioned prices on presentation of a valid membership card and ID, at admissions on day of visit. Members Tickets must be purchased at ticket desk on day of the event