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From its rich heritage and splendid scenery to excellent transport links, a bustling town centre and thriving industry, Bray has a wide range of festivals and activities to keep visitors entertained throughout the year.
From taking a dip in the waters of Bray’s Blue Flag beach to enjoying Coasteering along Bray’s absolutely amazing coastline, checking out the spectacular views from Bray Head to walking the Cliff Walk, Bray is packed full of incredible experiences that you can’t get anywhere else.
This summer in Bray we have a number of great family friendly events and will run from early June to mid-September and will really showcase Bray as a vibrant place to visit.
So far this season hundreds of thousands have visited the seaside town enjoying Wings Food Fest, Outdoor Movies on the beach, a series of free Sunday afternoon concerts on Bray bandstand and not to mention watching gravity-defying manoeuvres, fly-overs and aerobatic performances at the Bray Air Display which took place on Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 23rd.
This fun continues with Summer Sunday’s which runs over selected Sunday’s into September. Read more here.
Sumo Run Ireland is a fun charity event in inflatable sumo suits on the seafront in Bray, Co.Wicklow on August 27th, 2017 in aid of Purple House Cancer Support. Read more here.
Harbour Roots Festival is setting up shop in Bray towards the end of this month. Here’s your chance to see some of Ireland’s finest original acts work their musical magic. Running across 5 days & nights, celebrate some of the finest Folk, Bluegrass, Americana and Country music acts in the country with a couple of very special guests from further afield. Read more here.
Read more about the 'Explore Bray' initiative here.
A crowd of up to 140,000 people made their way to Bray Promenade over the weekend of July 22nd and 23rd to marvel at awe-inspiring aerobatic performances during this year’s award winning Bray Air Display, supported by bray.ie.
Bray basked in glorious sunshine and right on cue, the sun made a welcome return just before the first aircraft took to the skies.
The event, which is renowned as one of Europe’s best air displays, was recognised earlier this year as 'Best Festival / Event Experience (large)’ at the prestigious, national Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2017.
Read more here.
Watch back RTÉ News report:
Crowds looked to the skies in Bray today as teams from across Europe took part in the Bray Air Display pic.twitter.com/cf3JoPVG2Y
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) July 23, 2017
The #BrayAirDisplay is managed by Bray Summerfest with thanks to main supporter the Irish Aviation Authority, as well as Wicklow County Council and Bray.ie.