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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.

Visit Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre, National SEA LIFE Centre or even experience the fun and adrenalin of outdoor adventure sports with Bray Adventures or go Tenpin Bowling at Bray Bowl.

There are lots of fabulous places to stay, eat, drink, relax and shop so why not explore Bray it’s packed full of incredible experiences that you can’t get anywhere else.

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Splash into summer in Bray

Bray.ie launched its summer tourism initiative for 2019. The new campaign aims to promote the many tourism products and the fantastic family fun-filled events on offer in the much-loved seaside resort this summer.

You can watch Movies by the bandstand on selected dates in July and August, enjoy all the thrills and spills of the Seafront Funfair from July 19th until August 5th, sample sizzling wings at Wings Food Fest on July 19th to 21st, be amazed by the flying skills at Ireland’s biggest Air Display on July 27th & 28th, explore the spectacular views from Bray Head be wowed with stunning fireworks as they light up the night skies on the August Bank Holiday Monday.

There’s plenty to keep you busy between events too as Bray is packed full of incredible experiences that you can’t get anywhere else. Take a look here.

Katie Taylor’s Homecoming on Friday, June 7th 2019 on Bray Seafront from 7 pm

Thousands of people descended on Bray seafront this evening (Friday) to welcome home world boxing champion Katie Taylor at a special event organised by Wicklow County Council.

The huge crowd cheered and applauded as Katie Taylor, the new undisputed lightweight champion of the world, took to the stage on Bray seafront.

Master of Ceremonies at the homecoming event, RTE’s Des Cahill, lead the tributes to Katie while conducting a short interview with the boxer who also holds an Olympic Gold Medal amongst her many trophies.

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Award-winning Bray Air Display confirmed for 2019

Head to Bray this summer and catch some of the best display teams and vintage aircraft in the world as they showcase their incredible aerobatic skills on Saturday, July 27th & Sunday, July 28th, 2019. This is a fantastic free weekend for the whole family to enjoy! There are 2-days of action and entertainment in the air and on the ground.

The Bray Air Display is so much more than an air show! Why not enjoy the thrills and spills of the Seafront Funfair, dine alfresco at our Food Village, treat yourself and the family to a meal at one of the many restaurants throughout the town or simply bring your own picnic. You can even experience a breath-taking helicopter ride over Bray Head which all kick off from noon each day.

Visit www.brayairdisplay.com for more information and follow the event on Facebook or Twitter for all the very latest event updates. The event is subject to licence!


Wicklow is to become the 10th destination worldwide to host this prestigious international event. On Saturday 28th September 2019 this epic event will start and finish on Bray Seafront.

Wicklow will welcome trail runners from around the world to experience our amazing scenery, across a selection of challenging routes; 17km, 28km, 42km and 80km.

The trails will take participants to some of Wicklow’s most scenic locations including Bray Head, Killruddery Gardens, The Great Sugarloaf, Powerscourt Waterfall, the Wicklow Way, Lough Tay viewing point and Piers Gate and all the way to Roundwood and the Vartry Reservoir.

Read more here.