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Waterford is part of Ireland’s Ancient East and is situated in the South East. Filled with historic sites and lush green river valleys, stunning coastline and a vibrant city, this website will help you to plan your visit, from how to get here and what things to do. There’s lots of accommodation options including hotels, self catering and B&B’s. We can also help you choose how best to spend your time, from attractions, festivals, interesting places to visit, great restaurants, shopping and night life.

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Camphire International Horse Trials is a world class equestrian event attracting leading professional and amateur riders from all over the globe to compete in dressage, showjumping and cross country.

Set in the magnificent grounds of Camphire Country House, on the banks of the River Blackwater, this four day spectacle also includes a country fair with tented village, family entertainment, dog show and other attractions. Family activities include kids paper crafts, bouncy castles, giant garden games, pottery workshops and face painting.

Check out the website and Facebook page here.

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Camphire International Horse Trials
26th - 30th July 2017

Web: www.camphirehorsetrials.com
Facebook: Camphire International Horse Trials and Festival

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‌Spraoi Festival and Parade is held every August Bank Holiday weekend in Waterford City. The Festival, devoted to Street Art, has become a firm favourite amongst locals and tourists alike and attracts over 100,000 people to Waterford City annually. With the festival now in its 25th year this much anticipated August Bank Holiday weekend of fun, entertainment and spectacle is now better known locally as “Spraoi Weekend”.

Spraoi’s Parade is a highlight of the festival and offers audiences an extraordinary experience with hundreds of costumed performers, specially created floats - fire, music and special effects combine to transform the streets of Ireland’s Oldest City into an imaginative wonderland – NOT TO BE MISSED!

Be sure to have a look at the website and Facebook page for more details.

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Spraoi
4th-6th August 2017

Web: www.spraoi.com
Facebook: Spraoi Facebook

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31st July - 6th August 2017

Garter Lane Arts Centre presents SprÓg Childrens Festival, during Spraoi Weekend.

SprOg, the pre Spraoi festival for children and their parents will take place in Garter Lane Arts Centre in partnership with Calmast, Waterford Institute of Technology's STEM Outreach Centre From July 31st - Aug 6th 2017.

SprOg 2017 will be a jampacked programme full of science, art and craft workshops, theatre performances, animated film screenings, dance sessions, colourful exhibitions and lots more for babies, toddlers, kids, teens and their families to learn, explore and have fun.
 
SprOg 2017 is generously supported by the Arts Council, Waterford City & County Council, Science Foundation Ireland, Sanofi Waterford, South East Maker Space (SEMS) and Illustrators Ireland. Early pre booking is advised to avoid tears!

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SprÓg

31st July - 6th August 2017

www.spraoi.com/sprog

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