What’s On


There are a huge range of events to choose from in Omagh & the Sperrins Region to suit every interest; with Live Country Music in the Silverbirch Hotel and the Mellon Country Inn to walking festivals in the gorgeous Gortin Glens! See below for an array of events happening NOW!

The Ulster American Folk Parks Easter, Christmas, Fourth of July and Halloween as well as a three-day annual Appalachian & Bluegrass Music Festival are very popular events to keep in mind. Featuring some of the biggest names in bluegrass from Ireland, the USA and Canada, it’s the largest bluegrass festival outside of North America.

Other annual events in Omagh & The Sperrins Region include the Omagh Literary Festival, honouring Benedict Kiely, Omagh Show, St. Patricks Day Parade, Grange Fest, Summer Carnival, Halloween and Christmas events.

Strule Arts Centre is a state-of-the-art multi-purpose venue for theatre, music, dance and the visual arts; their extensive and dynamic events calendar year-round, and programmes first-class touring theatre, music, comedy, dance and children’s shows.

Upcoming Events

Forest Birthday Parties at An Creagán

If the thought of 15 children running around a village hall sends you into a mild panic why not try something a bit different. With our Kids Outdoor Birthday Parties we aim to deliver a fun packed, stress free party for you and your child. Includes – Food for...

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Annual New Year’s Day Walk 2020

Wednesday 1 January 2020

Friends of the Glens invites local people, and those living elsewhere, to join family and friends to climb Bessy Bell (1387 ft) on Wednesday 1st January- New Year’s Day!  The walk has become an annual event, attracting hundreds of people in the last few years. People of all ages...

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Grandparent & Toddler Sessions

Wednesday 5 February 2020

Staring Wednesday 5th February for 6 weeks from 10am-11.30am and is FREE to attend at An Creagán. Every Wednesday there will be active play sessions where everyone can get stuck into arts and crafts, music, movement, nature crafts and messy fun. Juice and a snack is provided for children...

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The Green Gym

Thursday 6 February 2020

Starting Thursday 6th February throughout the year from 10.30am-1pm and is FREE to attend at An Creagán. The Green Gym is facilitated by The Conservation Volunteers and staff will be on hand at all times to provide a bit of gardening know-how and guidance on the tasks to be...

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Toddler Forest School

Friday 7 February 2020

Starting Friday 7th February for 6 weeks from 10.30am-12noon and is FREE to attend at An Creagán. Toddler Forest School is led by a trained Forest School Leader and encourages outdoor natural play for parents with young children. It includes arts and crafts, wild play, stories, wildlife and water...

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Green Shed at An Creagán

Saturday 8 February 2020

Starting Saturday 8th February for 6 weeks from 10am-12.30pm and is FREE to attend at An Creagán. Green Shed aims to use the skills and energy of the people involved to make our environment better. It will promote active, healthy lifestyles through practical environmental conservation activities, as well as...

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Rod Stewart Tribute Night

Friday 28 February 2020

Rod Stewart come to The Mellon Country Inn this February with Lee Hedley’s fantastic tribute act! A night not to be missed. Doors Open 8pm | Show Starts 9.30pm | Tickets £15   Dine and Dance £39pp (3 course meal included) Dine, Dance & Stay for £69pps Includes: 3 Course Evening Meal Entry Into...

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Spar Omagh Half Marathon 2020

Saturday 28 March 2020

The 31st Spar Omagh Half Marathon will take place on Saturday 28th March at 10AM. https://www.facebook.com/OmaghHalfMarathon/  

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Omagh & Sperrins Walking Weekend 2020

Saturday 28 March 2020

This year’s Walking Weekend will take place over two days offering challenging and moderate walks on each day. Day 1 – Saturday 28 March 2020 – Details to follow Day 2- Sunday 29 March 2020 – Details to follow Cost: £5 per person Email: tourismdevelopment@fermanaghomagh.com  

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Bluegrass Omagh 2020 – Weekend Pass

Friday 22 May 2020

Enjoy three days and nights of world- class Bluegrass and Old – Time music featuring American artists Appalachian Roadshow, Blue Summit, Jonathan Byrd and The Pick Up Cowboys, The Honey Dewdrops and Zoe & Cloyd all direct from the USA. Special early bird 15% discount off all ticket types...

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