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

A Step in Time – Exhibition at Ulster American Folk Park

A Step in Time includes almost 100 objects, ranging in date from a medieval brooch to a contemporary diamante embroidered costume for solo dance. Embroidered costumes, medals, and certificates will tell the story of the development of dance schools and the governing bodies for Irish Dance. The exhibition will...

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Christmas at The Silverbirch Hotel

Saturday 1 December 2018

A fun filled festive season at The Silverbirch Hotel 1st December – 90s Dance Night in Lola’s Friday 7th December – John Glenn & The Mainliners Saturday 8th December – Itchy Feet The Band Friday 14th December – Jimmy Buckley Saturday 15th December – Christmas Comedy Show Friday 21st...

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Sunday Nights Social Dancing at The Mellon Country Inn

Sunday 2 December 2018

Join us every Sunday in December for our Social Dancing nights:  

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Festive Entertainment at The Mellon Country Inn

Monday 3 December 2018

Avail of our great Jive, Dine, ‘n Stay Package, from just £65pps 3rd December – Mike Denver 10th December – Jim Devine 17th December – Paul Kelly

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Santa’s Grotto at Mellon Fun Farm

Saturday 8 December 2018

✨ Santa’s Grotto at Mellon Fun Farm ✨ Come along to the farm this Christmas to take a trip on the tractor through the farm to meet Father Christmas & his elf’s in his cosy house, stopping with Rudolph on the way! 🎄🎅🏻 Each family will get individual time to meet Santa...

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Santa Sundays at The Silverbirch Hotel

Sunday 9 December 2018

Enjoy the festive season with the family at The Silverbirch Santa Sundays Includes a 4 Course Sunday Lunch and Kids Entertainment by the fabulous Mr Majestic. Sunday 9th December Sunday 16th December Sunday 23rd December Adults – £18.95pp Kids – £9.80pp Kids under 3 – £5.00pp

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Bantam & Fowl

Thursday 20 December 2018

Live music in Seán Óg’s pub on Main Street Omagh with Cara McCarthy & Niall Moore, guitar and vocals, easy listening and country! Musicians and singers welcome to join in!

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Christmas Country Concert Tour

Friday 21 December 2018

Join us on Friday 21st December for the fantastic Christmas Country Concert Tour, with a fantastic line up of your favourite country stars, including Ray Lynam, Dominic Kirwan, Philomena Begley and many more

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Dee Sweeney at Ostlers Arms

Friday 21 December 2018

Enjoy a festive night out on Main Street Omagh. Set menu available for group bookings, contact us directly for enquiries.

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Sean Ogs Friday Night Trad Seesion with Blaisin

Friday 21 December 2018

Plan a night out in Seán Óg’s thatched pub on Main Street Omagh. Lively trad session from 10pm with Blaisin, musicians and singers welcome to join in.

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New Years Eve At The Silverbirch Hotel

Monday 31 December 2018

New Years Gala Ball Arrival Drinks Reception 5 Course Menu Live Entertainment by Riff Raff 2 Piper at Mindnight £40pp See https://www.silverbirchhotel.com/christmas2018.html for full details on Christmas events

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New Year’s Eve With The Neighbours!

Monday 31 December 2018

You are invited to our ‘NYE With The Neighbours!’ As a thank-you for your continued support, this New Year’s Eve The Mellon Country Inn invites its neighbours and friends to celebrate the New Year together! Enjoy our delicious complimentary ‘Finger Food Buffet’, live music by ‘One for The Road’...

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Annual New Year’s Day Walk

Tuesday 1 January 2019

Join local people and visitors on the Annual New Year’s Day Walk to the top of Bessy Bell Mountain (1377 ft). Tuesday 1st January 2019 at 10 am, Starting from the Mellon Country Inn, Beltany Road, Omagh BT78 5RA. Walk along tar and gravel trails following the Ulster Way....

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Ulster Orchestra in Strule Arts Centre

Thursday 25 April 2019

On Your Doorstep’ is a very special opportunity to catch a full symphony orchestra in the intimate surroundings of your local arts theatre. It’s hard to truly capture the power and effect of live orchestral music until you attend a show in person, and this programme strives to bring...

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