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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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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An Creagán Hands Craft Festival

Friday 24 May 2019

Rediscover Ireland’s rich heritage & lost traditional skills Friday 24th – Monday 27th May 2019 From Friday 24th May through to Monday 27th May An Creagán will host a traditional crafts and lost skills Festival called ‘Hands’. Inspired by one of the greatest and well known Irish TV documentaries...

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Michael English Friday Night Big Band Country

Friday 24 May 2019

Head to Lola’s at Silverbirch Hotel on Friday 24th May for live entertainment by the talented Michael English. Jive & Dine In! £35pp 4 Course Dinner & Country Night Ticket Keep It Country Accommodation Offers From £60pp B&B, 4 Course Dinner & Ticket

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Traditional Natural Cordage Workshop

Friday 24 May 2019

Simply put, cordage is thread, string or rope made from natural, foraged fibres. It’s a beautiful, slow craft reconnecting you with nature. You should leave the course with the knowledge of identifying, harvesting, processing and utilising such a range of natural materials it will put you in great stead...

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Straw Craft Workshop

Friday 24 May 2019

Learn the basics of straw craft with Straw Craft Ireland who are based at the shores of Lough Neagh in North Armagh; an area steeped in the history of traditional Irish crafts. They provide beautifully intricate items woven in straw in a traditional and uniquely Irish plaiting method as...

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Gin Festival Omagh at Strules Arts Centre

Saturday 25 May 2019

Join us for an afternoon and/or evening of all things GIN! Enjoy a selection of over 50 gins from all over the world, all served up to perfection by our gin experts & brand ambassadors. Learn all about the perfect garnishes, syrups and little touches to enhance the flavour...

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Mike Denver Big Band Monday!

Monday 27 May 2019

Spend your Bank Holiday Monday wisely with Mike Denver at Big Band Monday in the Mellon Country Inn! Adm. £13 Dine & Dance £35pp Dine, Dance & Stay £65pp Call 028 816 61224 or e-mail info@melloninn.com for more!

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Cliona Hagan Friday Night Big Band Country

Friday 31 May 2019

Head to Lola’s at Silverbirch Hotel on Friday 31st May for live entertainment by the fantastic Cliona Hagan. Jive & Dine In! £35pp 4 Course Dinner & Country Night Ticket Keep It Country Accommodation Offers From £60pp B&B, 4 Course Dinner & Ticket

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Sunday 9 June 2019

MIND FULL OR MINDFUL? Mindfulness is a simple, effective and enjoyable way of taking some essential time out from the normal, but sometimes demanding, life we tend to live these days. It allows us to have a break from stress or focus on the important parts of our day...

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‘Simply The Best’ Tina Turner Endorsed Tribute Show!

Saturday 15 June 2019

Endorsed by Tina Turner herself, join Rebecca O’Connor at the Mellon Country Inn as part of her worldwide ‘Simply The Best’ Tina Turner Tribute Show! The only chance to see the show in N.I! Tickets £15 Dine & Dance £39pp Dine, Dance & Stay £69pps – 3 Course Meal,...

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Tyrone County Fleadh

Sunday 23 June 2019

Omagh town is proud to present the annual Tyrone Fleadh from the 23rd-30th June 2019. Prepare for a full weekend with open music sessions, concerts and competitions for locals and visitors far and wide. Fleadh Thir Eoghain 2019 Programme, 23 – 30 June 2019. All Week – Art Exhibition...

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Omagh Food Festival (3rd Annual)

Saturday 29 June 2019

Kick start your summer with the 3rd annual Omagh Food Festival! The schools are out and Omagh is your first port of call to celebrate. This festival celebrates our love of food and will feature local producers, suppliers and  street food vendors. Celebrity chef Paula McIntyre will host the...

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Ulster American Folk Park American Independence Celebrations

Thursday 4 July 2019

Celebrate all things American from the 18th, 19th & 20th centuries.  A festival for all the family with American Revolutionary Soldiers, Fur Trappers & Traders, live Bluegrass and American Folk music, traditional Punch and Judy Shows, American games and much more! Major event day pricing applies.      

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