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Wake The Giant

Warrenpoint, County Down, BT34 3HW
Wake the Giant Festival - Fionn Mac Comhaill on his motorbike


Wake the Giant Festival on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August 2024 in Warrenpoint.

The return of the Wake the Giant Festival, the perfect reason to visit the charming town of Warrenpoint!

Nestled on the picturesque shores of Carlingford Lough, Warrenpoint is a town steeped in history and culture, and the annual Wake the Giant Festival is the perfect opportunity to experience it all.

This unique vibrant festival celebrates the town's unique heritage and legends, and offers visitors a weekend  a full array of exciting events and activities. From live music and performances, to Giants food feast and children’s activities, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

One of the festival's most popular attractions is The Giants Parade, where visitors can witness enormous puppets of the legendary giant and other local folklore characters come to life. It's a truly unforgettable experience!

With its stunning natural scenery, rich culture and friendly locals, Warrenpoint is the perfect destination for an unforgettable vacation. So why not plan your trip around the Wake the Giant Festival, and experience the magic of this enchanting town for yourself?  Click here to find out more information on dates key information and events.  We can't wait to see you there!

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Wake the Giant Festival is free to attend.

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Opening Times

Wake The Giant (17 Aug 2024 - 18 Aug 2024)

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Road Directions

Newry train and bus stations are within easy reach of Warrenpoint. The bus stations in Downpatrick and Newcastle have direct routes to Newry as well as from the Europa Bus Station in Belfast, making travelling in and around here all that easier.

If you’re travelling from Dublin it couldn’t be easier, with regular train and bus routes operating daily to Newry city and then take a connection to Warrenpoint.  


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