Púca Festival

Púca is back and out to make mischief this Halloween!

Returning this October 28th to 31st with music, fire, feasting and merriment in Ireland’s Ancient East, join us to celebrate the Celtic New Year with the spirits of Halloween.

When light turns to dark and the veil between the worlds of the living and the dead thins, the creatures of Samhain, Ireland’s ancient Halloween tradition, come to life.

Roaming the darkness like a shadowy spectre, the shape-shifting spirit of Púca comes alive! Changing the fortunes of all who cross her path as she transforms the night into a colourful playground of hallowed celebration.

Through the spectacular nights at Púca Festival, we salute the Halloween spirits through folklore, food, myth and music reopening the pathways of reflection and celebration carved by travellers over 2,000 years ago, and lighting up the night sky with awe-inspiring and unearthly illuminations.

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Imelda May live at Púca Festival 2022!

Imelda May live at Púca Festival 2022!

Púca Festival is delighted to announce Imelda May as the latest Irish artist to be revealed and added to the star-studded line up at the Halloween festival set to take place across Trim and Athboy this October, with tickets on sale for the highly anticipated event this Friday, 19th August at 10am....read more

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Púca Festival 2022 Programme Highlights

Púca Festival 2022 Programme Highlights

Púca Festival will run across four nights and three breath-taking days of music, myth, food, folklore, fire, feasting and merriment in the country where Halloween began, with a range of ticketed and free events on offer....read more

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PÚCA FESTIVAL HUBS 2022

PÚCA FESTIVAL HUBS 2022

This year’s festival hubs are Athboy and Trim, both steeped in Samhain legend and tradition....read more

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PÚCA FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR HALLOWEEN 2022

PÚCA FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR HALLOWEEN 2022

Iconic Festival Celebrating Ireland as the origin of Halloween Returns to Co. Meath from 28 - 31 OCTOBER 2022...read more

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Festival Sites

Each of Púca’s sites brings something special and distinct. Athboy is steeped in the tradition of Samhain nestled next to Tlachtga and Trim is an idyllic small Irish town surrounding a stunning medieval castle.