We look forward to meeting you at our special Friends’ Events during the 2014 Festival. Enjoy delicious food, much of it produced in Co. Wexford; relax in the company of other Friends and mingle with the artistic team and singers.

The post-opera Friends’ Parties at Greenacres have become the social hub of the Festival. Surrounded by fine contemporary art in the stunning gallery space at Greenacres, you and your guests will relax in style!


Friends’€™ Parties, Lunches & Buffets

Greenacres Opening Night Banquet
Wednesday, 22 October – 22:30

Celebrate the opening of the 63rd Festival at the opening night post-opera party at Greenacres. The event includes locally-produced food, traditional music, wine, great company and the opportunity to catch up with Friends you may not have met since the previous Festival.

Greenacres Bank Holiday Celebration Party
Saturday, 25 October – 22:30

Join our Artistic Director and members of the cast from Salomé and enjoy post-opera food, champagne and wine in the beautiful surroundings of Greenacres.

Greenacres Closing Weekend Gala Party
Saturday, 1 November – 22:30

Join the cast from Don Bucefalo and members of the Wexford Festival Opera team and enjoy another evening of superb food, champagne and wine with James and Donal at Greenacres.

Friends’ Lunches – Terrace Restaurant, Whites Hotel
Thursday, 23 October – 14:00
Monday, 27 October – 14:00

Our popular daytime Friends’ Lunches are once again on the menu. Enjoy a delicious lunch and glass of wine at Whites of Wexford and take the opportunity to meet members of the artistic teams and cast from the day’s Lunchtime Recital performance.

Friends’ Buffet
Talbot Hotel
Wednesday, 29 October – 17:30

For an elegant pre-opera dining experience come to the Friends’ Buffet at the Talbot Hotel and enjoy a sumptuous three-course buffet meal with fine wines.

How to Book

Do not forget to book your complimentary tickets to the Friends’ Parties, Buffet and Lunches through the box office. Your complimentary tickets can be used for whichever events you wish to attend during the Festival. As part of the membership benefits, Ensemble Friends are entitled to four complimentary tickets, Aria Friends are entitled to six complimentary tickets and Bravura Friends are entitled to ten complimentary tickets. Prelude Friends can purchase two tickets at the discounted price of €15 each.

If you require additional tickets to the Friends’ Parties, Buffet and Lunches they may be purchased from the box office at €30 each.