The Hollywood Fair, Wicklow

Things to do in County Wicklow, Ireland - The Hollywood Fair, Wicklow - YourDaysOut
Hollywood, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Aug 10, 2019 10:00:00 PM - Aug 11, 2019 10:30:00 PM
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The 1950's Hollywood Fair will return on 10th August and the 11th of August 2019. The event promises again to be hugely entertaining for everyone with a huge number of attractions. The pre-1950s rural heritage theme of the fair has proven a huge hit and everyone is asked to embrace the spirit of the occasion by dressing up in pre-1950s attire – it makes the fair all the more exciting. Whether it’s nostalgia for the past or something else, both the farming community and townspeople alike have been flocking to Hollywood since 2011 to be part of our celebration. On the Saturday Bishop Eamonn Walsh will concelebrate an old-style Latin Mass in St. Kevin’s Church at 6pm with local clergy. Dressed in pre-1950s attire the large attendance usually make their way by pony and trap, vintage vehicles, bikes and shank’s mare. After Mass we have planned another slow-bicycle race which is followed by a dramatic re-enactment in an adjacent field – the theme of this year’s re-enactment is the Flooding of the Poulaphouca Lake in the early 1940s. Afterwards there will be music on our stage in the village from 8.30pm. On Sunday there will be numerous exhibitions...

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