What’s On

We have vibrant/diverse events calendar in the year ahead for all of our visitors including seasonal family events, cultural and garden events. Keep an eye on our social media and our website for up to date information.

To book tours and events at Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens, please click here.


Johnstown Honey-Bee Feas-tival: Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September

Come to Johnstown Castle’s buzzing Family Feas-tival to celebrate all things ‘bee’utiful with hands-on activities for all ages

  • Wander in our Gardens through the eyes of our native bee with our Family Trail.
  • Meet our beekeepers at our observation beehives, and see the different roles of the bees.
  • Learn about collecting, extracting & processing our gorgeous Johnstown honey and make some yourself
  • Meet local food producers and enjoy demonstrations and samples of honey based foods and drinks including how ancient Mead was made
  • Enjoy & browse delicious local honey produce in our Shop and Café
  • Get a buzz from learning how to protect our bees!

Normal admission prices apply. No need to book

Halloween Spooktacular at Johnstown Castle – Saturday 26th of October -Thursday 31st of October

For the first time in its long history Johnstown Castle will open to the public at Halloween and its resident ghosts are non-too happy! Our spooktacular family tour, led by some of our good ghosts such as Sir John Esmonde, will take our visitors through our dungeons and up into the gothic, ghoulish castle…

Booking for this first Johnstown Halloween event will open shortly.