Festival Favorites- our top 10

Festival Favorites- our top 10

Who doesn’t love a festival to let your hair down and  enjoy the summer vibes Ireland has to offer?! Have a peak at our festival favorites -you gotta’ experience.

Dublin City Soul Festival 

The Dublin City Soul festival will take place in the beautiful Merrion Square Park from 12-6 each day starting the 28th May until 29th May. This festival is celebrating ten years this year and raises support for the musical youth foundation. Any donation is appreciated and in return you get to experience many great talents. Take a look here for more information – http://www.dublincitysoulfestival.ie/

soul festival

Irish Craft Beer Festival

The Irish Craft Beer Festival is one not to be missed! Taking place from August 27th until August 29th in the RDS in Ballsbridge. If you are visiting Dublin for the first time or haven’t been to the festival before , you must go as you cannot miss out on a drinking festival while in Ireland. Try new beers you haven’t tasted before while listening to live music performances, it’s a great way to start a night out on the town. Follow the link below for information on events, times and travel routes – http://www.irishcraftbeerfestival.ie/info/


beer festival

Dublin Theatre Festival

The Dublin Theatre Festival is taking place at the festival house in Temple Bar from September 29th until October 16th. Take a trip to experience many different performances in many different venues around Dublin. If you are a fan of the Theatre , this is a festival for you and a must see. You will be spoiled for choice. Check out this years performances

Taste of Dublin

If you are a fan of food then the Taste of Dublin Festival is definitely one for you to try! Taking place in Iveagh Gardens from the 16th June to the 19th June.  These four days will be packed with food, drink and entertainment, sounds good doesn’t it? Take a look at the link to see what treats you are in for – http://dublin.tastefestivals.com/whats-on/

taste of dublin


This music festival is one of the most popular and one you will definitely want to return too. Taking place in Marlay Park from Friday 15th July until Sunday 17th July. Look forward to performances from Major Lazor to Kendrick Lamor and many more. This festival will let you take your hair down and just have fun for the weekend. Follow the link below to see information on other acts and transport to and from the festival – http://www.longitude.ie/


Festival of Curiosity

The Festival of Curiosity will take place from July 21st until July 24th. The events will be held in various venues around Dublin. You will experience different events including Science, Technology and Design. Take a look at their website for event information and much more – https://festivalofcuriosity.ie/


Pre or post BBQ party at The Morgan Bar 

Before taking a trip to any of these fun filled events , why not pop into The Morgan Hotel for a pre festival cocktail or BBQ. Impress your friends and take them to the Morgan’s Penthouse for a BBQ party! Take a look at the link below for prices and menus!! – http://www.themorgan.com/bbqs.html


Dublin Port River Fest

This coming June bank holiday will be the start of the Dublin Port river fest. Starting Saturday 4th June until Monday 6th June , this festival will take place at North Wall Quay. Over the three days there will be entertainment for both Adults and Children. Expect an appearance from the three tall ships including the popular Jeanie Johnson and take a chance with the kayaking sessions and take a closer look at the ships from a unique angle. Follow this link to get more information about this festival – http://dublinriverfest.com/


Dublin Horse Show

Experience a different kind of festival and take a trip to the Dublin horse show from 20th July until 24th July. This festival will be taking place in the RDS in Ballsbridge. Take a look at their website to find out more on opening hours and entertainment during the festival. http://dublinhorseshow.com/visitor-information

Dublin Kite Festival 

The Dublin Kite festival will take place on Sunday 12th June at North Bull Strand in Clontarf. An easy location to get to from the City Centre. The festival will be filled with activities to keep everyone entertained. Follow the link below to keep updated on the latest events. http://www.dublinkitefestival.ie/schedule/ .

Dublin Dance Festival 

This popular festival will take place in the festival house in Temple Bar from 17th May until 28th May. This is one you will not want to miss out on, there will be many performances of different styles of dance and may get you up and moving for a fun night out. Why don’t you take the opportunity and attend one of the master classes taking place and learn how to move like the professionals. Here is more information on performances and classes taking place – http://www.dublindancefestival.ie/

dance festival

So there you have it a festival list that will brighten up you and your friends weekend! Be sure to tick at least one of these festivals off  our list- you won’t be disappointing. Happy festive season everyone!



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