Dublin is most famous for the St Patrick’s Festival, which takes place around St Patrick’s Day (17th March), each year. However there are lots of other festivals spanning music, literature, film, theatre, culture, food and dance. If you can name it, we’ve probably got a festival for it. You can view upcoming festivals below or see our full What’s On listings.

Trinity Summer Series

TCD

Trinity Summer Series 2019 @ Trinity College Dublin. Monday July 1st - Vampire Weekend. In January Vampire Weekend released the songs Harmony Hall and 2021 from their fourth album, Father of the Bride, to ecstatic critical reaction. (€49.90) Tuesday July 2nd - Foals (+ YAK). From playing chaotic house parties in their home city of Oxford to becoming major festival headliners across Europe, Foals’ trajectory has been remarkable. (€52.00) Wednesday July 3rd - Janelle Monáe (+ Grace Carter) GRAMMY® Award-nominated singer-songwriter-performer-producer-actress-activist Janel

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National Play Day - Double Bubble Play Festival

Merrion Square Park

Dublin City Council with the support of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs is hosting Dublin’s National Playday Double Bubble Play Festival 2019, a fun-filled 2- Day Event which promises lots of fun and activity to celebrate the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child- Article 31; the child’s right to play! Enjoy the Festival in Merrion Square Park, Dublin 2 on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for two FREE days of accessible and inclusive play activities for children of all ages. Lord Mayor, Paul McAuliffe will be joining in the fun on the

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Loco Land Festival

Dún Laoghaire Harbour

Bingo Loco are taking over Dún Laoghaire Harbour on Saturday July 13th,  for 'Loco Land', Ireland's first immersive entertainment festival. Featuring: Example / Bingo Loco / S Club / Max George (ex The Wanted) / Massaoke - 1000s participate in Ireland's largest ever game of karaoke / Beatmaxx - The world's greatest live visual DJ / Smash Hits / Choons / Dustin The Turkey DJ Set (Yes, really) / Tony Cantwell / Hugh Cooney / Paul Currie / Totally Wired / Sing For Your Dinner / Yoga Disco. Expect: Carnival rides, carnival game stalls, get your future told by The World's Worst

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Longitude

Marlay Park

Longitude 2019 - The countdown to this year's festival is on! The line up for the sold-out weekend features some of the best international and homegrown talent. Day by day breakdown as follows: Friday July 5th: Ski Mask the Slump God A$AP Rocky, Rae Sremmurd, Pusha-T, Versatile, Flatbush Zombies, Gunna, Trippie Redd, J.I.D, Not3s, Chasing Abbey, Jimothy, Flohio, Kneecap, Grace Carter, Adekunle Gold, JyellowL, Kojaque. Saturday July 6th: Stormzy, Anne-Marie, Dave, Lil Baby, Bugzy Malone, Aminé, AJ Tracey, Fredo, Wild Youth, $uicideboy$, Denzel Curry, Headie One, JPEGMAFIA, Joey Purp,

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Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta

Dun Laoghaire Harbour

The Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta prides itself in delivering quality racing along with a wonderful festive atmosphere across the Dún Laoghaire Waterfront. Welcoming back many old friends from previous regattas, as well as plenty of newcomers, Dún Laoghaire will be the centre of great racing and a lively social scene, with entertainment for all ashore. The sea will be carpeted with over 500 bobbing boats; cruisers, keelboats and dinghies from all over the UK and Ireland hitting the water. For Dubliners who haven't found their sea legs, a trip out to the southside seaside during the Regatt

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Laya Healthcare City Spectacular

Merrion Square

Laya Healthcare City Spectacular - this summer's festival integrates the old and the new, with festival favourites that everyone knows and loves, and a new mix of exciting programming to elevate festivities to a whole new level. Over 200,000 festival-goers are expected to witness some of the world's greatest Street Performers at Dublin's Merrion Square. Expect 3 days of over 100 Street Performances from jaw-dropping international talent! Feel good family health and wellness area with Laya Healthcare. Live music stage with bop-worthy bands. An even bigger Just Eat Street Food Market with del

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Dublin Wizard Con

RDS

Dublin Wizard Con - Ireland's fan gathering of The Boy Who Lived. After the amazing success and fun of last year, they're going again! This time, with far more magic and a bigger venue, Dublin's famous RDS. Adding far more to the show, focusing on friendly interactive activities in addition to some spectacular set pieces, attractions and a host of magical acts and personalities. Join the fun, make magic, make friends. An annual home to gathering the houses and celebrating the amazing world JK Rowling created. Dublin Wizard Con believes that fandom's greatest strengths lie in its creat

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