Events across the City supported by Dublin City Council

The Dublin City Council events team work to ensure that events delivered in Dublin City offer variety, deliver on fun and excitement and provide opportunities for everyone to enjoy and experience the City in a family-friendly inclusive and safe environment.

We aim to promote the use of public spaces through our year-round programme of festivals and events that bring social, cultural and economic benefits to the city and help to grow tourist and local visitor numbers.

We liaise directly with event organisers and event management companies to assist them with the delivery of safe, properly planned and managed events.

You can view a full list of Dublin City Council supported events here.

Upcoming Events

The Jonathan Swift Festival

Various Locations

Join us this November/December to celebrate the life and work of Ireland's most popular author. Awaken Your Inner Giant at The Jonathan Swift Festival as we explore the life and legacy of one of Ireland's greatest luminaries. Challenge yourself at one of our public debates and discussions. Have your funny bone tickled at “Swift Laugh's." Relax and join us for a “Swift Beer” at our 18th Century Tasting Session. Transport yourself to fantastical lands of music and performance. Lose yourself in the magic and mayhem of “Gulliver's Fair” in which the market place of Swift's most famous

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Winter Lights

Dublin will take its place amongst the iconic Cities of Light around the world this Christmas with a spectacle so bright, it can be seen from the windows of planes landing at Dublin Airport! Dublin City Council's 'Winter Lights’ project, will see twelve iconic sites illuminated and animated for thirty nights using customised projections throughout the festive season.

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