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Dublin RiverFest 2017
North Wall Quay, Saturday 3rd June - Monday 5th June 2017
This June Bank Holiday, North Wall Quay will once again play host to the Dublin Riverfest.
Dublin Riverfest 2017 will be activating the River Liffey from the Ha’penny bridge in the heart of Dublin City right out through Dublin Port and into Dublin Bay with a variety of exciting activities and events!
On the water activities will include river ferries and cruises, boat tours of Dublin Port and Dublin Bay, Try Sailing sessions on both sailing dinghies and keelboats, Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP) sessions and Kayaking trips.
The Jeanie Johnston will once again be offering free tours over the course of the weekend.
Customs officers will be on hand all day also at Dublin Port Riverfest with their cutter on view and they will also be carrying out sniffer dog demonstrations.
There will also be a jam packed schedule of on the water displays and entertainment in the festival area including, international Tall Ships, jet pack displays, sailing races, dragon boat racing, powerboat displays and racing, pilot displays and more!
Not to be outdone by the water, land activities will also play an integral part to the festival, with Zip Lines, Rock Climbing, street performers, music, carnival attractions, face painting and children’s art & circus workshops.
There will be pirate re-enactments all weekend and Irish Village Markets will deliver an open-air food and craft market.
The Dublin Riverfest returns this year from Saturday 3rd – Monday 5th of June, 12:00pm – 6:00pm daily.
To see other events supported by Dublin City Council go to dublin.ie/dccevents
- Saturday 3rd June - Monday 5th June 2017
- North Wall Quay, Dublin, Ireland