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Summer sun is finally out and while lots of our guests have booked our stay, park & fly packages for their holiday aboard, there is still lots of things to do this bank holiday weekend in Dublin.

Here’s our pick of what to do this weekend:




31st May – 4th June

Venue: Phoenix Park


Now in its 12th year, the festival has taken a life of its own and you may have seen this week we ran a social media compeition  that proved how popular the demand for tickets was! Offering gardening, food and family enterainment in the beautfiul surrounds of the Phoenix Park – and the best part, kids go free!


2nd - 4th June

Venue:  The Royal Hospital Kilmainham

For all of our music lovers out there, the Forbidden Fruit festival sponsored by Bulmer’s takes place this Saturday, Sunday & Monday featuring acts Grizzly Bear, Warpaint, Thundercat, Spoon, Glass Animals this music festival is a great welcome return and is the first 2018 open-air city-based festival.



1st - 4th June
Venue:  Dublin Port

Sixteen tall ships will come to Dublin over the June Bank Holiday as part of the Tall Ships Regatta 2018.The Tall Ships Regatta sails into Dublin Port from Friday, 1st June to Monday, 4 June.

Organised by Sail Training International, the stopover in Dublin is hosted by Dublin City Council & Dublin Port Company.

Free Event


Art Dock at EPIC: Arts and Crafts
3rd - 4th June
Venue: Dublin Castlr & Wolfe Tone SQ

Free Event

EPIC’s transportation sculpture highlights the many ways that millions of people left our shores – from currachs and famine ships to great liners and aeroplanes. As part of the Tall Ships Festival we’ll have an art dock for the creative kids in your life to craft their own ships; from tall ships to pirate ships!


VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

3rd June

Venue: Fitzwilliam Square

The Vhi Women's Mini Marathon, an annual 10k charity road race, occurs each June bank holiday weekend in Dublin and is the largest Women's event of its kind in the world.

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