Events 2018

Festival Events

Festival Big Day Out

11:55 AM, Sun, 18 Mar

Venue: Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Time: 12pm-6pm

Festival organisers have advised that due to adverse weather conditions the Festival Big Day Out event scheduled to run from 12pm-6pm today in Merrion Square will not take place. People are advised to check the Festival website and social media for updates on other Festival events scheduled to take place today.

Time: 12pm - 6pm
FREE Event!

See Merrion Square transform with a vibrant day-long street carnival, bursting with street theatre, music, aerial performances, workshops, art installations, Irish Language activities and of course a festival Céilí.

Pilot a spaceship across the galaxy in Defender Run or shoot down aliens in the Space Invaders gallery in the interactive Reality Arcade inspired by classic retro games where it’s up to you to bring the games to life.

Enter a world of fantasy and be inspired by mysterious storytelling by torchlight, shadow puppets, illustration and an exciting adventure puzzle room where Dublin UNESCO City of Literature’s Citywide read ‘Making Millions’ will come to life in a Georgian House. Catch a special reading from the book by the author Erica McCann.

Prepare to have your mind blown while experimenting with cutting edge technology in the Science Foundation Ireland science zone and marvel at skilled jugglers, illusionists, theatrical wizardry. Laugh your socks off at hilarious comedy, witty banter and fun, quirky performances.

There is sure to be something for all the family to enjoy!

See Big Day Out full Schedule here.

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