Events 2017

Four Great Days

Festival Big Day Out

11:55 AM, Sun, 19 Mar

Venue: Merrion Square, Dublin 2

Time: 12pm - 6pm
FREE Event!

Merrion Square comes alive with a vibrant street carnival, bursting with street theatre, music, aerial performances, workshops, crafts, Irish language activities and more.

Enter a world of fantasy, sword fighting and monster making, where Dublin UNESCO City of Literature’s Citywide read ‘Knights of the Borrowed Dark’ comes to life in a Georgian House.  Become a budding scientist in the Science Foundation Ireland Science Zone and learn how to make a kite.  Be amazed by Foodoppi with their fast paced science & food show where food become experiments you can eat. Unwind with yoga storytelling in the park with Yo Yo Yoga, get back to nature in the wooded area with Upon a Tree or have fun and be inspired by workshops with ReCreate.

Don’t forget to look up as Barren Carrousel fly through the air with beautiful aerial performances.

Cast off your shoes and squeeze into Circo Rum Ba Ba’s true-to-life 50ft inflatable Whale. Once inside encounter a shipwrecked Pirate with a treasure tale to tell and a real live Mermaid with a haunting siren’s song and an intriguing secret.

ESB has been creating a brighter future for the past 90 years. Drop by the ESB zone to see marketing materials from their ESB Archives in a special exhibition and children’s workshop.

With an incredible array of family activities, there really is no other way to spend your Sunday!