Your Ultimate Guide to Dublin’s Best Events This Summer

Dublin comes alive in the summer months, offering a vibrant mix of cultural festivals, outdoor concerts, and community gatherings. Whether you're a local or a visitor, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Here's our curated list of unmissable events happening in Dublin this summer.

Dublin Pride Parade and Festival

When: 22-29 June 2024

Where: Various Locations

Since the first Dublin Pride Parade in 1983, it has grown to become one of the most popular and loved events within the city. It is a celebration of LGBTQ+ people and culture, the and plays an crucial role in promoting diversity, inclusion and belonging. It is not to be missed!

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When: 29-30 June 2024

Where: Marlay Park

One of Ireland’s biggest music festivals, Longitude returns to Marlay Park this June! With performances by Central Cee, Doja Cat, Becky Hill, 21 Savage, Belters Only, Kenya Grace and much more, this is event is not to be missed for great music and great fun.

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Dublin Horse Show

When: 14-18 August 2024

Where: RDS

The Dublin Horse Show stands as a quintessential event in the Dublin’s event calendar, reflecting Ireland’s deep-rooted passion for equestrian and the significant role of the horse racing industry in the economy and culture. This prestigious gathering showcases top-tier dressage and showjumping competitions, while the famed Ladies’ Day adds a touch of glamour and style.

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Big Grill BBQ & Food Festival

When: 22-25 August 2024

Where: Herbert Park

The Big Grill BBQ and Food Festival makes its highly anticipated return to Herbert Park from August 22nd to 25th, 2024, following an incredibly popular event in 2023. This culinary extravaganza brings together top-tier chefs, restaurants, and barbeque experts from Ireland and around the world to showcase the art, skill, and enchantment of open-flame cooking.
In 2024, they aim to be more accommodating for families by significantly expanding its Little Grillers area. This will feature a wider array of activities, cooking demos, and live performances, ensuring an engaging experience for visitors of all ages.

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Dublin Fringe Festival

When: 7-22 September 2024

Where: Various Locations

As summer winds down, Dublin Fringe Festival kicks off with two weeks of cutting-edge theatre, comedy, dance, and visual arts performances across the city. The festival pushes artistic boundaries with its diverse offerings. Innovative theatrical performances challenge conventional storytelling, while dynamic dance shows electrify audiences. Visitors can lose themselves in thought-provoking installations and revel in unforgettable nightlife experiences.

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