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Top 5 events for the weekend

Ayomide Akinshilo
By Ayomide Akinshilo / September 20, 2019

Music, movies and a lot of fun are the plans for the weekend in Dublin. Check our list for the best events this weekend and pick your favourite!

Culture night

The annual Culture Night in Ireland is upon us. Now in its 13th year, Culture night will see arts and cultural organisations and venues extend their opening hours to allow for increased access to the public. This includes the National Cultural Institutions.

When: Friday, 20th of Friday. All-day 

Where: All arts and cultural venues in Ireland

How much: Free, depending on the venue you are visiting 

BlueFire Festival 

The one-day, all-ages festival will take place on Saturday 21st September in Smithfield Square, Dublin.

This is the 7th festival which is held annually in Dublin. BlueFire is the first Irish organisation to launch a Music Declares Emergency stage with live music.

When: Saturday, 21 of September from 11 am 

Where: Smithfield Square, Dublin 7

How much: Free

European Games Festival

The European Games Festival will see over 15,000 guests converge in Dublin to share their love for gaming. 

Once again, one of the main highlights of the event will be Ireland’s Largest e-sports event consisting of 4 of the top games in the world being played over 2 days. 

When: Saturday, 21st of September 9 am to Sunday, 22nd of September at 6 pm 

Where: Croke Park, Jones Road, Dublin 3 

How much: Tickets can be gotten at www.europeangamesweek.com

Wine Lovers Unforgettable Wine Appreciation Experience

Wine Tasting Island will give you the opportunity to taste 12 different wines from all around the world. These will include major grape varieties, sparkling wine, sweet dessert wine and even fortified port.

Learn about wine production from France, Italy, Spain and the New World. 

When: Saturday, 21st of September from 2 pm to 7 pm  

Where: Upstairs at No 4, 4 Chatham Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

How much: €129 on Eventbrite

Jimmy Buffett at Olympia Theatre

Hey Parrotheads, watch the legendary American singer Jimmy Buffet live in concert this weekend. 

When: Saturday, 21 of September, from 8pm

Where: Olympia Theatre, Temple Bar, Dublin 8

How much: Get tickets from Ticketfront

 

About the author

Ayomide Akinshilo

Ayomide is a journalist and editor with a passion for sports, video games and African culture. He has degrees in Mass Communication, Journalism and Media Communication.


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