Top 5 events for the weekend

By Jessica Sbardelotto / September 27, 2019

The city is full of options for you to have a great time. Take a look at our list and pick your favorite option to enjoy the weekend.

Dublin Sportsfest 

Encouraging people to become more active is the goal of the Dublin Sportsfest 2019. This event takes place in several locations around the city until Sunday 29th September. Focusing on all ages, from children to elderly people, everybody is welcome to keep moving in order to improve their health and grant a better future. Check this weekend programme and get tickets to know more.

When: until Sunday, 29th September

Where: varies

Tickets: price varies



Vegans and vegetarians have a good reason to be looking forward to the weekend. Dublin Vegfest 2019 takes place this weekend with a wide range of plant-based food, drinks and all sort of cruelty-free products. It is a great opportunity for everyone who loves tasty vegan food or wants to give it a try, but also to learn during the talks scheduled to happen over the weekend.

When: Saturday, 28th and Sunday, 29th September

Where: Griffith College

Tickets: from €12.13 – €30.72


IFI Documentary Festival

The Irish Film Institute brings to Dublin the 17th IFI Documentary Festival. Including short films and documentaries, the event offers Irish and international multimedia productions to the public. Saturday programme includes Irish short films, followed by a panel discussion over the film Push, directed by Fredrik Gertten.

When: Saturday, 28th and Sunday, 29th September

Where: Irish Film Institute, Eustace Street, Temple Bar

Tickets: price varies


The Boy Who Learned to Fly

Music, theatre and circus acrobatics are part of the concert The Boy Who Learned to Fly, starring Nathan Mac.  The performance will bring a mix of feelings through songwriting and storytelling. Mac had performed for 13 years with different companies around the country and now comes back to show everything he has learned and the skills he has developed. 

When: Saturday, 28th September

Where: Smock Alley Theatre 1662, Dublin 8

Tickets: €15 – €18

the boy who learned to fly

Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival

Art, activism and politics are merged at the last weekend of the Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival. The event offers a range of performances, including films, dance, workshops and panels over human rights and the challenges being faced worldwide. The festival highlights the importance of standing up and protecting human rights through art.

When: until Sunday, 29th September

Where: Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College

Tickets: up to €19


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