Top 5 events for this weekend!


The YouBloom Summit is a two-day summit connecting musicians and professionals working in the music industry. In parallel, the festival offers 5 days of concerts on the Main Stage at the Bloom Festival and 3 nights of live music in four venues right in the city centre. The concerts in the city centre are completely free all weekend! So don’t hesitate and go to J.T Pim’s, The Mercantile, Berlin D2 and The Underground to discover some amazing Irish and international bands and have a good musical time! Tia Burke, Where’s Luke, Carito Plaza, Katie Gallagher… these are just a few of all the artists performing at this event. Check YouBloom webpage to see the whole line-up.

Free admission

Fri. 1st June – Mon. 4th June

Where: Various Venues
J.T. Pim’s, 4 South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2
Mercantile, 28 Dame Street, Dublin 2
Berlin D2, Clarendon Street, Dublin 2
Underground, 64 Dame Street, Dublin 2

FESTIVAL – Tall Ship Regatta 2018

This year, 17 ships are racing between Liverpool and Dublin for the Tall Ship Regatta 2018. They will then continue to Bordeaux, France. For this bank holiday weekend, the Tall Ship Regatta makes a stop in Dublin. The smaller ships will be moored in Grand Canal Dock and the larger ones in Sir John Rogersons Quay where you can see them. On Saturday and Sunday, you can even have free access to some of them!

Free admission

Fri. 1st June – Mon. 4th June

Grand Canal Dock / Sir John Rogersons Quay,
Dublin 2


Here is another great way to enjoy this bank holiday weekend while celebrating summer! Bloom is a spectacular gardening event, hosted by Bord Bia, which will enchant both young and old with plenty of activities and events, from show gardens to live music, including cooking demonstrations and a lot more!

€18-€42 (Children’s admission is free)

Thu. 31st May – Mon. 4th June
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Visitor Centre,
Phoenix Park, Dublin

FESTIVAL – Forbidden Fruit Festival

June Bank Holiday truly is a very busy weekend for festival and live music-lovers! Forbidden Fruit is a three-day festival combining live music, art, fashion and food, with 4 different stages offering a exceptional and eclectic line-up for all tastes!

From €64.50

Sat. 2nd June – Mon. 4th June

Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA),
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Military Road, Dublin 8

FESTIVAL – Howth Tradfest 2018

Another great festival for this exciting weekend! Howth Tradfest 2018 is taking place in the charming fishing village of Howth with over 20 events in 9 different venues: McNeill’s of Howth, The Summit Inn, The Abbey Tavern, The Waterside, O’Connell’s, The Harbor Bar, Findlaters and The Bloody Stream. Come and enjoy the finest artists of Irish music. Plus, many gigs are free!

Free admission

Fri. 1st of May – Mon. 4th of June

Various venues,

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