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Beatyard Festival

When ? August 3rd/4th/5th 2018
Where?  Dun Laoghaire Harbour
On Social : #beatyard #nauticalboogie #eatyard
Eatyard Dublin’s favourite street food market with 50+ food areas, demos, food competitions, workshops and the Bernard Shea Flea Market. In the Eatyard tent we’ll have various craft beers, a rum bar, gin bar, and wine & bubbles plus entertainment, talks, food, the Irish Street food awards, and much more. ***Apply to be a vendor here***
Gamesyard  Sports & games for adults & kids.
Studioyard Art, Design, & Tech Installations.
Boatyard Get your Nautical boogie on, literally, on the water with our infamous boat parties.
Kidsyard – Not an area per se,  but we’ll have various kid friendly activities over the weekend, Facepainting, Gamesyard, various carnival bits, and much more to be announced
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When: August 3rd/4th/5th (Bank Holiday Weekend)

Gates Open: 4pm Friday, 12pm Saturday & Sunday

Event Finishes: 10.30pm each day.

Bars Close: 10pm both days

Where: Dun Laoghaire Harbour (Old Stena Ferry Terminal) – See photos below

How Much?: Kids 0-2 go Free | Kids 2-12 €5 Day | 13-17 No Admittance | Adults €59 Day, €150 Weekend

Tickets available here.

Please note: Tickets are non-transferrable and non-refundable. We cannot process name or day changes.

Ticket Collection: If you already have an Eventbrite printout or screenshot on your phone, then head straight to the site entrance . All tickets will be scanned at the gates. Also please have valid photo ID. There will be a box office on site all weekend if you wish to purchase tickets at the gate.



A taste of 2017




How Do I Get There? 

DART: Dun Laoghaire station is right opposite the site. Take the DART Southbound from City Centre and Northbound from Greystones/Bray.

Bus 46A, 7 & 8 all serve Dun Laoghaire form City Centre, 75 from Rathfarnham. The terminus is right opposite the site.

Taxi: Rank is located on Marine Road

Family Friendly?: Yes ! Babies up to 2 years old go free, kids 3-12 are e5 per child, and can be purchased here

Supervision: Kids MUST be supervised at all times.

Baby changing: There’s a baby changing facility in the toilets in the Terminal building inside, and beside the Imaginosity area. If you want to get in touch to arrange this and other details, get in touch via

Volume: The Main Stage area will have high volume, so we recommend protective headphones for young children if you plan to take them over to the stage.

Do I need an adult ticket with my kids’ tickets? Yes.

Readmission: Weekend ticket holders can come & go. No readmission for day ticket holders, however exceptions will be made for those wishing to drop kids home!

Parking: We do not have any on site parking. The nearest car parks are Bloomfield Shopping Centre, Dun Laoghaire Shopping Centre, DLR Lexlcon Library and Queen’s Road Car Park. (Charges apply at all)

Can I bring my own food/drinks: No, we have a great range of food & drink vendors on site in our Eatyard.

Buggies for kids are allowed.

Folding chairs are allowed.

Please note: Tickets are non-transferrable and non-refundable. We cannot process name changes.

Check out our Spotify playlist for this year



Beatyard would like to thank the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company for all their assistance in running the festival




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