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Beatyard – 80+ music acts & performers

Eatyard – 100+ food vendors, demos, food competitions, cooks and stands

Brewtonic Carnivale – 20 craft beers

Tippletown – 10 cocktail & wine bars

The Back Page Gamesyard – Ping Pong Arena & Arcade

Banteryard – arts & discussion

Studioyard – design, tech, flea market, demos, activities

Boatyard – nautical boogie on the water

Kidsyard – fun, frolics and festivities




Line up so far is here loads more still to come..

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When: August 5th & 6th (Bank Holiday Weekend)

Gates Open: 12pm both days

Event Finishes: 10.30pm both days

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, €10 Weekend | 13-17 No Admittance | Adults €59 Day, €89 Weekend

Tickets available here.

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

Ticket Collection: If you already have an Eventbrite printout or screenshot on your phone, then head straight to the main gates. If you are collecting a Ticketmaster ticket then please go to the Box Office (see map photo below). All tickets will be scanned at the gates. Also please have valid photo ID.




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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 we’ve have a fully dedicated area of kids entertainment both days. See full details here

Supervision: Kids MUST be supervised at all times.

Baby changing: Yes we’ll have facilities

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, the Kidsyard is taking place within the overall festival which kicks off from 12pm.

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.


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


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