Living in Dublin can be expensive. But it is possible to have lots of fun in the capital city without spending a cent. Here’s 10 free things to do in Dublin this September….
Farmleigh House, Sunday 2nd September.
How does a spot of Bollywood dancing with a side serving of delicious Indian cuisine sound? A super free day out in the beautiful Farmleigh gardens to commererate India Day. Find out more here.
The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival
Donabate, Thursday 6th to Sunday 16th September
The Bleeding Pig Festival is a ten day extravaganza with national acts, performers, a 3 day film festival and much more. Literally something for everyone (including literary types!) Find out more here.
Festival Of Food At Airfield Estate
Airfield Estate, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September
Airfield Estate will be foodie heaven this September. In addition to a food village, there will be a craft brewery, family foraging and lots more. Our mouths are watering in anticipation. You can find out more here.
I Love Terenure 2030 – Family Fun Day 2018
Terenure – Saturday 8th September
Head along to Terenure for a lovely family day out. As well as bouncy castles, face painting and all the usual family fun, there will be live music all day. Find out more here
Cabinteely Carnival 2018
Cabinteely, Sunday 9th September
It’s Carnival time in Cabinteely This is a free family fun day out featuring circus performers, activities and a chance to learn some circus skills. Find out more here
Phoenix Park Honey Show 2018
Phoenix Park, Sunday 9th September
Days out don’t get much sweeter. This is the fourth year of the honey show. There will be biodiversity and horticultural tours of the walled garden throughout the day. Moreover the little ones will have plenty to do, making this a great family day out. Find out more here
Smithfield Square, Saturday 15th September
Dublinternational Festival will give you the chance to ‘Travel the World in 80 Steps’. There will be cultural activities of interest for all ages. For example there will be a Children’s area, interactive workshops, intergenerational activities and youth speakers corner. So expect lots of opportunities for audience engagement, participation, education and fun. Find out more here
Various locations, Friday 21st September.
Surely this is the biggest night in the cultural calendar. Culture night will see venues and public spaces across Ireland open their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment. Keep an eye on InspireMe.ie for more information.
Family Tour Of Roderic O’Connor And The Moderns
National Gallery of Ireland, Sunday 23rd September
Sundays are fundays in the National Gallery. Designed entirely for families, this fun and accessible tour will encourage visitors of all ages to discover more about Roderic O’Conor and the artists from Pont-Aven. Find out more here.
The Terenure International Food Festival 2018
Terenure Saturday 29th September
Last but not least, we are back in Terenure for our final event. There will be 40 International food stalls, showcasing the finest Cuisine from all corners of the world. Alongside this there will be international music & dance entertainment from 11 am. In other words, this is going to be a delicious day out. Find out more here
Lots more Free Things to Do in Dublin and Around Ireland
But this is only a small selection of the fantastic events happening around Dublin and all over the country. To find out what’s on near you visit InspireMe.ie. And of course don’t forget to sign up to get reminders of these great events.
Finally all details were correct at time of publication. But please check with local organisers before you travel.