Beatyard is an annual music, arts and food festival returning to Dún Laoghaire this August on the Bank Holiday weekend. This year’s headliner is famous group “The Jacksons”, which will be their first ever performance in Ireland. Take the DART from the city center, and you’ll be there in 30 minutes. For more information and tickets, have a look at the website.
Dublin Horse Show
Dublin Horse Show is one of Ireland’s biggest annual sporting and social events which attracts over 100,000 visitors both domestic and foreign. It’s the perfect event for horse lovers, since they have over 1500 horses and 130 classes in the event. However, this is an event with something to love for everyone – dining, shopping and entertainment, everything can be found. For tickets, visit the website of Ticketmaster, where the Dublin Horse Show will take place from the 8th to the 12th of August.
Wood Quay Summer Sessions
Thursday lunches in July will be all about enjoying live music in the fresh air. Wood Quay Summer Sessions returns this year and will again take place four times in the Wood Quay Amphitheatre. So, grab your food, invite your friends, and have a different kind of lunch for once. Now the only hope is that the sun comes out! For more information, have a look at the Wood Quay’s Facebook.
West End and Broadway hit Wicked is coming to the Bord Gais Energy Theatre from the 17th of July till the 1st of September. The theatre-show tells the story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two sorcery students and their extraordinary adventures in Oz, which will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. For tickets, visit the theatre’s website.
Bray Air Display
The free festival Bray Air Display is Ireland’s biggest air festival and takes place this year on the 28th and the 29th of July. So far, the festival announced a line-up with over 40 aircrafts as well as parachute teams and helicopters. For more information, have a look at their website