Dublin International Film Festival
A celebration of the best in contemporary world cinema with over 100 film premieres and various panels during 12 days. The Dublin International Film Festival will be held online this year. Please check the website for more details.Date: 03 March 2021 - 14 March 2021
Venue: Virtual event.
St. Patrick's Day Festival
Instead of an in-person festival, the 2021 St Patrick’s Day Festival will be a series of virtual events held on the new online TV channel ‘SPF TV’. This channel can be accessed globally for everyone around the world to enjoy. There will be a vibrant selection of live music from home grown talent as well as art, theatre, storytelling and poetry performances.Date: 12 March 2021 - 17 March 2021
Venue: Virtual event.
St Patrick's Day Parade
Ireland's largest street party consisting of parades, fireworks, family carnivals, street performances and ceilidh dancing has gone digital in 2021. People around the world are encouraged to share photos of their home-parade using the hashtag #RTEVirtualParade on social media platforms.Date: 17 March 2021 - 17 March 2021
Dublin Fringe Festival
Ireland's largest festival for the performing arts has grown from its modest beginnings in 1995 to become one of the city's best-loved events. It now puts on hundreds of performances in various venues throughout the city. Expect a programme of fantastic, beautiful, exciting live performances in the fields of dance, music and visual arts. Total audiences exceed 30,000 in what has become a festival of international importance.Date: 11 September 2021 - 26 September 2021
Venue: Various venues in Dublin.
Dublin Theatre Festival
The best time to experience Dublin's many theatres is during the city's annual Dublin Theatre Festival. For 16 days, stages across Dublin come alive with a range of productions ranging from dance to live theatre. As well as plenty of home-grown talent, visitors have the opportunity to see acts from all corners of the world.Date: 30 September 2021 - 17 October 2021
Venue: Various Dublin theatres.
Dublin City Marathon
More than 10,000 runners have participated over recent years in the KBC Dublin City Marathon. The 42.2km (26.2 miles) race starts on Fitzwilliam Street Upper and finishes in Merrion Square North, both near the city centre. The route passes through many of Dublin's most historic Georgian streets, with Trinity College, St Stephens Green and Phoenix Park among the highlights of a mainly flat single-lap course. Thousands of spectators line the route to watch the race and cheer on the runners.Date: 24 October 2021 - 24 October 2021
Venue: Streets of Dublin.
Free to spectate.
Samhain Halloween Festival
One of the city's few genuinely Celtic traditions, with parties and celebrations climaxing in fireworks and a thrilling night-time procession of banshees, devils, druids and dragons.Date: 31 October 2021 - 01 November 2021
Venue: Venues throughout the city.