Events in dublin The Big Grill BBQ & Craft Beer Festival The Clarence Hotel


We have the lowdown on all the best music, food and culture events in Dublin City this summer. We’ve picked out our favourite summer happenings, which are sure to be so much fun, and not to be missed!   The Big Grill August 16th–19th 2018 The Big Grill BBQ & Craft Beer Festival takes place… Read more »


Looking for lively, entertaining events in Dublin this summer? If you’re planning a getaway to Dublin (or even a staycation) this month then keep reading. We’ve compiled the best of what’s happening in our favourite city and beyond this June.   Bloom In The Park  May 31st – June 4th 2018 Bloom is Ireland’s biggest… Read more »

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Tradfest started out in 2006 as a small niche traditional music festival, a first for Dublin, hoping to create something special – a festival showcasing the cream of both Irish and international trad and folk artists while also providing a stage to promote the next generation of Irish musicianship. From modest beginnings the festival has… Read more »


  BRAM STOKER FESTIVAL 24th – 27th October The Bram Stoker Festival is back with a bang to celebrate the life, work and legacy of Dublin horror novelist Bram Stoker and his gothic novel ‘Dracula’. This year the festival intends to infiltrate the very crevices of the city, awakening the dormant gothic that sleeps in the… Read more »

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If you’re paying us a visit this summer, make sure to take a stroll around town and enjoy the brand new Sunday market planned from June to September! You can meander around especially pedestrianised areas of the city and peruse market stalls full of fashion and food as well as enjoying performance areas for the… Read more »

This weekend, Dublin will welcome back Forbidden Fruit, one of the city’s newest and most exciting music festivals. Set in the gorgeous grounds of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, it’s only a short stroll away from The Clarence. Featuring one big open air stage and four tented indoor areas (including a newly added Comedy… Read more »