City Spectacular is a free festival in Dublin set to entertain 300,000 people with performances, music, artisan food & much, much more!
Slap bang in the middle of the summer, Dublin’s Merrion Square will be home to the biggest street performance competition in the world. But this year, alongside the world’s best street performers the festival is expanding throughout the city to include concerts, family picnics, artisan food events and outdoor screenings, inviting hundreds of thousands of people to enjoy the best of what these famous cities have to offer.
City Spectacular is taking place July 11th – 13th, and you can expect jaw-dropping jugglers, awe-inspiring acrobats, mind-blowing mime artists and even spine-tingling sword swallowers! Go metro music stage will be set in the Merrion Square as well, blaring out brass band ensembles, afrobeat, folk, bluegrass, soul, gospel and jamacian ska for your entertainment all over the weekend!
With inside out spaces, astronaut experiences, live painting, food stalls and much much more, there will be something for everyone at this year’s City Spectacular! You can get more info at their page as well: http://www.cityspectacular.com/
If you are coming over to Dublin for City Spectacular, make sure to stay in the Barnacles Temple Bar – voted the best hostel in Ireland! With rooms to suite any budget, free WiFi, free breakfast, and the best location in town, you will never be far from fun and the best Dublin has to offer! Make sure to avail of our legendary pub crawl or any of the tours we can book for you at discount prices!