Best Things to do in Dublin in Autumn

As the weather gets a bit colder (and wetter), Autumn is made for slowing down and savoring some of the more traditional and cultural aspects of your visit to Dublin. You can absolutely still go for all the adventures and water sports, just keep in mind, it may be a bit chilly! Some of the best things to do in Dublin this Autumn are listed below, but let us know if we missed any of the ones you like!

Trad session

Is there anything better than chilling in the pub, singing along to a good session while sipping on a pint of your favorite draught? This has been one of the favorite pass-times in Ireland for centuries, so believe us, we have perfected it.

Irish Coffee

If you are really cold, there is nothing better than an Irish Coffee to give you that amazing “pick me up”! As Alex Levine ones said: ““Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat.”

Catch a Festival

It may be Autumn, but there is still so much going on! Check Dublin International Festival, delve into Dracula’s creator at Dublin’s Bram Stoker Festival and of course, there is Oktoberfest as well. Decision, decisions….


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Fabulous food

If weather forces you to be inside rather than outside, you may as well be spending time with nice food! We are so lucky in Ireland, as most of our food is sourced in Ireland, so only down the road! Ireland’s innovative chefs are serving up a new strand of creative Irish cuisine, making the most of the ingredients to be found from sea to shore.


Did you know that most of the museums are free of charge to visit? Go on a culture crawl, and check out National Gallery, National History Museum, National Archaeological Museum, Science Gallery and Chester Beatty Library for the ultimate culture vulture day!

Enjoy the great outdoors

Wrap up warm and go for a hike! Explore Wicklow during autumn and enjoy the amazing colors display, or go for a walk in Phoenix park for a quick fix of nature in the city! Color changing is stunning all over Dublin, see if you can spot all the best house fronts around Stephens Green.