Festivals & Events in Dublin this November

Thinking of coming over to Ireland this November? You should! With flight tickets sales and after season deals plus our deals for hostels, you really have no excuse! On the budget, with loads of fun, there is something for everyone! We have 3 for 2 deal on dorms in November and you can avail of the Barnacles Tour of Ireland for only €65, including night in Dublin, Galway and Cliffs of Moher tour! Check out our list of recommended Festivals & Events in Dublin this November:

Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo

3rd November – 7th January
Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo promises to be an truly unforgettable experience. Follow the enchanted trail where you will discover the dazzling array of beautifully crafted giant silk lanterns, be wowed by the Chinese performers while enjoying Chinese food, warm drinks and crafts at the marketplace. Perfect stroll on a dark winter’s evening?


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Christmas on the Square: Séamus and Manus McGuire 

25th November
Merrion Square is a regal Georgian gem in the heart of Dublin. Explore one of its fine buildings as the square celebrates Christmas with this concert at number 73 featuring traditional fiddlers, Séamus and Manus McGuire.

The Jonathan Swift Festival

23rd-26th November
The life and work of one of Ireland’s most popular authors will be celebrated at The
Jonathan Swift Festival. Listen to ballads from 300 years ago, take walking tours around Swift’s Dublin, or maybe watch a theatrical performance or enjoy dinner in the beautiful surrounds of St Patrick’s Cathedral. Immerse yourself in Swift’s life and work, and hear from contemporary writers, musicians, historians and performers taking up Swift’s challenge to “Go, traveller, and imitate if you can this earnest and dedicated champion of liberty.”

Dublin Gallery Weekend

23rd-26th November
This November 40 galleries across Dublin will host over 60 events over one great weekend for visitors to discover stunning art right across the city.

Guinness Series

Ireland v South Africa, 11th November
South Africa’s rugby team, otherwise known as the Springboks, are a daunting presence on the rugby pitch. Watch them face Ireland at the Aviva Stadium…it’s going to be a nerve-wracking game.

Ireland v Fiji, 18th November
Fiji will challenge Ireland at the Aviva Stadium as part of the Autumn Internationals Series. It’s going to be a brilliant game.

Ireland v Argentina, 25th November
For the final game of the thrilling 2017 Guinness Series, Ireland set their sights on Argentina in what is guaranteed to be a memorable match.