What’s On in Dublin This Weekend (June 22-24)
The weather is heating up again and there’s plenty to do this weekend, from Dublin Pride Festival to a lot of live music, read up on all that’s on in Dublin Town!
DublinTown features on Dublin City FM every Friday morning to talk about some of the many things happening in the city. If you missed us on air, don’t worry as below are a number of things you can do this weekend in the city.
Dublin Pride Run 5K in Phoenix Park – Friday 22nd June
The annual Pride Run 5K will take place in Phoenix Park on Friday evening from 7.30pm until midnight. Although registration is closed, crowds are encouraged to cheer participants on, who will rwalk, jog, run or prance through the park. Proceeds from this year will go to three chosen charities: TENI, Gay Switchboard and Lesbian Line.
GCN Exhibition 2018 during Dublin Pride – 21st June-1st July
GCN (Gay Community News) is celebrating 30 years with a multimedia exhibition charting the evolution of LGBTQ+ Ireland over the last three decades. Discover everything from photos to newspaper snippets.
One Great Day at Ilac Centre in aid of Temple Street – Saturday 23rd June
This all day event takes place throughout the Ilac Shopping Centre to help fundraise for Temple Street Children’s Hospital. There will be fun activities including dancing, musical performances and little giveaways for children.
Enjoy dinner in Dublin Town before Billy Joel plays Aviva Stadium – Saturday 23rd June
Dublin is playing host to the legendary Billy Joel this Saturday evening, as he will take centre stage at the Aviva Stadium. There are many wonderful restaurants to dine in before you get the Dart to Lansdowne Road, including Marco Pierre White, Lemon & Duke, and The Woollen Mills.
Live music performances at The Mercantile – Friday-Sunday 22-24th June
The Mercantile on Dame Street will have plenty of live music for customers this weekend, with great Irish bands to enjoy over pints and tasty food. The line up is: Friday evening Homesick Gypsies, on Saturday evening Ginfinger, and Sunday evening Hooligan Elephant.
A Day in May Documentary at Olypmia Theatre – Sunday & Monday 24-25th June
Renowned journalist & broadcaster Charlie Bird released his book ‘A Day in May’, which told stories and showed photographs of Dublin and Ireland during the Marriage Referendem – and now it’s a documentary feature which will be shown on the big screen. Tickets are still available for the two-day show, while the book is available to buy in the Dublin Pride Shop on Clarendon Street. Both will donate all proceeds to Pieta House.
Art of Street Photography Exhibition in Powerscourt Centre – until 30th June
In the beautiful ballroom of the Powerscourt Centre, a collection of over 50 photographers will have their photos displayed in the Art of Street Photography Exhibition, which has been extended until the end of June. The popular exhibition is a wonderful showcase of Irish and worldwide photographers, which depict candid shots as well as artwork around the world.
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Tune in to Dublin City FM each Friday between 10.30am and 10.45am to find out what’s on that weekend!