Events for the weekend (22&23 July)


Festival of Curiosity (various locations) - 20 - 23 July


Playful days & Curious Nights. Experience a cultural feast of unique, visual and interactive experiences in Dublin that merge cutting edge technology, design, arts and science in playful, immersive & curious ways.


Swords Summerfest at Swords Castle and Main Street, Swords - 20 - 23 July



Dublin Maker in Merrion Square - 22 July


A day-long free festival of hackers, crafters, coders, DIYers and curious inventors. Attention all makers, tinkerers, inventors, hackers and do-it-yourselfers: A creative carnival of show and tell, Dublin Maker, is set to take over Merrion Square this Summer. Transforming it into a spectacular family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness and we want you join us.


Children's Event: Pond Dipping in the National Botanic Gardens - 22 July


Free, but booking is essential. 


Back to the Bronze Age: drop-in activity in the National Museum of Ireland (Archaeology) - 22 July


What was life like in Ireland during the Bronze Age? Drop into our learning space to handle replica artefacts and find out how people in Ireland in Prehistoric times used metal for their weapons and tools. Then create your very own lunula to take home! Suitable for kids over 8. 


Free Family Funday (Liberties Festival) in St Patrick's Park - 22 July



Bray Air Display - 22 & 23 July


Ireland's biggest air festival. As well as the incredible display in the skies over Bray there will be a food and craft village featuring artisan food and specialist craft stalls as well as musical entertainment, a family fun fair or why not take to the skies to experience the thrill and exhilaration of a helicopter pleasure flight on either day.


Where's Wally Weekend at Kildare Maze - 22 & 23 July



Visual Art Workshops: Animal Shapeshifters in The Ark - 22 & 23 July


This is your chance to work with artist and shape-shifter, Jole Bortoli, who will help you explore the world of animals through drawing and painting, 3D construction, and sculpting.


Family Fun Weekend at Dublin Weston Airport, Lucan - 22 & 23 July


In line with the Bray AirShow you can come along and view 25+ on static display here at Weston. While doing that why not enjoy the funfair on site with lots of other fun for the family. 


Hands-on History drop-in activity in the National Museum of Ireland (Collins Barracks) - 23 July


A chance to explore some of the artefacts from the Museum’s collection of objects for handling with Museum educators - a fascinating drop-in handling session for all ages. No booking required.


Family Workshop: Delve Deeper in the National Botanic Gardens - 23 July



Have Fun!