Dublin calendar of events 2018

Calendar of Dublin, events 2018, festivals, parades, funfairs, sporting events, main celebrations, events in Ireland. 

Dublin calendar events January 2018

Dublin City Book Fair: January. Location: Tara Towers Hotel.

The Temple Bar TradFest 2018: Dublin January 24 to 28th.

Holiday World Show 2018: Dublin January 26 to 28th, at RDS Dublin

Dublin: February 2018

Dublin Chinese Festival 2018: February 16th to March 4th. The Year of the Dog. Chinese New Year’s Day Concert. Spring Festival Chinese Carnival, Chinese performances, dragon and lion dance at the Meeting House Square, Temple Bar.

Jameseon Film Festival 2018: Dublin February 22 to March 4th. The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (JDIFF) shows Irish Film premieres.

Greenbean Novel Fair: February, at the Irish Writers Centre

Dublin: March 2018

Enjoy the best events and St Patricks Day celebrations in Dublin in March. 

Student Race Days 2018: in Dublin on February 3, 4th, at the Leopardstown Racecourse.

St. Patrick's Festival 2018: Dublin March 15 to 19th

St. Patrick's parade Dublin 2018: March 17th. Parade route: Parnell Square - O’Connell Street - O’Connell Bridge - Westmoreland Street - Dame Street - Lord Edward Street - Christchurch Cathedral - Patrick Street - St. Patrick’s Cathedral. 

St. Patrick's Day: March 17, 2018.

Working Abroad Expo: Dublin in March. Location: Serpentine Hall, RDS, Angelsea Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

Dublin: April 2018

MusicTown 2018: Dublin April 13 to 22nd.

Pregnancy & Baby Fair: April 14, 15th 2018, at RDS Dublin.

Ideal Home Show: Dublin in April, at the RDS Simmonscourt.

Irish Cycling Show: April, at TDS Dublin.

Spring Coin & Stamp Fair: April, at RDS.

Dublin Samsung Night Run 10k: in April.

Dublin: May 2018

Drupal Open Days: in May, at the Guinness Enterprise Centre.

Dublin Writers Festival or Literature Festival in May.

Dublin Dance Festival 2018: May 2 to 20th. 

Wings for Life World Run Ireland 2018: Dublin May 6th. Charity Race 

Dublin City Soul Festival: in May, at Merrion Square Park, Dublin 2.

Dublin Bloom 2018: May 31 to June 4th. Ireland's Largest Garden Festival, at Phoenix Park.

Dublin: June 2018

What to do in Dublin in June 2018?

Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2018: Dublin on June 3rd.

Taste of Dublin: June, at Meagh Gardens.

Inspirefest 2018: Dublin June 21, 22nd. Inspirefest is a unique international festival of technology, science, design and the arts. The main two-day conference takes place in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin’s Silicon Docks.

Dublin LGBTQ Parade Day 2018: June 30th.

Dublin: July 2018

Clontarf Half Marathon and 5 mile: Dublin in July.

Wicked, Broadway Musical at Bord Gais Energy Theatre: July 17 to September 1, 2018

Tough Mudder Dublin: July 21, 22nd 2018, at Loughcrew Adventure Centre Loughcrew Oldcastle Co Meath Ireland.

Longitude Festival in Dublin: July 2018. Music festival at Marlay Park. 

The Festival of Curiosity in Dublin in July.

Dublin Maker: July 28th 2018, free event, at Merrion Square

Dublin: August 2018

Dublin Horse show 2018: August 8 to 12th, at RDS
Horse event in Dublin with ponies, dressage, horse parade, Irish performance

Rock ‘n’ Roll Series: Dublin Half Marathon, 10k & 5K Races: August 11, 12th 2018. 

Dublin Comic Con: August. Location: Convention Center.

IRONMAN 70.3 Dublin: August 

Dublin's Golden Cup: August. Tournament.

Futura Fair in Dublin in August. Location: City West Convention Center.

Autumn Gift Fair in Dublin in August. Citywest Convention Centre Dublin.

Shamrokon in Dublin in August. A science fiction convention.

National Heritage Week: August.

Dublin World Food Congress: August.

Dublin City Triathlon: August.

Dublin: September 2018

Dublin Fashion Week in Dublin: September.

The Longines Irish Champions Weekend takes place in Leopardstown & September at the Curragh. 

Dublin Fringe: September. 

Dublin Coffee & Tea Festival in September. Location: Industries Hall, RDS Dublin.

Oktoberfest Dublin: September, October, at George’s Dock in the IFSC Docklands.

Dublin Vegfest happens in September at the Griffith College Campus

Great Dublin Bike Ride: September from Smithfield Dublin.

Dublin Theatre Festival: September, October.

Dublin: October 2018

London to Dublin cycle: October.

PBFA Dublin Book fair will be held in Dublin in October, at the Freemasons Hall.

Pregnancy and Baby Fair: October, at RDS Dublin.

ITF World Championships in October, at Citywest Hotel.

Open House Dublin is an annual weekend of free architecture tours in Dublin in October.

Jobs Expo Dublin in October. Free admission at the Dublin’s Croke Park Conference Centre.

Mind Body Spirit & Yoga in October at RDS Dublin.

Dublin Marathon Expo will be held in October at RDS Dublin.

Dublin Marathon: October. The course starts at Fitwilliam Street Upper and finishes at Merrion Square North.

Dublin: November 2018

Dublin calendar of events 2018: November:

Dublin Book Festival in November, at the Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin.

Dublin 5k & 10k MoRun in November, in Phoenix Park.

The Knitting & Stitching Show in November, at Simmonscourt , RDS, Dublin.

Dublin Doc Fest will take place in November, at the RHA Gallery, Dublin.

Craft Festival Dublin: November at the Royal Marine Hotel.

Run in the Dark in Dublin in November.

St. Stephen's Green Christmas Market in Dublin in November through December.

Dublin Morunners in November in Phoenix Park, Dublin.

Dublin: December 2018

Dublin calendar events December 2018:

Festival of Carols and Readings in December. Chester Beatty Library Dublin.

Winter Wonderland Dublin in December. Location: RDS, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

  • Ice Skating ring in Dublin
  • Christmas Circus
  • Funderland

Christmas in Dublin on December 25th.

New Year's Festival Dublin: December, January. Live music performances, 3D light projections, food village

New Year's Eve party: December 31st.

New Year's Eve Countdown in Dublin, concert, December 31st.

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Dublin, Ireland


New Year' day

Temple Bar TradFest


Chinese New Year


St. Patrick's Festival 

Festival Treasure Hunt 

Jameseon Film Festival 



Student Race Day 

Ideal Home Show 


Writers Festival

Dublin City Soul Festival 



Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 

Taste of Dublin

Rainbow Run


Clontarf Half Marathon and 5 mile 

Tough Mudder Dublin 

Longitude Festival


Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon 

Dublin Horse Show 

National Heritage Week


Dublin Fashion Week

Fringe Festival

Dublin Oktoberfest 


Open House Dublin



Run in the Dark 

Book Festival 

Dublin Morunners 


Festival of Carols and Readings 

Winter Wonderland 

New Year's Eve Coundown