Get Groovy Here
What better way to get rid of the Christmas bulge than to dance it off? German DJ and producer Tensnake is back in Dublin for a special St Stephens Day party at The Button Factory, Dublin. Also on the line-up is 4wrd grad and Jack Thompson before the main act takes centre stage. Doors from 11pm and tickets are priced from €13 and can be bought here.
Run With The Turkey’s Here
Feeling adventurous this season? why not challenge yourself to a 10km around Sutton this coming Wednesday, December 28th? The trail will take you around St Fintan’s Church before heading all the way up the Carrickbrack Road before looping around back to Saint Fintan’s Church. There will be a real celebratory atmosphere at the Suttonians Rugby Football Club, with live music, BBQs, and bouncy castles for families to enjoy. Admission price is €23 and you can find more information here.
Go To The Races Here
Celebrate St Stephen’s Day with National Hunt racing at Leopardstown Racecourse at the annual Christmas festival that takes place from December 26th through 29th. The festival attracts a huge range of personalities and celebrities along with families, friends and racing fans. Racing Post Day kicks off the first of the festivals four high-calibre National Hunt race days and features the Racing Post Novice Steeplechase. If horses aren’t your thing there is plenty of food and drink on offer throughout the venue too. Tickets available here, so get galloping!
Search For Hidden Treasure Here
Descend on Temple Bar with Dublin Decoded in celebration of New Year’s Festival this coming Friday, December 30th. Kick off the new year by joining Arran Henderson, art historian extraordinaire, in Dublin’s historic Viking quarter, where he’ll hand out treasure maps to you and your teammate. Armed with the map and some cryptic clues, you’ll have to dart around, finding landmarks. After reconvening, you’ll walk the route with Arran, learning more about the artefacts found in Round One. Then, of course, it will be time to find out who the victor was. The Temple Great Temple Bar treasure hunt begins at the Rory Gallagher Corner, Meeting House Square, and begins at 11.30am. For more info and tickets click here.
Ring In The New Year Bells Here
Join in the NYE celebrations at the Dublin three-day NYE festival taking place city-wide. Starting on Friday, December 31st and running through to January 1st, visitors can expect to see their favourite artists including walking on Cars, The Blizzards, and Little Hours, as well as display form Luminosity and the breathtaking Sky Dance performers. With so many free events to choose from over the three days you’ll be spoiled for choice for things to do to ring in the new year. For a full list of events and times click here.