Ranelagh Arts Festival

Ranelagh Arts Festival Family Fun Day

Ranelagh Arts Festival returns to Dublin with a rich and various programme! Comedy, Music, Literature, Cinema, Visual Arts and fun for all the family. This year they are putting a greater emphasis on the visual arts with a number of exciting art exhibitions that they hope will engage, surprise and satisfy all who attend.

The Film "The Secret Of Kells" will be showing on Saturday 2 October at 11.30 in Sandford Park School Auditorium  at €3 per person. Also on Saturday there will be some fine music acts from Dublin andbeyond to play a daytime gig in Ranelagh Gardens. This event will be Free

One of the most popular events of the Ranelagh Arts Festival is the Family Fun Day and Children’s Parade. You won’t be disappointed.

Ranelagh Arts Festival Family Fun Day with  Punch and Judy Puppet Show, Children’s Parade and lotd more fun for all the family

The park will be jammed with entertainment for all ages including face painting, traditional games and street entertainers, Tug of war, food stalls, crafts, and a showcase of cabaret and street theatre. Parade will land in the park in all its glory after its odyssey from Scoil Bhride via Beechwood Road and Annavilla. There promises to be plenty of colour with all the self made costumes. If you are hoping to hear some good old-fashioned drumming the children will be accompanied by the fantastic Mad Hatters as in previous years. Michael Bourke will bring the finishing touches as he leads the parade in his role as Grand Marshall.

There will a Monster Treasure Hunt throughout the Festival on the final Family Fun day.

If you miss the parade, don’t worry- Conor Lambert’s famous Punch and Judy Puppet Show and the brand new act, Ted Jacobs with his Escape Artist and Magic Show will keep the whole family entertained. 


Venue:  Ranelagh Village


Classification :  Family Event / All Ages


Dates:  Friday 24 September – Sunday 3 October 


Admission :    Some Events Are Free



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