Unmissable Events in Dublin for March 2024


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Dublin, the lively capital of Ireland, is filled with historic gems, diverse art, and unique culture. As the spring season nears, There’s a host of unforgettable events in Dublin this March.

If you’re a local seeking fun weekend activities, or a visitor ready to dive into Dublin’s vibrant culture and experiences, here are some events happening in Dublin in March 2024.

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations

St. Patrick’s Day is always a highlight when March arrives in Dublin. It’s a day where everything Irish is celebrated, and the city comes alive with a burst of green. But there’s more to it than just green beer.

Start your March agenda with the famous St. Patrick’s Day Parade. It’s filled with exciting shows from marching bands worldwide and plenty of attractive floats. It’s a must-see for everyone, whether you’re a resident or a visitor.

But the fun doesn’t stop there. Dublin buzzes with music, handicrafts, street shows, and lots of themed happenings in local spots. Children will enjoy the activities meant for them, while adults can wander around listening to Irish tunes, savor traditional foods, or join in the fun at a nearby pub.

The Bricktionary

The Bricktionary: The Interactive Exhibition is coming to Dublin! This fun LEGO® event will be at the Theatre of Light in Point Village from March 10 to May 18, 2024.

This exhibition is the brainchild of famous LEGO® expert Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught. It’s based on his book, The Bricktionary: The Ultimate A-Z of LEGO®, and showcases over 150 models that have won hearts worldwide.

With six hands-on build areas and displays featuring models from the fan-favorite show ‘LEGO® Masters Australia,’ as well as 45 original brick creations by The Brickman team, there’s plenty to spark your creativity.

At the exhibition, you’ll find many creations, from giant animals to detailed models of space travel, all crafted from LEGO® bricks. The display intends to spark your imagination with its multitude of designs. You can also expect interactive challenges, like an Earthquake challenge and a puzzling mosaic where visitors can add to large-scale LEGO® murals.

Adult tickets begin at €15, while children’s tickets (0-17 years) are €12. Kids under 3 get in free. This unique exhibit is perfect for LEGO® fans, families, or anyone wanting to unleash their creativity.

Cup North Dublin coffee festival

The Cup North Dublin Coffee Festival is a treat for coffee lovers. It’s happening from March 1-3, 2024, at The Complex in Dublin. The same folks who brought us the famous Manchester and Birmingham Coffee Festivals are organizing this one.

On March 1, there’s a special session only for those in the coffee business. Then, the next two days are open for everyone to enjoy coffee-related fun, taste tests, and classes. The Complex, in central Dublin, is an ideal place for this interactive coffee event, open to coffee lovers of all ages.

Spring art exhibitions

The National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin has planned several art exhibits for spring 2024. Once you don’t want to miss is “Turning Heads: Rubens, Rembrandt, and Vermeer,” running from February 24 to May 26, 2024. This exhibition will display some of the most iconic pieces from these masters, proving how they shaped art’s history.

There’s also the “Walter Frederick Osborne: The Guinness Portrait” event, starting March 23 through September 1, 2024.

Running from March 30, 2024, to January 12, 2025, is “An Túr Gloine: Artists and the Collective”. This event celebrates the creative genius of Irish artists who work with stained glass.

The gallery runs these exhibitions to attract people of all ages with various art programs. They aim to be inclusive and educational. Some exhibits are free so that everyone can enjoy and learn from the showcased art.

The National Gallery at Merrion Square West in Dublin has flexible hours, with late openings on Thursdays, to suit everyone’s schedules.

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