- 09 Dec 21
The four event series will take place on New Years Eve and Day on the grounds of Dublin Castle.
The holiday season, ring in the new year in style with with New Year's Festival Dublin- a 2 day extravaganza with 4 spectacular events at Dublin Castle.
On New Year's Eve, celebrate a magical midnight moment with critically acclaimed Irish international phenomenon Picture This who are set to headline this year's Countdown Concert with special guests Lyra and Ryan Sheridan. This over 18s event begins at 8pm and crescendoes as the clock strikes 12, with tickets priced at €37.90.
Celebrate with family and friends at the free, family friendly New Year's Matinee Show, with a special earlier countdown with live performances from Hudson Taylor, Róisín O and Fia Moon. Starting at 5pm, children will be enchanted as they ring in the new year in the stunning surroundings of Dublin Castle. This event is free but needs to be booked in advanced.
The celebration continues into New Year's Day with multi platinum Irish & international selling Gavin James who will take the stage for the New Year's Day Concert, joined by special guests True Tides, Erica Cody, and Brad Heidi. Tickets are priced at €27.90.
"It is fantastic to see New Year's Festival Dublin return this year with an amazing line up featuring some of Ireland's finest musical talent and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy," said Ciara Sugrue, Head of Festivals at Fáilte Ireland.
"Festivals and events like this are crucial as we work towards the recovery of the tourism sector and the New Year's Festival Dublin will give visitors the opportunity to experience the very best of our capital city while providing a boost for tourism businesses at an off-peak time of the year."
This New Year's Festival Dublin is a Fáilte Ireland and Dublin City Council initiative, produced and promoted by MCD Productions with special thanks to the OPW and Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government.
You can purchase tickets to the Countdown Concert here, New Year's Eve Matinee here, New Year's Day concert here, and the New Year's Afternoon in The Castle does not require tickets. For more information, click here.