Festival Big Day Out
11:55 AM, Sun, 18 Mar
Venue: Merrion Square, Dublin 2
See Merrion Square transform with a vibrant day-long street carnival, bursting with street theatre, music, aerial performances, workshops, art installations, Irish Language activities and of course a festival Céilí.
Pilot a spaceship across the galaxy in Defender Run or shoot down aliens in the Space Invaders gallery in the interactive Reality Arcade inspired by classic retro games where it’s up to you to bring the games to life.
Enter a world of fantasy and be inspired by mysterious storytelling by torchlight, shadow puppets, illustration and an exciting adventure puzzle room where Dublin UNESCO City of Literature’s Citywide read ‘Making Millions’ will come to life in a Georgian House. Catch a special reading from the book by the author Erica McCann.
Prepare to have your mind blown while experimenting with cutting edge technology in the Science Foundation Ireland science zone and marvel at skilled jugglers, illusionists, theatrical wizardry. Laugh your socks off at hilarious comedy, witty banter and fun, quirky performances.