If you like cultural activities, then Dublin is for you. The Irish capital often offers great free cultural activities. There are events for you to enjoy alone, with friends or with family, so stay tuned. We selected the best options in the month of August.
Despite being free, some of them require online registration. Therefore, if you are interested in any of these events, you must click on the event’s title, to be directed to the event page to learn more details and register.
Lets Dance Outdoors Event for Women – August 11
Aimed at the female audience, the outdoor dance class will be taught by professional dancer Olwyn Lyons, a renowned artist in Dublin. The start will be at noon and the duration of the class will be one hour.
On the occasion, women will be able to exercise dancing to different rhythms, such as contemporary and urban music. The artist explores human expression and identity through music. Therefore, participants can expect a lot of fun and intensity.
If you want to exercise and love to do outdoor activities, this opportunity is not to be missed.
Spaces are limited. So register here.
Location: Irish Lights, Harbor Road, Dun Laoghaire
Crash & Burn Comedy – August 11th, 18th & 25th
Thursdays at Bar Sin È is a day for a laugh. Well, on this day of the week Crash & Burn is held, a stand-up comedy show.
So, if you want to have fun, have a good laugh and still enjoy a great meal and good drinks, this is the best option.
You can follow the schedule on the organizers’ Instagram.
Battleaxe Pale Ale Launch Party – August 11
If you’re into a good craft beer, then you have to attend the Battleaxe Kveik Pale Ale launch, which will be held at the Rascal Brewing Company brewery.
It starts at 6pm, and if you arrive before 7pm, you get a free glass of the new beer. But, for that, you need to register, clicking here, and take a print, to exchange for the gift.
Latin Mix Party – 12, 19 & 29
If you love Latin music then your hangout has to be Lost Lane on Fridays. Because, on these days of the week, until October 1st, the place will offer the best of Latin music.
On the 12th, for example, the theme will be Mexico. The organizers will release the other themes in the coming days, so stay tuned. You can follow all the news on the organizers’ Instagram.
Through the Event Brite website, you can get free tickets. So hurry up because entries are limited.
Heritage Week: Delve Deeper Family Workshop – August 13th to 21st
Between August 13th and 21st, the Botanical Garden promotes an event so that everyone can appreciate nature in a special way, through a special look, with the help of individual microscopes for kids.
In this way, everything takes on a new meaning. Observing an insect or a flower with this equipment, it is possible to know details that are not observed with the naked eye.
The activities take place at two times, at 12:00 and at 14:00. To participate, you need to sign up here.
Location: Botanical Garden.
Dublin Science Education Program – August 17th
If you’re into health-related topics, then you can’t miss this event. In addition to lectures and activities, the event focuses on raising awareness of the muscle problem known as Duchenne Syndrome.
The event is promoted by Action Duchenne, which runs events on the subject across the UK. The program starts at 10 am, with breakfast, and continues until 3 pm, with various activities
To participate, you need to register by clicking here. The location is yet to be confirmed and applicants will be notified.
Funtropolis – August 21
An event full of attractions for the whole family, which was already a success in July and will be repeated in August. The theme will be Dublin’s rich historical heritage. Therefore, it is an opportunity to also get to know a little more about Irish culture
. Children, teenagers and adults can have fun with circus performances, storytelling, music, theater and various interactive games.
The event starts at noon and runs until 6pm.
Venue: Mountjoy Square Park
India Day festival – August 21st
If you like to experience new cultures then this is an event not to be missed. At the India Day Festival you will have the opportunity to experience some of this rich culture.
A country with outstanding characteristics, India is distinguished by its music, food and dance. And you will be able to experience it all in this event. Incidentally, some typical Irish dances should also be presented.
The event is free, but you need to register here
The Dublin Music Tour – The Sounds of the City – August 14th, 21st and 28th
Held on Sundays, this event is a guided tour through the center of Dublin, visiting ten points for you to know a little more about the musical styles that are present in the capital irish.
Therefore, this is an opportunity to get to know the country’s musical culture better. The activity starts at 11 am.
To participate, you must register here.
The meeting point is at The Icon Factory & The Icon Walk
Bar Monkey Calisthenics Workshops – August 8, 10 and 15
Do you know what calisthenics are? These are activities that use the body as a weight to perform the exercises.
To learn more about this fun physical activity, the Monkey Bar group will hold, in August, a series of workshops open to the public. The initiative is aimed at all audiences, including children.
Each day, the attraction will be at a different location, check out:
To participate, use the free registration.
The Comedy Crunch every Sunday & Monday August 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th & 29th
Nothing like a few good jokes to end or start the week. The comedy group The Comedy Crunch performs on Mondays and Sundays, a Stand Up show at Stag’s Head.
The show is always packed, so you should make a reservation here to secure your free ticket, but hurry, as there are only ten units per show.
The activity always takes place on Sundays and Mondays at Stag’s Head. The house opens at 20:15 and the show starts at 21:00..
Choose your free event in Dublin
These are some options, to check out all the options, paid and free, you can visit the Eventbrite, or Dublin.ie in the Whats On section. There is no shortage of options for musical events, outdoor sports, lectures and much more, as Dublin offers activities for all audiences.
So, schedule and have fun.