Event Guide: Paddy's Weekend 2018

Event Guide: Paddy's Weekend 2018
Hannah O'Connell
Hannah O'Connell

14 Mar 2018

The long weekend is nearly upon us and there's loads going on.

Do your research, spend your time wisely and have fun!


Greening The City

Building across Dublin city will be turned green for St Patrick's Weekend.

Full list of locations here.



Where We Live (series)

THISISPOPBABY have three shows happening this Thursday focusing on a range of social and political topics. 

The Mouth Of A Shark - Money - Town Hall Sessions

The Complex



Erol Alkan

Erol Alkan plays an all-night set.


11pm - 3am


Detriot Swindle

The duo play Pygmalion's 9th birthday. 


6pm - 4am


Route 94

Route 94 plays Paddy's Eve with support from Eli Brown.

The Wright Venue

10pm - 3am


Herstory: Suffragette Walking Tour

The tour will highlight some of the key figures and events undertaken during the fight to win equality for women in Ireland.

City Hall



Enrico Sangiuliano

Bedlam & District 8 team up for this Paddy's Event event.

District 8

11pm - 3am


Good Name Paddy's Weekender

A full day of live music featuring Wastefellow & Toby Kaar. 

The Grand Social 

6pm - 3am


Ireland v England Fanzone 

Watch the match on a 20-foot screen in the venue that Sky Sports popped down to during Euro 2016.


12:30pm - 7pm


Dublin Bay Prawn Festival

The annual festival returns to the seaside town.


12pm - 6pm


Oldskool: The Evolution Of Hip Hop

Oldskool return to perform their full live show on St. Patrick's Day.

The Sugar Club

9pm - 1am


Paddy's Night In Support Of Comic Relief

Deirdre O'Kane & Darren Smith host Panti Bliss, Dara Ó Briain, Tommy Tiernan & more.




Daithi Live

Daithi plays a live show for the official launch of this new venue.

Bagots Hutton



Whelan's Full Irish 

14 of the best up-and-coming Irish acts playing a variety of music.


3pm - 3am


Dublin Parade

The annual parade returns this year with the theme Home Is Where The Heart Is.

City Centre



DJ Koze & Fjaak

Support on the night from Brame & Hamo - DJ Deece & more.

District 8

2pm - 3am


Good Name Paddy's Weekender

A full day of live music featuring Donal Dineen & Daft Funk.

The Grand Social 

9pm - 3am



The duo take to the stage for the Bank Holiday Sunday

Button Factory

11pm - 3:30am


Kormac: Equivalent Exchange 

As part of the official St Patrick's Festival Kormac teams up with the Irish Chamber Orchester for a one off show. 

Vicar Street



Big Day Out

Merrion Square comes alive for a day-long street carnival.

Merrion Square

12pm - 6pm


St Patrick's Festival 5K Road Race

The annual 5K through Dublin city returns.

St Stephens Green 



Da Funk (Live AV Pyramid Show)

The Daft Punk tribute act will lift the roof off the city centre venue with all the classics.


10:30pm - 3am