New Year’s Festival Dublin Announce Line Up For Free Event ‘Afternoon In The Castle’

with Kila, Beoga, Cairde and special Guests The Scratch and friends

Dublin City Comes Alive Over 2 Days with 4 Spectacular Events at Dublin Castle

  • Picture This and special Guests Lyra and Ryan Sheridan -Countdown Concert at Dublin Castle – Ticketed event: Ticketmaster (NYE) SOLD OUT

  • Hudson Taylor and special guests Róisín O and Fia Moon – New Year’s Matinee at Dublin Castle – Free, ticketed event: Ticketmaster (NYE)  BOOK NOW

  • Gavin James with special guests True Tides,  Erica Cody and Brad Heidi – New Year’s Day Concert at Dublin Castle – Ticketed event: Ticketmaster (NYD) BOOK NOW

  • Experience New Year’s Afternoon in The Castle with Kila, Beoga, Cairde and special guests The Scratch & friends – Free, non ticketed, walk in event (NYD)

New Year’s Festival Dublin have announced the line up for their free event ‘New Year’s Afternoon In The Castle’ taking place in exquisite grounds of the iconic Dublin Castle on New Year’s Day.  Enjoy a fabulous Afternoon in The Castle with entertainment for all the family, soak up the festive atmosphere and enjoy from Kila, Beoga, Cairde and special guests The Scratch & friends. This is a FREE, non-ticketed event taking place from 2pm until 5pm.

Ring in 2022 in style with New Year’s Festival Dublin, Ireland’s biggest New Year Celebration. Now in its tenth year, New Year’s Festival Dublin is bigger and better than ever with 4 spectacular events set to take place over 2 days in Dublin Castle, the heart of the city, on 31 December 2021 and 1 January 2022. 

New Year’s Festival Dublin presents 2 countdown events on 31 December 2021. Get ready for a New Year’s Eve night to remember and ring in 2022 in true celebratory style. Share a spectacular midnight moment with critically acclaimed Irish international phenomenon Picture This who are set to headline this year’s Countdown Concert at Dublin Castle with very special guests Lyra and Ryan Sheridan. Share a magical moment with family and friends at the family friendly New Year’s Matinee Show, a very special earlier countdown event in the stunning surroundings of Dublin Castle with live performances from Hudson Taylor, Róisín O and Fia Moon.

Keep celebrating at 2 stunning New Year’s Day events with New Year’s Festival Dublin. Multi platinum Irish & international selling Gavin James will take to the stage for a spectacular show in Dublin Castle for the New Year’s Day Concert joined by special guests True Tides,  Erica Cody and Brad Heidi – making it a New Year’s Day to remember. Enjoy a fabulous New Year’s Afternoon in The Castle with Kila, Beoga, Cairde and special guests The Scratch & friends.

Ciara Sugrue, Head of Festivals at Fáilte Ireland, said: “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. 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.”

New Year’s Festival Dublin – Programme of Events 

1) New Year’s Matinee  // Dublin Castle // 31 December 2021 

Share a magical moment on New Year’s Eve together with family and friends at the very special Family New Year’s Eve Matinee show, a very special earlier countdown event with live performances from Hudson Taylor, Róisín O and Fia Moon.Children will be enchanted as they ring in the new year in the stunning surroundings of Dublin Castle with some of Ireland’s best musicians. Entertainment for this FREE event will start at 5pm leading to the earlier countdown spectacle at 7pm.  This is a FREE event but tickets will need to be booked in advance from Ticketmaster.ie.

2) Countdown Concert with the Midnight Moment  // Dublin Castle  // 31 December 2021 

Get  ready for a New Year’s Eve night to remember!  Critically acclaimed Irish international phenomenon Picture This will headline this year’s Countdown Concert at Dublin Castle with very special guests Lyra and Ryan Sheridan. The Countdown Concert starts at 8pm with excitement building to a crescendo as the clock strikes 12. Welcome in 2022 in spectacular fashion and share a stunning memorable Midnight Moment with Picture This. Tickets priced €37.90 including booking fee are on sale now from ticketmaster.ie. subject to license. (OVER 18s EVENT)

3) New Year’s Day Concert // Dublin Castle  // 1 January 2022  

On 1 January, Gavin James will take to the stage for a spectacular show in Dublin Castle for the New Year’s Day Concert. Gavin James will be joined by special guests True Tides, Erica Cody and Brad Heidi. Come and see some of Ireland’s best musicians with your family and friends for a New Year’s Day to remember. Tickets priced €27.90 including booking fee on sale now from ticketmaster.ie .subject to license.

4) New Year’s Afternoon In The Castle // Dublin Castle //  1 January 2022 Free, Family Friendly Event

New Year’s Festival Dublin  invites you to experience New Year’s Afternoon in The Castle in the exquisite grounds of the iconic Dublin Castle . Soak up the festive atmosphere and enjoy performances for all the family from Kila, Beoga, Cairde and special guests The Scratch & friends. This is a FREE, non-ticketed event. From 2pm – 5pm

Visit www.NYFDublin.com for more and keep up to date with news about all upcoming events by using the hashtag #NYFDublin and following @NYFDublin on Twitter and Instagram.

The New Year’s Festival Dublin is a Fáilte Ireland and Dublin City Council initiative, produced and promoted by MCD Productions. With thanks to the OPW and Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.

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