Festival season in the city officially kicks off this Bank Holiday Weekend with Forbidden Fruit.
The seventh instalment of festival takes place on the grounds of the Irish Museum Of Modern Art, The Royal Hospital Kilmainham from 3rd-5th June.
Here's everything you need to know ahead of the event:
Saturday - 02:00pm
Sunday - 02:00pm
Monday - 03:00pm
TICKETMASTER BOX OFFICE OPENING
Opening 2 Hours before gates & Closing at 9.30pm.
GUESTLIST & ACCREDITATION
Closes strictly at 9pm each day
Pedestrian access is via East Gate, Military Road and West Gate, James St.
There is no parking at the venue. Traffic Restrictions will be in place on Military Road and Kilmainham Lane. The nearest public car park is Park Rite Parking Lot at 7 Queen Street, Dublin 7
From the West: Off N4 towards Heuston Station
From the North: Off M1 towards Heuston Station
From the South: Off N7 towards Heuston Station
BY BUS FROM CITY CENTRE
Route No 40, No 123, No 13 (every 10-15 min on Friday and Saturday, 20-30 min on Sunday)
from Upper O'Connell Street / College Green
take bus 40 towards Liffey Valley
take bus 123 towards Walkinstown
take bus 13 towards Grange Castle
Route No 79 / 79A (aproxx every 15-20 min Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
from city centre Aston Quay, Temple Bar
take bus 79 towards Spiddal Pk
go out on Saint John's Road West stop
Route No 25A (every 10 min on Friday, 20 min on Saturday, 30 min on Sunday)
from city centre Wellington Quay, Temple Bar
take bus 25A towards Lucan S.C.
From Palmerston towards Kilmainham take routes 25A or 66A
From Celbridge go to Heuston Station; 5 minute walk from Heuston Station.
From Maynooth go to Connolly Station
From Greystones go to Connolly Station.
From Balbriggan go to Connolly Station.
From Connolly take LUAS Red Line towards Saggart to Heuston Station.
Take Red Line from The Point towards Saggart, exit to Heuston Station and it is 5 minute walk to East Gate entrance via Military Road.
MOBILITY IMPAIRED ACCESS
Vehicles with a mobility impaired badge will be permitted to approach the concerts from James Street and Bow Lane where they will be directed via Military Road to the East Gate and from there to the Mobility Impaired Car Park.
Display of mobility impaired parking sticker in a visible position is necessary.
Festival goers should not bring backpacks or any large bags to the festival this weekend.
The below items are also prohibited:
- No liquids
- No illegal drugs
- No fireworks
- No drones
- No professional recording equipment
- No pets
- No Large Umbrellas, (Pocket size is fine)
- No smoking in enclosed spaces
- No parking at the venue
- No re-enrty with Day tickets
Two day weekend tickets are sold out but there are still a limited number of day tickets available here.
There will be an Inflatable Church, Disco Dodgems, a Wedding Disco and Bingo Loco at the festival along with a Comedy Tent, Funfair and loads more. Read more here.
After the show Taxi’s will be located at Hilton South Circular Road and Heuston Station, both minutes walk from the venue.
There is a whole host of Forbidden Fruit artists that will be taking the party to venues around the city centre. Check out the full line-up for Forbidden Fruit by Night here.
Have a great weekend!
For information on drinking responsibly, check out drinkaware.ie.