So, our short lived romance with the sun may have ended, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to start staying in and preparing for the winter months ahead – there’s still so much to do! This weekend is jam packed of fun activities to cure your post summer heat wave blues.
Here’s VIP’s top things to do this weekend:
Punchestown Music Festival
The Punchestown Music Festival is returning this Saturday and it’s set to have everyone dancing on the ceiling! International superstar Lionel Richie is due to take to the stage this Saturday alongside Shane Filan, James Morrison, Corinne Bailey Rae, Sister Sledge and Albert Hammond. It’s set at the Punchestown Race Course in Co. Kildare and is the perfect family day out. Tickets are priced at €69.50 incl. booking fee and you can buy them at www.ticketmaster.ie.
Casual lunch at Marcel’s restaurant
If you’re looking for the perfect weekend treat look no further than Marcel’s restaurant on Merrion Row. This delicious eatery has just launched a mouth watering casual lunch menu. The menu offers a fresh direction on their usual high calibre European cuisine but still using the very finest in locally sourced ingredients. The new lunch menu at Marcel’s is both creative and simple and best of all it’s great value! Make sure to make a reservation with this place as it’s bound to be full to the brim this weekend.
Little Green Cars at the Iveagh Gardens
Award winning indie rock band Little Green Cars are set to take to the stage in the idyllic surroundings of the Iveagh Gardens this Saturday. The band have had huge success this year and it’s not hard to see why. Their hypnotising vocals combined with their individual sound easily makes them one of the best music acts to come out of Ireland in the past five years. So, don’t miss your chance to see them perform in the gardens this Saturday at 6pm, tickets are priced at €33 and available at www.ticketmaster.ie.
Dublin Horse Show 2016
The Dublin Horse Show is taking place this weekend and if you’re a horse lover it’s definitely not to be missed! The show takes place in the RDS and is a great day out for all the family. Whether you want to see exciting horse classes, view international show jumping or you are just looking for a fun day out with friends – the Dublin Horse Show is the place to be. Prices for tickets start at €16 and can be bought here.