What to do in Dublin this weekend!

There’s nothing like summer in the city, especially if that city is Dublin!

The capital has plenty on offer, rain or shine (which we need during an Irish summer). So if you’re stuck for plans this weekend, never fear, there is a lot to be enjoyed in Dublin.

With every thing from puppucino to pottery offer!

Petstop’s Pawty to Celebrate the Opening of its 10th Store in Blackrock – Saturday 8th July, 12pm – 4pm

If you’re looking for a feel-good afternoon with your pet, then make your way to the Blackrock Shopping Centre to celebrate the grand opening of Petstop’s 10th store in Ireland. Why not stop in for a puppucino or pick up a goodie bag for your furry pal.

From 12-4pm on Saturday 8th July, Petstop will be hosting the ultimate pawty for your furry friends with goodie bags for the first 300 pets!

Meet your favourite dog trainer, Rob the Irish Dogfather or let your pet pose for a professional portrait, free of charge! Between face painting, a personalisation station, great savings and a new Petstop bakery, there’s fun for all the family.

Dublin Lego Show – Saturday, 8 July, 9am – 12pm


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Get ready to jump into the world of Lego with huge custom made models, dioramas and MOC’s made by Lego enthusiasts, at Dublin’s Lego Show, in O’Reilly Hall, UCD.

Featuring a range of favourite Lego themes including Lego City, Star Wars, Ninjago, Technic and Castle to name but a few. As well as a variety of custom made models and some older and harder to find Lego sets on display.

There is plenty on offer with a Lego ‘free play’ area for children to sit /stand and play, free speed build competitions, colouring table for younger kids, duplo play area for younger kids, treasure hunt for everyone, guess who, and more.

Shows are targeted at children aged 4-12 who already like Lego. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets start at €11.00 available from Eventbrite

So Fetch – 2000s Summer Rooftop Party – Saturday 8th July, 1pm-5pm 


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So Fetch is happening, playing all your favourite hits from the 00s in The Workman’s Club.

Think Britney Spears to Avril Lavigne. McFly to Usher. Rihanna to Gwen Stefani. Justin Timberlake to Busted. Beyonce to Amy Winehouse.

So whether you were a skater boi, or spent the decade hanging out under your umberella-Ella-Ella-eh, you can expect to hear your faves on the night!

Mean Girls inspired fancy dress is highly encouraged! Strictly 18+ | No ID No Entry. Tickets available on Eventbrite, starting at €9.72.

Clay and Coffee: Make Your Own Pot Person – Sunday 9th July, 11:30am – 1pm  

Get creative with clay and make your own pot person at This Must Be The Place.

This isn’t an art class it’s an art party! In under 90 minutes participants will create two clay pieces. This event is designed for complete beginners with no experience necessary. They do not use any machinery and this is all hand building with air dry clay. Expect music and surprises. Plus there is UNLIMITED tea or coffee & biscuits included for everyone attending.

Tickets start from €26.50 and are available on Eventbrite. 


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