Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Teams Up With DublinTown!
Get ready to rock! Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Marathon Weekend returns this August bank holiday!
We are delighted to announce that DublinTown will be collaborating with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon which is returning to Dublin for its third year this August bank holiday weekend. It is an excellent chance to get involved in such a huge musical event in Dublin city centre while giving the legs a good stretch!
The city will come alive with a rock ‘n’ roll atmosphere with live gigs, races, and events happening all weekend. The Famous Dame District Rock ‘n’ Roll Conference also returns this weekend to give everyone a taste of the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle! It’s a free public event celebrating everything from the 50’s and 60’s with music, autos, hair styles, fashion and much more.
The weekend starts with a 2-day Health & Fitness EXPO in the RDS. Rock ‘n’ Roll have also teamed up with some of the best venues in Dublin, to bring you the ultimate Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival Weekend. There is a full programme of music over 5 fantastic venues all weekend including some of the best bars in Dublin including The Grand Social, The Church, Mercantile, Whelans and The Button Factory. There will be loads happening so be sure to check back here to see a full list of everything that’s happening that weekend!
The race will start alongside the River Liffey by North Wall Quay/3Arena before passing through the iconic Docklands and Dublin’s City Centre. Participants will be able to take in Dublin’s famous landmarks such as Ha’penny Bridge, Christchurch, Guinness Brewery and Kilmainhan Gaol.
The musical side of the event is bigger and better than ever this year with more than 30 live bands to enjoy. There will be 12 entertainment stages that will line every mile of the race route before concluding with a Finish Line Festival, headliner concert and family fun run in Phoenix Park!
There is something for everyone to enjoy in this greatly anticipated marathon of the year with the festive activities continuing from dusk ’til dawn!
This is an unmissable event that is sure to be one of the best weekends to be in the city centre so be sure to mark it off your calendar and come and enjoy the fun! A full schedule of events will be put together, so watch this space and keep your diaries free!