Seafood Season | Dublin Bay Prawn Festival 2017

The 2017 Seafood Season kicks off with a bang next weekend with the return of the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival.

The festival is set in the idyllic seaside village of Howth takes place over the St Patrick’s Weekend running from the 17th – 19th March.

Howth has got some of the finest restaurants around and they will be serving up some amazing seafood experiences for you to enjoy. Besides the food there’s so much to do with music, seaside entertainment, walks, talks and more.

Some of the big highlights this year include the Harbour Festival Food Village, where you can sample some of the finest prawns in the world! There will be an exciting series of live cooking demos including Neven Maguire, so you can learn all the top tips to cook at home like the pros. As well as that there will be live music, stalls and entertainment to keep the little ones happy.

While you’re there don’t miss out on a chance to explore the wonders of this majestic peninsula! Take a stroll along the stunning cliff path, or take a boat trip out to Ireland’s Eye. Or why not get a local expert to show you around.

This is one of the biggest and best seafood festivals so avoid the hustle and bustle of the St Patrick’s weekend in the city centre and head to the coast.

Not convinced? Check out these seven reasons not to miss this years festival!

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Ann Robinson
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