Something for the weekend: Dublin’s Docklands Summer Festival

Looking for something to do this weekend? Make sure you get down to Dublin’s Docklands Summer Festival on Grand Canal Docks. This weekend long event will have some spectacular displays and entertainment the whole family can enjoy with plenty of activities on and off the water.

There will be plenty of water sport action on keep on eye on, the international wakeboarding extravaganza is definitely one not to miss. Street performers will be on hand to entertain and make sure you cheer on the teams in the Racin in the Basin’ rafting challenge.
docklands summer festival :racing in the basin

There’s also plenty of opportunity to get involved too. How good is your swing? Find out with the Floating Golf Challenge. See if you can get a hole in one by hitting the ball 100 yards across the water to the floating green! Or why not take part in the Irish Underwater Search and Recovery Unit Charity Rubber Duck Race. Or if you’re not afraid to get wet and feeling adventurous have a go at kayaking or wakeboarding. There’s also going to be music, markets and fun fair.

docklands summer fest: wake boarder

All this is happening on the Grand Canal Docks for more info check out

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