The 8 Best Things to do in Dublin this March

By Megan Millisky

Dublin, Ireland is the perfect place to travel in March! Get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day by heading to a festival. Enjoy a fitness and wellness festival, or listen to some late night local music! Read on to learn about the eight best activities to do in Dublin this March.

1. Thrive Festival

Don’t miss Ireland’s best fitness and wellness festival! From February 29 - March 1, head to the Convention Centre. You’ll discover boutique workouts, fitness tips, and meet wellness gurus. Try some of the fest’s great food options as well!

Address: Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Wall, Dublin 1, D01 T1W6, Ireland

2. St. Patrick’s Festival

March 13-17, join in one of the world’s biggest cultural celebrations. You’ll encounter hundreds of events all over Dublin! Check out concerts, go to fun family events, and try authentic shepherd’s pie!

Address: Dublin Baile Átha Cliath Ireland

3. Front Runners

March 14, LGBTQ+ runners will join in this fun race! Go for a fun run and then get brunch afterward to get to know the community. Meet up for the race at Papal Cross in Phoenix Park.

Address: Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland


Look past Irish stereotypes to learn more about Irish culture in this highly-rated museum! Open through March, this museum is interactive and family-friendly. Visitors can swipe through video galleries, dance to motion sensor quizzes, and listen to remastered audio from a century ago!

Address: The CHQ Building, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1.

5. Soul of Dublin Weekender

March 27-28, dance to top international DJs playing everything from soul music to funk. Dance to 60’s hits and Motown grooves. The event takes place at the CIE Hall/Inchicore Sports and Social Club.

Address: Library Square Inchicore, Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland

6. Love Your Home Dublin

Come to the Love Your Home Show at the Citywest Convention Centre! From March 20-22, discover over 150 vendors selling all kinds of household goods. Listen in to a HomeStyle Talk, then discover unique artworks and other products at the Artists and Makers Village. You can even try some great street food.

Address: Lána Gairtéir, Saggart, Co. Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath, D24 KF8A, Ireland

7. Festival After Dark

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Festival After Dark! This series of late-night concerts and DJ sets take place across Dublin from March 13-17. Enjoy cutting edge music and celebrate the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day!

Address: Lost Lane, 1-2 Adam Court, Grafton Street, Dublin, D02 RP20, Ireland

8. Irish Beauty Show

Ireland’s biggest annual beauty show takes place March 8-9. Visitors love the free interactive training sessions, access to hundreds of makeup brands. You’ll find lots of discounts to save you money!

Address: Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland

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