Powerboat racing aces ThunderCats will create quite a splash on the Liffey this June Bank Holiday weekend

Dublin is set for a real treat this June bank holiday weekend with an action packed programme of fun for all the family at Dublin Port’s Riverfest 2017.
The three-day festival of on and off-water attractions and entertainment takes place along North Wall Quay from June 3-5.
Water activities include the UK ThunderCats’ racing display – a first for Ireland – kayaking trips, stand-up paddle boarding sessions, jetpack displays, boat tours of the port and bay and the ever popular international Tall Ships.

Soaking up the sun at Dublin Port Riverfest were professional wakeboarder Paul Johnston (ranked 9th in the World), who were among the thousands of visitors who thronged the quayside for this year’s maritime festival (June 4-6) featuring tall ships, schooners, wakeboarding, tug boat dances, Jeanie Johnston tours, funfair, food and craft fairs. Riverfest runs until tomorrow, Monday June 6 and admission is free. www.dublinriverfest.com Picture Conor McCabe Photography.

Creating a carnival atmosphere on the quayside will be children’s art and pirate demonstrations, street theatre, zip lines, rock climbing, maritime demonstrations, food and markets and a family fun fair, all taking place.
Movie lovers are in a for a special treat, with screenings of Back to the Future and Jaws on Sunday 4th June at the North Docks on the world’s biggest mobile LED screen. Booking is essential.

 

Soaking up the sun at Dublin Port Riverfest were Entertainers Tumbles Circles Ken and Hillas, who were among the thousands of visitors who thronged the quayside for this year’s maritime festival (June 4-6) featuring tall ships, schooners, wakeboarding, tug boat dances, Jeanie Johnston tours, funfair, food and craft fairs. Riverfest runs until tomorrow, Monday June 6 and admission is free. www.dublinriverfest.com Picture Conor McCabe Photography.

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