Abbaesque & DJ Ger

Friday 6th September - 8PM

Super Trouper, Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, Chiquitita...can you hear yourself singing along already?!  Join us in the expanded Maplewood Marquee for a fantastic night of live music and dancing with Abbaesque, one of Ireland's favourite tribute bands. DJ Ger will also be on hand to keep you on the dance floor!

Bar (subject to licence) and hot food will be available at the venue.

Doors open 7.30PM. Tickets are just €20 and are available online by clicking below and from local shops in Enniskerry. Strictly 18+.

Victorian Field Day

Sunday 8th September - 11AM to 5PM

Adults €10, Kids & Parking FREE.

This year's Victorian Field Day will be the biggest yet! We have a greatly expanded kids area, with loads of bouncy castles, inflatable obstacle courses, bungee trampolines, fairground, pony rides, kids races, games, face painting and much, much more!

There's plenty to keep the young-at-heart occupied too! Browse the Craft & Art Fair, watch sheepdog duck herding (yes!), admire the vintage cars, enjoy the live music and dancing, dine at the food village, or watch the Soapbox Derby, to mention just a few! See below for more details.

FIELD DAY EVENTS

Activities & Attractions
Arm wrestling
Art competition
Craft & Art Fair
Food village
Kids races
Live music & dancing
Kids Area
Soapbox Race
Victorian Best Dressed
Vintage car display

Craft & Art Fair:
Maplewood marquee, 11am - 5pm

Located in the Maplewood Marquee, the Craft & Art Fair welcomes many new exhibitors this year. With a wide range of art & crafts ranging from trinkets to serious artworks, there should be something to appeal to all tastes and budgets.

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Soapbox Derby:
Festival arena, 2pm - 4pm

After it's phenomenal success last year, the Soap Box Derby promises to be bigger, better and even more competitive this year! Watch competitors steer their novelty soap boxes through the festival racecourse as they compete for the coveted Donal O'Connor Memorial Trophy. For rules and entry details click here

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Community games races:
Festival arena, 1.30pm onwards

Fantastic fun with a competitive edge for children of all ages! Novelty and traditional races organised by Enniskerry Community Games. To enter, simply show up!

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Music & Dancing:
Main stage, 11am - 5pm

We have non-stop entertainment on the main stage...check back soon to see what's on!

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Kids Area:
Festival arena, 11am - 5pm

The "Kids Area" is the biggest ever! Here's some of this year's attractions:

- Bungee trampoline
- Bouncy castles & obstacle course
- Fairground
- Pony rides
- Kids games & face-painting (in the Festival marquee)

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Vintage car display:
Festival arena, 11am - 5pm

We expect to have up to fifty fabulous vintage cars on display from enthusiasts including members of the Bray Vintage Car club.

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Activities & attractions:
Festival arena, 11am - 5pm

We have lots more activities and attractions for young and old!

- Wonky car: can you parallel park the wonky car...it's harder than it looks!

- Archery: test your aim under the watchful eye of some crack archers!
- Falconry: see beautiful birds of prey with the Irish Hawking Club.
- Duck-herding sheepdog demonstration: yes, you read right...to see is to believe!
- Mini-farm: the cutest farm animals with thanks to Kia Ora.
- Sheaf-pitching: fancy yourself with a caber...well why not start with some sheaf-pitching!
- Vintage kitchen: food for (nogistalgic!) thought!!

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Victorian Best Dressed:
Festival arena, 2pm - 4pm

Where are your Victorian outfits? Find them, brush them down, come to the festival and WIN!
Prizes for most authentic Family, Couple, Man, Woman, Boy & Girl.
Entries on the day (to somebody with a clipboard!) any time between 2pm and 4pm. Winners announced after 4PM.

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Arm wrestling:
Main stage, 3.00pm - 4.00pm

Time for the big guns! Are you Enniskerry's strongest...well this is the chance to prove it!

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Food village:
Festival arena, 11am - 5pm

We are delighted to welcome some of the countries best craft food producers. Whether sweet or savoury, every possible taste is catered for in the Food Village. So no matter what else happens, you won't go home hungry or thirsty!!

We are delighted to introduce the Festival Tea Rooms at this year, located in the Maplewood Marquee.

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Art competition:
Maplewood Marquee, 11am - 5pm

The competition to find Enniskerry's best artists, in 3 different age groups ranging from age 4 to 13, has been launched through local schools. We will display the entries in the Maplewood Marquee and announce the winners at 2pm. If you need an entry form just email enniskerryfestival@gmail.com. Closing date for entries is 30th August.

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