What’s on: something for the weekend

What’s on: something for the weekend

Hoorah! It's Friday. Each week, the Echo brings you a selection of events you can enjoy locally or travel a bit further to enjoy. 

Here are our picks for this weekend.



The Nightmare Realm

If you are looking to begin the Halloween festivities early, you can enter the Nightmare Realm this weekend.

This annual scare event is back in the RDS and promises to let you face your darkest fears and nightmares.

According to organisers, this is an extreme walk-through horror event 'preying on your deepest fears and nightmares and twisting them into a deadly reality'.

This event is strictly for adults and teens. An adult ticket will cost you €21, while a student ticket costs €16.

For more information click HERE

Diwali Festival of Lights – Celbridge

The bright and beautiful annual celebration of Diwali will take place on Saturday, with millions of people lighting up their lives for five days of festivities.

Diwali is one of the happiest holidays in India and Nepal. The event’s theme is triumph of light over darkness and good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.

There are several attractions such as Indian classical dance, Music, Bollywood dance, a DJ, raffle, vegetarian Indian food and more.

Adult tickets cost €10 while kids’ tickets cost €6.


Blues and Two’s Vintage Show – Clondalkin

Corkagh Park will host a vintage run and display of fire engines and other emergency vehicles in aid of the Burns Unit, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin.

The vintage run will take place on Sunday from 10 am to 6pm.

There is no entry fee but a voluntary donation of €10 is suggested.


“How to Say it the Way it is!” – Tallaght

The Rua Red Gallery presents a new exhibition that “expresses an alternative narrative on our current political status quo”.

This free exhibition features work by artists such as Frank B, Democratia and more.

For more information go HERE.