Events | Family Day this Sunday | Mark your diaries!

landscapeFamily Day 2016 takes place again this Sunday from 11am-5pm in Dublin’s Wolfe Tone Square (beside Jervis St centre).

Family Day is a day of free, fun, family friendly entertainment and activities to mark International Day of the Family. Come along and celebrate your family. We have lots happening during the day including:



Family Day MC, the amazing magician Brian Daly, hosts shows throughout the day at the stage area. Professor plunger will be bringing his special show too.

We are also delighted to welcome comedian Joe Rooney to Family Day. His show will be one not to miss!


Help One Family to set a record by creating the magical ‘Ireland’s Biggest Family Tree’.

Create an interactive swaying ‘Caterpillar’ with Happenings and Upon a Tree.

Make your mark on the beautiful Little Handprints Banner.

Visit the Pop-Up Print Shop and have fun with the National Print Museum.


Visit the One Family tent for face painting, balloon modelling and more throughout the day.

Say hello to DublinTown Ambassadors, enjoy giant games and grab a balloon.

Delve into an Edwardian experience with the Dublin City Council Library Learning Bus.

Have fun with traditional street games, and even more giant-sized games in the pop-up play area.

Don’t miss Cineworld’s costumed friends. Take a selfie with them; enjoy free popcorn, and more.

Grown Up Stuff

One Family ( Information on supports and services for one-parent families, people sharing parenting, and separating.

TUSLA ( Visit the TUSLA tent for information on Parenting24seven, an online resource on what works best for children and families and different stages of childhood and in different situations, which supports parents to improve outcomes for children.

Parentline ( Parentline is a free and completely confidential helpline for parents offering support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent.


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This event is supported by Dublin City Council and DublinTown.

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