NYF Dublin is the new and exciting 3 day city wide festival of Arts, Culture and Live Entertainment kicking off on the 30th of December and running right through to January 1st, and will gather together in the heart of Dublin for the biggest New Year’s celebration the city has ever seen.

Follow the Music, Comedy and Culture trails across the city. Sample some delicious artisan food at the NYF Food Village. Watch as city streetscapes come alive with 3D animations. Join in the magical Procession of Light and become immersed in the Spoken Word Festival. Ring in the New Year at the NYF Countdown Concert and plan your year of positivity at Resolution Day.


NYF Countdown Concert Featuring Kodaline Plus very special guests

Gather your friends and family together and enjoy the most exciting New Year’s Celebration Dublin has ever seen! NYFDublin is delighted to invite you to ring in the New Year with our Headline Act Kodaline plus very special guests James Vincent McMorrow, Dublin Legends, Walking on Cars and The Whereabouts. Celebrate in the heart of the city at College Green from 8pm – 12.30am and witness and unforgettable New Years Eve!

Tickets for the over 18’s event are priced at €25.40 including booking fee and are on sale nationwide from the following outlets: Ticketmaster outlets nationwide

Buy Online at www.ticketmaster.ie

NYF Dublin presents ‘Magic Night’ – at the Procession of Light

Experience the city enchanted as some of Dublin’s most well loved streets erupt in a stunning street procession with dazzling light installations, music, performers, fire and a touch of New Year magic! Bring all the family and join award winning processional artists LUXe with breathtaking illuminated characters inspired by the beauty of the night sky fully realised into a spectacular street animation to celebrate the turning of the year in a uniquely Dublin way.

‘Magic Night’ will entice you through some of the cities best loved streets from Stephen’s Green down Grafton Street, through Temple Bar and winding its way past the stunning City Hall to the enchanting Dublin Castle Watch from your chosen spot along the procession route or join in and parade along with ‘Magic Night’; it’s a guaranteed family feel good moment for the New Year.

Catch your first glimpse of these amazing performers from the Fusiliers Arch at Stephen’s Green, top of Grafton Street on December 31st at 19:00, meet the procession as it enchants and entertains along the way to Temple Bar and make a date to be at the Dubh Linn Gardean, Dublin Castle at 20:00 where ‘Magic Night’ culminates in a spectacular finish to 2014.

Come along and enjoy the 3 day NYF Food Village in the exquisite grounds of the iconic Dublin Castle.

Starting at 12 noon, the castle will be a hive of activity with lots of entertainment promised. Treat yourself to delicious artisan food and enjoy the stunning setting in Dublin Castle, as it becomes a hive of activity filled with free family-friendly entertainment plus performances in contemporary music and spoken word.

Create your own Fairytale at the Castle with Luminosity! NYF Dublin will launch the ‘Irish Year of Design 2015’ at Dublin Castle.

In the Making, the inaugural exhibition of Irish Design 2015, opens on December 30th in The Coach House, Dublin Castle, to coincide with Dublin’s New Year’s Eve Festival. In the Making is a touring exhibition organised by the Design Museum, London and curated by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby.

Please see www.irishdesign2015.ie for more details.

The opening times for the In the Making Exhibition for NYF are: 30 Dec & 31 Dec 10am-5pm & 1 January 11am-5pm

The the exhibition continues until 17 March 2015.