Get feisty, fun and fired up for Fiestaval 2021!

Circus performers, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Geneva Pattison

This August, get ready to feast your eyes on exciting spectacles, stellar performances and magical entertainment with Fiestaval.

This new festival is coming to Sandymount’s Railway Union Sports Club on Saturday the 21st of August to Sunday the 22nd of August. The best part is it’s a free event! The street arts, comedy and musical event will transform the sports club into a family friendly, outdoor and accessible space for all.

World class performers will showcase masterful magicians, stilt walkers, acrobatic feats, sword swallowers, hilarious comedians and jam packed musical performances to get your shoes tapping! The colourful carnival and circus environment will surely be a sight to behold.

Street performer, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

The festival is funded by the Department for Tourism, Culture, arts, Gaeltacht, Sports and Media, as mentioned on their website they’re striving to promote:

“joy, energy, sociality and wonder, the mission of Fiestaval is to bring smiles to faces.”

The 10:30am and 2pm shows are family friendly and suitable for young children, however the 5pm show is strictly over 18s.

As mentioned, the shows are free to attend, but due to restrictions and spacing, it is essential for people interested in going to book a free ticket ahead of time. More information can be found on the Fiestaval website linked below.

Fiestaval website:

https://www.fiestaval.ie/