Dublin Bay Prawn Festival
It's Festival Time in Howth again and the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival has it all.
Whatever way you like your prawns – barbecued, whole, shelled, fried, skewered, marinated, sauced – Howth’s many award-winning restaurants will not disappoint on this not to be missed weekend.
You can expect three days of sensational food and entertainment for all the family.
We have a terrific line up of the best seafood restaurants in Howth serving the highest quality best prepared seafood that you will find anywhere.
Come along and sample the delicious offerings from Howths Finest.
There will also be Tons of Fun for the kids, Community Entertainment and even a Capital of Adventure showcasing Howths many Activities and we even have on the water fun.
So whatever it is that tickles your fancy the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival has it all.
Just a short hop on the dart this picturesque peninsula is a breath of fresh air from the bustling city.
At any time of year, there’s so much to do in our Authentic Fishing Village, from scenic strolls along the harbour, coastal adventures on the cliffs, soaking up the villages rich maritime history and of course feasting on the best seafood. Lots of family Fun, music, entertainment, activities and more...
Traffic will be heavy so expect long delays. Seven hundred parking spaces will be provided at Deerpark Hotel and festival traffic will be directed towards these spaces with a local shuttle bringing people to the event. A traffic management plan for Sutton Cross will be put in place to improve traffic flow with the assistance of the Garda traffic corps and a traffic management company. A one-way system at Sutton Cross will be operated at peak times if necessary to ensure optimal traffic flow.
Irish Rail will be putting on additional Darts to meet demand at peak times and a queue management system will be in place at Howth Dart Station and a managed pedestrian crossing system will be in place at the West Pier.