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Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day or you can pre order them by clicking HERE.

Dates and Times

Wednesday 30th November 10am-10pm
(10% courtesy discount available on all purchases this day only)

Thursday 1st December 10am-10pm

Friday 2nd December 10am-10pm

Saturday 3rd December 10am-10pm

Sunday 4th December 10am-7pm


RDS (The Royal Dublin Society), RDS Main Hall, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

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Tickets can be purchased at the door or your can pre-order them through Ticketmaster. (A service charge will apply to tickets bought through Ticketmaster.)

Adults: €10.
OAPs: €8
Children under 16 accompanied by a parent or guardian: Free
Group discounts available for 10 or more. Only available if booked in advance of the show. Please contact us on 353 1 6702186.

Re-admission Pass
If you have not had enough time to browse through the whole Fair, and would like to return on another day, please visit the Organisers’ Office before you leave to claim your free re-admission pass.

Car Parking

Car parking will be available in the Simmonscourt Arena Car Park on Simmonscourt Road, with a free shuttlebus service available to take you to the entrance of the Fair and back to the cark park when you have finished your visit.

Public Transport

Dublin Bus
Bus Routes 4, 4A, 7, 7A, 8, 18, 27X all have stops on Merrion Road beside the entrance to the Fair. See for further details.

The RDS is also served by the Aircoach with stops on Merrion Road and Simmonscourt Road. See for further details.

The nearest Dart Station to the RDS is Sandymount. This station is a 10 minute walk from the RDS.

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We offer a complimentary gift wrapping service for purchases made at the show.


There will also be a complimentary cloakroom at the Fair.