Tickets can be purchased at the door or your can pre-order them through Ticketmaster.
Dates and Times
Wednesday 4th December 10am-10pm
(10% courtesy discount available on all purchases this day only)
Thursday 5th December 10am-10pm
Friday 6th December 10am-10pm
Saturday 7th December 10am-7pm
Sunday 8th December 10am-7pm
RDS (The Royal Dublin Society), RDS Main Hall, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
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.)
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.
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.
Due to the closure of Simmonscort Road on Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th of December until 6.00pm, car parking for visitors to the Fair will be via the RDS entrance on Anglesea Road opposite the Herbert Park Hotel entrance, with overflow car park facilities available at the Merrion Cricket Club on Anglesea Road at the junction with Simmonscourt Road.
From 6.00pm on Friday 7th of December with the re-opening of Simmonscourt Road, extensive car parking will be available in the Simmonscourt Arena Car Park on Simmonscourt Road, with a free shuttlebus service laid on to take you to the entrance of the Fair and back to the cark park when you have finished your visit.
Bus Routes 4, 4A, 5, 7, 7A, 8, 18, 27X, 45 all have stops on Merrion Road beside the entrance to the Fair. See www.dublinbus.ie for further details.
The RDS is also served by the Aircoach with stops on Merrion Road and Simmonscourt Road. See www.aircoach.ie for further details.
The nearest Dart Station to the RDS is Sandymount. This station is a 10 minute walk from the RDS.
We offer a complimentary gift wrapping service for purchases made at the show.
There will also be a complimentary cloakroom at the Fair.