Is it just us, or did 2018 decide to skip springtime entirely and zip right into a full-fledged summer? We won’t complain—the warm weather brings a few of the best festivals and events in Dublin, Ohio. Here’s a list of local summer events you don’t want to miss.
ShamROCKin’ Irish Entertainment Series – May 19
Beginning May 19, this series will bring Irish entertainment to Dublin, Ohio residents and visitors. Each month will feature different entertainers at different local venues. The first event will feature entertainment from Changeling and will take place at Vine & Tap—a Dublin craft beer and wine bar!
See dates and learn more here.
The Memorial Tournament – May 28–June 3
Founded 42 years ago by Ohioan, Jack Nicklaus, the Memorial Tournament is held at Muirfield Village Golf Club and features the world’s best golfers. The tournament has become a staple event in the Dublin community and is always entertaining. Even if you don’t follow golf, it’s fun to sip on some cocktails and stroll the course.
Badges for the 2018 tournament are currently on sale. Learn more here.
Fore!Fest – May 31
In accordance with the Memorial Tournament this year, Bridge Park will host the first annual Fore!Fest. The street and music festival will offer live entertainment, food and beverages, and more. The event is free to the public and will take place from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on May 31—rain or shine!
Learn more and check out the line up here.
Independence Day Celebration – July 4
Dublin, Ohio is notorious for bringing incredible entertainment acts, and this year is no different! Nine-time Grammy winning artist, Sheryl Crow, is headlining the 2018 City of Dublin Independence Day Celebration at Dublin Coffman High School stadium. The annual Independence Day parade will start at 11 a.m., the Celebration at the stadium begins and 4:30 p.m., and the Grand Finale firework display will commence at 9:50 p.m.
Learn more about the celebration here.
Dublin Irish Festival – August 3, 4, and 5
We can’t think of any better way to end the summer than the largest three-day Irish Festival in the world, THE Dublin Irish Festival! The festival brings in over 100,000 guests and will feature seven stages, 65 acts, and over 535 performers. Headliners include Sharon Shannon, Gaelic Storm, and We Banjo 3.
Purchase tickets and learn more here.