Smashing Times City of Dublin Winter Solstice Celebration Festival

Press Release                                                                                                   

Smashing Times and Slí an Chroí, in partnership with Dublin Institute of Technology, are delighted to announce the 9th annual City of Dublin Winter Solstice Celebration Festival taking place on Friday 21 December 2018 from 4 to 7pm.

Where:                        DIT Grangegorman Campus to Smithfield Square

When:                       21 December 2018

                                    Indoor Festival: 4-5.30pm

                                    Outdoor Festival and Parade: 5.30-7pm

Indoor Festival:  4-5.30pm at DIT Grangegorman Campus

The gathering begins. All are welcome to come and enjoy a spectacular Céilí featuring traditional Irish dancing and music, storytelling performances, poetry readings, face painting and craft making to work on masks, banners and wreaths for the parade. 

Outdoor Festival and Parade: 5.30-7pm, An Croí, DIT Grangegorman Campus to Smithfield Square

Parade assembles at 5.30pm and starts at 5.40pm, moving from DIT Grangegorman Campus to Smithfield Square and culminates in the Winter Solstice Fire Ceremony.  All activities are free.