Summer Fun Events at the Irish National Stud 2024: Tues & Thurs from Jul 2nd to Aug 15th

Looking for things to do with the kids now that their off? This summer, the Irish National Stud is the place to be for family fun and excitement! From July 2nd to August 15th, we are hosting a series of fantastic events every Tuesday and Thursday that promise to entertain and delight visitors of all ages. Mark your calendars and join us for a summer filled with magic, adventure, and unforgettable memories!

  • Dinosaur Live Show Discover the awe-inspiring marvels of Europe’s premier dinosaur experience, making its debut in Ireland! Prepare for a captivating journey through the ancient world of the dinosaurs, blending entertainment with education in an unforgettable Jurassic Odyssey. From the emergence of dinosaur embryos to encountering majestic, full-grown beasts, prepare to be enthralled as you get up close and personal with lifelike dinosaurs like never before.
  • Carnival Games and Joe the Magician/ Bernardo the Magician- Step right up to an array of carnival games that will test your skills and thrill your senses! From archery and axe throwing to basketball and American football, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Entertainment galore awaits with appearance from RTÉ Junior and Dizzy’s Den, Ireland’s top magician and kids’ entertainer, the sensational Joe the Magician. Bernardo, the amazing magician will dazzle and delight with his enchanting performances, featuring fun games, lively singing, dancing, balloon artistry and so much more!
  • Obstacle Course, Rodeo Bull, and Kids Carousel- Embark on the ultimate summer kids’ party extravaganza! Take on the challenge of a mechanical rodeo bull, enjoy the whimsy of a fun kids’ carousel, and immerse yourself in a world of laughter and joy on Our giant inflatable obstacle course.
  • Stilt Walker, Juggler, Clown, and Face Painting- Experience the wonder of the circus with mesmerizing performances that will leave you spellbound! Marvel at stilt walkers, jugglers, and clowns engaging with the audience, with regular shows throughout the day and the chance to transform into fantastical creatures with face painting.

Please check the Calendar of Events for exact timings and activities.

In addition to these special summer events, all our regular attractions will be available, including:

  • Meet the Living Legends: Get up close with some of the most famous racehorses.
  • Irish Racehorse Experience: Immerse yourself in the world of Irish horse racing.
  • Fairy Village and Trail: Explore the enchanting fairy village and trail.
  • Japanese Gardens: Enjoy a peaceful walk along the stepping stones in our beautiful Japanese Gardens.
  • Frolicking Foals: Meet our adorable foals in their paddock, a delightful experience for all ages.

See you this summer for unforgettable fun and adventure!


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Brallistown Little, Tully, Co. Kildare,
R51 KX25, Ireland

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