You don’t have to look far to find fun nights out in Dublin. The buzzing Irish capital is crammed with lively nightclubs for Friday and Saturday nights, as well as more unique nights out like party buses. Read on to discover some of the best fun nights out in Dublin.
Best nightclubs in Dublin on a Friday and Saturday night
Known to the locals as ‘Coppers’, expect cheesy tunes, multiple dancefloors to choose from and comfy seating areas for deep chats. This, plus the 4.30 am weekend licence, makes Coppers a natural Friday and Saturday night fave.
This edgy club is hidden behind a sushi restaurant and offers one of the city's biggest and best sound systems.
Fridays at Four Dame Lane are a student favourite, offering free entry and live DJ sets all night long. In addition to the popping dancefloor, the newly-refurbished loft features a football table and ping pong for those with a competitive streak.
Krystle is known for being one of Dublin’s more upmarket venues, but that doesn’t stop it from being a wild night out. Every weekend, resident DJs provide an eclectic range of R&B, hip hop and electronic music to dance all night long to.
More fun nights out in Dublin
Clubs and bars are only part of the story. There are plenty of other fun activities to indulge in and make your weekend memorable.
Cheap party buses in Dublin
If you’re looking for a memorable night out discovering more of the city, perhaps renting a party bus is the option for you. (Hint: some even do graduation party options!)
Party buses in Dublin can be expensive, so make sure you shop around and get a few quotes before committing. That way, you’ll find the best value cheap party bus.
Free comedy nights in Dublin
Enjoy the famous Irish sense of humour at some of Dublin’s free comedy nights, such as Chelsea Drug Store’s Riff-Raff Comedy Show (every Wednesday at 8pm) and the Stag’s Head Comedy Crunch (every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at 9pm).
Watch some traditional Irish dancing
You haven’t been to Ireland until you’ve watched some live Irish dancing! There are plenty of venues where you can catch a show. Riverdance at the Gaiety Theatre is the most famous option. But you can even watch live Irish dancing by simply heading down to O’Neills.
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