4 Fun Things To Do This Weekend That’ll Cost You A Fiver Or Less

On a budget this weekend? You don't have to spend a fortune to have fun. We've rounded up the best activities across Ireland that'll sting you a fiver or less.

Canalaphonic music and culture festival


Catch the Canalaphonic Music And Culture Festival, happening Friday and Saturday throughout Portobello and Rathmines. There’ll be a stack of gigs in 22 different venues throughout the area, boutique markets, free barge trips, pop-up acoustic sets, comedy shows and so much more. Check the deets here.

Independent fairs and markets

Canal Bank Market Fair

This weekend there’s an independent pop-up market fair happening on the lovely banks of Grand Canal. There’s gonna be live music and lots of lovely things to feast your eyes on. Get all the info you need here. In Carlingford? There’s a vintage fair taking place on Sunday from 12-6pm. Details are here.

Merrion Square balloon release for equality


On Sunday at 2PM in Merrion Square Dublin 2, you can show your support for marriage equality by taking part in a balloon release. With voting day just around the corner, it’s really important to get involved and show your support. Plus, who doesn’t love watching hundreds of balloons being released into the air?! All the info is here.

Outdoor yoga

Outdoor Yoga

Yogis, get to yoga in the park this Saturday in Dartmouth Square at 11AM. Mats are available on arrival, and we’ll bet you’ll be feeling refreshed and rejuvenated, mind body and soul. Catch the info here.

Bonus round: Darkness Into Light

Darkness Into Light

We ‘fess: This is a cheat as prices start at €20, but as it’s for an important cause we thought we’d give it a mention.

There’s lotsa Darkness into Light activities taking place this weekend to raise funds and awareness for mental health, self harm and suicide. There’s a stack of ways to get involved, with walks, runs and swims to take part in. Events are happening in 80 different places across Ireland  and all the info you need is right here.