From Bluebells to Horse Racing: What's On in Kildare this May Bank Holiday - IntoKildare
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The May bank holiday weekend is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for some fun activities to enjoy in Kildare, we’ve got you covered! From concerts to outdoor festivals, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a foodie, a nature lover, or just looking to relax and unwind, the May bank holiday weekend in Kildare has plenty of exciting events and activities to offer. In this article, we’ll highlight some of the best things to do in Kildare over the bank holiday weekend, including Into Kildare Restaurant Week and the Barrow Bluebells Funday. So grab your calendar and get ready to plan an unforgettable May bank holiday weekend in Kildare!

Escape to the Great Outdoors at Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park in Kildare

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If you’re looking for a fun family day out this May bank holiday weekend, why not visit the Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park? Nestled in the heart of Kildare, this 60-acre park offers a range of outdoor activities, including a fairy trail, pet farm, and woodland walk. Take a ride on the park’s miniature train, explore the interactive exhibitions in the indoor museum, or simply relax and enjoy a picnic in the beautiful gardens. Be sure to stop by and discover all that Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park has to offer.

Join the Fun at the Barrow Bluebells Funday in Kildare this May Bank Holiday

Join in the festivities at the Barrow Bluebells Funday on May 1st in Moore Abbey Woods, Monasterevin. Celebrate the arrival of spring and witness the beauty of the blooming bluebells. Enjoy a range of fun activities for all ages, including live music, face painting, and a petting zoo. Take a stroll through the scenic woodland trails and admire the breathtaking views of the Barrow river. This is a fantastic family-friendly event that’s not to be missed, so be sure to mark it in your calendar and come along for a day of fun and flowers.

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Celebrate the Last Day of Punchestown Festival with the Whole Family on April 29th

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Make the most of the May Bank Holiday weekend by joining in the festivities at the Punchestown Festival on April 29th. This is the final day of the five-day festival and it’s perfect for a family day out. Witness the excitement of the horse races, with thrilling finishes and magnificent steeds, and enjoy a range of family-friendly activities, such as face painting, bouncy castles, and balloon artists. There are also plenty of food and drink options available to keep everyone energized and entertained throughout the day. The atmosphere is electric, and it’s a fantastic opportunity to experience the best of Irish racing and culture. So gather your loved ones and head to Punchestown on April 29th for a day of fun, excitement and lasting memories.

Step into the World of Amy Winehouse at the Newbridge Silverware Museum of Style Icons this May Bank Holiday

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Attention all Amy Winehouse fans! This May Bank Holiday weekend, the Newbridge Silverware Museum of Style Icons is hosting a special exhibition showcasing the iconic style of the legendary singer. The exhibition features outfits, accessories, and personal items from Winehouse’s life and career, giving visitors a unique glimpse into her unique fashion sense and personal style. The museum itself is a treasure trove of fashion and pop culture memorabilia, with an impressive collection of clothing and accessories worn by celebrities such as Audrey Hepburn, Princess Diana, and Michael Jackson. Located in the beautiful surrounds of the Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre, this is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in fashion, music, and culture. So come along and immerse yourself in the world of Amy Winehouse, and explore the fascinating collection of fashion history at the Newbridge Silverware Museum of Style Icons.

The Illegals with Niamh Kavanagh: A Classic Rock Tribute at Riverbank Arts Centre

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Calling all fans of classic rock! On April 29th, the Riverbank Arts Centre is proud to present a special tribute concert featuring The Illegals with Niamh Kavanagh. The Illegals are Ireland’s premier tribute band to the Eagles and Fleetwood Mac, known for their exceptional musicianship and faithful renditions of beloved classics such as “Hotel California”, “Dreams”, and “The Chain”. With the addition of the stunning vocals of Eurovision winner Niamh Kavanagh, this is a show that promises to be unforgettable. The Riverbank Arts Centre is the perfect venue for this incredible event, with its intimate setting and state-of-the-art sound and lighting. So come along and sing along to some of the greatest hits of all time, and experience the magic of The Illegals and Niamh Kavanagh at the Riverbank Arts Centre this May Bank Holiday weekend.

Discover the Beauty and History of Ireland’s Racing Legacy at the Irish National Stud & Gardens

If you’re a horse lover or just looking for a unique and fascinating day out this May Bank Holiday weekend, be sure to visit the Irish National Stud & Gardens. This world-renowned stud farm has been producing top-class racehorses for over a century, and is now one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ireland. Explore the stunning gardens, which include Japanese gardens, a serene lake, and a peaceful woodland walk. See the magnificent horses in their stables and paddocks, including some of the most famous champions in the world like Invincible Spirit and Hurricane Run. Learn about the fascinating history of Irish racing, and enjoy interactive exhibits and guided tours. And don’t forget to visit the Horse Museum, which houses a wealth of information and artifacts on the history of racing and breeding. With so much to see and do, the Irish National Stud & Gardens is a must-visit attraction in Kildare. Come and discover the beauty and history of Ireland’s racing legacy this May Bank Holiday weekend.

Shop Top Brands at Kildare Village this May Bank Holiday Weekend!

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If you’re in the mood for some shopping this May Bank Holiday weekend, make your way to Kildare Village. This world-famous outlet shopping destination is home to over 100 luxury and designer brands, including some of the best Irish and international names in fashion, beauty, and homeware. Browse the latest collections from brands like Mulberry, Gucci, and Ralph Lauren, and enjoy savings of up to 60% off the recommended retail price. Take a break from shopping and relax in one of the many cafes and restaurants, serving delicious food and drinks to keep you fueled for your shopping spree. And don’t miss out on the exclusive experiences, events, and promotions taking place throughout the weekend, from personal styling sessions to live music and entertainment. Kildare Village is the perfect destination for a day of shopping and indulgence this May Bank Holiday weekend. Come and discover the best of Irish and international brands in one luxurious and unforgettable location.


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