Dublin Bay Prawn Festival
It's Festival Time in Howth again and the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival has it all.
Whatever way you like your prawns – barbecued, whole, shelled, fried, skewered, marinated, sauced – Howth’s many award-winning restaurants will not disappoint on this not to be missed weekend.
We have a fantastic line up at this year’s festival with thirteen of the best Seafood restaurants in Howth taking part to honour the seafood that we are so proud of. Come along and sample the delicious offerings from Howths Finest.
You might even be tempted to have a tipple from our fully stocked Heineken Bar or maybe some Cheese and Wine.
So whatever it is that tickles your fancy the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival has it all.
Just a short hop on the dart this picturesque peninsula is a breath of fresh air from the bustling city and the craziness of St Patricks Weekend.
At any time of year, there’s so much to do in our Authentic Fishing Village, from scenic strolls along the harbour, coastal adventures on the cliffs, soaking up the villages rich maritime history and of course feasting on the best seafood. Lots of family Fun, music, entertainment, activities and more...
Traffic will be heavy so expect long delays. Seven hundred parking spaces will be provided at Deerpark Hotel and festival traffic will be directed towards these spaces with a local shuttle bringing people to the event. A traffic management plan for Sutton Cross will be put in place to improve traffic flow with the assistance of the Garda traffic corps and a traffic management company. A one-way system at Sutton Cross will be operated at peak times if necessary to ensure optimal traffic flow.
Irish Rail will be putting on additional Darts to meet demand at peak times and a queue management system will be in place at Howth Dart Station and a managed pedestrian crossing system will be in place at the West Pier.