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The Ball Festival 2017

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St Michaels Pier

1 Harbour Road



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Together | Bigger | Better

The Ball is a brand new multi-stage STUDENT ONLY music festival taking place on Friday 28th April 2017 in the unique setting of St Michael's Pier, in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The festival will offer students a world-class music lineup with top quality production and entertainment to create the ultimate end of year college experience.

**** LAST ENTRY TIME 18:00 (6pm) ****

All attendees will be required to enter the venue by 6 pm on Friday 28th April 2017. We would encourage all attendees to make the most of their day at the festival with top quality acts playing from the get go, so get down early! There will be no re-admittance should you choose to leave the venue.

Expect 2 stages, over 20 acts, food yard, funfair, bars, Dublin's best festival location and much more.

Artists announced so far:

- Gavin James

- Bakermat LIVE

- Klangkarussell

- Route 94

- Waze & Odyssey

- Hare Squead

- Mark McCabe

- Smash Hits

- Soule

- Heroes in Hiding

- AikJ

- Frank Jez

- MC Fabu D

- Dan Stritch

- Bedlam Djs

+ More to be announced

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For further info checout www.theball.ie to stay up to date.



Refunds & Transfers

Tickets are non-refundable, however if you bought your ticket using Eventbrite you can transfer them to another attendee, by following these steps.

Event Times

Gates Open: 3pm | Bars Close: 10pm | Event Finishes: 10:30pm

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

All attendees must be 18 years or older. All attendees must provide BOTH photo identification (with your date of birth) and a valid student ID, on arrival.

The following forms of photo identification are acceptable once they are in date:

  • Valid Passport

  • Driving Licence/Learner Permit

  • National ID Card/Government Issued Photo ID Card including Garda National Age Card

The following forms of student ID are acceptable once they are in date:

  • Student ID Card issued in Republic of Ireland by a 3rd Level Institute

  • International Student Identity Card (ISIC)

  • Student Leap Card

*In exceptional circumstances organisers may accept a letter from your education provider in lieu of student ID. This is at the discretion of the organiser and all queries should be directed to hello@theball.ie prior to event day.


We do not have any on site parking. The nearest car parks are Bloomfield Shopping Centre, Dun Laoghaire Shopping Centre, DLR Lexlcon Library and Queen’s Road Car Park. (Charges apply at all) we would advise all attendees to travel using public transport.

Transport getting to and from the event

There will be an enhanced service provided by Dublin Bus and Irish Rail to account for the increased capacity, however, it will be the responsibility of each attendee to plan their own travel arrangements to and from the festival.

DART: Dun Laoghaire station is right opposite the site. Take the DART Southbound from City Centre and Northbound from Greystones/Bray.

BUS: 46A, 7 & 8 all serve Dun Laoghaire form City Centre, 75 from Rathfarnham. The terminus is right opposite the site. For a full list of buses please see here

TAXI: Rank is located on Marine Road

No Readmission

There will be no re-admittance should you choose to leave the venue.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

No outside food or drink will be allowed and patrons will be searched on entry. We have a great range of food and drink available from our bars and food vendors.

What is the drugs policy?

We conduct an absolute zero tolerance policy. If it is suspected that you have drugs on you, you will be denied entrance to the festival or removed from the event.

Is there a dress code?

Festival friendly attire is acceptable, including shorts and singlets, but bear in mind the weather and the location when planning your outfit. Flip flops are NOT acceptable and we would recommend all students wear closed shoes for your own safety and comfort.

Will there be lockers/cloakroom facilities?

No, there will not be any storage facilities like this. If you don’t need it – don’t bring it!

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email hello@theball.ie

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