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6 Things You Need To Know If You're Heading To Forbidden Fruit This Weekend

By fiodhna_hm

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am


Forbidden Fruit, ya little ride.

All the fun of a festival without having to trek too far or sleep in a sweaty tent.

Taking place over the next three days in Kilmainham, we've drawn up a delish list of all the info you're likely to need for the weekend ahead.

1. Opening times

Friday: 4pm

Saturday: 2pm

Sunday: 2pm

Music ends at 10.45pm each evening.

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2. Getting there

  • Easy Peasy: Free Bulmers Buses will pick up at Harcourt Street at 30 minute intervals starting at 4pm on Friday and at 2pm Saturday and Sunday.  
  • Luas: Take the Red Line from Abbey Street to Heuston Station, then it's a 5 minute walk from there.
  • Dublin Bus:

40, 123 or 13 from Upper O'Connell Street or College Green

79, 79A from Aston Quay or Temple Bar

25A from Wellington Quay or Temple Bar

  • Taxi: Ask to go to James Street and Bow Lane - that's as far as they can bring you.
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3. Weather

It looks like the current scorcher is set to continue - minus the small threat of thundershowers on Saturday. Make sure you have sunblock, a zippie and sunnies at the ready!

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4. Must-see acts

Friday: Kerri Chandler, Gerd Janson B2B Detroit Swindle

Saturday: Tame Impala, DJ Deece, Jungle, Tale Of Us

Sunday: Tiga, Âme, Jackmaster

Full lineup and scheduling below.

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5. Forbidden Fruit Night 2016

The party ain't over at 10.45pm, my friends... In fact, it will just be kicking off. There are a heap of official Forbidden Fruit afterparties taking place across the city. Here's our pick of the best each night:

Friday: Detroit Swindle at The Malibu Club

Saturday: Jungle (DJ set) with Lumo Club

Sunday: Deece Series - Jackmaster with DJ Deece

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6. Other things to check out

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Getting FOMO already? 

Sunday tickets are sold out, but three-day tickets as well as Friday and Saturday tickets are still available – pick them up here.

This is gonna be greaaaaat!

READ NEXT: SNEAK PEEK: Here's What We Saw Behind The Scenes Today At The Sun-Drenched Forbidden Fruit Site


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