Whether you want to rock out to your favourite bands or experience a night of culture, we've taken a look at the top events taking place this summer to give you the ultimate guide on where to go and what to pack to make your staycation even more special.
From one off gigs to festivals and every quirky event in between there is something to suit every taste this year and we've got your fashion essentials covered so you can rock out in style, no matter the weather!
Where? Marley Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin.
When? 14 - 16 July
Longitude returns to Marley Park this summer with a line-up that includes Stormzy, Picture This, Canadian superstar The Weeknd and folk rockers Mumford & Sons. www.longitude.ie
Punchestown Music Festival
Where? Punchestown Racecourse, Nass, Co.Kildare.
When? 29 & 30 July
Former hosts to Witness and then Oxegen, Punchestown are opening themselves to music fans once more! With a line up that includes All Saints, Boney M, Smash Hits, Village People and Tom Jones, this is one for those looking for a little nostalgia this summer! www.mcd.ie
Indiependence Music & Arts Festival, Cork
Where? Deer Farm, Mitchelstown, Cork
When? 4 - 6 August
Featuring some of the best Irish and international music acts, this festival continues to grow since its 2016 launch. This year headliners include the Manic Street Preachers, ALL TVVINS, Brian Deady and The Riptide Movement as well as music you can discover comedy and spoken word acts at this Cork based festival. www.indiependencefestival.com
Where? Stradbally, Co.Laois
When? 1 - 3 September
Easily one of Ireland's most beloved festivals that brings together music, the arts and every thing in between, this year the Picnic looks set to see its' success continue with acts including The xx, Duran Duran, Elbow, Rag'n'Bone Man, Run the Jewels and many, many more! www.electricpicnic.ie
Something a little different...
For a break from the norm this festival season, check out the Dublin A Capella Festival from 14 - 16 July, Beatyard in Dun Laoghaire on Thursday 3 August or the Harvest Country Music fest in Westport and Enniskillen on 26 August.