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Tradfest festival

At The Spencer Hotel

If you are attending Tradfest and are looking for a hotel nearby, The Spencer Hotel will serve as the perfect base for you. Our central location in Dublin city is close to all the action of Dublin's many festivals and events throughout the year.

Dublin’s festival scene kick starts in January with the opening of Tradfest – running from 22nd - 26th of January 2020 and featuring traditional and folk music. The festival centres around Temple Bar in Dublin city, and is one of Ireland's largest festivals of traditional music and Irish celebration. This event is fun for people of all ages, with a wide variety of events specifically for kid's as well as some venues for 18's and over only.

Close to all that Dublin city has to offer, The Spencer is located right next to the Red Luas line which will have you close to Temple Bar and many of the festival venues in just minutes. Another alternative is to walk along the Liffey River, experience Dublin on foot as it is only 10 minutes stroll to TradFest in Temple Bar. There is also a bus stop right in front of the hotel if you wish to travel by the many bus routes Dublin has. With this prime spot, getting around the city will never be an issue for you during your visit.

Tradfest features artists from the worlds of folk, nu-folk, and even rock and roll. The festival is also known as a boutique Winter festival – closing the door on the darkest season and ushering in the light and energy of Spring. The festival takes place over 5 days and 5 nights with over 200 events, which shouldn’t be missed.

The festival has been recognised for its contribution to Irish traditional music and culture with several awards including Best Traditional Music Festival in the 2008 and 2009 Festival Awards. Numerous iconic venues host concerts featuring talented musicians from Ireland such as The Dubliners, Clannad, Moya Brennan, Sharon Shannon, Maura O’Connell. These venues include St. Patrick’s Cathedral, St Werburgh’s Church, Dublin Castle, Dublin City Hall, The New Theatre and The Button Factory.

Make the most of your festival experience and time here in the city by staying at The Spencer. You can learn more about our special offers and packages here.

Book your festival break at The Spencer Hotel today.

Visit the Tradfest website for full programme updates and ticket information.

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