As we’re well into May now, it’s time to think about those sunny summer days and plan for some fun family days out.
Groove Festival brought to you by Energia, isn’t just a music festival, it’s a weekend filled with something for all the family! The smallest Groovers have the Little Top, revealing theGroove World of Magical Mystery. Teen Groovers can escape enjoying the fun of the Hell & Back adventure area. And everyone will enjoy the brilliant musical line up with Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Heather Small – The Voice of M People, The Stunning and many more.
All this plus a scrumptious food area with something for everyone, from Sharon Shannon’s Garden of Vegan to Bray’s own legend that is Box Burger the perfect recipe for a great family weekend.
Groove Festival takes place in the convenient and beautiful location of Killruddery House & Gardens just off the N11 on July 7th & 8th 2018. With onsite parking and new transport options for 2018, Groove has firmly taken its place as Ireland’s family music festival.
1. The whole family – the best family experience on offer with something for everyone!
Groove Festival, brought to you by Energia, is a “one size fits all” family festival experience; there’s loads to do, it’s safe AND it’s great value for money. Families can avail of a weekend ticket which covers two adults and three children (under 16), all for just €225 (including booking fee)! Groove offers a unique “come & go” system. So if after a day of family fun, parents want to drop children home they can leave the site and return that evening for an adults evening of music and food.
2. For the smallest Groovers – a whole new adventure:
The Little Top is the new area for little ones at this year’s Festival. Enter the Groove World of Magical Mystery to find Circus Magicians and Acrobats, Pirates looking for Treasure, a Dark Queen looking for the Fairy Princess and a Mad Scientist trying to make them all disappear….
Killruddery is accessible for buggies plus there are also children friendly food offerings, baby changing facilities and stretch tents so “just in case” there is always somewhere to shelter…from the sun obviously!
3. For the Teenagers – a safe place to enjoy with friends:
Groove offers a safe and enjoyable environment for teenagers to enjoy the festival experience. New for 2018, the Hell & Back team, who regularly run events at Killruddery, are hosting a special weekend of fun activities and challenges, plus the Zorbs on the Killruddery lakes are a great draw. The Sony Xperia stage will also draw the teenage crowd with thebest new music around!
4. The Music – music to suit everyone in the family
Music from the main stage will tick the box for the whole family including a bit of nostalgic bopping for mum and dad with Heather Small – The Voice of M People and getting their funk on to the sound of Fun Lovin’ Criminals. Plus The Stunning, The Riptide Movement, HamsandwicH and Something Happens.
In between that cool line up, they can enjoy the delights of the Sony Xperia Stage and hear some of the best of new music around, plus a special performance by festival favourite and total legend Jerry Fish!
5. The Location – It’s location, location, location!
Killruddery House couldn’t be a more perfect location for a family to spend a weekend. Less than 2KM from the N11 and 10 min drive from the M50, it couldn’t be more convenient to get to. Groove has on-site parking plus a shuttle bus service to Bray DART station. The Groove site is a safe and secure location in one of the most stunning settings for an Irish Festival.
We are very excited to announce that we have a family weekend ticket available to giveaway to you of our lovely Saucepan Kids followers. This ticket is for two adults and three kids (U16) and is worth €225 so it’s an amazing prize and promises to be a fantastic fun filled family experience.
Enter the competition below :
If you can’t wait to see if you’re the competition winner, you can head over and buy your own tickets on the Groove Festival website now.