Festival Programme

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd May
11am – 5pm


International Wakeboarding Extravaganza

This year we are delighted to be joined by some of the best wakeboarding talent from around Ireland. They will be putting on an incredible display so be sure not to miss it!


Best Trick Competition – Hosted by our friends in Wakedock

At 3pm each day, our friends in Wakedock will be hosting a one hour wake boarding session. There will also be half an hour of free sessions available each day for spectators to give it a go!


Racin in the Basin 

Teams of 4 people per raft and races of 6 rafts.  Full training, lifejackets etc provided. The IUSRU can even provide you with a pre-built raft if DIY raft building isn’t your thing! Companies or groups for races from 2pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Raft Race 1

The Irish Underwater Search and Recovery Unit Charity Rubber Duck Race

At Just €5 per Duck or €20 for a flock of 5 Ducks, why not join in the fun on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May at 4.30p.m. The proceeds go to a good cause as your Duck donation will go to The Irish Underwater Search and Recovery Unit.  There will also be areas to Decorate Your Duck!

Duck Race 1

Bank of Ireland Floating Golf Challenge

The challenge is to hit a ball from Grand Canal Square approximately 100 yards across water land it on our especially designed and landscaped floating green and get it into the hole!


Come Try it Sessions (Kayaking)

The guys at East Wall Water Sports Centre will be on hand during the festival each day from 11am until 5pm to take you on the water to try out kayaking!

I’m afraid that we’re booked out at this stage.

Perhaps you could try Surfdock?  See  http://www.surfdock.ie/

Give Colin a call on 01-6683945


DJ, Music, Fun & Competitions

There is loads of fun to be had this year, with a DJ and music on both days of the Festival and lots of prizes to be won throughout the weekend.Fun at the Festival

Food & Craft Markets

There is an international food market with exciting, quality, fresh food for food lovers to delight in.Market


Kiddies Funfair Attractions

Not to be outdone by the water activities, there is lots to do on land too. There will be a kids funfair with plenty of rides for the kids to enjoy.


Canal Barge Gathering

Live from 98FM (Saturday)

Please note that the programme is subject to change.


Please Note: In the interest of safety, please do not enter the water during the festival unless as part of an official supervised festival event.

WATER HAZARD – Children must always be accompanied by an adult.


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