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Plan the perfect Dublin Hen Party

by Jade Pepperell
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To celebrate St Patrick’s Day, we share some of the hottest Dublin hen party ideas, courtesy of FizzBox

Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, is the largest city in the country, renowned for its nightlife, Guinness and of course the biggest party of the year – St Patricks day! Dublin is the perfect place to let your hair down and get into the party spirit making it a fantastic location for a hen do.

There is so much more to Dublin than traveling across the city to see the sights and cramming in as many pubs as possible in hope of eventually finding your way back to the airport. It is full of culture, great people and has some amazing activities to keep you and your hen party – well – partying! On your hen do take your girl tribe on an Irish adventure and make it a hen to remember, learn how to Irish dance, join the St Patrick’s parade and treat yourself to an afternoon tea experience.   

All aboard!

If you’re looking for the best way to see the city but you also want a bit of indulgence, the Afternoon Tea Bus in Dublin is a great way to see the sights, as well as treat yourself to some delicious cakes. The Afternoon Tea Bus in Dublin takes you around the city on a quint tour in a vintage bus. You can ride in style through the city in a vintage 1960s bus that has been lovingly restored and see everything from the Samuel Beckett Bridge, to St Patricks cathedral taking you through Temple Bar and Phoenix Park. You can avoid the rain getting in the way and instead see the sights while drinking unlimited tea and coffee and munching on delicious cakes, scones and sandwiches whilst spending quality time with your closest friends. 

dublin hen party

dublin hen party

Party parade

If you’re lucky enough to be on your hen do in Dublin for St Patricks day, then you’ll be able to join the sea of green and party in the St Patrick’s day parade! The atmosphere of the parade is not something you will be forgetting anytime soon, as the streets turn emerald for the two-hour parade of costumes, dancers and colourful floats. This is a party not to be missed!      

Dance the night away

There is no better place to learn how to Irish dance than in Ireland, so why not try a traditional Irish Dance Party class? You will be taught by a professional instructor and whisked to the dance floor with new intricate footwork, where you will be dazzled by a performance from some talented dancers. Live music will keep your rhythm going as you dance away in this mixed public class, full of atmosphere and perfect for a party!     

dublin hen party

Sport’s day fun

For something a little less traditional, but still very active, the School Sports Day is a hilarious activity that will have the whole hen party giggling. Take a break from the sight seeing and the bars for something a bit wacky. This is a chance to re-live your childhood and see how good you are at the three-legged race or the egg and spoon race! Your hen party will be split into teams and put in colourful bibs, so you are ready to compete against each other.

Guinness anyone?

Of course, part of visiting Dublin has to include drinking the Guinness and visiting as many pubs as possible! Visit the famous Temple Bar in one of Dublin’s most popular neighbourhoods. Once holding the reputation for drunken debauchery, it is now full of quirky boutiques and restaurants as well as a great place to grab a drink. You will be able to while away the hours wondering this area with plenty to do by day and night – enjoy international and local food in restaurants, the Temple Bar Food Market and shopping in boutiques with your friends. Temple Bar is also home to the renowned Gallery of Photography so if you’re looking to do something a little more cultural, head there and admire the contemporary images, then grab a cocktail in one of the many stylish cocktail bars close by.

Dublin is a great place for a hen party, you can dance the night away, drink all the cocktails and Guinness you like and see the city from the comfort of a vintage bus that serves you afternoon tea. What more do you need?

For more inspiration and hen party ideas head to Fizzbox today!

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