Tickets are available to purchase here.
There are a range of different ticket options available as follows. Additional booking fees apply to online tickets.

Single Online Tickets:
  • Thursday €15
  • Friday €17.50
  • Saturday €22.50

Multiple Day Online Tickets:
  • 2-day Ticket: Thursday and Friday €27.50
  • 3-day Ticket: Thursday, Friday and Saturday €45.50

Group Tickets (only available online)
  • 10+ people Thursday €12.50
  • 10+ people Friday €15
  • 10+ people Saturday €19.50
We are offering a reduced price on Thursday to celebrate opening night. Saturday’s price reflects the longer opening hours on that day as the event is open from 12.30-11pm!
Access + EcoCup + 6 tokens (worth €1.00 each)
An average beer or cider will be 3 tokens for half-pint and 6 tokens for a full pint. Stronger brews may have a slightly increased token price. Drinks in the Distillers Quarter will vary depending on the drink in question but generally start from 7 tokens upwards.
There is a group rate available for 10+ people as detailed above. Should your group significantly exceed this number, please contact us on and we can help you will the booking. Did you know that you can also purchase tokens in advance for your group? Just add them at time of booking and collect them at the ticket desks on the day.
Similar to other tokened events, any beer or food tokens purchased at the event should be used over the three days and are non-refundable.
Yes, special dietary needs are accommodated on a number of the food and drinks stands as follows:

  • Gluten Free - most ciders at this year’s fair are gluten free and there are a number of gluten-free beer options available also. Please ask each exhibitor before sampling. A gluten-free sticker will be visible on stands with gluten-free options.
  • Vegetarian - some stands will have vegetarian options available. Menu boards will be visible above all stands and we have asked all exhibitors to indicate vegetarian and other options.
  • Non-alcoholic - Our non-alcoholic exhibitor for 2019 is still to be confirmed but will be located in the Distillers Quarter and offer a range of non-alcoholic beverages. In addition, soft drinks will be available from food stands. Water coolers are positioned around the room for our patrons. Tea and Alltech Café Citadelle will also be served near the stage in the food area.
No, all alcoholic beverages and food purchased at the event are only for consumption onsite.
Yes, Ecocups can be rinsed at wash stations which are located approximate in each corner of the room.
Yes, all attendees who consume alcohol must be over 18 years of age. IDs can be checked in 3 places: 1) when purchasing entry, 2) when getting banded, 3) spot checked by CCD, 4) when being served.
The Convention Centre has an underground car park available to patrons who will not be consuming alcohol at the event. All attendees are urged to never drink and drive and to use public transport options.
You can purchase food and drink tokens online in advance, at token desks at the event and from our mobile token sales team during the event.
This year’s opening hours are:
Thursday: 5pm – 11pm
Friday: 5pm – 11pm
Saturday: 12.30pm – 11pm.
Yes. Trade tickets are available on Thursday only for €12.50 + booking fee. To be eligible you must be working in the beverage industry. For those with trade tickets, doors will be open from 4pm on Thursday. Normal hours apply for Friday and Saturday. Contact for more info.
Yes, you’ll be able to collect your pre-ordered tokens onsite in The Convention Centre Dublin at a designated token collection point after you use your ticket to check-in to the event. Your token order will show in your email confirmation, not on your ticket. We will have a list at the event of all those who have purchased tokens in advance.
Absolutely, our exhibitors will have gin, vodka, rum, whiskey, mead and various cocktails. There will be no wine available. If you’re the designated driver or you simply don’t fancy drinking, there’ll be coffee, tea, water and soft drinks available.