01 Sep
Marching Band Classic
  • Malahide Castle, Malahide
  • 18:00 - 22:00
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MALAHIDE’S MARCHING BAND CLASSIC Thursday 1st September – Malahide Castle and GardensFingal County Council is delighted welcome the Screaming Eagles Marching Band, Boston College and the Yellow Jackets Marching Band, Georgia Tech for Malahide’s Marching Band Classic, one of the official Game Week events as part of the Aer Lingus College Football Classic 2016. The spectacle of the USA college marching bands is a sight to behold – from formations to cheerleaders, not to mention their incredible sound! Joining them on the night will be a host of Irish talent including the Crumlin Youth Band, Dublin All Stars, Vikings Drum Corps and more. This is a FREE event and tickets do not need to be booked in advance. There are 2,000 seats available and these will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. We hope that you will join us in Malahide for what is sure to be a fantastic celebration of musical talents from both sides of the Atlantic. Why not make a day of it? Hop on the DART, get out early and enjoy the Castle, the grounds and all that Malahide has to offer. We look forward to seeing you. For more information on our events see www.fingal.ie/events, LIKE us on www.facebook.com/fingalcoco or FOLLOW us on Twitter at @EVENTSinfingal and @fingalcoco Gates will open at 5pm. There will be traditional Irish music and dancing from 5.45pm. The Marching Bands programme will start at 6pm. The performance will finish by 8.30pm.GETTING THERE Bus Routes: Dublin Bus operates to and from Malahide, route number 42 or route 32 from Dublin City Centre. The journey time is approx. 40 minutes. For schedules visit: www.dublinbus.ie Trains (DART): Irish Rail operates a train and D.A.R.T. service to and from Malahide. The journey time is approximately 30 minutes. For schedules visit: www.irishrail.ie On arrival at the DART station, look out for our volunteers who will lead the way from the station to the event. Check out the location on Google Maps!  For further information see www.malahidecastleandgardens.iePARKING There is extensive free car parking and dedicated coach park onsite.ACCESSIBILITY There is ample accessible parking available in main car park. Please contact us directly on events@fingal.ie if you have specific access requirements that you would like to discuss.