Forbidden Fruit Festival

  • 4-5th June 2022
  • Disco, Electronic, Indie
  • Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Ireland


In a place you least expect a festival to occur, Forbidden Fruit is Ireland’s longest-running city centre festival. It is ready to make waves for its tenth anniversary on the incredible grounds of Royal Hospital Kilmainham Modern Art Museum.

The massive celebration will be taking place on the 4th – 5th of June. Forbidden Fruit will play host to many big and upcoming names such as Hot Chip, Bicep, Lorde, and many more!

Forbidden Fruit Festival Lineup.

Headliners 2022

BICEP | Lorde | Hot Chip | Peggy Gou

Lineup 2022

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Forbidden Fruit Festival Tickets.

Forbidden Fruit 2022 has a few different options for tickets. There is also plenty of information regarding the types of tickets available and the benefits they provide.

Weekend tickets – 2-day tickets priced at €149.00

Saturday tickets – Saturday, June 4th. Notable artists playing this day will be Bicep and Carner. Priced at €74.50

Sunday tickets – Sunday, June 5th. Notable artists playing this day will be Lorde and Hot Chip. This day will take place on bank holiday Sunday. Priced at €74.50

You will receive a wristband upon reaching the entrance of Forbidden Fruit Festival 2022. The wristband will allow you access to the grounds. If the wristband is removed or damaged in any way, it will become invalid, and you will no longer have access benefits to the even.

Tickets and wristbands are not transferable; there is also a no refund policy.

Lastly, age verification is required for all tickets, this being due to the fact the event is for 18+ only. So don’t forget to bring a form of photo ID to be safe. You can order your tickets with Ticketmaster Ireland.

The Forbidden Fruit Festival Venue.

Forbidden Fruit Festival 2022 will be marking its 10th anniversary at the Irish Museum Of Modern Art at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham this year. Situated in the Dublin city centre, the setting is certainly unique compared to competing festivals.

Forbidden Fruit is an outdoor festival. Therefore it is recommended to bring sun protection.

No liquids are allowed on the premises. Instead, there are a bar and catering facilities at the event ready for whenever guests become thirsty and hungry.

Accommodation & Travel Information.

The grounds are about 15 minutes from Dublin’s city centre by car. There are a good few ways you can get to Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Here are the various ways in which you can travel to the venue.

Bear in mind the multitude of ways you can travel to the festival. Car may seem like a good idea, but since on-site parking will be restricted, the other forms of transport may be a better idea. Either way, plan ahead so as not to be lost in confusion on the day.

Walking – You can access the venue at the East gate from Military Road and the West gate coming from James Street.

Travel by rail:

The nearest train station to the gates is Heuston. You can access the station via Conolly and Tara Street.

From Luas, you can take the Heuston line and walk from the station, roughly 9 minutes.

Travel by road:

Bus – You can take routes number 40, number 123, and number 13 from the city centre to Forbidden Fruit. The buses tend to rotate every 10 minutes. However, bear in mind they take about 10-20 minutes longer on Sundays.

Car from the West– Follow the M4 and the N4. Once you’re at the roundabout for Kilmainham, turn right, then take your first left, left again at the crossroads. Take a left at the end and then a final left through the gates.

Car from the South – Take the M7 and the N7 to the city centre. Take the M50 turn off and then the N4 exit. At the roundabout for Kilmainham, turn right, then a left, another left and a final left through the gates.

On-site parking is restricted. Therefore, you will need to park at the nearest car park instead: Park Rite Parking Lot at 7 Queen Street, Dublin.

Festival organisers can direct mobility impaired access from Jame Street and Bow Lane.

Staying off-site:

Use the fully interactive map below to search for off-site accommodation. Please be aware you will need to arrange your transportation to and from the venue.


Is Forbidden Fruit a camping festival?

Forbidden Fruit is a city centre festival in Dublin with no camping facilities. Book nearby accommodation using the fully interactive map above.