Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular


Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular 2015 will take place from July 10th – 12th in Dublin’s Merrion Square and July 18th and 19th in Cork’s Fitzgerald Park. The FREE festival is getting ready to blow out its candles and celebrate its 10th Birthday this July!

NO REPRO FEE 0723 Laya City Spectacular LaunchNow in its 10th year, Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular (formerly named the Street Performance World Championship) has a myriad of the very best entertainers this year along with events and workshops for kids guaranteed to amuse them:

  • Sword-swallower and blind-folded chainsaw juggler The Space Cowboy
  • ‘Bed of nails’ and fire-eating Sideshow Shep
  • World record holding football freestyler Victor Rubilar
  • B-boy troupe USA Breakdancers who have been touring with Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson ‘One’ tour
  • 12 time Guinness world record holding sword swallower
  • Weight-lifting strong woman
  • Disco ball-tastic ‘silent disco tour’
  • Slapstick, rapping and science workshops for the little ones
  • FREE children’s workshops in art, music, theatre and science
  • Family farm area where you can bring a sheep for a stroll or pet a pig
  • Award-winning Belgian trampoline spectacle, and
  • Irish food area with loads of free samples and artisan offerings throughout the weekend.

Rainbwo Disco in 2013Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular takes place in Dublin’s Merrion Square on July 10th – 12th and Cork’s Fitzgerald Park on July 18th and 19th, and all activities are FREE

You will find the full programme listed on with regular updates on Facebook & Twitter.