KALEIDOSCOPE RETURNS IN 2023
Ireland’s number one music and arts camping festival for families and friends is looking forward to welcoming you to Russborough House.
Get ready to experience a Carnival of Colour! The weekend will be filled with incredible art installations, thrilling activities and brilliant performances.
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Getting to Kaleidoscope
N81 Route (Traffic coming from Dublin)
Car Park traffic will drive through Blessington Town on the N81 and turn right at the Burgage roundabout joining left onto the Kilmalum road. It will continue on the L6052 until the L3863 where it will turn left and be directed into the carparks via Gate 1 and subsequently Gate 8
Campervan/ Caravan Route Attendees availing of the campervan/caravan site will be directed to drive through Blessington Town on the N81 and turn right at the Burgage roundabout joining left onto the Kilmalum road. It will continue on the L6052 until the L3863 where it will turn left and be directed into the carpark via Gate 1
Taxi / Drop Off traffic will drive through Blessington Town on the N81 and continue on the N81 from the Burgage roundabout before turning right onto the L83632 (Glashina) and dropping off inside Gate 8.
FROM NAAS/ M7/M9
Car Park will take the south Naas exit from the M7 (Junction 10), take the Naas ring road as far as the R411 roundabout where it will join the R411 through to Ballymore Eustace. All traffic will follow the L6056. and enter the festival site via Gate 1 and subsequently Gate 8
Campervan/ Caravan Route will take the south Naas exit from the M7 (Junction 10), take the Naas ring road as far as the R411 roundabout where it will join the R411 through to Ballymore Eustace. All traffic will follow the L6056 and campervans will continue to Gate 1.
Taxi / Drop Off traffic will drive from Naas to Blessington Town via the R410 Naas Rd, join the N81 and continue on the N81 from the Burgage roundabout before turning right onto the L83632 (Glashina) and dropping off inside Gate 8.
N81 Northbound Route (Coming from Baltinglass)
Cars/Campervans/Caravans All festival traffic heading northbound on the N81 will be directed to Ballymore Eustace All traffic will follow the L6056 and enter the festival site at Gate 1 (Campervans) or Gate 8 (Cars).
Taxi/Drop Off from Baltinglass follow the N81 past Russborough House, turn left onto the L83632 (Glashina) and drop off inside Gate 8.
The festival venue is accessible by public transport. For the best options for you and your family please consult your local public transport information.
All attendees intending to drive to the festival site will need to hold a car parking access ticket in addition to their festival admission ticket (weekend camping or day ticket). Car parking tickets alone will not grant access to the festival.
Car park access tickets are available from Ticketmaster in advance of the festival priced at €20 or at the festival priced at €26.
Those festival goers availing of Boutique Camping (Pink Moon) will have a designated parking area which can be accessed via the Production Gate (Gate 4). Access to this parking area will be as follows:
· N81 (Dublin)
Those travelling from the N81 southbound will be directed to continue down the N81 and turn right at Gate 4.
· M7/M9 (via Naas)
Continue through Ballymore Eustace along the L2025 towards the N81 passing the Ballymore GAA, at the junction with the N81 they will be directed to turn left and travel along the N81 northbound, and will enter the festival site through Gate 4.
· N81 Northbound
Those travelling northbound on the N81 will be directed to continue along the N81 and will enter the site through Gate 4.
Disabled attendees will follow the driving.car route into Blue Car Park, Gate 1.
They will follow the route along the Bedazzle campsite, turning right into the existing hard-standing car park to the north east of Russborough House, where a dedicated disabled car park will be located.
Disabled attendees wishing to camp will have a dedicated campsite area within General
Russborough House & Parklands
Where history and culture live on.
Reputed to be the longest house in Ireland with a frontage of 210m, Russborough House is a stately home that is an incredible example of palladian architecture. Set upon an incredible parkland, this is the ideal venue for family festival fun!
With years of festival experience under their belt, Electric Picnic, Event Fuel and The Tenth Man, can almost anticipate the needs and desires of family festival goers.
Entertainment, imaginative programming and security is key, as is accessibility and setting. And Russborough delivers on all.
An expansive 200 acre estate located just 20km from Dublin in Co. Wicklow, just off the N81, Kaleidoscope is designed to make the entire festival experience as seamless as possible.
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Disabled Access Facilities
At Kaleidoscope, our aim is to make sure everyone is included in the fun!
Onsite, you will find wheelchair accessible toilets & designated disabled parking spots in the carpark.
If you have special access requirements, we ask that you please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, so we can better assist you & address any questions you may have. To make sure we have adequate facilities in place please get in touch as soon as possible! Kaleidoscope is an outdoor festival. As such, much of the site is located on grass, and will not be serviced by pathways or hard ground. There are no covered areas at the event, so we advise all concert goers to come prepared for all weather conditions. Please note that there are no elevated viewing platforms at this event.