The 7th Annual Dublin Burlesque Festival

The 7th Annual Dublin Burlesque Festival will place from the 16th – 19th November 2017.  Just like previous festivals we will have all the spectacle and magic that Dublin does best!

We are proud to continuously bring you world class Burlesque and Cabaret, with star acts from Ireland and around the Globe. Over the four days of fabulous fun our acts guarantee to thrill, tease and tempt you!

The DBF team would like to extend a huge thank you to every single one of you who buy tickets and support our little festival year on year; those of you who dress up, look delicious and divine, naughty and nice, who embrace the glamour and the gothic, the weird and the wonderful and celebrate the magic of burlesque and cabaret.

The talent of last years festival was outstanding, every performer embodied true beauty inside and out, skill and creativity. So well done to you all!

A look back to 2016

The winners of DBF 2016:

Best overall – Shir Madness,
Best solo – Celeste de Moriae,
Best comedy – Pearl Grey,
Best new act – Rusty misDemeanour,
And the heart of burlesque
Ms Epiphany deMeanour and Lord Rev. KXB.


Armitage Shanks

Armitage Shanks


Karolina Lux


Ireland’s Premier Celebration of Cabaret and Burlesque!

Beginning in 2010 the festival was the first of its kind in Ireland. Going from strength to strength over the 7 years of its existence the festival is being organized by a team of performers, producers and fans who have been dedicated to Burlesque since its revival over 11 years ago in Ireland.

The Festival aims to celebrate almost a decade of Burlesque and Cabaret tradition in Ireland. The festival takes place in between the Sugar Club and House, both on Leeson Street, Dublin 2 on 16th – 19th November 2017

An amazing line up of guest acts, bands and hosts will thrill and delighted over the 4 day festival which includes; Speakeasy at House Dublin on Thursday 16th November, the to the Sugar Club for the Circus Macabre show on Friday 17th November, plus workshops and the Gala Awards Show on Saturday 18th November, all rounded off with our famous family friendly Vintage Fashion Show & Afternoon tea with fabulous music and song from Truly Divine on Sunday 19th November back in the luscious surroundings of House Dublin!


We would like to thank everyone who supports the Dublin Burlesque Festival; our audiences, our fans and our sponsors.  Over the years we have partnered with some fantastic businesses and brands without whom we could not host this festival. We are currently looking for new Sponsors for 2017.

Please contact us for an information pack if you are interested.