The Alcohol-Free Guide to an Evening in Limerick

Mad for a night out in Limerick but don’t fancy having a drink? We've got you covered!

1. Did Someone Say Karaoke?

Get ready to hit the high notes at karaoke night. Book a private space for you and your friends at KTV.IE Karaoke Studio and release your inner rock star for a sing-along experience to remember!

2. Let the Games Begin

Retro craze is in full swing at Limerick’s Level Up Arcade Bar. It’s packed with classic gaming experiences, modern arcades and board games so grab your mate (or your date!) for an evening of friendly fun.

3. Beat the Clock at Escape Limerick

Get the squad together and battle the clock to break free from the pirate ship, dungeon or classroom-themed escape room in under 60 minutes! Avail of your student discount and start planning your escape room adventure here.

4. Go with the Flow on a Kayak Tour

Experience Limerick under moonlight from the mighty River Shannon on an evening kayak tour with Nevsail Watersports – a truly unique experience! 

5. Lights, Curtains, Action!

Limerick punches well above its weight when it comes to arts and culture thanks to our many venues which attract world class performances across theatre and the arts. Check out some upcoming theatre productions – then sit back, relax and enjoy the show!

6. Let the Good Times Roll

Good vibes and great music, what more could you ask for on a night out in Limerick? A blast from the past style disco at RollerJam skate rink will keep the blood pumping and the energy levels high!

7. Time to Spare? Strike it Lucky at Bowling

If bowling and arcade games are right up your alley, check out Funworld and Arena 5 for a bowler-coaster evening of entertainment!

8. From Lecture Halls to Climbing Walls

Scale new heights and test your stamina on an indoor rock-climbing adventure at UL Sport Climbing Wall or Suas Climbing Centre – a fun, interactive challenge that will have you hooked in no time!

9. On Your Marks, Get Set, Go-Kart!

Live life in the fast lane and jostle for pole position at one of Limerick’s exhilarating indoor racing tracks for an unforgettable, adrenaline pumping experience!

10. In the Mood for Street Food?

Kick back, relax and indulge in some super tasty street food at Wickham Way, a colourful and quirky city centre hotspot. The ever popular Food Court is home to a host of vendors serving a fusion of international flavours – think Birria tacos, Bangalore style chicken, Brazillian pastels and finger licking churros…we bet you’re hungry now!

11. Pop to the Cinema

An old faithful for those darker evenings – a trip to the cinema! With new releases out so often there's always something to see and, let's face it, sometimes a trip to the flicks is the best excuse to enjoy buttery cinema popcorn!

12. Indulge in Some Retail Therapy

If you’re looking for the latest fashion trends, high tech gadgets or simply window shopping, you’ll be spoiled for choice at Limerick’s Crescent Shopping Centre. Home to over 90 stores, a host of cafes and restaurants, a drop in crèche and a 12 screen cinema with late night opening on Thursdays and Fridays!

13. It’s Tee Time at Mini Golf

Step back in time at Ireland’s first and only 18-hole UV crazy golf course, Jurassic Parrr Mini Golf, a tee-rifficly unique and fun activity for everyone!

14. Hear the Munster Roar at Thomond Park Stadium

Very little can rival the electric atmosphere on match day at Thomond Park, home to provincial rugby team Munster. Don’t miss a chance to join the Red Army and cheer on our rugby heroes as they battle for victory on their home turf.

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Treaty Stone Limerick. Photo Piotr Machowczyk