The tall ships will be arriving Â at Dublin Docklands this Thursday.
The festival will be making it’s final port call with various acts and stands to keep the gathering crowds entertained.
Up to one million people are expected to turn out for the Tall Ships Races in Dublin this weekend.
The festival will feature Bulmers Live Music Dock from foreign slippers, ripetide movement to lost brothers.
It will also feature a out of the blue fun family zone and urban culture zone known as king of concrete featuring various boards, bikes, and ball stunts.
Some of the 40 boats Â among the largest saling ships in the world Â have already begun to arrive in Dublin Port.
The four day free festival in the Dublin Docklands gets underway at lunchtime on Thursday.
Fergal O’Brien reports: