Happenings invites you (and your little dog too) to watch The Wizard of Oz


Dog lovers! Have you ever wished that you could bring your beloved pet along with you to the cinema? As a great summer of cinema in Dublin comes to a close, Happenings and Dublin City Council are offering the chance to grab your friends, dogs and picnic blankets to cosy up and watch a classic movie together in Merrion Square. Their latest Open Air Cinema takes place in the city this Thursday.

To celebrate The Doggie Do with Dogs Trust on September the 10th, a commemoration of all things canine, Happenings in partnership with Dublin City Council are presenting a screening of the beloved classic The Wizard of Oz on the 24th of August. 

A musical fantasy for all ages, The Wizard of Oz was introduced to us in 1939, following the story of a young girl who befriends a scarecrow, tin man and lion on the her way to the Emerald City.

Happenings will be journeying down the yellow brick road on the 24th of August in Merrion Square, and the best thing is they’re inviting attendees to to bring along their furry friends for an enchanted evening filled with music, food and all things doggo! Much excitement, wow, as we imagine a dog might say, if it could talk.

You can expect all of the usual Happenings food and fun as well as some extra entertainment based on love of those 4 legged creators with the help of The Doggie Do and Dogs Trust, before watching Dorothy and her trusty Cairn Terrior Toto travel through the magical world of Oz. Cheer as he bites Dorothy’s nasty neighbour, gasp as he pulls back the curtain and exposes the true nature of the Wizard of Oz, wonder whether or not Dorothy and Toto are in Kansas anymore.

“At Happenings we have some simple philosophies. We strive to give green public spaces beautiful open air events allowing people to enjoy their city in a meaningful way.” says Peter O’Brien, Happenings founder. “A personal responsibility action at our events is to Leave No Trace. Our audiences clean up the space by taking care of their own waste. We have an unlocked policy. This means we are unlocking the potential of public space and we do not have drunken madness at anytime. We aim to provide an alternative to pub based entertainment”

Ticket are available on www.happenings.ie or on the gate for just €5.  Gates for this event open at 7.30pm with the film, as always, kicking off when the sun goes down.

Luke Dunne
About me

Luke is a writer, film addict and Dublin native who loves how much there is for film fans in his home county. A former writer for FilmFixx and the Freakin' Awesome Network, he founded Film In Dublin to pursue his dual dreams of writing about film and never sleeping ever again.

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