RDS Arena is a multi-purpose sports stadium, owned by the RDS and located in the Dublin suburb of Ballsbridge, Ireland. The arena was developed to host equestrian events, primarily the annual Dublin Horse Show, which was first held there in 1881
The RDS is an iconic, accessible and flexible venue located on a beautiful 42 acre site, close to Dublin City Centre. It is regarded as Ireland's premier venue for exhibitions, conferences, meetings and entertainment events.
The RDS venue offers organisers the flexibility and versatility to create a memorable event no matter how big or small. With 10 multi-purpose conference and exhibition halls, 15 breakout rooms, an outdoor stadium, a variety of concert venues, meeting rooms and 22,000sq m of versatile floor space, the RDS venue offers an extensive breadth of possibilities to event organisers. With an excellent reputation as Ireland’s premier venue the RDS offers an extensive range of catering facilities, technical expertise, as well as the support and advice of the RDS team who are always on hand to ensure a great event is created and experienced.