Tall Ships Races is an annual international event that will make its way to Ireland’s Capital in August 2012. Dublin, as Final Host Port will host 60 Tall Ships from Thursday 23rd August until Sunday 26th August 2012.Dublin City will be bustling with entertainment as part of The Tall Ships Races 2012. The quaysides will be alive with street performers, buskers and bands. A FREE family programme in Grand Canal Square will present nautical themed workshops and installations, interactive concerts, puppet shows, storytelling and amazing water sports displays in Grand Canal Dock. The quays will host a series of of illuminated evening performances and events. Bulmers present a FREE live music stage in George’s Dock.