Christmas Events across Ireland 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again! We have a fantastic selection of fairs and festivities happening all around Ireland throughout December below to help you get into the spirit of Christmas. Don't worry about finding your way there, with our award-winning, FREE app, GeoFindIT in your hand, we'll look after getting you to the exact right location. How else do you think Santa finds his way?
Posted: 29/11/2018 11:21:49


Winterval - Co. Waterford

‘Ireland’s Christmas Capital,’ Waterford are hosting Winterval to celebrate Christmas. There are over 60 events on offer including the Santa Experience, Winterval On Ice, The Winterval Express Train and the Horse-drawn Sleigh. With both free and ticketed events available, there is plenty to choose from for young and old alike. You’re definitely spoiled for choice at this one with loads of FREE and ticketed events!

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Christmas Experience at Airfield, Dublin

Experience a Christmas like never before at Airfield Estate. Enjoy a warm elf welcome before stepping into an enchanting festive tepee where you’ll have the chance to write and post your letter to Santa, before meeting the man himself for some story-telling and a special gift! Airfield Estate Christmas Experience will last approx. 1.5 hours, along with the Santa Experience you can enjoy other Christmas activities across the estate

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Cork Glow Festival

Experience the festive season in Cork at the much-loved festival GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration which opens November 30th. As part of GLOW, enjoy fantastic views of Cork City on the 30m Ferris Wheel, sample delicious food at the Christmas Market and listen to beautiful music by Cork choirs and bands on the Grand Parade. No trip to GLOW is complete without a visit to Bishop Lucey Park which will be magically transformed into an historic Christmas wonderland

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Santa at GPO Witness History

Ever wondered how your letter to Santa makes its way from your local post box to the North Pole? Well here’s your chance to find out! For the first time, Santa will meet children inside the most historical building in Dublin. Meet Santa’s Postman and the Elves and visit Santa in his secret grotto hidden in the GPO Courtyard.

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Follow Santa with GeoDirectory's SantaNav

This Christmas we are making sure that Santa visits every childs house. Santa will be using GeoDirectory's SantaNav to find every address in Ireland. Why not try it yourself....type your full address into the address bar.

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Frosty Salmon Festival Ballina

The arrival of Santa Claus and the spectacular switching on of the Christmas lights has just signalled the start of an extensive programme of festive fun in Ballina for the sixth annual Frosty Salmon Festival which will run from now until December 31. Highlights include the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck, the Mistletoe Market and the Irish Rail’s Polar Express Christmas Train.

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Victorian Christmas at Strokestown park

The Annual Strokestown Park Victorian Christmas Experience is back for 2018. There will be lots of festive attractions for all of the family including meeting with Mrs Claus, traditional crafts, hot chocolate and petting animals. The highlight is a visit to Santa in the traditionally decorated library of Strokestown Park House.

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Belfast Christmas Market

This yuletide market offers an authentic feast of international cuisine alongside a mix of handcrafted goods and bespoke artisan products. Bring the children to visit Santa in his magical grotto and support a local charity. After meeting the big man, why not take a ride on the vintage carousel, or get a birds eye view of the market from the top of the helter skelter?

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Winter Wonderland at Loughwell Farm Park, Galway

For a Christmas Santa experience in Galway, visit the Winter Wonderland at Loughwell Farm Park. Experience a blizzard of Christmas cheer as you step into our Barn Yard Theatre which will be transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland for Santa and his elves. There are a host of other activities including....Meet Mrs Claus as she gets ready for Christmas, have a snowball fight with the Christmas Princess, help stir the magic reindeer food,

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