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1. The Helix Panto – Beauty & The Beast
Nov. to 21st
The Helix Christmas Panto – enough said! For more info, click here
For a full list of Christmas Pantos taking place across the country click here
2. Santa Claus at Croke Park
Weekends from 25th
Nov. to 23rd
Visit Santa’s Grotto, the Elves’ Living Quarters, the Toy Factory and the GAA Museum at the Santa Experience in Croke Park! This must be every young player’s dream. Click here
for more info.
3. Winter Funderland
Dec. to 14th
Funderland is celebrating over 40 years at the RDS. A part of Christmas 2016 in Dublin, it has been said that Funderland is an annual appointment for thousands of families. Iskate On Ice offers and Authentic and unique Ice skating experience with Irelands largest outdoor Ice Rink. I know we won't be missing it and if you want to go aswell click here
for more information.
4. Gloria DLGC – A Glorious Christmas 2017
Gloria, Dublin’s Lesbian and Gay Choir returns to St. Patrik’s Cathedral for their usual mix of yuletide favourites! For more information, click here
5. The Snowman
Experience the magic of the remarkable friendship between James and his snowman and delight in this holiday tradition, with the National concert Hall live Orchestra! For more information, click here
6. NYF Dublin
Dec. to 1st
They countdown has already begun for these guys! There will be 2 days of packed events and celebrations to mark the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018. For more details, click here
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7. The Belfast Christmas Market
Nov. to 23rd
The Belfast Christmas Market returns to Belfast City Hall and with even more variety for all Christmas Market lovers, the city is expecting this year’s market to be the best yet! Expect to find an exciting selection of hand-painted pottery, continental food, decorations, and a wide range of festive arts and crafts from across Europe and beyond. For more information, click here
8. The Galway Christmas Markets
Nov. to 22nd
The Galway Christmas Markets is Ireland’s largest and longest running festive market. Square is once again at the heart of festivities, with more markets at the Spanish Arch. Expect wooden chalets brimming with crafts, toys, jewellery, cosmetics, decorations and plenty of stocking fillers. For the foodie’s tuck into a bratwurst, taste a selection of French pastries or pretzels with the tempting scents wafting through the Christmas village. For more information, click here
9. Winter Wonderland at Westport House
Nov. to 23rd
Westport House opens their doors this Christmas to bring festive cheer and excitement to the whole family! For more information, click here
10. Waterford Winterval
27th Nov. to 23rd
There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Winterval, when the city of Waterford is transformed into a winter wonderland. From Christmas markets, Santa’s Kingdom, Lights show and an ice rink, there’s activities for all the family to dive into! For more information, click here
11. Glow, A Cork Christmas Celebration
Weekends in Dec.
There’s so much to see and do in Cork City during GLOW, from visiting their free festive installation in Bishop Lucey Park, to soaring high above Cork on a giant Ferris wheel, indulging in food markets and enjoying festive entertainment galore. For full information, click here
12. Christmas In Tayto Park
Dec. to 23rd
It’s another reason to go to/return to Tayto Park, as Santa has arrived! For more information, click here