Waterford Winterval (17th Nov -23rd Dec)

Winterval, Ireland’s largest Christmas festival returns to Waterford this November and December for its 11th year with its biggest and most festive programme yet. Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, will be transformed into a magical Winterval wonderland from Friday, November 17th until Saturday, December 23rd.

Be a part of our journey through a world of Christmas celebration, magical experiences, festive family attractions, seasonal surprises and an abundance of free and ticketed events for all ages to enjoy.

Brought to you by Waterford City and County Council, Winterval 2023 will see the return of lots of the original attractions like Santa’s arrival to Waterford, Winterval On Ice, the Port of Waterford Eye, the Helter Skelter and Winterval Carousel; newer events like the Winterval Circus, the Fire Show, and the Lego exhibition, and magical reimaginations of so many of the festival favourites including a multi-dimensional light show, European-style Winterval food and craft markets, a packed programme of live music and performances and an enchanting display of festive decoration that will dazzle and delight Kids from 1 to 92 … and it’s all happening this Christmas in the heart of Waterford City.




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West Waterford Autumn Fair (18th+19th Nov)

An ideal opportunity for Christmas gift shopping.

Enjoy a great fair, with a wide variety of vendor stalls and exhibitors showing handmade and traditional goods.

Join them on Saturday and Sunday, 19th and 20th November. Support our artists and craftspeople.

Saturday 18th November from 10 PM to 5 PM
Sunday 19th November from 12 PM to 5 PM

Free admission for visitors.


KGK Hall, Knockanore, Tallow, Co. Waterford, P51 A067


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West Waterford Food Festival – (19th-21st April) 2024

West Waterford Festival of Food has been running in Dungarvan and West Waterford annually since 2008 and has become synonymous with fabulous food, fantastic family events and most importantly lots of fun!

Over the years the festival has been a showcase of the food of the region, as well as being host to some of the top chefs, fresh flavours, interesting influences and good ideas. This is one festival where there is definitely something for everyone – a full children’s programme, foraging trails, bus tours, cooking demos, dining experiences from high end to very casual plus of course there markets. Taste the best of the county with our local Farmer’s Market on Thursday, there weekly Country Market on Friday, the festival’s quayside market on Saturday with a seafood theme, all culminating in our famed Festival Market on Sunday when over 100 stalls fill the town centre to bring you the best of local and Irish artisan food.


Dungarvan, Co. Waterford


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