Galway Christmas Market (10th Nov 22nd Dec)

Ireland’s premier Christmas Market will be back in its regular home in Eyre Square from Nov.

Ireland’s Premier Christmas Market will be back in Eyre Square from Friday November 10th to Sunday December 22nd 2023

All of your favorites will be there, Hot Dogs, Crepes, Gluwein, and many more

Opening hours:

Monday to Wednesday: 12 midday to 8pm, bar until 10pm

Thursday to Saturday: 10am until 10pm

Sunday: 10am – 8pm

The Galway Continental Christmas Market received over 350,000 visitors in 2021 and there were more than 50 wooden chalets located Eyre Square along with the Big Wheel, Carousel, Santa’s Grotto, the German Bier Keller along with numerous other theatrical delights throughout the four week fair.

The market in Galway and visitors can expect to enjoy a wide variety of entertainment and stalls located in Eyre Square in Galway City centre. It is expected that this year will once again feature amusement rides including a 32 metre high Big Wheel and traditional Carousel, Santa’s Express Train, live music performers, puppet shows, storytelling, school choirs, and a Santa’s Grotto to be run by local charities.


Eyre Square


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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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Wicklow Christmas Market (Nov 18th -Dec 17th)

Experience the enchantment of the Wicklow Christmas Market 2023! 🎄🎁

Since its inception in 2018, the Wicklow Christmas Market has become a beloved destination for locals and visitors during the festive season. W

Save the dates for these exciting trading days: November 18th, 19th, 24th, 25th, and 26th, as well as December 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, 10th, 15th, 16th, and 17th.

Immerse yourself in the magic of the Wicklow Christmas Market, where twinkling lights, joyful carols, and a warm community spirit come together. This is your chance to showcase your offerings to a captivated audience and be a part of this festive celebration.

Wicklow Christmas Market offers Free Entry to all.  The ever-popular Santa Express treats you to a very train ride to visit Santa and the new Eco Ice Skating is sure to thrill all.  We have live music and entertainment plus lots more.  Wicklow Christmas Market is conveniently located in the heart of Wicklow town with local bus services and train station nearby as well as plenty of car parking.

The market is set within the Magical Abbey Grounds, you will find plenty of stalls to get you in the Christmas mood.

So why not come on down and try out some of their local artisan foods, buy some decorations or find a gift for a loved one family or friend. There is something for everything so make sure you don’t miss out on this years fantastic Christmas Market.

In addition, the Wicklow Christmas Market offers something for all ages, including:

  • Artisan craft stalls
  • Food and beverage stalls
  • Alpacas
  • Fun fair for the kiddos and the young at heart
  • Live entertainment, including music, fire shows, stilt walkers, etc.
  • A visit to Santa’s house on the Santa Express
  • A few new surprises.


The Abbey Grounds, Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow


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Dublin City Henry Street (24th Nov -24th Dec)

Henry Street , Dublin, at Christmas is packed with traders and shoppers.

With this set to be even better on the streets of Dublin come along and soak up the atmosphere and a little bit of shopping along the way, and I’m sure you will be able to pick up some wrapping paper to wrap up a great day in Dublin this Christmas.


Henry Street, Dublin, Ireland



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