Christmas in Dublin is magical. No one does it like the Irish and we’ve got five reasons why! Here are our Top Five favourite things to do in Ireland this holiday season.
I Believe™ Christmas Festival – Custom House Quarter – 26th November – 23rd December
Definitely the Number 1 destination this Christmas, head on down to Custom House Quarter for Dublin’s newest holiday extravaganza! You’ll find Santa’s Grotto, winter food stalls, themed bars, craft sores and much much more. Wrap up warm and take your family or friends along for a night of festive delights!
Grafton Street Lights – Grafton Street – 15th November – 24th December
A stroll up Grafton Street on Christmas Eve can be a dangerous choice. With the hoards of last minute shoppers it can be a pretty hectic time. Still, it’s worth popping down to see the brilliant Christmas lights and the famous Brown Thomas window display. With a spectacular fairy-tale theme this year, it’s sure to wow your little ones!
Smock Valley Christmas Fayre – Temple Bar, Old City – 5th December – 6th December
This year, Smock Valley Christmas Fayre returns with some festive treats that are sure to have you brimming with Christmas cheer! The theatre’s spectacular banquet hall will be filled with market stalls, selling arts, crafts and delicious food!
If you’re looking to gain some Christmas present inspiration, then come on down and treat yourself to a cup of mulled wine, whilst you peruse the market.
Dublin Christmas Flea Market – John Player Factory – 11th December – 13th December
For affordable and alternative Christmas shopping, check-out Dublin Christmas Flea Market at the old John Player factory! Promising to be bigger and better this year, the flea market has moved from The Co-op in Newmarket, to accommodate more independent traders.
If you’re looking for an interesting and unique Christmas gift this year, then this is the place for you. You’ll also be supporting local businesses in the process!