Christmas is coming and we can already feel its atmosphere in the air, and in order to make the most of this time of year, how about visiting some Christmas Markets in Ireland? We made a list with some of them for you. Check it out!
Christmas Markets in Ireland
WICKLOW CHRISTMAS MARKET
At Wicklow Christmas Market you will find many stalls to get into the Christmas mood. So, how about trying some local food, buying some souvenirs or even finding a special gift for that loved person?
Where: Abbey Grounds in Wicklow Town.
When: November 23th, 24th and 30th and December 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th of 2019
Working period: 12 am to 6 pm.
Find out more: https://www.wicklowchristmasmarket.com/
CHRISTMAS MARKET GALWAY
This will be the 10th edition of this extremely popular event in Galway. One of the highlights is the giant wheel of 32 meters. Get ready to try some different food and also to marvel at the crafts!
Where: Eyre Square, Galway.
When: November 15th to December 22nd
Working period: Monday to Wednesday: 12 pm to 8 pm / Thursday to Sunday: 10 am to 10 pm
Find out more: http://www.christmasmarketgalway.com
The city of Waterford becomes a magical winter paradise with lots of Christmas attractions including a skating rink, a Santa’s house, a Ferris wheel and, of course, the Christmas Market.
Where: Cathedral Square / Constitution Square / Arundel Square.
When: November 23rd to December 23rd – but with extra events until January 5th 2020
Find out more: http://winterval.ie/
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This is a Christmas festival with workshops, concerts and events in Kilkenny from November to January. Some highlights are skating rink, carousel and the Christmas Market.
Where: Multiple Locations in Kilkenny.
When: From November to January 2020
Find out more: https://yulefestkilkenny.ie
GLOW – A CORK CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
In addition to the Christmas street market, the highlights of the celebration in Cork are the Ferris wheel, carousel and an Elf village.
Where: Bishop Lucey Park and Grand Parade in the city of Cork.
When: Four weekends (Friday to Sunday) before Christmas, starting on November 29th
Find out more: http://corkchristmascelebration.ie
STRANDHILL PEOPLE’S MARKET IN SLIGO
This market is very traditional in Sligo, because it happens every Sunday. For Christmas, some dates on Friday night have also been added. There will be over 50 booths across Ireland offering food, crafts, beauty products and more.
Where: Hangar 1 at Sligo Airport in Strandhill
When: Fridays 13th and 20th; Sundays 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd of December
Working period: Fridays from 4 pm to 8 pm and Sundays from 11 am to 4 pm
Find out more: http://strandhillpeoplesmarket.ie
BELFAST CONTINENTAL CHRISTMAS MARKET
Since Northern Ireland is right beside us, what about hopping up to Belfast this Christmas? Dishes from different parts of the world and handicrafts are the highlights.
Where: Belfast City Hall.
When: November 16th to December 22nd 2019
Working period: Monday to Wednesday: 10 am to 8 pm / Thursday to Saturday: 10 am to 10 pm / Sunday: 12 am to 6 pm.
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