04 November 2018

Dublin at Christmas

✨ New Year's Eve in Dublin 31st December 2018 ✨

Dublin Tourism along with Dublin City Council and Failte Ireland organise what has quickly become one of Europes best New Years festivals. With three spectacular events the highlight is the Countdown Concert, headlining Gavin James with special guests Hudson TaylorWildyouth and Inhaler this year! 

Live performances, cultural events and trails will also take place across the 3 days. 
Tickets available now.

 Dublin city will light up with imagination and wonder with 2 lightshows - one kicking off at 6:30pm and the other at 11:30pm - not to be missed! 


✨ Christmas Lights 

Dublin city has switched on the Christmas lights with the help of a secret someone - watch the lights being turned on here. Visit DublinatChristmas.ie for all the details. Come into Dublin city at this magical time of year and see it all lit up.

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✨ Christmas shows Dublin

Les Miserables - Bord Gais Theatre - 5th December 2018 - 12th January 2019

Christmas Queens - Bord Gais Theatre - 10th December 2018

Celine Byrnes Christmas Gala - Gaiety Theatre - 17th December 2018 

Polly & the Magic Lamp -  Olympia Theatre - 21st December 2018 - 6th January 2019 

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✨Murrays Bar O'Connell Street✨

Live music & dancing 7 days per week. A top central choice for a festive evening.

Get a 10% discount off food when you mention theKeyCollections!


✨Queen of Tarts✨

For a magical, homely & welcoming space - this is the place to go. Enjoy delicious homemade treats. Choose your favorite from their famous Christmas menu.



Christmas Markets In Dublin

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Dún Laoghaire Christmas Festival 

The festival market will be open every day of the week leading up to December 23rd. Dún Laoghaire Christmas Festival brings its seasonal delights back to town this year. Santa launched the festival and switched on the lights on the 18th of November. Indulge the senses with delicious festive food, handcrafted gifts and decorations.  

Dublin Flea Christmas Market 2018

This market is indoors at The Point Square, Dublin 1. Taking place 6th - 9th & 13th - 16th December 2018 

Times: Thursday & Friday  1-8pm  |  Sat & Sun 11-6pm

There will be over 135 market stalls of Irish design, art, books & antiques. There will also be food & vintage items. We recommend to travel by LUAS and bring cash.

Temple Bar – Christmas On The Square

Every year the magic of Christmas comes to the heart of Temple Bar with Christmas On The Square Christmas Markets. This is ideal for people who want the Christmas Market experience without having to venture too far to find it. There are lots of local arts and crafts and a large book market.      

Clontarf – The Red Stables Christmas Market 

The Clontarf Red Stables Christmas Market is an excellent option with interactive Christmas Puppet Shows and festive songs for families.   There will be numerous activities taking place at The Red Stables, St. Anne’s Park including drop-in family art workshops on the 3rd, 4th & 10th December from 12-4pm. For further information you can email: red.stables@dublincity.ie


Visit Santa at Arnotts!


Santa has arrived & is extremely busy meeting the boys & girls nationwide. This Christmas, Arnotts is once again proud to be supporting Pieta House and Saint Vincent de Paul. It remains committed to supporting its initiatives this Christmas. Virtual Santa Q returns this year which means that families don’t have to spend hours waiting in line to see him.  

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