Where to bring the kids this Christmas!

Where to bring the kids this Christmas!

If you are planning something special with your little ones over the festive season, there is no shortage of Christmas Experiences for all ages. Here are some we have picked out for you and some of them are completely Free!

Don’t forget to bring some Apple & Spinach Freggie-Bites in your bag or car for healthy snacking on the go.

Winterval - Waterford

Michael Street, Waterford.
Santa will host little guests all the way through the festival – from Friday, November 18 until Friday, December 23.

Winterval, Ireland’s largest Christmas festival returns to Waterford this November and December for its landmark 10th 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 18th until Friday, December 23rd.

For further details of the 2022 Winterval Festival programme or to make reservations, www.winterval.ie.

Free Santa Visits
- Ikea Store, 11 St Margaret's Rd.,Ballymun.

Storytelling & Puppet Show with Christmas Market

Farmleigh House & Estate, White's Rd, Phoenix Park, Dublin 15.
8th-10th December 2022
Tickets Free https://farmleigh.ie

Coca Cola Truck Tour

Coca‑Cola presents ‘The Real Magic Christmas Experience’ with local food vendors, fun festive experiences, music as well as the iconic Coca‑Cola Christmas Truck. It will be the ultimate Christmas day out for all of the family. 

Session 1: 2pm - 5pm
Session 2: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

The RDS Simmons Court, Dublin
8th-10th December 2022

The Titanic Slipway, Belfast:

16th-17th December 2022

Tickets Free Book:https://www.eventbrite.ie/o/co... Cola Truck Tour

The Moving Crib
The Moving Crib has been a key feature of Christmas in Dublin for so long that parents and grandparents, who visited The Moving Crib as children, are now bringing their children and grandchildren to enjoy and re-live this amazing Christmas experience!
42 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1 DO1 P5R7

Most of these free events have a limited number of tickets and bookings must be made before arrival.

Elf Town - Galway

Meet Santa, Mrs Claus, the helpful elves and even the reindeer. The magical journey starts at the Castle gates with head elf Glitterpants and ends with a visit to Old Saint Nick.

Elf Town is a 2 hour Christmas experience set over 3 different buildings with the magical journey itself set over 4 floors, where at the end, you and your family get a private visit with Santa

Elf Town opens on Friday, November 25 and closes on Friday, December 23. For more, see https://elftown.ie/

Adult - €24.9
Child - €39.95
Infant - €9.95

The Christmas Experience at Tayto Park

Kilbrew, Ashbourne, Co.Meath
Adult - €15.00
Child - €24.00-€32.00
Infant - €10.00

From Friday, 25th of November 2022 to Friday, 23rd of December 2022

Journey Through Santa’s Kingdom

Palmerstown House, Johnstown, Co. Kildare

from €17.00 to €19.50
+ €1.95 booking fee
(off-peak €17.00, standard €19.50)


from €23.50 to €27.50
+ €1.95 booking fee
13 months - 12 yrs (off-peak €23.50, standard €27.50)


from €8.00 to €10.00
+ €1.95 booking fee
0-12 months (off-peak €8.00, standard €10.00




Triskel Cinema For Festive Film Fun
Tobin St., Cork City.
Triskel are celebrating the festive season by adding a new film to their traditional line-up of Christmas movies. Home Alone joins everyone’s favourites The Muppet Christmas Carol, It’s a Wonderful Life and Die Hard at Triskel Cinema from Friday 16 to Friday 23 December. Tickets are on sale now.


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