6 Christmas Markets to visit in Ireland

- Posted on: 01/12/2022 - By: Sofia Carraro $itemValue.title

Christmas is knocking the door and with this, and after two up-and-down years, one of the most lovely Irish Xmas Traditions is back: the Christmas Markets. Check out the brief guide below and you will discover a few of the best markets in Dublin and around Ireland to enjoy the season. Enjoy the craic!


Stillgarden Christmas Market ๐ŸŽ„

Stillgarden Distillery is hosting one of the cutest Christmas markets in Dublin, complete with live music, seasonal foods and drinks, dozens craft, jewelry, artists, local producers and retailers stalls. It also aims to shed light on the local charities in the area, including the NCBI. You can find more details here.


Where? Stillgarden Distillery

When? 11th - 12st December (buy the tickets here)


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Free tip: Besides this event, in the rest of the year, if you are our guest, you have 10% off on the Stillgarden pub - And you can book the Stillgarden attractions at our reception or on our Tourdesk.


Christmas Craft Markets ๐ŸŽ„

One of the most traditional craft markets has returned to the Gardens. Over 70 chalets indoors and outdoors the historic glasshouses of the National Botanic Gardens, dozens of sustainable craft, decorative and gift ideas, and tasty seasonal treats to enjoy the Xmas craic in a Eco mode. You can find more details here.


Where? National Botanic Gardens

When? 10th and 11th December


Winteryard ๐ŸŽ„

A lot of Christmas decor, plenty of drinks, delicious foods and treats, and games to enjoy the Christmas craic season. From Jingle Bell Bingo, to Kringle Karaoke, seasonal markets and treats, and Winter Warmers Bar. You can find more details here.


Where? The Bernard Shaw + The Eatyard 

When? 24th November - 29th January


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But if you were thinking that we are just mentioning Christmas Markets located in Dublin, you were wrong! Keep reading to check some markets happening around Ireland and Northern Ireland.


Wicklow Christmas Market ๐ŸŽ„

Attractions for everybody and all ages, from Santa experience for the kids, to Eco-Ice Rink Skating, Santa Express Train, Alpaca Experience, fire shows, dozens of local stalls with delicious seasonal treats, crafts shops and live entertainment. You can find more details here.


Where? Wicklow Town 

When? 19th November - 18th December


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Free tip: you can have a meeting and cuddle a lovely alpaca in the Alpaca Experience ๐Ÿฅบ๐Ÿฆ™



Galway Christmas Markets๐ŸŽ„

Over 50 wooden chalets offering delicious seasonal treats, such as Hot Dogs, Crêpes, Fudges, Glühwein, Ginger cookies, and plenty other yummy treats, and a variety of handmade crafts. You can also enjoy the viewing of the city by the ferris wheel located in the center of the market. You can find more details here.


Where? Eyre Square, Galway 

When? 11th November - 22d December


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Free tip: You can find at our Tourdesk the one-day-tour for Galway and visit the Galway Christmas Market. More details and bookings at the reception.


Belfast Christmas Market๐ŸŽ„

Located in the heart of the city, the Belfast Christmas Market is the perfect pit stop to enjoy an international cuisine and treats, such as Hog Roast, Belgian Chocolates, Baklavas, Hot Glühwein, Cheeses, Crêpes and much more. You can find more details here.


Where? Belfast’s City Hall 

When? 19th November - 22nd December


christmas market belfast


Free tip: You can find at our Tourdesk the one-day-tour for Belfast and visit the Belfast Christmas Market. More details and bookings at the reception.


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