Sunday, November 8, 2009

Christmas in Dublin

After much surfing I eventually found a site that gives me information on what is on in Dublin over Christmas for kids, I need to get out and take Emily to do fun things, so this post links to the site and here is the list if you are interested:

12 Days of Christmas Market at the Docklands (12th to the 23rd of December), this year they are including Santas Grotto, so can take Em to see Santa there.

7up Christmas on ice at the RDS (13th November to 17th of January), the first 7000 tickets online are only €7.00.

Christmas at the Ark, a cultural event (21st of November to 20th of December)

Christmas Time at Farmleigh (week-ends 6th of December to the 21st of December), will have to go to this, they have a market and caroll singing and a lot of other events happening.  Here is an example of a program for any one day:

10am – 5pm Christmas Food Market - Fresh food produce throughout the festive season Courtyard/Farmyard
10am – 5pm Live Crib & Childrens Christmas Room - See our outdoor crib and post your letter to Santa in Santa’s big red postbox Outdoors/Arkle Room
12 Noon – 1.15pm Storytelling for Children with Niall De Burca
2.45pm – 3.30pm One of Ireland’s best known Childrens storyteller will captivate
4.45pm – 5.30pm you with Irish myths and stories

The Old Kitchen

1.30pm – 2.30pm A Magical Christmas Time with Carl Campbell
3.30pm – 4.30pm Carl specialises in childrens magic entertainment and is one of Ireland’s most popular magicians “but can he make a live rabbit or Santa appear?’

Cowshed Theatre

1pm - 4pm Horse & Carriage Rides - A special treat for all the family this Christmas.  Wrap up well and enjoy a memorable jaunt in our majestic horse drawn carriages as they weave their way through the picturesque surroundings of Farmleigh in the winter time
1.30pm – 3.30pm Carol Singing with the Dublin Welsh Male Voice Choir Christmas songs from the Welsh valleys Ballroom
12 Noon – 4pm Barbershop Harmonies with The Mellowchords - Join The Mellowchords as they entertain you with their favourite Christmas carols and songs as they meander through the grounds of Farmleigh Outdoors

I will list the theatre events in my next post.

My friend Kelly has just let me know about and ice rink and Christmas events at the Beacon Quarter in Sandyford, check out

1 comment:

Terri said...

That's one thing I must say that I did enjoy about Dublin: Christmas is a very festive time of year and if you look at it from the right angle you can almost forget about the weather hey? We did the ice-skating at the RDS a couple of times; I think its great for kids.