Location: Supermacs, O’ Connell Street, Dublin 1 Date: Sunday 15th December 2013 Time: 2pm-6pm Santa will be visiting Supermacs on O’ Connell Street on Sunday the 15th of December at 3pm. There will be a kids Party on the 3rd Floor with Christmas music, movies and games for all to play from 2pm onwards. So why […]
Date: December 2013- January 2014 Location: National Museum of Ireland- Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7, Ireland This exhibition looks at Neapolitan crib figures from the mid-nineteenth century and a Dutch sleigh, 1750. Main Reception, No Booking Required. Opening Hours Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm Sunday: 2pm – 5pm
Daytime magic at Dublin Castle this Christmas The magic of the Nutcracker 30th November till December 22nd Each Saturday and Sunday in December Dublin Castle invites you to enter the magical world of the Nutcracker. Families can also explore the beautifully Nutcracker themed State Apartments of Dublin Castle where the characters from the beloved fairytale […]
Location: BLOCK T Showroom, 1-6 Haymarket, Smithfield, Dublin 7 Date: 7th-22nd December Time: 11.30am-6.30pm (Late night opening until 8pm Thursdays) Artists, designers and creative people with their wide range of unique, ‘arty’, creative gift ideas as well as Studio Members of BLOCK T with their creative products, ranging from artisan crafts to music records […]
Date: 19th December 2013 Location: Bank of Ireland Forecourt, College Green, Dublin 2 Time: 10am-5pm The ‘Designer Dublin’ Christmas Market opens for one day only, on Thursday, December 19th. Up to thirty designers and craftspeople, all based in the capital, will be showcasing their work at the one day fair on Thursday, December 19th, at Bank […]
Location: Block B , Smithfield Square ( located off Haymarket, Smithfield Square, D7) Date: 13th-15th December Time: Friday 13th December- 12-7pm Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th December 11-6pm Website: www.dublinflea.ie / www.blockt.ie Dublin Flea & BLOCK T are bringing back the Dublin Christmas Cracker Market this December. It will be once again Dublin’s biggest Christmas Market with […]
Location: Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, South William Street, Dublin 2 Date: 12th December 2013- 14th December 2013 Time: 6:00pm Children of all ages will have the chance to take part in a spectacular Christmas lights extravaganza when the Simon Communities of Ireland launch their ‘House of Light’ show. The charity is calling on families, workplaces and individual members of […]
Location: The National Wax Museum, 4 Foster Place, Dublin 2 Date: 31st December-1st January Time: 12pm-5pm Website: www.waxmuseumplus.ie On the 31st of December & the 1st of January the National Wax Museum PLUS will ring in 2014 with a New Years Family Party in the Grande Hall of Fame. There will be a kids disco, […]
Location: The National Wax Museum, 4 Foster Place,Temple Bar,Dublin 2 Website: https://www.facebook.com/waxmuseumplus Sleeping Santa Come this December, a certain bearded man in red will be busy in preparation for his global travels; Santa is having a well earned rest in Dublin’s National Wax Museum Plus. Santa is tucked up in his comfy cosy bed […]
Date: 13 Deember 2013 Time: 8:00pm Location: St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Patrick’s Street, Dublin 8 Cost: €11 www.gloria.ie Christmas is a stressful time, so why not relax and unwind by listening to our dulcet tones in the suitably hallowed surroundings of St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The concert will feature all of your traditional yuletide favourites, as well […]
Date: 5 December 2013 Time: 3:00 -4:00pm Location: The Central Library, Children’s Library, Ilac Centre , Henry Street, Dublin 1 Cost: Free Places limited, booking is essential at: Ph: 01-8734333 Email: email@example.com Come enjoy some fun festive paper crafts in the Central Library – construct cut-out paper sculpture, fold origami decorations and more! Click here for more information.
Date: Saturday and Sunday, 30 November – 22 December 2013 / Craft Fair – 15 December 2013 Time: Choirs – 1:30 – 3:00pm / Craft Fair – 10:00am – 5:00pm Location: Upper Courtyard, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 / Craft Fair – Bedford Hall, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 www.dublincastle.ie Each Saturday and Sunday our Upper Courtyard is transformed into a […]
Date: Saturday and Sunday, 30 November – 22nd December 2013 Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm Location: Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 Cost: Adults – €4.50 / Seniors: €3.50 / Children: €2.00 / Families €10.00 (2 adults and 2 children) / Free entry to OPW heritage card holders www.dublincastle.ie Every Saturday and Sunday you can meet and have your photograph […]
Date: Saturday & Sunday, 30 November – 22 December 2013 Time: 12:30pm – 3:30pm Location: Castle Hall, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 Cost: Free www.dublincastle.ie Each Saturday and Sunday in December, Dublin Castle invites you to enter the magical world of the Nutcracker. Drosselmeyer’s childrens’ magic show takes place on each Saturday from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. Children’s storytelling with Clara […]
Date: 6th – 7th December 2013 Time: 7:00pm Location: Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 Cost: Free www.dublincastle.ie A celebration of Shakespeare’s most loved poetry, plays and music. Tickets are free but must be booked in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, click here.
Date: 13th – 22nd December 2013 Time: 12:00pm – close each day Location: Dame Court, Dublin 2 (behind Dame Street and parallel to George’s street) The Dame District Christmas Market is back for it’s third year! Funkier and better than ever! This Christmas Market in the city center has established itself as a fun and festive […]
Date & Time: Friday December 20th 3pm & 8pm / Saturday December 21st 3pm & 8pm / Sunday December 22nd at 3pm Location: The Powerscourt Theatre, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, 2nd Floor, 59 William St South, Dublin 2 Cost: €15 / €12 (Seniors/students) / Family Pass €45 (2 Adults, 2 Children) To book tickets visit the […]
Date: 5 December 2013 Time: 7:00pm, doors open at 6:30pm Location: St. Anne’s Church, Dawson Steet, Dublin 2 Cost: To book tickets call + 353 1 6788470 or go to their website. www.steeplesessions.com Steeple Sessions presents The Voice Squad A rare performance of Ireland’s best loved acapella singers performing traditional songs and Christmas carols at […]
Date: 30 November 2013 & 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 December 2013 Time: All performances at 2:00pm except for the 21st & 22nd at 1:00pm Location:No Strings Attached, 2nd Floor Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, Dublin 2 Cost: €5 To book from www.powerscourttheatre.com or call our box office on 01 6111060. www.powerscourttheatre.com The is the […]
Date & Times: Friday 27th December, 6pm / Saturday 28th December, 2pm & 6pm / Sunday 29th December, 2pm & 6pm / Monday 30th December, 2pm & 6pm / Thursday 2nd January, 2pm & 6pm / Friday 3rd January, 2pm & 6pm Location: The National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Cost: €36, €32, €29, €20 (Choir Balcony) / Concessions: €32.40, €28.80, €26.10, €18 (Choir Balcony) […]
Date: 20 – 22 December 2013 Time: 2:30pm & 5:00pm on 20 December / 2:30pm, 5:00pm, 7:30pm on 21 & 22 December 2013 Location: The National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Cost: €20 / Child Ticket: €15 / 15% discount for groups of 10 or more / 20% discount for Friends of the National Concert Hall / Family Ticket (2 […]
Date: 14 December 2013 Time: 3:30pm & 7:30pm Location: The National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Cost: €35, €30, €25 (Restricted View) / Concessions: €33, €28, €23 (Restricted View) / 10% discount for groups of 10 or more / Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 Children): €120 www.nch.ie Back by popular demand – a screening of The Wizard of Oz complete with original […]
Date: 30 November 2013 – 24 December 2013 Time: Opening hours Location: Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park Cost: Admission fee www.dublinzoo.ie Santa will be visiting Dublin Zoo throughout December. Bring your family along for some festive fun!
Date: November 2013 – 20 January 2014 Time: Opening hours Location: RDS, Anglesea Road Ballsbridge Cost: Adult:- Peak €14.00, Off Peak €12.00 / Child:- Peak €13.00, Off Peak €11.00 / Family of 3 :- Peak €40.00, Off Peak €30.00 / Family of 4 :- Peak €45.00, Off Peak €35.00 www.rds.ie iSkate is Ireland’s coolest ice skating event running until 13 January […]
Date: 28 November 2013 – 20 December 2013 Time: Thursday and Friday - 12.00-18.00 / Saturday – 10.00-18.00 / Sunday – 11.00-17.00 Location: City Hall Dublin, Dame Street, Dublin 2 Cost: €10 www.familyfun.ie Santa’s Workshop in City Hall, Dublin is a great way to get your kids into the Christmas spirit. Visit Santa in the historic surroundings of City Hall where you’ll meet the […]
Date: 6 December 2013 Time: 7:00pm Cost: Free ark.ie Join members of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies and Dunsink Observatory for an informative and lively talk, followed by a question and answer session. After the talk, there will be an opportunity to take part in some live stargazing (weather permitting) with members of the Irish Astronomical Society, and […]
Date: Saturdays and Sundays, 30 November 2013 – 29 December 2013 Time: 10.30am-4.30pm (Saturdays); 1-4.30pm (Sundays) Location: The Ark Theatre Cost: Free ark.ie Hang out with the stars in our Cosmic Corner basement space. Make your own 3D star or cosmic drawing, delve into our selection of books on astronomy or just relax and listen to […]
Date: Saturdays, 30 November 2013 – 21 December 2013 Time: 11:30am Location: The Ark Theatre Cost: €11/€8 ark.ie Artist Orla Kelly will lead an adventure beyond the sky to the twinkling stars! Through storytelling and visual arts activities, our young explorers will examine the sun, moon and stars, and discover how these wonderful objects can be […]
Date: Saturdays, 30 November 2013 – 21 December 2013 Time: 2:30pm Location: The Ark Theatre Cost: €11/€8 ark.ie Planet earth is protected by atmospheric layers, each one with interesting secrets to tell and some beautiful paintings to tell them. Learn how artists through the ages have used paint to make pictures of weather systems, the northern […]
Date: Fridays, 29 November 2013 – 20 December 2013 Time: 10am (ages 2-3) & 11.30am (ages 3-4) Location: The Ark Theatre Cost: €11/€8 ark.ie Come on a musical adventure in our Cosmic Corner! Using a well-known favourite as a starting point, Eamon Sweeney will take tiny musicians on a twinkly, sparkly voyage through music and sound. To […]
Date & Times: Sat 30 Nov & Sun 1 Dec @ 2pm & 4pm / Sat 7 & Sun 8 Dec @ 2pm & 4pm / Sat 14 & Sun 15 Dec @ 2pm & 4pm / Sat 21 & 22 Dec @ 2pm & 4pm / Fri 27, Sat 28, Sun 29 Dec & Mon […]
Date: 14 September 2013 – 28 December 2013 Time: Saturdays 14 Sep – 28 Dec 10.30am-4.30pm, Sundays 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 Dec 1-4.30pm Cost: Free ark.ie Visit a weird and wonderful collection of animal sculptures in Bless the Beasts, our free autumn/winter exhibition. Learn about the techniques used to create the work and feel samples of the materials […]
Date: 15 December 2013 Time: 2:30 – 4:00pm Location: Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7 Cost: Free www.museum.ie/events Get into the creative Christmas spirit and join designer and artist Fiona Snow in a special Christmas craft workshop to make some seasonal paper crafts inspired by decorations on display in the museum. This event is free […]
Date: 8 December 2013 Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm Location: Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7 Cost: Free www.museum.ie/events From holly and fir trees to paper decorations and plastic trees – join Mary Greene to hear how celebrations for Christmas have changed from the 17th century to present day. No bookings required, places will be allocated […]
Date: 8 December 2013 Time: 2:00 – 4:00pm Location: Kildare Street, Dublin 2 Cost: Free www.museum.ie/events Drop in and make your own Christmas wreath of paper to take home! Located in the Learning Resource Room, first floor. No booking required. Not wheelchair accessible.
Date: 1 – 31 December 2013 Time: During opening hours Location: Kildare Street, Dublin 2 Cost: Free www.museum.ie/event Challenge yourself to a holiday trail of winters past! Search for cryptic stone carvings, a Viking boat and ancient winter woollies that could keep you warm on frosty days. Find the ‘Winter Trail’ activity book in the […]
Date: December 1 to 31st Time: During opening hours www.museum.ie/events Discover some of the ways christmas has been celebrated in the past decades and centuries or have fun creating some origami Christmas decorations. The Activity Area is a drop-in area for families with young children, art materials provided.
Date: December 1st to December 31st Time: Opening Hours www.museum.ie/events See the Christmassy side of the Museum by taking the angel Trail or the 12 Dayts of Christmas Trail! Pick up your free Trail at the Museum’s Main Reception. Pencils provided, and please return for others to use. No booking required.
Date: 27 Nov 2013 – 18 Jan 2014 Location: Bord Gáis Theatre Cost: €25 – €65 Group offers 10+ €5 Off Top Three Price Bands Select Shows Only General concessions (senior, schools) and groups 10+ discount available on select performances. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and […]
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013 Time: 2:00 – 4:30pm National Museum of Ireland – Kildare Street, Dublin 2. T: 01 677 7444. www.museum.ie/events Experience the magical smells, tastes and sights of a Medieval Christmas with Irish Arms on Sunday, December 4. Meet market sellers, a candle-maker and a scriptor monk. Try Medieval armour on for […]
Date: Saturday 7th December 2013 Location: Chatham Street Time: 12:00pm-4:00pm DublinTown are bringing some Christmas magic to Chatham Street. Come along to listent to some Christmas music on our state of the art PA system. There will be giant size games such as Connect 4, Jenga & Chess for all to play and a chance […]
Date: 1 – 23 December 2013 Time: Opening hours Location: Ilac Shopping Centre, Henry Street, Dublin 1 Cost: Children €10 (incl. gift) | Adult €2 (no gift) www.thesantaexperience.ie The Santa Experience is back for another fun, filled festive season! Come visit us in the Ilac Shopping Centre in Dublin for a magical journey through the Elves […]
Date: 7 December 2013 Time: 3:00pm & 8:00pm Location: The National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Cost: Evening: €30, €28, €25 / Matinee: €25, €22 / Family Ticket (Matinee Only) – 2 adults & 2 children: €75 / 10% discount available for groups of 10 or more / 10% discount for Friends of the National Concert Hall www.nch.ie Following the […]
Date: 25 November 2013 – 3 January 2014 Time: Call 01 874 5465 for specific times Location: Saint Martin’s Apostolate, 42 Parnell Square, Dublin 1 Cost: Free www.stmartin.ie The Moving Crib in St. Martin Apostolate is still, for many people, one of the most charming asects of Christmas in Dublin City. It has fascinated generations of children from […]
Date: 12 – 23 December 2013 Time: 12:00 – 8:00pm Mon-Wed / 12:00 – 10:00pm Thurs-Fri / 10:00 am Sat-Sun Location: Georges Dock, IFSC, Dublin1. T: 01 496 9883 www.dublindocklandschristmasfestival.ie The Docklands Christmas festival makes a welcome return to the IFSC this December. The festival promises to have something for everyone. The Docklands Christmas festival […]
The Christmas season kicks off on December 12th with the Cuban All Stars performing at 6:30 and continues with acts everyday until the finale on December 22nd with Ronan O Snodaigh performing at 5:30pm. Be sure to check out their list of events for fun things to do every day this holiday season! www.dublindocklandschristmasfestival.ie
Starring Alan Hughes as the lovable Sammy Sausages, Brian Dowling as Bridie the Mirror, Niamh Kavanagh as the Good Queen and Niall Sheehy, finalist in ITV’s Superstar, this is one Panto not to be missed! Buy tickets online here. Tickets: €15 – €30.25 Showing from 11/12/12 – 13/01/13 Tivoli Theatre, 135-138 Francis Street, Dublin 8, Ireland. […]
Date: 7 December 2013 Time: 2:30 – 4:00pm Location: National Print Museum, Garrison Chapel, Beggar’s Bush Barracks,, Haddington Rd, Dublin Cost: €12.50 www.nationalprintmuseum.ie Craft your own Christmas decorations and spread some Christmas cheer around your house! To book tickets, click here.
Post your letter to Santa! Santa’s post boxes will be located beside two of Dublin City BID’s information kiosks on Grafton Street and North Earl Street, every day from 10am – 5pm from November 19th up until December 21st. Who knows – you may spot Santa or one of his elves collecting the letters… Please […]
Draiocht, in Blanchardstown will play host to the classic timeless tale of the beautiful Snow White whose life is threatened by her jealous step-mother. Snow White finds safe haven with 7 of the most loveable characters ever created: Doc, Happy, Grumpy, Sleepy, Sneezy, Bashful and Dopey… until a mysterious old woman arrives with a poisoned […]