Christmas Events in Ireland for 2023

Yulefest Kilkenny, photo taken by Dylan Vaughan

Ulster's Yuletide Festivities

Belfast Christmas Market (Belfast, City Hall grounds)

  • Date: Nov 18 - Dec 22, 2023
  • Description: Set against the backdrop of the iconic City Hall, Belfast Christmas Market is a festive oasis where visitors can discover a mix of handcrafted goods, international cuisines, and holiday treats. The Santa’s Grotto and live nativity scene bring the magic of Christmas to life, offering a nostalgic retreat amidst the festive cheer.
  • Highlight: The live nativity scene provides a heart-warming rendition of the Christmas story.
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Official Website: Website

In weaving together, the rich diversity of Ireland's Christmas markets and events, we've journeyed through the provinces, each with its own festive narrative. These seasonal gatherings are not just about shopping; they are about community, tradition, and the shared joy of the holidays.

Embrace the merriment, the lights, the music, and the flavours. From the vibrant markets of Leinster to the heart-warming events of Munster, each corner of Ireland offers a piece of holiday magic. Celebrate the season where the Irish charm meets the festive spirit and make memories that will last a lifetime.

For a complete guide to the festive season, including detailed event schedules and ticketing information, be sure to visit the official websites linked with each event. And remember, while admission to the markets is typically free, some events within them may have fees associated, so it’s always best to check ahead.

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