Events for the weekend (2&3 Dec)


No wonder that Dublin is getting more and more Christmassy, as Friday is the 1st of December after all! (Crazy, isn't it?) However, I hope this list is not too overwhelming and you will be able to choose what to do at the weekend... It won't be easy I guess!



Dundrum on Ice - 27 Oct - 14 Jan



Ice skating in Blanchardstown - 10 Nov - 21 Jan



South Dublin on Ice at Tallaght Stadium - 17 Nov - 14 Jan



Dun Laoghaire Christmas Festival - 18 Nov - 23 Dec



Santa at Arnotts - 20 Nov - 24 Dec



Swords on Ice - from 24 Nov



Santa at Nutgrove SC - 24 Nov - 24 Dec (weekends)



Santa Experience at The ILAC - 24 Nov - 23 Dec



The North Pole Experience at The Royal Liver Retail Park - 25 Nov - 23 Dec



Santa Experience at Croke Park - 25 Nov - 23 Dec



Butlers Chocolate Experience Christmas - 25 Nov - 23 Dec



Santa's Grotto at St Stephen's Green Shopping Centre - 25 Nov - 23 Dec



Christmas at Lullymore Heritage Park - 25 Nov - 23 Dec



Moving Crib at Parnell Square - 28 Nov - 8 Jan



Winter Craft Fair in the National Print Museum - 1 - 3 Dec



Malahide Castle Christmas Experience - 1 - 23 Dec



Tracks in the Snow in The Ark - 1 - 30 Dec



Terenure Christmas Festival and Bumper Market in Terenure Car Park - 2 Dec



Santa's Arrival at Citywest - 2 Dec



Children's Event: Eco Crafts in the Botanic Gardens - 2 Dec



Light Up Rathcoole! in Main street - 2 Dec


Light Up Rathcoole, Community Event.. enjoy switching on the village Christmas lights, Music and entertainment and see Santa arrive by Sleigh accompanied by Mary Claus and some little elves!


Free Outdoor Lantern Spectacle from IT Tallaght to Rua Red - 2 Dec



Christmas Activity Morning at Bray Library - 2 Dec


Join us for a morning of Christmassy fun in the library with storytime at 10.30am followed by a festive craft session at 11am. This event is suitable for over 5's with booking essential. Please contact staff on 01-2862600 to reserve a place.


Jingle Bells 5k and family fun run in Phoenix Park - 2 Dec



Jack and the Beanstalk in Lambert Puppet Theatre - 2 & 3 Dec



Santa Train at Rathwood - 2 & 3 Dec



Christmas at Farmleigh - 2 - 16 Dec



Christmas at Phoenix Park Visitor Centre - 2 - 17 Dec



Christmas on the Green in Ballyfermot - 2 Dec



Christmas Lights Switch On in Lucan Village Green - 3 Dec


Lucan Festival committee in association with the South Dublin County Council would like to invite you to join us for a fun filled afternoon in lucan village. Invite your family and friends.


Friends of the Gallery Screening: The Muppet Christmas Carol in the National Gallery - 3 Dec



RETNS Christmas Fair at Rathfarnham Educate Together - 3 Dec


Open to the whole community, this is our inaugural RETNS Craft Fair and we're pretty excited about this new addition to our school calendar! We are delighted to have some fantastic artists and crafters from the local area and will have fun activities for all the family on the day. Kids' Magician & Karaoke, Bake Sale & BBQ, Hair Braiding & Facepainting, Tea/Coffee & Sweet Stalls, Lucky Dip & Outdoor Games, Raffle & Bottle Stall, Make your own Gingerbread Man, and more...


Christmas Open Day: Go on a Medieval Pilgrimage with Claiomh in the National Museum of Ireland (Archaeology) - 3 Dec



Donnybrook Christmas Tree Ceremony at Donnybrook Plaza - 3 Dec



Santa Dash Dublin 2017 in North Bull Island - 3 Dec



Drop-in Family Session in the National Gallery - 3 Dec



Coca Cola Christmas Truck at Liffey Valley SC - 3 Dec



Make an X-Mas Wreath Workshop in Bushy Park and Corkagh Park - 3 Dec



Sunday Sketching at Hugh Lane Gallery - 3 Dec


During these free sketching workshops for families we invite you to explore and respond together to our collection and temporary exhibitions through discussion and drawing. Bring your own sketchbook along or avail of the drawing materials provided. No booking required, although numbers may be limited. Suited for ages 6+.


Have Fun!