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Dún Laoghaire Christmas festival comes to town

Monday, November 13, 2017
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Dún Laoghaire Christmas Festival presented by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council in association with the Dún Laoghaire BID Company starts this Saturday November 18th and runs until Saturday December 23rd, 2017.

Santa will launch the festival at 5.45 pm on Saturday November 18th on Harbour Plaza and switch on the Christmas Lights at 5.50pm.  Then the skies over Dún Laoghaire will be spectacularly illuminated with a magnificent fireworks display at 6pm.

Experience the magical winter wonderland of Dún Laoghaire with our Christmas Markets, Children's Carousel and post your letters to Santa in our official post box. 


The merry Christmas Market on the Metals will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday with a feast for the senses featuring delicious festive fare, handcrafted gifts and decorations, a funfair with an old-world children’s carousel and a whole host of very special tempting treats.

Santa's Postbox at the Christmas Tree beside dlr LexIcon will be there from Saturday November 18th to post your letters to the North Pole and receive a reply before Christmas Day.

Why not swap city centre crowds and stuffed out-of-town shopping centres for Dún Laoghaire town centre with over 280 retail outlets and businesses.

From Saturday November 18th the second hour of on street parking is free when you pay for the first hour.

For further information, please see here.