Things to do this weekend in Ireland | December 5th - December 7th

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Brunch with Santa | Leisureplex
Leisureplex venues | Sunday December 8th, 2019 | 11am to 2pm

Come and meet Santa at Leisureplex with 1 hour of playtime, delicious Brunch buffet for parents a children and lots of goodies and treats for the little elves. All proceeds will be donated to Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin. Booking essential.

Rediscover Christmas Fair

The Rediscovery Centre is hosting its own Rediscover Christmas Fair on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There will be a large selection of stalls with independent suppliers who sell sustainably made products. There will also be plenty of activities for all the family each day with Christmas movies, karaoke, carols, demonstrations and festive food.

'Twas The Night Before Christmas

Inspired by the classic poem, this bilingual show combines storytelling, original live music and puppetry to create a fun and magical festive show for audiences aged 5 and upwards in Pavilion Theatre this Sunday.

Forever Young Winterfest

The 80s are back in the INEC on Friday & Saturday

Grab your leg warmers, shoulder pads, double denim and scrunchies, because this festival is for grown-ups who want to let loose for a weekend and party like it’s 1985 all over again with Howard Jones, Tony Hadley, Nik Kershaw and more. 

 Winter Market

The annual Winter Market at The Dock in Carrick-on-Shannon this Saturday & Sunday will be brim full of gorgeous gifts, yummy food and festive cheer. Start off the season by supporting local craft workers, artists and food makers! 

Howth Tree Lighting & Free Concert

Fun, festive event in Howth for the annual turning on the Christmas Tree lights with support from Main Street Flowers & The Country Market. Live music, entertainment, family fun, carol singing with a special visit from Santa. After Santa return to North Pole you can enjoy a free performance from the Young Dublin Symphonia in Howth Church from 7pm.

Christmas @ Playtown

Featuring three popular Christmas experiences on Saturday including Parent & Toddler Christmas Experience on Saturday 7th December from 10am – 12pm, The Christmas Experience at 12pm and 2pm and The Sensitive Santa Experience from 4pm – 6pm

Elves Workshop at Delta Sensory Gardens

The Elves' Workshop at Delta Sensory Gardens in Carlow has lots going on including facepainting, arts & crafts, games, a selfie with Santa and entrance to gardens to see the lights display. Book your preferred time slot for Saturday or Sunday in advance.

Drogheda Christmas Festival

On West Street visitors can expect to meet Mr. & Mrs Claus, enjoy a fabulous Christmas Market and stunning light show on St. Peter’s Church while on the Quays there will be a fabulous Vintage Carousel, a Christmas Cinema, Live Music & Entertainment, a mini Christmas Village and a spectacular Fireworks display on the last night.

Christmas Crooners

Now in its 12th record breaking year, “Christmas Crooners” in the Nenagh Arts Centre on Saturday night is jam packed with festive favourites including the Christmas hits of Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole and Ol’ Blue Eyes himself- Frank Sinatra.

A fantastic cast of West-End Singers backed by the The Jazz- All-Stars perform over thirty well known Christmas hits. Perfect evening out to get in the Christmas spirit!

Hansel & Gretel

It's Christmas Panto weekend in Cork where children can enjoy the CBeebies Christmas Show: Hansel and Gretel on Saturday and Sunday in the Gate Cinemas in Cork City, Mallow and Midleton.

Wild Lights | Dublin Zoo

Wild Lights is back with a brand new theme – Stories, Myths and Legends. Expect to see magical scenes from well-known stories like the Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Peter Pan and the Jungle Book…to best-loved nursery rhymes and characters from Irish Mythology – all brought to life by dazzling, giant colourful silk lanterns! 

Gaiety Panto

An Arabian tale of true love, magic wishes and dastardly dealings, this year’s Panto will excite and delight all ages with the extra helping of song, dance, slapstick and laughter that you would come to expect from the Gaiety’s festive extravaganza. 

Moving Crib

The Moving Crib in Parnell Square opens its doors for the 62nd year this Christmas in Dublin.

It has been a key feature for so long that parents and grandparents, who visited the Moving Crib as children, are now bringing their children and grandchildren to enjoy and relive this Christmas experience.

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