Winter in Dublin  

Posted on 10 Dec 2021 in Hotel Breaks Dublin

If you're looking to get into the Christmas spirit, look no further than a trip to Dublin. It's the perfect city break to soak in some festive atmosphere. Enjoy the holiday season by exploring Christmas markets and festive events. Here at Supervalu Getaway breaks, we've put together a list of our top Christmas attractions in Dublin this winter. 


Winterfest at The Guinness Storehouse

Explore the Guinness Storehouse's seven festive floors decorated in glittering lights. Take in the show-stopping Christmas tree crafted by award-winning graphic designer Annie Atkins. Pop-up music and entertainment, light shows, festive foods, and more are all on the agenda. There'll also be live performances throughout the Storehouse. Acts ranging from The Tiny Quartet to The Fundamentals to A&S Productions will be gracing the stage. Winterfest takes place from Saturday, November 27th to Sunday, January 2nd. It's included in your Guinness Storehouse ticket. Tickets range from €18 to €28. 

You can book your tickets here.


The Wonder lights at Malahide Castle  

Another fantastic festive activity in Dublin is the Wonder Lights at Malahide Castle. Wander through the castle walls and into the illuminated grounds for a unique experience. The sensory light show transforms the majestic Malahide Castle in Dublin into a breath-taking twilight walk. 

Discover the stories of the gardens from The Talking Tree. Enjoy the Water Colours of the Enchanted Forest and see the Wildlife by Moonlight. Marvel at the Woodland Wonder and wander around The Walled Garden to see the Pond Life. After, head to the Woodland Cafe and Gallery Area to sample some tasty treats and artwork.  

You can book your tickets here.

Visit the Dublin Castle Christmas Market 

The Dublin Castle Christmas Market is the sole Christmas market in Dublin this year. It will have a jam-packed schedule including performances, food tasting, and festive fun. Thirty traditional alpine market stalls will be set up in Dublin Castle's courtyard. Each stall brimming with food, crafts, and gift ideas. There will also be some food stalls, with a mix of savory food and sweet treats. You can expect performances from the Dublin Gospel Choir, Cantairí Óga Átha Cliath, New Dublin Voices and Crux Vocal. The Christmas market at Dublin Castle in 2021 will run from Wednesday, December 8th to Tuesday, December 21st. 

You can book your tickets here


Illuminated story characters at Wild Lights at Dublin 

This Christmas, take a trip to Dublin Zoo's Wild Lights. It offers a beautiful lit experience that's perfect for all ages. Wild Lights will take you on an 'Around the World' tour. You'll explore some of the world's most famous monuments and famous symbols. Take a breath-taking tour through the world's most iconic attractions. Explore the pyramids and stroll by the Eiffel Tower. Then, take in the universe through a spectacular display of colorful silk lanterns.  

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Click here to see some of our most popular Dublin hotels this winter. Remember, prices start from only €80 per night. To keep up to date with our exclusive deals and discounts click here. 

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