Wild Lights Dublin Zoo
This year is set to be the most spectacular Wild Lights yet. Visitors will dive into an Ocean of Light and be immersed in an enchanting experience.
Spectacular new themes feature in this year’s enchanting experience – dive into an Ocean of Light, where schools of vibrant fish, luminous jellyfish and the endangered hammerhead shark reside. Walk through Winter Wonderland, home to Arctic favourites such as polar bears and penguins. Explore Celebrating China, a flavour of the east, and dash up to The North Pole where a dazzling 16-metre high silk Christmas tree sparkles on high.
December: Every evening (Monday – Sunday). However, it will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day.
January: Tuesday 1st January – Sunday, 6th January
🎨 Imaginosity – Dublin Children’s Museum
If you would like to get creative and have some fun. Imaginosity will be hosting a wide range of creative arts workshops for all types of mini-crafters, including Christmas Story-time, Northern Lights Craft, Snow Globe Decorations, Build an Igloo, Hanukkah Crafts, and Frosty Snowman Art, in an attempt to reveal everyone’s hidden talents!
From Saturday, 1st of December 2018 to Sunday, 30th of December 2018
Christmas at Russborough House and Parklands
For a unique Christmas experience, see Ireland’s most beautiful house decked out in Yuletide finery. Enjoy mulled wine & mince pies or cookies & hot chocolate after a magical tour of the house at its festive best.
Weekdays House tours 12 noon – 3pm
Weekends House tours are 11am – 4pm
Saturday 10th November – Saturday 22nd December
💫 Create magical memories at the Killakee Christmas Tree Farm
The Killakee Christmas Tree Farm is a family run, sustainable Christmas tree farm located in the foothills of the Dublin mountains. For over a decade, it has become a tradition for families to take a walk through the forest, enjoy the breathtaking views of the city and pick the perfect Christmas tree. It’s a hidden gem nestled in the foothills of the Dublin mountains. 🏔
Friday 1st December – Ongoing
Santa’s Grotto at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
This will be taking place at EPIC on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th December and 22nd & 23rd December 2018. The grotto will be held in the beautifully restored vaults of the CHQ building and will be an exciting and festive destination for families this Christmas!