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Dun Laoghaire Christmas Festival

Christmas in Dún Laoghaire

Dun Laoghaire Christmas Festival 2012


The Dun Laoghaire Christmas Ice Kingdom from Dec 1st
Spectacular entertainment not to be missed!


Programme of Events

Dec 1st

12pm Santa’s Arctic Kingdom opens, Dun Laoghaire Shopping Centre

Santa’s arrival 5.30pm at the Harbour Plaza (Ferry Terminal Area).

Spectacular Fireworks Display at 5.45pm also located at the Harbour Plaza.

“FREE CAR PARKING” – In association with Barnardos at the Car Ferry Check In Area from the 28th of November until the 16th of December (Monday to Wednesday from 11am to 7pm & Thursday to Sunday from 12noon until 8pm)

Dec 8th

1pm – 6pm Live Ice Sculpture Carving, outside IMC Cinemas, Dun Laoghaire Town Centre

5pm - Nearby, at St. Michael’s Church there will be an ecumenical blessing of the crib at 5pm on the 8th of December.

Dec 13th

11am – 7pm Change of Date – Ice Slide Opens, Dun Laoghaire Harbour Plaza (from Thursdays the 13th until January 1st from 11am – 7pm with the exception of Christmas day) Price is 3 slides for 2 Euro.

11am – 7pm Launch of Christmas Market in Metals and Town Centre (open every day until Jan 1st) Over forty market stalls in charming chalets in Town Centre and the Metals (Open daily until 1st January 2013).  Life-size crib with live animals opens at St. Michael’s Church

11am – 7pm Life-size crib with live animals opens at St. Michael’s Church (open every day until Jan 1st)

Dec 16th

From 1pm: Daring Live Performance down the Ice Slide by the Ski Club of Ireland (range of performances between 1pm and 5pm)

5pm Spectacular Fireworks Display, Dun Laoghaire Harbour

Dec 22nd

4.30pm Winter Solstice Fireworks Display

Dec 31st New Year’s Eve


Jan 1st

7pm Festival closes



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