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Christmas Events in Donegal

Festivals & Events

Experience magical and fun-filled Christmas in Donegal.

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The Santa Express at Oakfield Park

30th Nov - 23rd December 2022, Raphoe One of Ireland’s most popular Christmas experiences is on sale now. Get a real train to meet Santa Claus, enjoy games, shows and crafts, and experience the magic of our most famous event. Early booking is advised as only 30% of tickets remain. Click below to book your train now.

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The Wild Arctic Experience

1st - 23rd December 2022, Burnfoot Be transported to the Arctic North Pole, where you will see singing polar bears, elves working in the toy shop, Santa’s singing Reindeer, magical light up animals, real life Arctic Foxes, Arctic Wolf, Snowy Owl, Santa’s Igloo and you can even post your letter to Santa in the magical Post Box! You may even catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights! You can the…

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Santa @ Donegal Railway Museum

2nd-12th December 2022, Donegal Town Donegal Railway Museum is delighted to announce that its famous Christmas Santa event is back again, bigger and better than ever before. Because of unprecedented demand last year, we have added two additional Friday evenings as well this year. After our last runaway success, the elves have been busy helping Santa at his Grotto, with more excitingly new Chris…

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Ballyshannon Agricultural Show Fundraising Christmas Sale

4th December 2022, Ballyshannon Fundraising Christmas Sale Sunday 4th December at 1pm in Dorrians Imperial Hotel, Ballyshannon. Homemade Christmas Decorations, Homemade Cakes, Homemade Jams etc. All proceeds in aid of running the 2023 Ballyshannon Agricultural Show.

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Panto at the Abbey Arts Centre

10th - 17th December 2022, Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon Abbey Arts Productions presents its annual panto in the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon from the 10th to 17th December. This year we are delighted to present the godmother of all panto’s, Cinderella! The most famous pantomime of them all! The classic rags to riches story! Cinderella lives a life of drudgery, bullied by her horrible …

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Kinnegar's Winterland Market

10th December 2022, Letterkenny Kinnegar Brewing invite you to follow the hops down to our inaugural 'Winterland' Market. We have a fantastic selection of local artists, producers and craftspeople, showcasing their talents and products...perfect for a bit of pre-Christmas shopping, socialising and seasonal atmosphere. Our good friends from Dirty Souls and La Tia Juana will be on site to fee…

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