Wicklow County Tourism

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Dec
20
Sat
Christmas At The Chocolate Garden Of Ireland
Dec 20 all-day

This Christmas, while the kids join in with the elves in a chocolate making workshop at The Chocolate Garden of Ireland, the adults enjoy a spiced apple drink and Christmas chocolate treat . Elf Workshp duration 45 mins approx

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The Forest Train to see Santa @ Avondale Forest Park @ Avondale Forest Park
Dec 20 all-day

This year, Santa has decided to go a bit green, and has located his workshop in the beautiful Avondale Forest Park, Rathdrum, Co Wicklow.

A new Santa experience called The Forest Train, has opened in Avondale Forest Park, with departures on Toots the Train.

Experience the winter wonderland as The Forest Train rides through the breath-taking mature forest park. Keep an eye out for Noodle the lazy Elf who is running late for work! He has lost his magic dust somewhere in the woods and needs your help to find it. Noodle needs to catch the train and get to the workshop with the magic dust in time! He might know a short-cut to the workshop but don’t tell Santa!

When the train reaches its secret destination deep in the forest, Noodle will lead all the families into the workshop. The rest of the elves are very busy making and testing toys and singing as they work. The Elf Floor Manager will greet all of the children. There will be plenty of songs, stories and toys to test.

From his office, overlooking the workshop floor, Santa will call each family in to see him individually. He will be working in his office at his very cluttered desk and checking his big book where he knows something about everyone, young and old! After meeting with Santa every child will receive a wooden themed gift and can get a special photo taken with the big man in red.

A Christmas Market will be held in the rustic stone barn with a host of food, beverages, craft and gift stalls for families to enjoy. There will be a wishing well, where children can make a wish with all proceeds going to Barnardos, the children’s charity.

Only 40 minutes from the Dundrum Town Centre, The Forest Train is open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 27th November from 10am to 7pm, until Christmas Eve (Wednesday 24th December) from 10am until 1pm as that’s when the elves and Santa have to get the reindeer’s ready to start his journey around the globe delivering presents to all the children of the world.

Tickets cost, and can be booked at www.theforesttrain.ie.

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Santa at the Town Hall: Christmas In Bray
Dec 20 @ 12:00 – 18:00

It’s official Santa has parked up his reindeers and taken up ressidence in Bray this December.

As part of the experience, Mrs Clause will tell Christmas stories, you will find out how to make some magic reindeer dust from Santa’s helpers in the workshop and Santa himself to get your gift.The experience will last 30mins (Approx.). and will start every half hour.

Tickets can be booked online, on the day at the Town Hall or by calling into the Bray Toursist office.

Dates: Dec 6th,13th, 14th. 20th and 21st
Times: Saturday’s & Sunday’s 12pm – 6pm
Location: Bray Town Hall (Above McDonalds)
Price: €12 Per Child or €30 Family Ticket (Max 4 Children)

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Santa’s Post Box: Christmas In Bray
Dec 20 @ 12:00 – 18:00

Pick up a special Santa letter form from one of the retailers around the town and make sure he gets your letter on time by posting at Bray’s Special Christmas Post Box located at the Town Hall to guarantee a reply.

Dates: Dec 13th, 14th, 20th & 21st
Times: Saturday’s & Sunday’s 12pm – 6pm
Location: Bray Town Hall
Price: FREE

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Live Crib: Christmas In Bray
Dec 20 @ 13:00 – 16:00

Enjoy a traditional Christmas setting at our live crib located at the enterance to the Civic Plaza (Bank of Ireland) There will be sheep, goats, a donkey plus a lot more so bring your children along for the festivities. A traditional Navity Scence.

Dates: Dec 13th, 14th, 20th & 21st
Times: Saturday’s & Sunday’s 1pm – 4pm
Location: Civic Plaza, Main Street
Price: FREE

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Jingle Cells At Wicklows Historic Gaol
Dec 20 @ 14:00 – 19:00

It’s Jingle Cells all the way with the return of our beloved Santa Claus to Wicklow Gaol from Saturday 6th of December.

Hassle-free Santa visits away from the crowded bustle of the city are the name of the game, with free facepainting and our charming elf to get you into the festive spirit.

Once again the spectacular lighting that the Gaol has become renowned for far and wide will enchant little ones as they prepare to meet our beloved Santa.

On Saturdays, visitors can partake in pony and trap sleigh rides starting from the Gaol and circling the town.

Free facepainting takes place all weekend to add to the excitement and festive spirit.

Mum and Dad will also be well-catered for at the Jailer’s Rest Bistro and Wine Bar. Drop in for a festive glass of wine and a Christmas treat or book in for a delicious Christmas dining experience in this most unique venue.

Opening times:

Jingle Cells Santa opening hours:
Saturday and Sunday (6th and 7th December; 13th and 14th December and 20th and 21st December) 2-7pm.

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Dec
21
Sun
Christmas At The Chocolate Garden Of Ireland
Dec 21 all-day

This Christmas, while the kids join in with the elves in a chocolate making workshop at The Chocolate Garden of Ireland, the adults enjoy a spiced apple drink and Christmas chocolate treat . Elf Workshp duration 45 mins approx

For more information go to:

The Forest Train to see Santa @ Avondale Forest Park @ Avondale Forest Park
Dec 21 all-day

This year, Santa has decided to go a bit green, and has located his workshop in the beautiful Avondale Forest Park, Rathdrum, Co Wicklow.

A new Santa experience called The Forest Train, has opened in Avondale Forest Park, with departures on Toots the Train.

Experience the winter wonderland as The Forest Train rides through the breath-taking mature forest park. Keep an eye out for Noodle the lazy Elf who is running late for work! He has lost his magic dust somewhere in the woods and needs your help to find it. Noodle needs to catch the train and get to the workshop with the magic dust in time! He might know a short-cut to the workshop but don’t tell Santa!

When the train reaches its secret destination deep in the forest, Noodle will lead all the families into the workshop. The rest of the elves are very busy making and testing toys and singing as they work. The Elf Floor Manager will greet all of the children. There will be plenty of songs, stories and toys to test.

From his office, overlooking the workshop floor, Santa will call each family in to see him individually. He will be working in his office at his very cluttered desk and checking his big book where he knows something about everyone, young and old! After meeting with Santa every child will receive a wooden themed gift and can get a special photo taken with the big man in red.

A Christmas Market will be held in the rustic stone barn with a host of food, beverages, craft and gift stalls for families to enjoy. There will be a wishing well, where children can make a wish with all proceeds going to Barnardos, the children’s charity.

Only 40 minutes from the Dundrum Town Centre, The Forest Train is open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 27th November from 10am to 7pm, until Christmas Eve (Wednesday 24th December) from 10am until 1pm as that’s when the elves and Santa have to get the reindeer’s ready to start his journey around the globe delivering presents to all the children of the world.

Tickets cost, and can be booked at www.theforesttrain.ie.

For more info go to;

 

 

Santa at the Town Hall: Christmas In Bray
Dec 21 @ 12:00 – 18:00

It’s official Santa has parked up his reindeers and taken up ressidence in Bray this December.

As part of the experience, Mrs Clause will tell Christmas stories, you will find out how to make some magic reindeer dust from Santa’s helpers in the workshop and Santa himself to get your gift.The experience will last 30mins (Approx.). and will start every half hour.

Tickets can be booked online, on the day at the Town Hall or by calling into the Bray Toursist office.

Dates: Dec 6th,13th, 14th. 20th and 21st
Times: Saturday’s & Sunday’s 12pm – 6pm
Location: Bray Town Hall (Above McDonalds)
Price: €12 Per Child or €30 Family Ticket (Max 4 Children)

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Santa’s Post Box: Christmas In Bray
Dec 21 @ 12:00 – 18:00

Pick up a special Santa letter form from one of the retailers around the town and make sure he gets your letter on time by posting at Bray’s Special Christmas Post Box located at the Town Hall to guarantee a reply.

Dates: Dec 13th, 14th, 20th & 21st
Times: Saturday’s & Sunday’s 12pm – 6pm
Location: Bray Town Hall
Price: FREE

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