Unwrap the Magic: Discovering the Best Christmas Markets in Dublin 2023
As the festive season approaches, Dublin transforms into a winter wonderland adorned with twinkling lights and the spirit of Christmas. Among the myriad of seasonal delights, Dublin's Christmas markets stand out as vibrant hubs of holiday cheer and unique shopping experiences.
Dublin Castle Christmas Market: Dec 6th – 19th
Kickstart your holiday festivities at the Dublin Castle Christmas Market, running from December 6th to the 19th. Nestled in the upper courtyard, this market offers a charming assortment of local artisanal goods, making it the perfect place to find distinctive Christmas presents. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere, accompanied by gospel choirs and the joyful sounds of Christmas music.
Christmas At The Guinness Storehouse - November 22nd and over a 5-week period
Experience the magic of Christmas at the Guinness Storehouse, starting November 22nd and spanning a five-week period. Explore the iconic 7 floors of the Guinness Storehouse while sipping on a mulled Guinness, surrounded by a dazzling digital Christmas Tree installation. Check our Guinness Package here.
Dublin Zoo Wild Lights – 16th Nov until Jan 2024
Embark on a captivating journey through the Dublin Zoo Wild Lights, a captivating display of illuminated sculptures that runs from November 16th until January 2024. Bundle up and traverse the zoo, adorned with a unique theme each year, offering a magical spectacle that celebrates the year's end. Check our Dublin Zoo Package here.
Gifted – The Contemporary Craft & Design Fair
For a day filled with exploration and unique finds, visit the Gifted – Contemporary Craft & Design Fair. With countless stalls showcasing the talents of Irish artisans from all corners of the country, this fair is a treasure trove of ceramics, food, and handcrafted woollen clothing. Discover the perfect, one-of-a-kind gift for your loved ones.
Botanic Gardens Eco Christmas Craft Market: December 9th – 10th
Immerse yourself in sustainability and scenic beauty at the Botanic Gardens Eco Christmas Craft Market on December 9th and 10th. With over 70 stalls featuring sustainable gift ideas, food, and handmade crafts against the backdrop of the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, this market promises a unique blend of eco-conscious shopping and natural beauty.
For a perfect Christmas getaway, consider staying at The Grafton Hotel, ideally located in Dublin 2. Situated in the heart of Dublin City Centre, this hotel offers a safe and convenient base, within walking distance of several fantastic Christmas markets. For those beyond the city centre, the LUAS and Bus stops are easily accessible, ensuring a seamless exploration of Dublin's festive offerings.