The Christmas Market Galway makes its return to Eyre Square on Friday the 12th of November, running right through until Sunday 22nd of December! Here's all low-down on the festive craic out West...
Open from 12pm-10pm Mon-Wed and from 10am-10pm Thurs-Sun, there will be lots of time to soak up the Christmas atmosphere and festive cheer.
Now in its 11th year, The Christmas Market Galway will once again feature the highly popular 32m observation wheel, Après Ski Bar, Santa’s Express Train, a traditional Carousel and over 50 wooden chalets which line Eyre Square, offering scrumptious seasonal treats and a variety of handmade crafts. Festive visitors can take pleasure in a wide variety of entertainment with carol singing and live music throughout the five-week market fair.
Food lovers can feast on a wide selection of treats, everything from German Bratwurst, Traditional Crepes, Irish handmade fudge, Chocolate fountain, Chimney cakes and other indulgent confectionery from over 60 traders with traditional mulled wine and beer served in steins. Also on offer are a broad range of artisan traders showcasing handmade crafts which make for the perfect Christmas gift.
Families and friends can enjoy a walk through the enchanted light gardens in Galway's Eyre Square, which provide an idyllic backdrop for a Christmas photo. Stop off at Santa’s postbox, interact with local charities and much more.