Dublin National Crafts & Design Christmas Fair

National Crafts & Design Christmas Fair 2016

One stop shopping for thousands of unique gifts at Ireland’s premier celebration of crafts

This year the National Craft Fair will be home to 500 exhibitors and 1000’s of gift ideas at the RDS, Dublin.

Whether you are a confirmed shopaholic or completely phobic about shopping, the annual National Crafts & Design Fair, is just the place for you. For those who love shopping it’s the chance to browse and enjoy the unique work of more than 500 designers, artists, and crafts people who will be taking part in the country’s largest celebration of crafts.

But if shopping just isn’t your thing, think of it as a heaven sent opportunity to buy all your Christmas gifts in a single shopping session!

This annual fair is widely recognised as Ireland’s premier commercial craftwork showcase. Many of Ireland’s most respected craftspeople will be there, showing and selling top quality goods. The range is dazzling – everything from chocolates to high fashion, and because the goods are handmade by craftspeople, they have the added distinction of each one being unique

Spectacular Christmas Food Emporium

The Emporium will again be full to the brim of the best of season’s bounty featuring all sorts of food from the four corners of the world, which you can sample and purchase in a festive & seasonal atmosphere.

Christmas Fair Event Information

Venue:- RDS (The Royal Dublin Society), RDS Main Hall, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Dates / Times :- 30th Nov – 4th Dec 2016


  •  Adults: €10.
  • OAPs: €8
  • Children under 16 accompanied by a parent or guardian: Free
  • Group discounts available for 10 or more. Only available if booked in advance of the show. Please contact us on 353 1 6702186

Re-Admission Pass

If you have not had enough time to browse through the whole Fair, and would like to return on another day, please visit the Organisers’ Office on your way out to claim a free re-admission pass.

Gift Wrapping

They will offer a complimentary gift wrapping service for purchases made at the show.

Car parking / Complimentary Shuttle buses

Car parking will be available in the Simmonscourt Arena Car Park on Simmonscourt Road, with a free shuttlebus service available to take you to the entrance of the Fair and back to the cark park when you have finished your visit.


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