Killarney Visit Santa and Christmas Parade 2022

Experience the magic this Christmas by joining the wide range of fun and festive activities taking place
in Killarney Town!

Christmas in Killarney presents one of the most exclusive Christmas experiences with The Christmas in Killarney Parade and Festival and the turning on of the Christmas lights – The best way to start your Christmas season!

Make sure you’re on your best behaviour throughout this Christmas experience to guarantee your place on the Nice List and not the Naughty List!

Killarney is famous for its late night Christmas shopping which is perfect for picking up some last minute presents!

Whether you come to Killarney for an overnight stay, dining or a fantastic event in the INEC, they will deliver a magical experience that you deserve at Christmas time!

Children will be in awe of the attractions within the town during the festival with lots of fun, games and things to do to keep them occupied throughout the Christmas season!


Visit Santa

Welcome to Christmas in Killarney, where Santa and Mrs Claus are looking forward to welcoming this year’s boys and girls to their lovely grotto right in the heart of town.

Santa will be spending some time with each family individually and may even have a token Christmas decoration for each child to take home and keep in a special place.

There will be time for a photograph (optional, available for purchase separately)

Location Anam Arts and Cultural Centre – Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 D628, Ireland

Starting from €5.00

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Things to Bring

If you haven’t sent off your Santa letter yet, you can bring it along and post it in our special North Pole post office.

Children will receive a token gift from Santa – please note the value of the gift is in its magic.  The Santa Experience is non-profit with all proceeds going back into the running of the Christmas in Killarney Festival.

Additional Infomation

Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.

Tickets must be purchased for each family member with a maximum number of 8 people per time slot.

Each visit will last approximately 20 minutes.

Christmas is a magical time to make wonderful memories with our families.  We do hope you enjoy your visit to the grotto and your day out during Christmas in Killarney.

Don’t miss the magical parades! Visit for more information.

The Christmas in Killarney Magic Parade:

Killarney are so exited to announce that the parade is back!

Santa and his little helpers are being very very generous with how they spend their time this Christmas by agreeing to take part in not one… but 4 parades, before they all Jet back to Lapland to finalize the Naughty List and Nice List!

Christmas in Killarney Magic Parade has become the pivotal winter festival in Killarney with a myriad of offerings for the young and the old

The parade will take place on the 26th Nov, 3rd, 10th, 17th of December at 6pm, the fun will continue through the night and finish at 7pm sharp – An hour of the most magical Christmas experience at Killarney!

A selection of quality local food producers will be tempting passers-by with their unique delicious products

What better way to spend an afternoon than browsing through the wonderful stalls and all under one roof at The Christmas Craft And Food Fair at The Killarney Outlet Centre!

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