Cork – Santa Experience

Santa in Santa Experience Cork

Santa Experience Cork is back for 2018

The award winning and original Santa Experience returns to Cork City for Christmas. The Santa Experience in association with Dunnes Stores in Patrick St., in the heart of Cork City has provided children and adults alike with a magical journey to Santa’s House. Travelling through 5 fun filled festive rooms meeting elves, reindeer, polar bears and maybe even getting to ride in Santa’s Sleigh on your way to meet the big man himself.

The Santa Experience has proved very popular in Cork last year and across Ireland. One of the keys attractions besides the 2,000 sq.ft “Experience” itself is the option to book ahead to secure a specific time (within 30mins) and date. “BOOKING OPEN NOW” This allows people to plan their day and get the date they want.

Also the photographs which are extra (but worth it!) come in a professional 8×10 format with black silver trim card frame.

The quality is fantastic and it provides families with a timeless memento. You choose and collect your photos immediately after your journey through the Santa Experience.

Take a tour of the North Pole visiting 5 fun filled festive rooms including:

  • The Elves Post office
  • Santa’s Stable
  • The Sleigh Station
  • The Artic
  • Santa’s House

Family Fun Tip:- Fill out the Santa needs to know forms – Santa knows some personal information about each child which enhances every child’s experience

  • Santa Experience Cork won “Best Santa in Cork” .
  • Santa Experience also won “Best Santa in Ireland”

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The Santa Experience In Cork

The Santa Experience is a multi family tour (maximum 5 children) through the North Pole spanning 2,000 sq.ft. On your journey you will meet and interact with elves in the Post Office, Santa’s stable, the Sleigh Station where you also meet Rudolf, The Artic with Polar bears & penguins and finally Santa’s magical house!

When you reach Santa’s House the big man himself will then speak with each child and because Santa is magic he seems to know something about every boy and girl and sometimes even mums, dads and grandparents!

Each child then receives a lovely gift and has some fun photos taken with Santa!!

A professional photographer is on hand to capture that magic moment. Photos can be viewed and purchased immediately afterwards in large 8×10 format.

It’s great experience for all the family.

Santa’s Shop

This year Santa has given  the secret recipe for his magical Reindeer Food to Santa Experience and they will be selling it at all their 3 venues. Be sure to get some and hang the food on your tree until Christmas Eve and then sprinkle it outside just before bedtime for Rudolf and the other reindeer.

You also can get your very own personal letter from Santa Claus himself straight from the North Pole to your doorstep!

You can even get your Santa Letter online 

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Event Information

Venue:-  Dunnes Stores, Patrick St., in the heart of Cork City

Classification :-  Family Christmas Event  /  All Ages

Dates:-  23 November – 23 December

Times:- 12pm to 6pm (generally)

  • Please check the online booking system for exact opening times of your preferred location

Admission: –  Children €10 (incl. gift) | Adult €5 (no gift)

Photos:- €12 for first & €6 for each additional copy

Booking Online :- You can book on line here through our booking link directly to the Santa Experiencein Cork ticket sales.

Important: Please arrive at your booking time (not before). They will endeavour to commence your experience within 30 mins of check-in/booking time.
Example: If you have booked for 2:00 pm you should be entering the experience by 2:30 pm. This may not always be possible due to unforeseen circumstances.

All children MUST be accompanied & supervised by an adult at ALL times



Directions To Visit Santa in Santa Experience Cork

Santa Experience Cork is located on the top floor, Dunnes Stores, 105 Patrick St., Cork and can be accessed via escalators, stairwell or directly by using the passenger lifts which will take you straight to the Santa Experience reception

Santa Experience Charity

This year the Santa Experience Cork has linked up with some great charities, in Cork it is the Mercy University Hospital Foundation. Ger Clarke, the creator of the Santa Experience said “With every booking for both adults and children, it will help support local charity Mercy University Hospital Foundation” (Cork).

The Santa Experience will be visiting Mercy Hospital with Santa and his Elves as well as giving a cash donation thanks to YOU!

Other Santa Experience Venues In Ireland

Santa Experience Limerick

Visit Santa Experience Ilic Centre Dublin 1

Santa Experience Tallaght, Dublin 24


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