Wicklow Christmas Market 2023

Where Christmas Begins

Get ready to embrace the festive spirit! It’s time to hang up your stockings, adorn the tree with sparkling tinsel, and enjoy some mulled wine beneath the mistletoe. Christmas is just around the corner, and in Wicklow, that means it’s time for the renowned Wicklow Christmas Market.

Prepare to be enchanted by the magic that the market has in store for Christmas enthusiasts of all ages. For the little ones, there’s an enchanting Santa experience. Plus, this year, theyare introducing a brand-new Eco-Alpine Skate Trail and decking the halls with more lights and trees than ever before.

At the Wicklow Christmas Market, they believe that the festive cheer should be accessible to everyone. That’s why, as always, entry to the market is FREE. Once you step inside, you’ll be transported into a breathtaking Christmas wonderland. Explore a world of delectable international cuisine from local food vendors, browse through 40+ craft stalls to check off your Christmas shopping list, and be captivated by the legendary fireshow and live entertainment. Come and see for yourself what all the excitement is about.

At the Wicklow Christmas Market, you will find plenty of stalls to get you in the Christmas mood. So why not come on down and try out some of the local artisan foods, buy some decorations or find a gift for a loved one or family. There is something for everyone so make sure you don’t miss out on this year fantastic Christmas Market at Leitrim Place,

Stroll through the market and take in the sights, sounds, and smells of all things Christmas. Be sure to come hungry- it will be hard to resist their many food stalls featuring mouth-watering cuisine from all over the globe. The adults get to do some early Christmas shopping as they will have local artisans selling handcrafted ornaments, paintings, toys, homemade chutneys and jams, and so much more that you won’t be able to find at your typical store.

The kiddies will be entertained feeding the alpacas, enjoying the carnival rides and playing games for prizes at the Fun Fair, and of course visiting Santa and Mrs. Claus. Create memories to last a lifetime and kick off the Christmas season with a day at the Wicklow Christmas Market!

Visit Santa at the Wicklow Christmas Market

All Aboard

A day at the Wicklow Christmas Market would not be complete without a visit to see the big man himself, Santa Claus! The Santa Express will transport you and your family to the North Pole and to the home of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Get ready for a fun ride with Santa’s favourite mischievous (but fun!) elf, Oribel, as your train conductor.

Mrs. Claus extends a warm welcome to visitors making their way to the North Pole to meet Santa. Guests are invited to relax and enjoy as Mrs. Claus shares her favorite Christmas story and treats everyone to her delightful songs for a truly festive experience.

Fun with the Elves

Visit Santa’s Workshop for a festive adventure! Join the jolly elves in their workshop to have a fantastic time creating magical gifts. Don’t forget to stop by Santa’s official postbox to send your special letter to the North Pole. Enjoy the enchantment of the season!

The Big Man Himself

Then of course, it’s time for a visit with Santa! He will be there to meet all of the girls and boys who will get to personally tell him what’s on their Christmas list. Families will have a private visit with Santa, and each child will receive a special Christmas gift from Santa Claus.

Capture the memories of your magical day with a photo of you and Santa, and don’t forget to post your letter at Santa’s official post box.

Santa Express Dates:-  Nov: 25th, 26th.

Dec: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, 10th, 15th, 16th, 17th

​Tickets –

€21.95 – €25.95 (Child)      €10.00 – (Infant)         €17.95 – €19.95 (Adult)

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Wicklow Christmas Market 2023

Discover the ultimate destination for your shopping, dining, and entertainment desires at Wicklow Christmas Market. Whether you’re hunting for Christmas presents to delight your loved ones or seeking a little something special for yourself, Wicklow Christmas Market boasts over 40 craft stalls brimming with one-of-a-kind gems for you to explore this year. And when your shopping spree inevitably builds up your appetite, fear not! They’ve got a diverse array of food stalls to satiate every craving. Excitingly, they are introducing a new feature this year—a covered entertainment area where you can revel in live music, puppet performances, stilt walkers, and a few delightful surprises!

  •  Alpaca experience
  •  Green Festival ‘leave no trace policy’
  •  Artisan Food
  •  Craft Stalls
  • Live Music
  • Stilt Walkers
  • Puppet Performances
  •  A Magical Funfair
  • Santa’s Express Train
  • and a few Delightful Surprises

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ECO Alpine Skate Trail –

at Wicklow Christmas Market Nov 18th to Jan 2nd 2024


Get ready to lace up your skates and experience the thrill of gliding on the brand-new Eco Alpine Skate Trail. This 300-metre open-air trail is set to be the highlight of the festive season, offering a unique and exhilarating experience for locals and visitors alike.

Their 300-metre length skate trail provides ample space for skaters to showcase their skills and enjoy the freedom of gliding through the crisp winter air. With its open-air design, skaters can soak up the breathtaking views of Wicklow Town and its surroundings, creating unforgettable memories with family and friends.

THE FIRST 1000 TICKETS ON SALE for €10  (Ts & Cs apply)

For more information and to buy tickets – Eco Alpine Skate Trail

Wicklow Christmas Market Event Information 2023

Venue:-  Leitrim Place, The Murrough, Wicklow Town.

Classification :-  Christmas Market / All Ages and Families

Dates:-  18th Nov – 17th Dec.

Times:- Open From 10am – 7.30pm Sat & Sun            2pm to 7.30 Fri

Admission: –  Free to Market

Booking Online:– You can book online here through our booking link

Direction to the Wicklow Christmas Market

From North – Take the M11 southbound. At junction 17 take the R772 to Wicklow/ Rathdrum/ Rathnew. At the roundabout take the first exit Wicklow Town. Follow the R750 into Wicklow Town .

From South – Take the M11 northbound. Turn off at junction 17. At the roundabout take the third exit. At the second roundabout take the first exit towards Wicklow/ Rathdrum/ Rathnew. Follow the R750 into Wicklow Town.


"Visit Santa at the Christmas Wicklow Market"