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Top Things To Do in Dublin at Christmas

Christmas is well and truly underway in Dublin! The streets are filled with festive lighting and carol music and the city has plenty of exciting things to do this December. Here are our top things to do in Dublin this Christmas.

Take the Family to Elf – A Christmas Spectacular


This musical is based on the popular 2003 movie starring Will Ferrell, Elf. This show is set to light up the stage at the 3 Arena from 14th December, with various shows until 29th December. This musical adaption of the much-loved movie has received stellar reviews, so don’t miss out! Why not enjoy a delicious meal in our sister restaurant, FIRE Restaurant & Lounge, before heading to the show? FIRE is located on Dawson Street, Dublin City centre. With a range of seasonal menus, this award-winning steakhouse is the perfect choice to bring the whole family.


Shopping in Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre

Shop at Dublin Cities iconic Stephen’s Green shopping centre which offers everything you need in preparation for Christmas Day. From 12th December, a free gift-wrapping service will be available on the top floor to all, Santa will be present in his grotto for all visitors up until 23rd December and carol singers will be singing in aid of various charities throughout the month. Why not make a day of it and visit SOLE Seafood & Grill after a day of shopping? SOLE was awarded Europe’s number 1 seafood restaurant and is located on South William Street, Dublin 2. With dishes to suit any palette and unrivalled service, it’s the perfect place to unwind for either a dinner or lunch in Dublin after a day of shopping.


Visit Laetare Vocal Ensemble Christmas Concert

This marvellous choir service will be held on 17th December at 8 pm in St Andrew’s Church. Expect all of the winter music favourites on the night.  A raffle will be held on the night giving away brilliant prizes. All proceeds raised on the night will go towards Focus Ireland.

Go Ice Skating

Pop on your gloves and wrap up for this one! Experience Dublin’s largest outdoor Ice Rink at the RDS this Christmas. Gather your friends for a fun-filled afternoon on the ice. Whether you are a beginner or are a seasoned pro in the rink, it’s definitely to be an enjoyable activity for all.

Watch the beautiful lights outside Powerscourt Centre

Powerscourt Centre is currently lit up inside and out with stunning decorations. It’s definitely worth walking around and absorbing the jubilant atmosphere. Why not pop in see the centre in all its wonder at this magical time of year?

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