DCNYF is a programme of the City Arts Office, part of the Culture, Community & Recreation Department of Dublin City Council (Chief Executive Owen P. Keegan, Assistant Chief Executive Richard Shakespeare). The work of the Arts Office is made possible by the support of the […]
CHRISTMAS AT THE CASTLE
Come and join us this festive season to experience the magic of Dublin Castle at Christmas.
Set in the heart of the nation’s capital, Christmas at the Castle will have something for everyone, with a boutique open air Christmas Market, evening carol singing, a Neapolitan crib and complimentary evening access to the traditionally decorated State apartments among some of the festive offerings.
The historic courtyard of Dublin Castle will be filled with over 30 traditional alpine market stalls featuring an array of decorative crafts and inspiring gift ideas. Come and indulge in traditional fare sold by artisan producers and soak up the festive atmosphere with evening carol singing.
There will be a vintage carousel on site for children and at weekends a horse and carriage rides around the Castle grounds and gardens.
With over 1,000 years of history in Dublin Castle and plenty of festive food, crafts, music and entertainment – there will be something for everyone to enjoy this festive season
Boutique Open – Air Christmas Market
Festive food and drink
Artisan craft stalls
Complimentary evening access to the State Apartments
Meet characters from the Nutcracker
Carriage Rides (weekends)
Special events programme
We’re delighted to have teamed up with a number of unique Irish food producers to showcase the Taste of Ireland with a one day artisan food market. Enjoy fresh fish and oysters, boutique wines, mouth-watering cheeses, delectable cakes and sweet treats, gluten free produce, freshly […]
“Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.”
– George Bernard Shaw