Things to Do in Dublin This Christmas

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a few festive family days out! You can visit Santa almost anywhere in Dublin including Santa at Arnotts, Santa at St Stephens Green shopping centre, Santa at Clerys – the list is endless! Don’t forget to call NRC Taxis – remember we can skip the traffic and whizz you down the bus lane and save on parking too!

The Ark and Music Network

The Ark and Music Network in Temple Bar are presenting a brand new festive music show exploring the magic and mystery of Winter. What better way to get into the festive spirit with your little one over four. Shows are on Sat and Sun shows at 2pm and 4pm.

Dún Laoghaire  Christmas Festival

Dún Laoghaire are holding a Christmas festival over them month of December with a delightful open-air market chalet, kiddies amusements, firework displays, free treasure hunts, lantern processions, Santa, the crib, carol singing. A nice addition to this festival is the chance to grab a trolley and dash through Supervalu and win all your Christmas shopping for free!

Croke Park Santa Experience

The Santa Experience at Croke Park from 29 Nov to 23 Dec is a must for all GAA fans and includes a trip to the elves dressing rooms, Santa’s Grotto and a sneak peek pitchside to see his sleigh! You will also het to visit the Santa workshop and the kids get a present and also get to visit the GAA Museum. What are you waiting for?! Call an NRC taxi and get down to Croke Park today!

Airfield Christmas Experience

Airfield Christmas Experience takes place from 28 Nov to 22 Dec. The Airfield Christmas Experience takes you back in time and as they transform the Overend family home and gardens, back to the glories of Christmas time past. With a gingerbread village, the enchanted walled garden where Airfield’s fairies spend their Christmas what better way to spend a day with the kids! You can finish sitting by the fireplace for a visit, story and gift from Santa!

Wax Museum

If you haven’t visited the Wax Museum lately why not go along and see Santa sleeping peacefully in the Children’s World at the museum. You can also see Santa’s Grotto and every weekend Santa will be chatting to the kids to find out what all the boys and girls want for Christmas and there might even be a present in store if you are good!

Ice Skating

Dublin has come alive with Ice Skating this year with ice skating rinks in the i Skate at the RDS, Swords on ice, Blanchardstown Ice Skating, Dundrum on ice, Coolock Plex on ice. Generally these are reasonable so why not book in for all the family – you might even see Santa on ice!


Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a visit to a panto and this year is no different to previous years with the choice of dramas! You have Cinderella at the Olympia, The Tivoli and The Helix in Glasnevin, Peter Pan at the Gaiety, Jack and the Beanstalk at Driocht in Blanchardstown, Sleeping Beauty at the Civic Theatre in Tallaght. Look he’s behind you!

Christmas Markets

Christmas markets are always a great source of interesting and unusual presents. It is worth checking out The Christmas Market in St Stephens Green which runs from rom 15 Nov to 22 December. Don’t forget the The Docklands market also takes place between 13 and 22 December.

Its December so getting booking your events, call your NRC Taxi and your festive season is sorted!



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