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Baby Market GALWAY
Baby Market Galway
  03/02 to 03/02
Early Entry Tickets available at  TONS of top quality nearly new maternity, infant and children's gear at a fraction of the new price. Strollers, sterilisers, toys, clothes and a whole lot more! Save a small fortune at our parent to parent indoor market. Fab local baby business, craft and information stalls in the mix too. For more info see
Times: 12 pm - 2 pm Admission: €3 per person, €5 for 2, kids
Clayton Hotel Galway
Christmas Craft and Fair
Christmas Craft And Fair
  25/11 to 25/11
Over 35 Food and Craft Local Producers to browse. Free Kids entertainment with Crafts, Face Painting and "make your own santa" (12pm to 3pm). Music and dancing (1pm to 2pm). Refreshments served. Raffle on the day with fantastic spot prizes! This Christmas, support your locals Artists, Designers & Craft People! Buy Local, Buy Handmade!
Times: 11 am - 4 pm Admission: FREE
Community Centre, Glenamaddy Galway
Winter Wonderland at Westport
Winter Wonderland At Westport
  24/11 to 23/12
Make extra special memories in the lead up to this Christmas with a magical visit to the stunning and festive historic house of Westport House. Kids get to meet Santa in his 18th century grotto, discuss their wish list and get a gift while parents enjoy a seasonal glass of mulled wine. Enjoy a host of activities for a whole days fun!
Times: 10:00 - 18:30 Admission: €12
Westport House, Mayo
Santa Claus visits Glenamaddy
Santa Claus Visits Glenamaddy
  01/12 to 01/12
(094) 965 9599
Santa Claus visit Glenamaddy. Go and see him at the Credit Union! From 2 pm to 4 pm! In aid of Tuam Cancer Care.
Times: 2 pm - 4 pm Admission: Free
Church Street, Glenamaddy, Co. Galway, F45 H635
Free on first Wednesdays
Free On First Wednesdays
ON THE FIRST Wednesday of every month, various heritage sites managed by the Office of Public Works that normally charge admission throw their doors open for free. So it won’t cost you anything to bring the family to Charles Fort in Kinsale, Co Cork; Athenry Castle in Co Galway; and Trim Castle in Co Meath and the Rock of Cashel in Co Tipperary – to name just a few. Visit website linke below for details of participating locations. (Note - not applicable at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Castle and Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre). Admission: FREE
Various Locations
Christmas at Glendeer
Christmas At Glendeer
  01/12 to 23/12
090 6437147
Christmas time is a special time at Glendeer Pet Farm. The team at Glendeer transform the whole place into Ireland’s Lapland. Children will get a little bag of food to feed the animals as they make their way over to visit Santa, have a chat with him & receive a gift, but don’t forget to wrap up warm as it might even snow!!!
Times: Adults €8, Children €16
Glendeer Pet Farm, Drum, Athlone Roscommon