The Best Christmas Experiences in Wexford

The Best Christmas Experiences in Wexford

Find your Joy in Wexford this Christmas


Get into the festive spirit by creating excitement and Christmas cheer with those around you in Wexford this Christmas! This year, Wexford’s elves here are working their hardest to pull out all the stops and make Christmas 2023 the best and most memorable one yet with plenty of festivities happening across our wonderful hotels and attractions here in County Wexford. Here’s a guide to the most memorable Christmas you’ll have yet!


Santa Train Experience at Amber Springs

Where: Amber Springs Resort Hotel

When: 17th November – 23rd December

The Magical Amber Springs Santa Train Experience is back. “With a twist of difference, a dollop of inspiration we are still the best Santa Experience in Ireland.”

Learn more here.



An Enchanted Christmas at Johnstown Castle

Where: Johnstown Castle, Estate & Museum

When: 1st – 23rd December

Be apart of something really special this Christmas at The Enchanted Johnstown Castle in Wexford. On this traditional experience, all guests will enjoy festive activities with the team of merry elves inside the fairy-tale castle.

Learn more here.



Christmas Craft Event at Murphy’s Barn

Where: Rathagan

When: 25th – 26th December

Murphy’s Barn is a wonderful and unique venue, just a 10-minute drive outside Wexford town with a gorgeous café, The M Coffee House , serving delicious cakes and treats.

Learn more here.



The Village at Wheelock’s Christmas Experience

Where: The Village at Wheelock’s, Enniscorthy

When: 2nd – 23rd December

This year marks the 5th anniversary of the Christmas Experience at The Village at Wheelocks. Start your experience with a jolly journey on their Woodland train through the enchanting tunnel of lights, followed by a trip through The North Pole Christmas Adventure Land where you will meet Mrs Claus and a host of busy elves.

Learn more here.



St Iberius NS Christmas Market

Where: St Iberius National School, Wexford Town

When: 10th December

St. Iberius National School invites you to our annual Christmas Market, a fun filled fair with festive markets for crafts and gifts, relax in our school cafe with home-baked treats while being served tea and coffee.

Learn more here.



Magical Christmas Experience at Kia Ora Mini Farm

Where: Kia Ora Mini Farm, Gorey

When:  25th November – 23rd December

Visit Kia Ora Mini Farm this winter to see the animals, Santa’s cosy home, and view in amazement the enchanting musical light show.

Learn more here.


Magical Christmas Experience at Kia Ora Mini Farm | Visit Santa Wexford


Breakfast with Santa at Secret Valley

Where: Secret Valley Wildlife Park

When: 2nd/9th/16th December

Join us for a delightful morning at Secret Valley Wildlife Park for a magical Breakfast With Santa!

Learn more here.



Santa’s Enchanted Christmas

Where: National 1798 Rebellion Centre, Enniscorthy

When: 25th November – 23rd December

Get ready to embark on a magical journey filled with joy, wonder, and unforgettable memories. Santa’s Enchanted Christmas is back and better than ever!

Learn more here.



Rediscover the Magic of Christmas at Wells

Where: Wells House, Gorey

When: 25th November – 23rd December

Climb aboard the Wells Express Train and enjoy a magical train journey through the woodlands at Wells guided by a Head Elf & take off on an adventure to help save Christmas.

Learn more here.



National Symphony Orchestra presents Christmas Gala with Claudia Boyle

Where: National Opera House

When: 15th December

Back by popular demand, our festive gala magically bringing together the worlds of opera, seasonal favourites and carols. 

Learn more here.




The Big Christmas Sing Concert

Where: Wexford Arts Centre

When: 17th December

Come along for some festive cheer and join in the fun with the Big Christmas singing group celebrating the end of series of workshops.

Learn more here.



Tony Carty’s Crooning Christmas

Where: St. Iberius Church

When: 19th December

Get that warm, cosy and comforting Christmas feeling with Tony Carty & Blackjack as they perform a night of Christmas & Crooning Classics in the beautiful venue of St. Iberius Church on Tuesday 19th December at 8pm.

Learn more here.



A Christmas Gala Concert

Where: St. Iberius Church

When: 20th December

An evening of operatic favourites, Christmas classics and festive fun, featuring internationally acclaimed soprano Sinead Campbell-Wallace and celebrated Tenor, Gavan Ring. Together in Wexford for this special festive concert. 

Learn more here.



ABBAesque Christmas Special

Where: Crown Live

When: 22nd December

ABBAesque is coming to Crown Live on friday, 22nd December 2023 with a Christmas Special.

Learn more here.



Smash Hits 90’s Christmas Special

Where: Crown Live

When: 28th December

Smash Hits are coming back to Crown Live with a Christmas Special this December 28th.

Learn more here.



Sunday Miscellany Celebrates Christmas with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

Where: National Opera House

When: 6th December

In recent years Sunday Miscellany and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra have come together to bring this magic to audiences in live Christmas concerts. Each year an eclectic range of great musical artists and speakers join the RTÉ CO for an evening of music and creative writing at its best.

Learn more here.



Christmas with Qween

Where: Crown Live

When: 8th December

Qween is an Irish Queen Tribute band who perform all of Queen’s Greatest Hits in venues around the island of Ireland.

Learn more here.



Lyric Opera presents A Classical Christmas

Where: National Opera House

When: 9th December

Director Vivian Coates creates a beautifully evocative Christmas event, which will warm your heart as we prepare for the most wonderful night of the year.

Learn more here.



Santa’s North Pole Experience

Where: Wexford Harbour

When: 30th November – 23rd December

Santa’s North Pole Experience is a captivating and immersive adventure that brings the magic of Christmas to Wexford Quay, and it’s back this Christmas season!

Learn more here.


Photo: Santa’s North Pole Experience (Lantern)


Wexford on Ice

Where: Wexford Town

When: 1st December – 7th January

Once again, you can get your skates on and pirouette away on one of Ireland’s biggest, real ice rinks.

Learn more here.



Three Sisters Cruise Company – Winterval Wonderland Cruises

Where: River Barrow

When: 17th November – 23rd December

Barrow Princess and Cailin Deise are sleek cruisers, gracefully sailing along the scenic waterways of Wexford’s River Barrow and through the historic charm of Waterford. 

Learn more here.



Santa’s Wonderland at the Coal Bunker

Where: Drinagh

When: 10th – 17th December

SANTA’S COMING TO THE COAL BUNKER. Come join us at his magical grotto. Fun and activities while you wait to see him! We know you’re going to love it!

Learn more here.



Enniscorthy Christmas Market

Where: Market Square, Enniscorthy

When: 8th – 17th December

‘Enniscorthy Christmas Market’ being set up by Enniscorthy Municipal District in the Market Square which will take place on December 8th, 9th 10th, 15th ,16th & 17th

Learn more here.



The Grinch and Cindy Lou

Where: Secret Valley Wildlife Park, Clonroche

When: 25th November – 17th December

Mr.Grinch will be roaming around Secret Valley Wildlife Park, along with Miss Cindy Lou Who,  making sure he’s on his best behaviour!

Learn more here.



Christmas Jazz at Johnstown

Where: Johnstown Castle

When: 15th December

Add a touch of class to the Festive Season with an extra special Christmas Jazz at Johnstown concert on Friday, December 15.

Learn more here.



Elf Academy

Where: Irish National Heritage Park

When: 9th – 17th December

Our expert elves are back in the Irish National Heritage Park for Christmas…..want to become a trainee elf for the day?

Learn more here.



For more of what County Wexford has on offer this Christmas period, from the arts, comedy, live music and shows, see our Visit Wexford ‘What’s On’ guide here. 


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