Enjoy County Wexford’s Christmas light switch on nights this festive season

Planning a visit to County Wexford’s annual Christmas light nights is the perfect way to get you into that ultimate Christmas spirit! Gather friends and family and join in on officially welcoming the festive season to County Wexford as the towns and villages light up for another magical time of year. Feel the joy in the atmosphere as children’s eyes light up with the talk of santa, Christmas, and magical festivities. 


Explore County Wexford’s Christmas light switch on dates and times:


New Ross 

Where: New Ross

When: 18th November

Christmas kicks off in New Ross on Saturday, November 18, with a parade, sensory Santa, selection box giveaway and more.

Learn more here.



Gorey Christmas Lights Switch On

Where: Gorey

When: 25th November

The Big Switch on for Gorey will take place on Saturday 25th November as Santa comes to Gorey Town to officially turn on the beautiful Christmas lights and the official start of our Christmas season in North Wexford!

Learn more here.



Wexford Christmas Lights Switch On

Where: Wexford town

When: November 25th

The hugely popular Winterland Parade is due to start at 4pm on the 25th of November, with the official switch on of the Christmas lights to take place shortly after.

Learn more here.



Enniscorthy Christmas Lights Switch On

Where: Enniscorthy 

When: 24th November

The switch on in Enniscorthy, sponsored by the Enniscorthy Chamber of Commerce and Enniscorthy Municipal District, will be at 5pm on Friday the 24th in Market Square. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive accompanied by favourite characters from Rathnure Pantomime Society.

Learn more here.



Bunclody Christmas Lights Switch On

Where: Bunclody

When: 2nd December

The Bunclody Christmas Lights switch-on takes place on Saturday December 2nd with music and entertainment from 4pm with the switch on between 5pm and 5.30pm.

Learn more here.



Oylegate Light Up The Night Road Run

Where: Oylegate

When: 2nd December 

Its that time of year again and the annual “Light Up The Night” road run for “Pieta” is on Saturday 2nd December.

Learn more here.



Kilmore Quay Lights On and Santa

Where: Kilmore Quay

When: 3rd December

The annual Kilmore Quay lights on is due to take place on 3rd December followed up by refreshments and a meet and greet with santa in the centre.

Learn more here.



To see more of what County Wexford has on offer this festive season, from live music to comedy, see our Visit Wexford ‘What’s On’ guide here. 


Find your joy in Wexford.
Book your magical Christmas break at VisitWexford.ie