It’s hard to believe that it’s already December, what a year it’s been! As the big day approaches, there may be a few people who are still trying to find the perfect presents for their loved ones, and Christmas markets
in Ireland are the best place to go.
The Christmas markets in Ireland are a great place to pick up a few last minute presents for the family and wow them with some extraordinary gifts. Go for something that’s one of a kind and you’re sure to leave them feeling special.
It’s almost too hard to choose which market to visit as each has their own unique local stalls and Christmas traditions.
One of the most popular markets on the island, the Belfast Christmas Market
transforms Belfast City Hall into a winter wonderland. Filled with beautiful handcrafted gifts and artisan food that makes your mouth water, from creamy Belgian chocolates to scrumptious French crêpes, the Belfast Christmas market has something for everyone.
Need something for all the family to enjoy? Try the Galway Christmas Market
. Jam-packed with stalls, a gorgeously festive Christmas tree and thrilling fairground rides, there’s entertainment on every corner! Warm up with some delicious hot chocolate, sample some bratwurst, or peruse the aisles for the perfect quirky gifts.
But the fun doesn’t stop there! On your next visit to Dublin city, why not try the Dublin Flea Christmas Market
? The stalls are a showcase of the artistic and creative talent in Ireland and it’s filled with vintage and retro products - a great stocking filler for that special someone!
Or step out a little further from the city centre to the Dun Laoghaire Christmas Market
, where you can purchase some beautiful vintage gifts or ride the Ferris wheel and look out onto the moonlit harbour.
There are any number of Christmas markets that you can visit on your next visit to Ireland, you’re almost spoilt for choice!
Can our community members recommend any Christmas markets for our readers?