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2018 Christmas at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

ELEMENTS Bunratty Christmas 2018

Visit Santa at Bunratty

Christmas in Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is a wonderful experience. Generations of families have enjoyed the magical journey that begins when you meet our Elves on arrival. Whisked away...... your Santa journey has now started. With games and treats to keep young minds active as they wait for their name to be called. Onwards with the Elves, chatting all the way, before entering Santa's Grotto to meet the man himself.....Santa Claus!

After meeting Santa Claus, the fun continues as you remember to collect your Memory Keeper - the photo with Santa Claus. Take a spin in the Polar Express train, get active at Santa's Little Helpers workshops and don't forget about our wonderful Puppet Show. Mrs Claus will be in her kitchen waiting for you. Sweets and treats along the Village Street and relax at the Christmas storytelling. And there's more... Soak up the festive atmosphere and create a tradition for your family. Tell your friends about the Magical Experience that is Christmas in Bunratty Castle and Folk Park -  the Best Santa Experience In Ireland.


Party in Bunratty Castle

For an exclusive Christmas Party with colleagues and friends, come to Bunratty Christmas Banquet.

The iconic Bunratty Castle is the venue for this amazing night of good food and wine, laughter and song.

All the seasonal favourites from our world famous entertainers. Book Here!


Breakfast With Santa - Exclusive To Members 

Oh lucky you! Breakfast with Santa will be an amazing experience for you and your family. Come and join as Santa Claus hosts
this event in Ireland’s most famous castle. We’re going to have such fun, eating, and singing, and laughing and seeing Santa Claus.
Wow! Limited space. Book online HERE


Bunratty Ice Rink 

NEW for 2018! How Enchanting! An Ice Rink set in the heart of Bunratty Folk Park Village amongst thatched farmhouses. Enjoy this delightful experience with your family and friends. Skating aids available for the young (and not so young!). Bookings for the Ice Rink must be made when booking Visit Santa.

The Ice Rink will be open up to the 23rd December 2018.


Bunratty Pantomime 

He's behind you! Or maybe she's in the Dragons Den. We can't wait to tell you what happened next. We'll see you soon and tell you all about it. It all happens at the Bunratty Pantomine which takes place in the Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Entertainment suitable for all ages. On selected dates from the 28th December 2018 to the 6th January 2019.