CHRISTMAS 2022

Join us for one of magical festive experiences


We are delighted to announce that tickets for our 2022 Christmas Experiences at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park are now on sale.

This year choose from ....
 

Christmas Trail of Lights

A Magical Festive Trail

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park are delighted to announce with a little sprinkling of magical fairy dust over this quaint little corner of County Clare Santa and his elves have once again created a magical illuminated festive trail for all to enjoy this Christmas 2022!

Spread across the park’s extensive 26 acres, take a wander along the park's charming paths and enjoy an array of illuminated festive displays along the way. Meet a host of colourful festive characters, take a ride of the Bunratty Polar Express or a whirl on our magical carousels. And you never know you might even catch a glimpse of the big man in the red suit before he takes off to his workshop in the North Pole.


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In Teach Nollaig

Waking up on Christmas morning to find a stack of presents under the tree from Santa is a memory we all treasure forever but just imagine having breakfast with the big man himself!

Now is your chance .... Join Santa and his merry band of elves for an unforgettable feast in the magical surrounds of Teach Nollaig located in the heart of Bunratty Folk Park.

 

PLEASE NOTE THE BREAKFAST WITH SANTA EXPERIENCE IS NOT INCLUDED IN STANDARD TRAIL OF LIGHTS TICKET.

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Breakfast With Santa

A Winter's Tale Christmas Show

An evening of festive song, music & feasting

For a Christmas night out with a difference, " A Winter's Tale - Christmas Show & Dinner" is an enchanting blend of classic Christmas tunes and contemporary classics performed by the world renowned Bunratty Castle Entertainers.

Taking place in Teach na Nollaig located in the magical surrrounds of Bunratty Folk Park, guests are then invited to take a seat and indulge in a candlelight four-course festive feast, complete with house wines as the world famous Bunratty Castle Entertainers perform an enchanting rendition of much loved Christmas carols, contemporary Christmas classics all while enjoying on a 4 course festive feast.


 
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December 27th to 31st

Post Christmas Visits

Please note Bunratty Castle and Folk Park will close from December 24th to 26th for the Christmas period, reopening on December 27th.

We are delighted to share that many of our illuminated displays and lights displays, along with the Victorian and kiddies carousel rides will be operational from December 27th to December 31st, 9.30am to 5.30pm for visitors to enjoy.

Please note all the seasonal characters including Santa Claus, puppet shows and Bunratty Polar Express Train will not be operational during this period.
 


Covid 19 Health & Safety & FAQ's

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is accredited with the Fáilte Ireland Covid 19 Safety Charter which means we are committed to following the guidelines, terms and conditions of the charter throughout the business with the health and safety of our customers and staff always our number one priority. Click here to view our Covid 19 Health & Safety Charter.
 
As this is an outdoor trail, we advise visitors wrap up warm and wear waterproof clothes as the weather in the West of Ireland can be inclement at times during December. The trail may be muddy in parts, so wellies or waterproof boots are recommended for adults and children alike.
 
Please check out our FAQ's page in advance of your visit to ensure you have an enjoyable and safe visit.
 
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