Festival of Light
Venue: Dublin City Centre Website: http://www.dublincity.ie Price: FREE Date: November 21st Time: 3:30 pm onward
Come and see the streets of the capital transformed into a winter wonderland with its glistening LED Winter street lights. Don’t miss the spectacular switching on ceremony of the city’s Christmas lights on Grafton Street (3.30pm), Henry Street (4.15pm) and O’Connell Street (6.00pm) taking place on November 21st. Lots of Christmas fun is planned for the day that is guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained; enjoy on-street Christmas carolers as their song drifts throughout the city, a 3D Light Projection show on the GPO, one of Dublin’s most historic buildings, a hilarious performance from the Tumble Circus and the arrival of a red suited visitor all the way from Lapland. Plus the Lord Mayors Christmas Trade Expo: Make sure and get down to the Mansion House on Sunday 21st November for your chance to pick up some of the best offers available from the city’s top retailers, restaurants, hotels and more. With Over 64 stalls to choose from you will be spoiled for choice and will have no problem picking up the perfect Christmas gift.
3:30pm: Grafton Street Official lighting Ceremony and Costumed Skating Performance
4:15pm: Henry Street Official lighting Ceremony and Costumed Skating Performance.
4.30pm-6.00pm: O’Connell Street On street Activities : Costumed Skating Performances, face painters, stilt walkers and 98fm live broadcast; St. Andrews Choir Choral Performance Projection Show Tumble Circus Performance Official Turning on of the Christmas Lights Finale – Projection Show