EPIC Santa Experience Dublin

EPIC Santa Experience Dublin

Begin your magical journey with our Santa Experience in the atmospheric vaults of The chq Building in Dublin’s City Centre. Your family will be welcomed by Mrs. Claus and Santa’s elves, before meeting Santa in his magical grotto. There’s storytelling, mulled wine & mince pies for the grown ups and a gift for all the children! After you’ve met Santa & Mrs. Claus, explore our inspiring interactive galleries and enjoy Christmas story-telling with our elves.

Tickets for EPIC Santa Experience

  • Children – €16 (includes visit with Santa, gift & entry to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum)
  • Adults – €8 (includes visit with Santa, refreshments & entry to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum)

Dates and times for EPIC Santa Experience

  • Saturday 16th December from 10:00 – 18:00
  • Sunday 17th December from 10:00 – 18:00
  • Friday 22nd December from 10:00 – 18:00
  • Saturday 23rd December from 10:00 – 18:00

Booking is now open for our EPIC Santa Experience by phone on 01 485 3735 or via our website by clicking here.

Note – a parent or guardian must accompany children at all times during visit with Santa and to the museum. Our EPIC Santa Experience will take approximately 1 hour to complete. Your ticket also includes entry to our museum. Please note this is a self-guided tour and takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. For those wishing to visit Santa and complete the museum tour please take these times into consideration, as our museum closes at 6:45pm.

CHQ Custom House Quay
Dublin 1
+353 (01) 906 0861

Santa at the Chocolate Warehouse Dublin

Santa at The Chocolate Warehouse Dublin

Christmas is not Christmas without a visit to Santa Claus at The Chocolate Warehouse for that special Santa Claus experience. The difference in the Chocolate Warehouse is that you enter a chocolate wonderland that makes this visit all the more special. Combining the excitement of Santa Claus and the surroundings of the Chocolate Warehouse will give any child memories to cherish for life.

A Special Santa Experience!

When you enter The Chocolate Warehouse you will be greeted by Santa’s helpers before entering Chocolate avenue viewing fabulous Christmas scenes along the way. Then you enter Santa’s house at the end of the avenue where you will meet Santa and receive a Christmas gift. After leaving Santa’s house you proceed to the Post Room to post your letter to the North Pole. In the Cracker Room the children have great fun where they can make their own Christmas cracker to take home. Many of these crackers end up on the Christmas tree. At your leisure you can view the Mini Chocolate Factory followed by a visit to the Chocolate Warehouse Christmas Shop.

Christmas Shop

The Christmas Shop Open From: 4th December to 23rd of December, Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5pm, Saturday 11am – 5pm & Sunday 12pm – 5pm.

Visiting the Christmas shop will tantalize even Scrooge himself. The shop is open to the public and will not only put you in the mood for Christmas but gives you the opportunity to purchase all those personalized gifts and last minute stocking fillers e.g. (teachers gifts, corporate gifts or simply all the loved ones in your life) It’s full of Christmas gifts, chocolates novelties, chocolate Santa’s, chocolate cars, chocolate footballs, hampers, teddies and goodies galore.

Ideal for Creches, Montessori, Cubs or group visits.

Santa Claus Visit

Santa Visit times December 2017:

  • Saturday 9th December 11am – 5pm
  • Sunday 10th December 12pm – 5pm
  • Saturday 16th December 11am – 5pm
  • Sunday 17th December 12pm – 5pm
  • Saturday 23rd December 11am – 5pm
  • Sunday 24th December Closed.

For mid week Santa Claus visits call 01 4500080 for dates and times

Weekend visit no need to book must call in.

Admission Fee: 10 euro per child (adults free)

Group rate: €8.00 per child (group rate 10 or more children)

Parking: Free parking for cars and buses.

For other mid week dates and times call 01 4500080

If you are interested in discussing the Santa Visit further please contact us at Ph: 00 353 1 450 0080 or at info@chocolatewarehouse.ie

Santa at the Chocolate Warehouse Dublin

Mulcahy Keane Industrial Estate
Greenhills Road
Dublin 12
Ph + 00353 1 450 0080
E- Mail: info@chocolatewarehouse.ie
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Christmas Kingdom Dublin

Christmas Fun for the Whole Family at Weston Airport, Lucan, Co. Dublin!

This December, 2 of Weston Airport’s aircraft hangars will be transformed into Christmas Kingdom; a Christmas experience for the entire family to enjoy. Entry to the Christmas Kingdom is free, the Santa Visit Experience requires a ticket, which costs €15 per child (adults go free!) The Santa Visit includes a festive train, live crib, Santa’s post box, Mrs. Clause and of course a special meeting with Santa himself with a gift for each child. To book tickets to the Santa Experience please visit www.christmaskingdom.ie

It’s not just the Santa Visit at Weston Airport, but the whole Christmas Kingdom. There will be an indoor inflatable play area, indoor carousels, shopping from our log cabins, cafe area, bumper cars, air planes, fire engines and as it’s at an airport, Santa will be arriving by helicopter!

For the perfect family day out this December be sure to visit Weston Airport, Junction 5, M4, Lucan, Co. Dublin on the following dates:

December 1st, 2nd, 3rd | 8th, 9th, 10th | 17th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd

Christmas Kingdom Dublin

Weston Airport
Junction 5, M4, Lucan
Co Dublin

Ph: +353 (01) 6217300


Airfield Estate Christmas Experience Dublin

Airfield Estate Christmas Experience Dublin

Whats included?

  • Face painting and letter writing with Santa’s Elves
  • Group experience with Santa in Airfield House
    with story time and gifts
  • Decorate a delicious treat in the Elves’ Kitchen
  • Warm up with a hot chocolate or mulled wine*
  • Get crafty and make a festive decoration
  • Board the Santa train and enjoy a magical trip
  • Optional Photo Opportunity in Santa’s sleigh- The perfect white Christmas photo (€10 for a photo, €5 for a reprint)

Booking Information

Ticket Prices:

  • €21 per Child
  • €11 per Adult
  • There is a €1.50 booking fee per ticket.
  • Airfield Estate Members receive a discount on up to 6 tickets per membership. Additional tickets can be purchased at normal retail price.
  • Babies 0-12 months go FREE (no present), ticket is required.
  • Parents/Guardians who would like a present for 0-12month old, please select child ticket(s) and select 1-3 year old ticket, charges apply. Please note the presents are only suitable for the age range listed in the ticket selection.
  • Any older children that wish to attend with the family but do not require a present, please select an adult ticket(s) for them.

ASD Friendly Santa Visit

Airfield Estate will be offering an ASD friendly Santa Visit on Saturday 9th December at 10:00am and 10:30am with the visit in a sensory friendly and inclusive environment.

The ASD friendly adjustments are designed to make the visit to Santa more inclusive and accessible for people with sensory sensitivities, and others who can benefit from this environment. Staff are trained in ASD awareness and are happy to help make your visit more enjoyable.

Adjustments will include:

  • A relaxed environment where people understand the needs of children and families with autism
  • Lights left on
  • Sound turned down
  • Staff trained in autism awareness
  • Disabled access
  • Chill out zone
  • Group visit to Santa in large room so there is freedom to move around and sit where you like
  • Smaller group size
  • Bring your own food and drink
  • ASD friendly map of site emailed out in advance.

We understand ASD is different for everyone and our staff understand some visitors may need different adjustments. You are welcome to contact us before the ASD friendly visit to discuss how they can best accommodate your needs. We will try to accommodate your needs while still taking other visitors into consideration too.

To book for this performance please phone us on 01 969 6666(Option 1) .

Please Note

  • For full details of the experience please read the terms of the event HERE.
  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes before your time slot and present your booking confirmation at ticket kiosk.
  • Please dress appropriately for the weather, including suitable footwear as the Estate is primarily an outdoor site.
  • In purchasing ticket for this event you and your guests have agreed to General, Membership &  Christmas Terms & Conditions.
  • The booking fee of €1.50 per ticket is applied when purchasing online, by phone and at the ticket desk in person.
  • Please note for bookings after 16:00, access will be limited to the Christmas Experience only. There will be no access to the farm and gardens.

Airfield Estate
Overend Way
Dublin 14
Phone : +353 1 969 6666
Email : info@airfield.ie
Web : http://www.airfield.ie

The North Pole Experience Dublin

The North Pole Experience Dublin

The North Pole Experience (In association with Santa Heart Cause)

Ireland’s longest running Santa Experience is back this year at The Royal Liver Retail Park, Naas Road (Next door to Eurogiant)

Kylemore stop on the Luas Red line, Across from Mc Donalds.

  • Visit Santa at his grotto
  • Check out the Elf’s workshop.
  • Sing & Dance with Mrs Claus.
  • Bring your letter and send it by Elf express to Santa at our post box.
  • Help light the Christmas tree
  • Take a Spin on The Coca Cola Trucks (Kiddie Ride)
  • Have a snowball fight with Frosty
  • Bounceland Playzone.
  • Visit Baby Jesus in the Crib
  • The North Pole Candy Store
  • New Scenes with surprise characters from Paw Patrol!! Plus much more.

Santa will arrive @ 12 Midday on Sat the 25th of Nov.


  • Your magical adventure starts when you’re greeted by our Head Elf.
  • Then it’s off for a spin on the Coca Cola Trucks Kiddie Ride
  • Have fun and a Snowball fight with Frosty the snowman!!
  • Arrive at The North Pole Elf’s workshop where the Toys are made for all the good boys and girls.
  •  Make a wish and Light the Magical Christmas Tree.
  • Visit baby Jesus in the crib under the North Star.
  • Meet Rudolf at the reindeer pen were he will be resting for the big night ahead.
  • Have fantastic fun at Santa’s Garden on his Bouncy Castle and slide before you head to meet the man himself.
  • Bring your Letter and posted it at Santa’s Magic post box
  • Visit Santa and Mrs Claus in their magical grotto and tell Santa what you would like for Christmas. Also get your very own picture taken with the man himself to bring home.
  • The Fun continues at Bounceland Playzone. (30 mins play time per child included in price)

north pole experience

Our characters interact with the children with songs and stories. This adventure to the North Pole Experience lasts for approx one hour, the memory will last a lifetime. Fuel your child’s amazing and unique imagination by visiting The North Pole Experience

The North Pole Café with heated seating area serving hot and cold food, Refreshments, tea / coffee etc.

Birthday parties catered for.

 (All indoor so no need to worry about the weather, but do wrap up as it is the North Pole!!!)

Prices for The North Pole Experience:
Parents FREE/ Children €20
(Includes visit to the North Pole to Meet Santa, a free gift & a photo with Santa, 30 Mins Play in Bounceland playzone and FREE BALLOON)
Group of 4 Children €70

Email: northpoleexperience@gmail.com

Special Deals
Large group bookings / School & Crèche Special €15 per Child (€5 OFF)
(All Special Offer’s are subject to terms & conditions and are for weekdays ONLY and for minimum of 15 children) Needs to be booked in advance.

Opening Times: Wednesday – Friday: 3pm-7pm  

Saturday-Sunday: 11am-6pm Advance Booking Only

Booking Line open from 9am to 7pm 085 822 6055


Open every day Christmas week up to the 23rd Dec.
Runs from Sat 25th of Nov till the 23rd Dec 2017


ACCOMMODATION: Contact Redcow Moran Hotel 01-4593650



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Santa's Grotto at Ardgillan Castle Dublin

Santas Grotto at Ardgillan Castle Dublin

**Updated 2017 details coming soon**

Santas Grotto at Ardgillan Castle Dublin

Visit Santa Claus and his Elves at Ardgillan Castle in Balbriggan, North Dublin for 11 dates this December.

The beautiful Ardgillan Castle will host this fantastic event and this year there will be a VICTORIAN THEME. Visitors will be greeted by the Castle’s very own Butler who will explain to them what Christmas was like many years ago. There will also be a display showing the types of gifts the children would have had at Christmas back then. And outside the entrance to the Castle you will be able to view a Period Carriage – Santa is travelling in style this year!

Inside the Castle there will be plenty to entertain the children while they wait to enter the Grotto. Apart from the friendly Elves there will also be a MAGICIAN and rumour has it that Rudolf the Reindeer will be around to say hello.

Children will be able to post their letter to the North Pole via our special post box and they can colour in a drawing for Santa if they wish.


  • €17 per the first child to include a photo and €12 for each additional child.
  • Adults are free of charge.
  • Time slots must be booked in advance via our website.
  • Time slots will have limited availability.
  • Additional photos may be ordered on the day
  • Event is suitable for children up to 12 years

Tours start every 15 minutes from 10.30am – 3.30pm on the following dates:

December 3rd / 4th        December 10th / 11th         December 17th – 23rd


Tea/Coffee and food is available for purchase at the Castle Tea Rooms

Entrance to the event is via the main doors of the Castle facing the sea. 

For more information contact Activity Nation on 01 8557113 or by email tickets@santasgrottoardgillan.com

Santa’s Grotto Ardgillan Castle Dublin

Address: Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin.
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Santas Grotto at Ardgillan Castle Dublin

Christmas at Newbridge House and Farm Dublin

Come and visit Santa at his Holiday house at Newbridge House and Farm. See where Mr and Mrs Claus enjoy thier Christmas Dinner with the elves.
Santas Elves and Helpers  will bring you down to Santa who will have a present for all children,. Then you can head out to have some festive fun on the traditional farm. A magical experience for all the family. 
Starting on the 10th and 11th Dec 
Then everyday from Saturday   17th Dec until 23rd Dec 
Morning Tours: 11.00, 11.20, 11.40, 12.00, 12.20.
Afternoon Tours: 2.00, 2.20, 2.40, 3.00, 3.20, 3.40.
Book your preferred Time and Date as Bookings cannot be change or transferred.
The farm visit must take place first before the last two tours of the day 15.00 and 15.20. This is because the Farm closes at 3.15 in the winter months. 
Please arrive 5 minutes before your visit time as once the tour has started you will not be able to join in.

Christmas Openning Hours

We will be closed from Christmas Eve until the 2nd of January 2017 inclusive. The parkland will remain open as per usual all year round.

Newbridge House and Farm
Hearse Road
Co. Dublin
Phone: (01) 843 6534
santa's playland dublin

Santa’s Playland Dublin



One of this Christmas’ biggest events is here!

 Santa’s Playland & Indoor Market has taken up residence at The Ambassador Theatre, Dublin in preparation for this year’s festive season. Opening Saturday, December 6th at 10am the spectacular event runs until Tuesday, December 23rd.

And the great news is adults go free and there is no queuing for Santa!

Santa’s Playland transports children to a magical Christmas paradise. On entering Santa’s Playland children will be treated to a special Christmas play time. The Play Area is full of Christmas treats with bouncy castles, slides and Christmas displays.

This year Santa introduces his Indoor Christmas Market!

Of course, any visit to Santa’s Playland would not be complete without an audience with the Big Man himself and everyone will have the chance to chat to Santa and share their hopes and desires for Christmas presents. Every child will receive a present from Santa.


Saturday December 6th – Doors open 10.00am, last entrance 6.00pm

Monday to Sunday – Doors open 10.00am, last entrance 6.00pm.

Entry for one hour per ticket on the hour every hour.

Tickets €12.50 Monday to Friday, Tickets €14.50 Saturdays and Sunday.

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