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December 2023 Events

Watch this page for trading opportunities. We’ll update as we receive new info. Events below are sorted by county and date.

Scroll down for next months events                                                            Updated 04 December 2023


18 November-23 December: Belfast Christmas Market, Belfast City Hall. Info +44 1614786060, email, web, Facebook

14 December: Royal Ulster Winter Fair, Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park, Halftown Road, Lisburn BT27 5RD. Info 0044 2890665225, email, web, Facebook


2-3 December: Christmas Market at Lisnavagh House & Gardens, Rathvilly. Info 059 9161473, email, web, Facebook


2-3 December: Cavan Xmas Festive Market, Townhall Street, Cavan. Email, Instagram

3 December: Christmas Craft and Gift Fair 2023, Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell. Info 049 4364877, WhatsApp 0871896229, email, web, Facebook

8 December: Loughan House Christmas Market, Loughan House Open Centre, Blacklion. Email, Facebook

10 December: Christmas Indoor Fair & Market, St Mogue’s National School, Currin, Ballyconnell, Co Cavan H14 Y861. Info Kieran Conefrey 0876294311, email, Facebook

10 December: Christmas Craft Fair, Killinkere Leisure Centre, Beagh, Virginia A82 H9F6. Info Olivia 0879975227.


2 December: Christmas Market, Mna Ag Gaiare Women’s Community Hub, 7 Tracklands Business Park, Ennis V95 K6F6. Info 0832046821 or email to book your space.

2-3 December: Kilkishen Artisan Craft & Food Festival, Cultural Centre, Kilkishen. Email, Facebook

2-3, 9-10, 16-17 & 23 December: Chapel Lane Christmas Markets, Ennis. Email, Facebook

3 December: Christmas Craft Fair, Old Ground Hotel, Ennis. Email

9 December: Christmas Market, Bridge United AFC Grounds, Sixmilebridge. Booking link crafts/gifts/clothing Booking link hot food/ refreshments Email


17 November-7 January: GLOW – A Cork Christmas Celebration. Info 021 4924000, email, web

25 November-23 December: Santa’s Magical Martin, Marina Market, Centre Park Road, Cork City. Email, web

1-2 December: Mallow Farmers Christmas Market, St. James Church, St. James Avenue, Mallow. Email, Facebook

2 December: Slì Eile Farm Christmas Market, Burton Park, Churchtown, Mallow. Info 022 59955, email, web, Facebook

2-17 December: Santa’s Grotto & Tiny Feet Fairy Garden, Masseytown, Macroom P12 C447. Info 0871434770.

3 December: Christmas Market at Firmount National School, Firmount, Donoughmore. Info 021 7337344 or email, Facebook

3 December: Aghada Community Christmas Market, Aghada Community Centre. Info Eilish Walsh 0871256201, email, Facebook, Instagram

3 December: Cork Model Swap Meet, Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig. Email

3 December: Christmas Craft Market, Community Centre, Youghal P36 TD32. Email

3 December: Millstreet Vintage Club’s Christmas Lights Run, Millstreet Town. Info Bernard 0877924406.

9-10 December: Christmas Craft Fair, The Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery P85 WF86. Info Jo 0834404199, email, Facebook

9-10 December: Farran Woods Christmas Market, Coillte Car Park, Farren Woods. Email  

10 December: Christmas Market, Farran Woods, Farran Forest Park. Email

10 December: Intercultural Christmas Market, Little Island Sport Complex T45 F449. Info Maria 0876712902 or Kate 0899856572, email, Facebook

10 December: Christmas Crafts Fair, Gortalassa Old School House, Sheep’s Head Peninsula P75 C589. Info Deirdre 0868630624, Facebook

12 December: Macroom Municipal district Christmas Market, Town Square, Macroom. Email

16-17 December: Kinsale Craft Brewery Christmas Fair, Kinsale. Email

17 & 23 December: Christmas Market, Mallow Castle. Outdoor Christmas market and family fun day. Email


2 December: Derry Business Collective Christmas Market, St. Columb’s Hall, 10a Newmarket St, Orchard Street BT48 6EB,


9-10 December: Christmas Craft Fair, Apartotel, Bundoran. Email, Facebook[]%7D

17 December: Ballintra Christmas Market. Info Maddy 0899817603.

28 December: Killybegs Mariners SAC Charity Open Beach Competition. Email, Facebook


1-3 December: Christmas Artisan Market at Castle Ward, Castle Ward – National Trust, 1a Park Road, Downpatrick BT30 7. Info 048 44881204 (from RoI), email, web, Facebook

3 December: Newry Super record Fair at Newry Variety Market, John Mitchell Place BT34 2BP. Facebook

9 December: Christmas AVA Antique & Collectors Fair, St. Luke’s Paris Hall, Armagh Road, Newry BT35 6NW. Info +44 781215 6635, email,

9 December: Christmas Market & Santa Paws, Hop House, Bangor in aid of Husky Rescue Ireland. DM Facebook

27 December: Bann Toy Fair, The Belmont Hotel, Banbridge. Info Kev +447742670023.


29 November-23 December: Christmas at Moore Street Market. Email, application to trade, web, Facebook

Every Saturday December (last market 17 December): Purple Llama Christmas Markets, Lucan Village. Email, Facebook

2 December: Terenure Christmas Market, Terenure Village beside Evergreen Hall, Terenure Road North. Email, Facebook

2 December: Mount Temple Record & CD Fair, Mount Temple Comprehensive School, Malahide Road, Clontarf D02 DX79. Facebook

2 December: Sustainable Christmas Fair, ReDiscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road D09 HK58. Info 01 8933801, email,, Facebook

2 December: Saggart Village Christmas Market, Church Car Park, Garter Lane, Saggart. Email

2-3 December: Richmond Barracks Christmas Fair, St Michael’s Estate, Inchicore D08 YY05. Info 01 5242532, email, application to trade, web

2-3 December: Swords Castle Christmas Market, Swords Castle Christmas Markets, Swords. Email, web and

2-3 December: Annual Christmas Market, Pearse Museum, St. Enda’s Park, Rathfarnham. Email, to apply to trade click on the link

2-3 December: Christmas Market in association with Fingal County Council, Shakleton Gardens. To apply click on the link Email, web

2-3, 9-10 & 16-17 December: Christmas at Farmleigh, Phoenix Park. Info 01 8155914, email, web, Facebook

3 December: Christmas Craft & Food Fair, The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul.  Indoors and outdoors. To apply email, web, Facebook  

3 December: South Dublin Antiques Vintage & More Fair, Royal Marine Hotle, Dun Laoghaire. Info 0858629007, email, web

5 December: Sustainable Christmas Fair, JP Morgan’s Offices, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay. Email FULLY BOOKED!

6-9, 13-17 and 19-23 December: The MART Christmas Market, The MART Gallery, 190A Rathmines Road Lower. Info 01 5159692, email, web

6-10 December: Gifted Craft & Design Fair, RDS, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge. Info 01 6702186, email, book a stand, Facebook

8 or 15 December (date tbc): Christmas Market in the grounds of St Mary’s Hospital, Phoenix Park. Email  

8-10 & 15-17 December: Christmas Market & Gift Emporium, The Red Stables, St. Anne’s Park, Clontarf. Email, Facebook

9 December: Christmas Market 2023, Garristown Village, North County Dublin. Info  0876374102, email, Facebook  

9-10 December: Stillgarden Christmas Market, Stillgarden Distillery, Goldenbridge Estate, Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore D08 EWK2. Info 01 5572777, email, web, Facebook

9-10 December: Christmas Market at National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin. Application Email

10 December: Winter Pop-Up, Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire. Facebook

10 December: Christmas Craft & Gift Fair, Ardgillan Castle, Ardgillan Castle & Demesne, Balbriggan K32 WX87. Info 01 8492212, email, web, Facebook

10 December: Christmas Craft Market, indoors, Dundrum Main Street. Info 0876503010 or email .  

10 December: Christmas Fair, The Institute of Education, 79-85 Lower Leeson Street. Email   

13 December: Christmas Craft Fair, Leopardstown Office Park, Sandyford. Info 0877012525, email

16 December: Kingswood Heights Christmas Market & Santa Sleigh Ride, off Naas Road. Email, Facebook

16-17 December: Our Lady of Dolours Christmas Market, Botanic Avenue, Glasnevin, D09 K5R6. Info 01 8379445, email, Facebook,

17 December: Doggy Paws Christmas Market with Santa Paws, Brew Dog Outpost, Three Locks Square D02 E5R7. Instagram

26 December-January 2024 (end date to be confirmed, usually mid-January): Funderland 23-24, RDS Simmonscourt, Merrion Road. Email, Facebook


9-10 & 16-17 December: Kinvara Christmas Fair, Kinvara Community Centre.  Facebook Instagram

10 November-22 December: Galway Christmas Market, Eyre Square. Info 091 394396 or 01 9059189, email, web, Facebook

1-3 December: 2023 Christmas Local Food & Craft Fair, Blackbox Theatre, Dyke Road, Galway. Info Noreen 091 509090. To apply email or web

2 December: Christmas Crafts Fair, Bru Bhride, Churchview, Tuam. Email

3 & 10 December: Winter Market, Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack West H62 DX77. Info 090 9745246, email, web, Facebook

9-10 December: Oranmore Christmas Fair, (running since 2017), Oranmore Community Centre. Email, Facebook, Instagram

9-10 & 16-17 December: Outset Xmas Market, The Cornstore Mall, Middle Street, Galway. Email, Facebook, Instagram

10 December: Christmas Fair, St Cuana’s N.S., Kilcoona. Facebook

10 December: Ballyglunin Christmas Fair, Station Road, Coolfowerbeg, Ballyglunin   H54 D863. Email, web, Facebook

16-17 December: Christmas Market at Oranmore Community Centre. Info Snieguole 0892043465, email


2-3 and 8-10 December:  Killorglin Indoor Christmas Markets, St Michael’s Church Hall, Iveragh Road, Killorglin. WhatsApp Kelly 0877628474 or PM Facebook

3 December: Barradubh Community Field Christmas Craft Fair, Barradubh Community Field, Barradubh, Killarney. Info Una O’Connor 0872069462 or email

8-10 December: The Island of Geese Festival Evening Market, Tralee. To apply complete the form Email, Facebook

9 December: Vinyl & CD Market, Mike The Pies, 28 Patrick Street, Listowel V31 A992. Facebook

9-10 & 16-17 December: Brook Lane Hotel Christmas Market, Kenmare. Email

10 December: Ballybunion Christmas Market, St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Ballybunion V31 RT61. Info 0862220698, email, Facebook


Every Sunday December (last market 18 December): Purple Llama Christmas Markets, Christchurch, Main Street, Celbridge W23 TD37. Email, Facebook

2 December: Naas Christmas Market, Abbey Street behind the Town Hall. DM Facebook

2 December: Kilcullen Christmas Market (outdoors), Kilcullen Community Centre. Email, Facebook

2-3 December: Athgoe Christmas Market, Athgoe Castle, Newcastle. Info Ruth 0863861639, web, Facebook

2-3, 9-19 and 16-17 December: Christmas Markets at Clonfert Pet Farm, Maynooth. Email, web

3 December: Kildangan Scouts Christmas Fair, Kildangan Community Hall W34 AE06. Email, Facebook

9 December: Feel the Magic of Christmas Hand Crafted Christmas Fair, KARE, Athgarvan Road, Newbridge beside Newbridge Silverware. DM Facebook

9 December: KWWSPCA Christmas Fair, Ryston Sports & Social Club, Athgarvan Road, Newbridge. Info 0876745099.

10 December: Straffan Christmas Craft Market, Straffan Community Hall. Email, Facebook

16 December: Suncroft Tractor & Classic Car Club’s Annual Christmas Rally, Suncroft Community Complex, Church View Estate, Curragh, Suncroft. Info Paul 0879563486.

17 December: Vintage Treasures, Vinyl, CDs, Antiques, Arts, Crafts & Collectors Fair, Newbridge Town Hall, Main Street, Newbridge. Info 0873309867, email, web  


25 November-23 December: Yulefest 2023. Email, web, Facebook


2 December: Abbeyleix Christmas Market, Market Square, Abbeyleix. Email, Facebook

2-3, 9-10 December: Stradbally Steam Christmas Markets, Stradbally. Info 0868227802, email, web

9 December: Christmas Market at Abbeyleix House & Farm, Abbeyleix Demesne, R32 E2W4. Info 0871795898, email

10 December: Mountrath Cottage Christmas Market, The Convent, Mountrath. Info James 0862583212, email


2-3 December: North Leitrim Women’s Centre Christmas Market, The Bee Park Centre, Manorhamilton. Info 071 9856220, email, web

9-10 & 16-17 December: Christmas in Carrick Winter Experience, Carrick-on-Shannon. Info Sarah Beckett 0872591354, Facebook

9-10, 16-17 December: Winterfest Manorhamilton, T.A. Goldens, Main Street, Manorhamilton. Info Lauren Farrell 08792600835, email, Facebook, Instagram


24 November-28 December: Limerick Christmas Market. Email

2 December: Kilmeedy Social Farm Christmas Market, Kilmeedy. Info 0871343165, email, Facebook

2-3 December: Woodlands Christmas Market, Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel,  Adare. Info 061 605100, email, web

3 December: Christmas Boutique Fair, Rockbarton Garden Centre, Holycross, Bruff. Email, web, Facebook

3 December: Christmas Art Fair, Limerick Milk Market, Mungret Street. Email, Facebook

16 December: Knockainey Twilight Christmas Fayre, St. John’s Church, Knockainey, Gorteennacreeagh, Knockainey, Hospital. Info 0871277468, email, web


2-3 December and 9-10 December: Jollyboys Christmas Market, Ballymahon. Info Carmel 0877427128, email

3 December: Granard Butter Market Christmas Fayre, Market Street, Granard N39FC99. Music all day, free face painting and balloon modelling. Info Caroline 0851406604, Facebook

9-10 December: Santa Visiting Drumlish, The Garden @ The Mill Bar, Drumlish. To book your space email, Facebook

10 December: Abbeyshrule Christmas Craft Fair, The Rustic Inn, Abbeyshrule. Info 044 9357424 or 0876301666. Facebook

16 December: Edgeworth’s Artisan & Craft Market, St. Mary Community Centre & Sport Hub, Granard Rd, Edgeworthstown, map reference: Email


2, 9 &10 December: Christmas Cottage Market, Scotch Hall Shopping Centre, Drogheda.  Application to trade  Facebook

2-3 December: Dundalk Christmas Craft Market, The Marshes Shopping Centre, Dundalk. Info Mariel O’Keeffe 0831898661, email

3 December: Carlingford Christmas Craft Fair, The Foy Centre, Carlingford A91 D42A. Info Anne 0894356284, email, Facebook

3 December: Crafts & Cart Boot Sale in aid of North Louth Hospice, St. Mary’s Hall, Cooley A91 DD1F. Call or WhatsApp 0872236124.

3 December: Dundalk Christmas Craft & Gift Fair, Fairways Hotel, Dublin Road, Haggardstown, Dundalk A91 E6KC. Email, Facebook[]%7D.

3 December: Christmas Craft & Gift Fair, Fairways Hotel, Dundalk. Info 0876730717, email, Facebook

3 December: Carlingford Christmas Craft Fair, The Foy Centre, Carlingford. Email, Facebook

15-17 December: Drogheda Christmas Market, Scotch Hall, Drogheda. Info 0877843981, email, Facebook


1-3 December: 33rd Foxford Christmas Craft Fair, Foxford Sports & Leisure Centre. Email,  Facebook

9-10 December: Cong Food Village Christmas Market, Cong 12th Century Abbey. Info Mairead Geehan 098 7722116, email, trader information, Facebook, Instagram

10 December: Knock Christmas Market, St. John’s Welcome Centre, Knock. Email


2 December: Solstice Christmas Fair 2023, Solstice Arts Centre, Railway Street, Dillonsland, Navan C15 KWP1. Info 046 9092300, email, web, Facebook, Instagram

2, 9, 10, 16 & 17 December: Christmas at Navan Adventure Centre, Navan Racecourse, Proudstown Road, Navan C15 A623. Email, web,

2-3 December: Wilkinstown Community Centre Christmas Fair 2023, Balsaw, Wilkinstown, Navan. Email, Facebook

3, 10 & 17 December: Busi Boutique Christmas Markets, St. Patrick’s Hall, Main Street, Dunshaughlin. Email, application on Instagram page

7-10 December: D’Hangry Hub Food Truck Park Twilight Christmas Market, Main Street, Clonee. Info Tanya 0833043973, email, web, Instagram

10 December: Christmas Food & Craft Fair, Claremont Stadium, Navan. Info 0469029693 or email, Facebook

10 December: Navan Christmas Craft & Gift Fair, Ardboyne Hotel, Navan. Email, Facebook[]%7D.

16-17 December: Slane Castle Christmas Market indoors and in the Courtyard. Email, web, Facebook


2 December: Christmas Street Food Festival, Church Square, Monaghan. Email, application and web

3 December: The Lough Muckno Christmas Market. Applications now open. Email, Facebook

9 December: The Crocus Christmas Market & Santa’s Grotto, The Diamond, Monaghan Town. Info 047 62565, email, Facebook


6-7 December: Christmas Winter Fair, County Arms Hotel, Birr R42 Y568. Info 0863033079, email, Facebook, Instagram


9-10 December: Roscommon Christmas Festival, The Square, Roscommon. Email, Facebook

10 December: Cloonfad Christmas Market, Cloonfad Community Centre. Facebook

10 December: Indoor Market, Athleague Hall, Main Street, Athleague F42 P440. Info 0879136692.

16 December: The Courtyard Christmas Market, Grounds of King House, Boyle F52 FW01. Info 071 9663033, email, Facebook


25 November-24 December: Sligo Christmas Market, Level 3, The Quayside, Sligo. Email, Facebook

3 December: Ballymote Christmas Food & Craft Market, Coach House Hotel, Ballymote. Info Joella on 0871995465. Facebook,, Instagram

10 December: Easkey Christmas Market, Easkey Community Centre. Email, Facebook

10 December: Mayfly Christmas Market at Mayfly Inn, Ballinafad. Text or call Ellie 0857865184, Facebook


3 December: Cahir Craft Fair & Christmas Market, Colaiste Dhun Iascaigh, Cashel Road, Barnora, Cahir. Info Ned Lonergan 0868309365, email

3 December: Racket Christmas Market, Racket Hall Hotel, Dublin Road, Roscrea. Email, Facebook

3 December: Magical Christmas Markets, Ballinderry Development Association, Ballinderry, Nenagh. Email, Facebook

9 December: Newport Christmas Market, Newport Community Centre, Clonbealy Newport. Info 0851579133, email, Facebook

9 December:  Tipperary Town Craft Market, Marian Hall, Tipperary Town. Facebook

9-10 December: Clonmel Christmas Market, Clonmel Greyhound Stadium E91 F207. Email, application to trade

10 December: Santa is coming to Ballingarry Christmas Market, Ballingarry Community Centre. Facebook

10 December: Christmas Craft Fair, Kilcoran Lodge Hotel, Cloheenafishoge, Cahir E21 H680, with Santa’s Grotto Day. Info Kim 0876873303.  

17 December: Mullinahone Christmas Fair. Info 0868341843. Facebook


17 November-23 December: Waterford Winterval. Email, web, Facebook

30 November-3 December: Santa at the Strand, Lismore. Email, Facebook

2-3 December: Ardmore Christmas Market, St. Declan’s Hall, Main Stret, Ardmore. Info 0877502286, email, Facebook

9-10 December: Dungarvan Christmas Market, Grattan Square, Dungarvan. Info Catherine 0873121201, email Facebook


2-3 December: St. Michael’s Christmas Fair, Castlepollard GAA Club N91 PP48. Info 0872750826, email

2-3 December: Christmas Market & Craft Fair, GAA Clubrooms, Castlepollard. Info 0872750826, email Facebook

3 December: Killucan Christmas Market, Killucan GAA Club House N91 XH31. Info Sandra 0879042091. Facebook

3 December: Christmas @ The Market!, Clonmellon. Email, Facebook, Instagram

8-10 and 15-17 December: Mullingar Christmas Markt, New Town Centre. Info 044 9344044, email, web, Facebook

14-17 December: Athlone Christmas Market, Athlone Civic Square. Info Westmeath County Council 044 9332000.


30 November-23 December: Wexford Winterland. Info 053 9121974, email, web, Facebook

3 December: New Ross Pantomime Society Annual Christmas Craft Fair, Youth Centre, New Ross Y34 AO65. Info 0871327267. Facebook

9 December: Outdoor Christmas Market with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, Clohamon Vintage & Heritage Club. Info 0877962253 or 0871345229. Facebook


Every Saturday & Sunday from mid November until Christmas Eve: Killruddery Farm Market Christmas Markets, Killruddery House & Gardens, Southern Cross Road, Bray A98 W9F2. Info Rebekah 01 2863405, email, web  

1-3, 8-10 and 15-17 December: Wicklow Christmas Market, Leitrim Place, Wicklow Town. Email, web, application to trade Facebook

2 December: St Saviour’s BIG Christmas Fayre, St. Saviour’s Church, Yardland, Arklow Y14 XK15. Info Matthew Dent 0858316635, email, web

2 December: Hollywood Christmas Fair, Hollywood Community Centre W91 NWK5. Email, Facebook

2-3, 9-10 and 16-17 December: Christmas Market at Outdoor Living, Glen of the Downs. Email Web

3 December: Newcastle Craft Fair, Newcastle Community Centre. Info Orla 0874109160.

3 December: Christmas Fair, The Avon, Blessington Lakes. Email Facebook

3 December: Brockagh Christmas Market, Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh House, Ballard, Glendalough. Info Michelle 0404 45600, email, web

3 December: Christmas Fair 2023, Germaine’s of Baltinglass, Main Street, Baltinglass. Email

3 December: Glenealy Christmas Fair, Glenealy Village Hall. Email

3, 10 & 17 December: Wicklow Christmas Mind, Body Soul Holistic Fairs, South Quay, Wicklow Town. Email, Facebook[]%7D

7 & 14 December: Late night Christmas Market at Fishers of Newtownmountkennedy Car Park, Old School House, Mount Kennedy Demesne, Newtownmountkennedy. Info Cathy 0868758744, email

14 December: Arklow Community Excellent Christmas Fair, Bridgewater Shopping Centre. Info0894752046.