Looking to get into the festive spirit in Dublin this weekend. Well, why not visit one of the super Christmas markets taking place in the capital over the weekend. Keep reading to plan your festive weekend in the big smoke!
Dublin Flea Christmas Market
The fifth year of the Dublin Flea Christmas Market takes place this weekend at The Point Square in Dublin 1. Open from 1pm – 8pm on Friday and from 11am – 6pm on Saturday and Sunday, this is the perfect place to get some hand-made gifts, books, antiques and everything your vintage heart desires. Admission is free. Find a full list of stalls at dublinchristmasflea.ie/market/.
Aprés Dublin at CHQ
Dublin’s CHQ building, which has been transformed into our very own Aprés ski venue at George’s Dock, is open every evening. Here at a custom-built ski lodge, visitors will enjoy a wide array of social activities, street food options and an in-house DJ & band set. During the day, the village area will be bustling with excited kids on their way to Santa’s Grotto and the carousel. For more information, visit www.dublinatchristmas.ie.
The Gifted Contemporary Craft & Design Fair is taking place in the RDS Dublin this weekend, with incredible gift ideas for all your loved ones. You’ll be spoiled for choice in the fair’s Food Emporium, with more than 100 artisan food producers showcasing the best of the season’s bounty. Whether you’re after chocolate and sweet treats or meat, dairy and wine, there’s something for every food lover at this year’s fair. For more information, visit www.giftedfair.ie.
Christmas Bazaar in Smithfield
Visit the Christmas Bazaar in Haymarket, just off Smithfield Square, for one of the biggest indoor markets in Dublin. With over 100 stall holders, food market, live music & djs and a pop up xmas cafe! Wander through the Bazaar and find your Christmas presents, stocking fillers, handmade produce from some of the best local craft makers and producers in the area. The market is open from 12pm – 7pm. For more information, visit christmasbazaarmarket.