Christmas in Dublin

Leopardstown Races Christmas Festival

From Wednesday 26th – Saturday 29th December.   Soak up the unique atmosphere at the Festival with festivities, glamour and top class National Hunt Racing including 7 Grade 1 races.   What a great way to spend a few hours.   You can take the Luas from Dawson Street to  Sandyford / Brewery Road.  The racecourse is only a short walk from the station however a complimentary shuttle bus service is available on race days.  Gates open each day at 10.15am and the 1st race is 12.20pm.

National Concert Hall

Plenty of great concerts on during December & here are just some events for both adults and children to enjoy :

  • The ESB Great Christmas Concert,  Thursday 6th December at 8pm 
  • Family Christmas Concert with ECO Band, Saturday 8th December at 11.30am and 1pm
  • Vladimir’s Viennese Christmas, Monday 10th and Sunday 16th December at 3pm and 8pm
  • Christmas with New Dublin Voices,  Friday 14th and Monday 17th December at 1.05pm
  • Carols by Candlelight, Wednesday 19th December at 3pm and 8pm
  • The Glory of Christmas, Thursday 20th December at 3pm and 8pm
  • This Way to Christmas featuring The Snowman,  Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd December
  • The Wizard of Oz, Thursday 27th December to Thursday 3rd January 

Pantomime / Christmas shows

  • Polly & The Magic Lamp at The Olympia Theatre from Friday 21st December to Sunday 6th January.   
  • Snow White at The Tivoli Theatre from Tuesday 4th December to Sunday 13th January.  
  • The Snow Queen at The Gaiety Theatre from Sunday 25th November to Sunday 6th January.   
  • Les Misérables at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from Wednesday 5th  December to Saturday 12th January  
  • The Wizard of Oz  at National Concert Hall.   Thursday 27th December to Thursday 3rd January 


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