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Events in Dublin this winter

by stephaniehiggins
14 December 2017 · 3 min read

Polly & the beanstalk at Olympia Theatre

Polly and the beanstalk takes place at the Olympia Theatre with a bunch of stars including RTE’s Sorchio star Michaela O’Neill, Rory Cowan, Fair City’s Ryan Andrew and the X Factor stars Sean and Conor Price. This Christmas show will run from Friday 15th of December to Sunday 14th of January 2018. You can buy your tickets online here.

Christmas Show at the National Concert Hall

This December the National Concert Hall is home to a Christmas Show featuring the Snowman movie narrator: Simon Delaney. Magical music and glorious costume and jokes are to be expected. You can book your seat on Friday 15th, Saturday 16th or Sunday 17th of December, simply click on this link.

The Snowman at Bord Gais Energy Theatre

This family show is also featured at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Suitable for young children, it will feature a selection of popular Christmas songs. The show will be on for two days, the 16th and 17th of December. Have a look at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre website for more information.

The Snowman – Bord Gais Energy Theatre

Cinderella at Smocke Alley

Dive into Christmas mood with The Grim tale of Cinderella at Smock Alley Theatre. Discover the story of the girl that became Cinderella. A play based on the popular world folklore tale performed at the Smock Alley Theatre from the 4th to the 23rd of December. Get more information on their website here.

NYF Dublin 2017

For this fourth edition, the Dublin New Year’s Festival promises a new and exciting program for two magical days. From the 31st of December to the 1st of January the city of Dublin will be lighted up with impressive artistic performances and a buzzing atmosphere. Four events are scheduled over these two magical days: Liffey Lights Midnight Moment, the Countdown Concert and early countdown for families followed by the New Year’s Day celebration. More info on the official website.

Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo

A magical night for the whole family, the Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo is coming on Friday 3rd November and runs until Sunday 7th January 2018. Exotics animals will make Dublin Zoo their home in a form of beautifully and coloured crafted lantern. During a nice stroll on their enchanted trail you will discover the enormous lanterns. An unforgettable experience during the festive period. You will also have access to Chinese craft market and be astonished by Chinese performers. You can book your tickets here.

www.dublinzoo.ie Photograph: Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland

Rapunzel at The Gaiety Theatre

Discover Rapunzel adventure at The Gaiety Theatre from the 26th of November to the 7th of January. An exciting play for families with dance, song and laugh. This wonderful production of the classic Brother Grimm fairy-Tale will dive you into Christmas magical atmosphere. More details on The Gaiety Theatre website.

Sleeping Beauty at the Tivoli

The Cheerios Panto at the Tivoli has become a family tradition each Christmas. Sleeping beauty is one of the three plays programmed and this year the X-Factor favourite Mary Byrne will perform Good queen Mary. You can watch the play from December 7th to January 17th at the Tivoli Theatre. Book your tickets here.

Winter Funderland

The world biggest inflatable course is taking over the National Basketball Arena during a long weekend this December from the 14th to the 17th. Live DJ performance and lighting show will make you in the mode for this phenomenal 32 obstacle race. Only adults are allowed on this 272m long bouncy castle. You can buy your tickets online here.