Twinkling lights, smiling faces, bustling streets, and the call of live music from talented musicians, there’s nothing quite like Winter in Dublin!
Treat the grandkids, catch up with friends or get some quality time on a romantic trip for
two… get ready to soak up that winter magic!
This year’s programme will feature incredible one-off events as well as a host of winter activities.
All events can be found on https://www.visitdublin.com/explore/winter-in-dublin
The three-month celebration runs from November 2023 to January 2024.
There are plenty of exhilarating events for everyone over the next few months.
November will shine a light on live events across the city, including music, comedy and theatre performances. Enjoy music recitals in allowed spaces and cosy evenings in some of Dublin’s famous venues.
December focuses on the festive season with a range of events happening throughout the month such as family Christmas experiences, festive light displays and twilight bus tours. This could be an ideal opportunity to treat the Grandkids to a festive experience such as a trip to the Panto, Wanderlights at Malahide Castle or the amazing Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo.
For horse racing enthusiasts, the highlight of any calendar is the Leopardstown Christmas Festival which runs from the 26th to the 29th December 2023.
January is a celebration of music. The month explodes with the New Year’s Festival and is delightfully rounded off with TradFest, with various other festivals taking place in between. Visitors will have the opportunity to navigate the cultural fabric of the city on magical walking tours, enjoy stories of icons on backstage tours and immerse themselves in attractions telling the stories of Dublin’s musical legends.
Where to Stay in Dublin!
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Clayton Hotel Ballsbrigde, Dublin 4
Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is one of the finest 4 star hotels in the heart of Dublin. This stunning Victorian property is one of Dublin’s most eye catching hotels. Located next door to the RDS and in the beautiful leafy area of Ballsbridge. The hotel is situated beside the DART station which services Dublin City alongside Dublin city bus routes. The hotel is also within walking distance of Dublin City Centre, and Sandymount Strand. B&B Rates from only €70 per person sharing per night midweek.
Castleknock Hotel, Dublin 15
The Castleknock Hotel is 15 minutes drive from Dublin city centre, and 6 km from Phoenix Park. Dublin Airport is 25-minute drive away. With an 18-hole golf course, a deluxe day spa, a well-equipped leisure centre, award-winning restaurants and welcoming bars, Castleknock Hotel is everything you could want all under one roof and within easy reach of everything that Dublin has to offer.
Golden Ireland Midweek Treat includes 3 nights Accommodation, extensive hot and cold Full Irish Buffet Breakfast each morning, a three-course evening meal on our set dinner-inclusive menu on two evenings of your choice in 22 Bar & Restaurant, Tea or Coffee served with a selection of Scones and Pastries in our Lobby on arrival , Full use of Tonic Health Club including our Fitness Centre, Swimming Pool, Sauna, Steam Room & Jacuzzi
From €100 pps per night
Brooks Hotel, Dublin City Centre
Brooks Hotel is an independent and Irish-owned four-star boutique hotel located on Drury street in the heart of Dublin City Centre, just a 2-minute walk from Grafton Street and St. Stephen’s Green. B&B Rates from €102.50 per person sharing per night.
Stauntons on The Green, Dublin City Centre
Steeped in history and culture, Stauntons on the Green is one of Dublin’s best-known boutique townhouses, comprised of three interlinked period buildings. The bedrooms and common areas have retained their original Georgian features including fireplaces with marble mantels and artful cornicing and coving, all carefully restored. B&B from €97 pps per night.