Switching on of the Christmas Tree Lights


Christmas Events in Arklow













Bridgewater Customer Night

Join us at Bridgewater Shopping Centre, Thursday 30th November from 6pm – 8pm for exclusive discounts, carol singing and mince pies. What better way to kick off the festive period than an evening at Bridgewater Shopping Centre! To make it extra special, you could be in with a chance of winning €250 worth of prizes!


Fashion Show Extravaganza

St Michael & Peter Junior School will present “All I Want for Christmas” fashion show extravaganza tonight, Friday November 24th at 8pm, in The Arklow Bay Hotel.

Tickets are €10 and are available from the school reception, The Arklow Bay Hotel. Or please contact Amanda at 087 9141786 or Fiona at 087 6644176.

Festive Fair

 Carysfort National School will host their annual Christmas Fair on Saturday December 2nd from 10am – 4pm.

Stalls will display an array of arts, crafts & seasonal giftware. Santa will arrive at his grotto at 12pm. The day promises to have something for all the family!


Cruinniu Carols by Candlelight

 The sixth annual Carols by Candlelight by Cruinniu will take place on Thursday December 14th at 8pm in St Mary & Peter church, Main St Arklow.

On the night there will also be performances by the Arklow Shipping Silver Band, accompanist John Bonner, Michael Flood and students of Mary Walsh.

Proceeds from this year’s concert will go towards the Martin Family Trust. Admission is €5.

St Saviour’s annual Fair

The Church of Ireland Community will hold their annual fair in the Malborough Hall on St Marys Road on Friday December 1st from 6pm.

A number of stalls selling a variety of products, and a raffle will be held on the night with some great prizes to be won.

Any money raised will go towards parish funding.


Samaritans Quiz night

The Samaritans Arklow will be hosting a quiz night in the Old Ship Arklow,  Friday 24th November at 8pm.

All proceeds will go towards the running of the Arklow branch which has been open for 3 years in the town.


Photography Exhibition

Brian McIIvenny, a Co Wicklow photographer will present his latest exhibition “Monolith” for the month of November at Arklow Library.

“Monolith” is an exhibition of monochrome lith prints spanning 20 years of work in traditional film photography techniques.


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Story Time

Starbucks have teamed up with Eason’s to provide children with a free story time every Saturday at 11am. From now until the end of the year, bring children to the Starbucks kids’ corner for them to enjoy the story of the week!