Arklow Christmas Festival
Arklow Christmas Festival will be packed full of events for the Christmas Season. Every weekend in December, Arklows streets will be filled with live entertainment. Expect to see buskers and choirs, acting and puppets and much more.
This year for the first time, Arklow will be holding a Christmas market. The market will take place on Sunday 13th of December. Its exact location in Arklow has yet to be confirmed.
If you are interested in:
- taking a stall for the Arklow Christmas Market on Sunday 13th of December, or
- adding you or your group to perform for the Arklow Christmas Festival, or
- planning a Christmas event that you would like included in the festival…
Just fill out the form on the website to put in a request.
Live Entertainment Mile
Live entertainment throughout Main Street will start on the first weekend of December, Saturday 5th. If you have a group and would like to perform for the Arklow Christmas Festival, register your interest here.
The fantastic Carysfort Christmas Craft Fair returns this year
This event will take place on Saturday 5th December 2015, Carysfort National School, from 11 am to 4 pm. Come and see a wide selection of wonderful stalls from handmade wooden/leather crafts, home decor, art skincare, pottery, fashion, artisan food, toys, kids crafts, drinks, cakes and much more. The entry is free!
Music for Arklow’s Homeless
Youth of Arklow are organising a performance in association with The Arklow Community Action Resource Centre to raise funds and awareness of Arklow’s Homeless. The event will take place on December 11th in Aras Lorchan! Doors open at 7:00!
So far, Aoibhín, Small Town Crisis, Daniel Bury, Shannon Owens, Saoirse Hughes, Eve Commerford, Vault Music Programme, Connie Tobin, 4scene, Seán O’Keeffe, Colleen Coughlan, Caitlin Kavanagh and Trident have confirmed their performance!
This is a great idea for this time of year and full credit should go to Aoibhín Redmond for organising it.
Polish Carols Concert
Another event has been added to the calendar. Polish Carols Concert will take place on December 13th at 3pm in the church of Sts. Mary and Peters Arklow.
Last years concert was wonderful and this year is sure to be as good.
Concert is organised by Polish-Irish Educational Association.
Have your event included!
If you are running an event for Christmas or are part of a committee that is running an event, please fill out the form on the website or contact through Facebook page. You can run commercial or community event but the only requirements are that they are based in Arklow & District and that they are festively themed.
The entry on the calendar will include any links to websites and social media as well as a detailed description including photos and videos of previous years if you have them available.
Christmas Craft Fair
Arklow Visual Arts Gallery will be hosting its Annual Christmas Craft Fair for December 2015. The opening night will be Friday 4th December from 7 – 9 pm. James Rowe aka Clive Dunstan of Fair City fame will officially launch the fair on Friday 4. Tables will be available to rent for the duration of the fair. To book a table please contact the Gallery staff at 0402 32732 or email email@example.com