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Yulefest Kilkenny Christmas Festival

Dec 01 2018 - Jan 06 2019
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Kilkenny City, Kilkenny,

Yulefest Kilkenny is a curated and inclusive Christmas festival for all ages. You are invite with your friends and family to Kilkenny city and county to enjoy a range of seasonal events and experiences throughout December.

Easy to get to and easy to get around, explore all that Kilkenny has to offer in the seasonal programme, from family friendly, festive events to fine dining; customise your Christmas at Yulefest Kilkenny.

Combine shopping with skating or browsing with brunch, see light installations, hear choirs, visit Santa or take a whirl in our vintage Victorian carousel. Sip hot chocolates or crafted cocktails against the backdrop of the atmospheric city.

From gigs to Glüwein, singalongs to storm troopers, there’s something for everyone at Yulefest Kilkenny. Dip in and out of different weekly festive events.

With a range of free and affordable events there’s something for everyone. Celebrate the season and create magical memories with a special Kilkenny Christmas.

Meander through merry medieval streets, hear choirs sing whilst lights twinkle against a festive backdrop of seasonal installations. Keep your eyes peeled for seasonal surprises like fire performance artists, catch an exhibition or book in for a workshop!