Visit santa at the Galway Christmas Market

Wrap up the kids and leave your cares behind as we invite you to re awaken the magic of Christmas

A trip to the market is a festive experience like no other and this year we invite you to immerse yourselves in this winter wonderland; marvel at the glittering lights, soak up the festive music, and lose yourselves in a world of colour, merriment and mirth

Top off your trip with the little ones by paying a visit to the man in red himself. 

Booking in advance advised. 

Before you book please be aware that even Santa has to work within the current guidelines and as a result the following protocols will be in place within his cabin! 

  • Please note that only one family group (of up to 6) can be accommodated at a time. 
  • All Visitors over the age of 12 will be required to wear a mask during their visit. Santa's elves will also be masked throughout and social distancing will be observed.
  • Any visitors over the age of 18 will be required to show photo ID along with their vaccination cert
  • There will be sanitising stations and a cleaning regime in keeping with the current guidelines, A CO2 monitor will be in place to check the cabins internal air quality and workplace protocols will apply
  • Please follow the directions of the elves when you arrive - we need to keep them safe and well in the run up to Christmas!

  • And Lastly - should anyone in your group feel unwell on the day of your booking we ask that they follow the guidelines, stay at home and seek advice.

Off-peak hours for those with vulnerabilities and/or additional sensory requirements are available by direct appointment.

Your ticket includes craic with Santa's Chief elf, a visit with Santa, and a present. 

Certain time slots fill up very quickly, if you have any difficulty securing your preferred time we suggest that you try another time slot

Do give us a call on 091 394396 if you require any assistance.

Santa's cabin is located along the main pathway which runs through Eyre square. Entering the market coming from the shop Street direction the cabin is near the top of this pathway on the right hand side. 

Keep an eye out for one of Santa's reindeer who keeps watch on the roof of the building!


€15 per Child -  and an age appropriate gift is included

Opening Hours:

Open from Saturday Nov 20th

Friday: 4pm to 8pm
Saturday: 12 midday to 7:30pm
Sunday: 12 midday to 7pm