Galway Continental Christmas Market (18th Nov - 22nd Dec 2016)
The Galway Continental Christmas Market will be making a return to the City Of The Tribes from 6pm on Friday 18th November until Thursday 22nd December 2016.
The Galway Continental Christmas Market received over 350,000 visitors last year and there were more than 50 wooden chalets located Eyre Square along with the Santa's Grotto, the German Bier Keller numerous other theatrical delights throughout the four week fair.
The 2016 Christmas Market is the seventh year of the market in Galway and visitors can expect to enjoy a wide variety of entertainment and stalls located in Eyre Square in Galway City centre. This year will feature amusement rides including a Big Wheel, Helter Skelter and traditional Carousel along with live music performers, puppet shows, storytelling, school choirs, carol singing together with charity and community events will feature. Once again, Santa's Grotto will be run by local charities and the popular Bier Keller will be playing host to various events throughout the Market's duration.
Food lovers can feast on a bratwurst, French pastries, pretzels or confectionery, crêpes and waffles, while beer lovers can sample a stein at the German Bierkeller, offering a range of traditional German beers, apple cider and mulled wine.
The 2016 Market will also feature artisan food products and Christmas gift ideas from both local and European traders.