Christmas in Cork
Things to do this Christmas in Cork
Twinkling lights, smiling faces, bustling streets, and the call of live music from talented musicians, there’s nothing quite like Christmas in Cork.
This Christmas we know how important it is for everyone to reconnect with family and friends. We have put together some most do activities while visiting the city we hope you
The Christmas Panto
The Christmas Panto Returns to Cork Opera House with the enchanting tale of Sleeping Beauty. Packed with amazing colour, fantastic costumes, live music, breath-taking dance and tonnes of belly laughs – this production will be a magical musical rollercoaster ride for all the family to enjoy this Christmas.
Thursday, 1 December 2022 – Sunday 20 January 2023
The Everyman Theatre
Cinderella Panto – Directed by Catherine Mahon-Buckley
Saturday 3 December 2022–Sunday 15 January 2023
And just like that, with a Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo, Cork’s favourite traditional family Panto is back! Oh, yes it is!
What classic tale do you think of when you hear stepmother, ugly stepsisters, a lost shoe and a handsome prince? This year’s Panto Cinderella is the wonderful tale of a girl with a dream, a spell that’s broken at midnight and a fairy godmother, all with a modern Panto twist! It will be like a wonderful dream come true – so don’t delay, the ball can’t wait, you’re invited to get your tickets and be on your way!
Come and join us for Cinderella starring the same zany gang as last year’s sold-out Panto Aladdin and directed with pride by the zaniest one of
Christmas kicks off at the Marina Market with farther afield to visit “Santa in the City” at the wonderful Marina Market from Saturday.
Saturday November 27th -Thursday 23rd December.
Glow, a Cork Christmas celebration, takes place in Bishop Lucy Park on Grand Parade in the heart of the city and runs for 12 days in the lead up to Christmas. The festival sees the area transformed into a hive of activity with choirs, food traders and the much loved Ferris wheel.
26th November 2022 – Thursday 9th January 2023
Visit Santa at Blarney Castle
Visit Santa at Magical Blarney at the Blarney Woollen Mills. Little ones will enjoy the magic of Santa’s cabin and each child will receive a special gift along with some fun phots taken with Santa. It is a great experience for all the family.
Saturday 24th November – Friday 24th December