There will be a vintage carousel on the promenade at the D Hotel and Scotch Hall Shopping Centre during the Drogheda Christmas Festival which takes place over the weekend of Friday 6th to Sunday the 8th of December.
The organisers of the Drogheda Christmas Festival have revealed more details of the three day event which they’re hoping will bring some Christmas magic to the streets and attract thousands of visitors to our historic town.
The Drogheda Christmas Festival will be taking place over the weekend of Friday 6th to Sunday the 8th of December. Supported by the Louth City Council and sponsored by The D Hotel, Scotch Hall, Drogheda Credit Union and other local brands, some of Drogheda’s biggest tourist attractions and shopping destinations will be magically transformed into a winter wonderland.
This family-friendly event will see Mr. & Mrs. Claus making an appearance in front of a beautiful display of lights on St. Peter’s Church, West Street on Friday December 6 where visitors will also get the chance to enjoy a Christmas market with over 50 stalls selling the highest quality crafts and food produce.
The promenade at the D Hotel and Scotch Hall Shopping Centre will feature a stunning vintage carousel, an outdoor cinema screening some of the best Christmas films, live music and entertainment, a mini Christmas village and much more besides.
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Committee chairman Noel McAdle said: ‘When the Fleadh came to Drogheda first, I could see the people of Drogheda coming together and it reminded me of back when we had the Bonanza years ago growing up in Drogheda.
“I happened to meet Frank Godfrey and I said what we should be thinking about doing is having a Christmas festival for Drogheda. We have historical infrastructure as well as the train links and the bus links. We also have the goodwill of the people of the town.”
Committee member Councillor Declan Power, said: ‘It’s a very family-orientated event and there’s something there for everybody. This is for the people of Drogheda and in the lead up to Christmas it is a welcome booth for the traders of the town as well. Drogheda needs this.’
More details will be revealed shortly but in the meantime you can follow the Drogheda Christmas Festival on their social media: