Christmas In Killarney



Where The Magic Happens


Christmas in Killarney has grown into one of the largest and most spectacular festive season celebrations in the country.

The colourful, feel good celebration has a positively uplifting impact on the local community and it showcases Killarney in a magnificent light.

Soak up the Christmas spirit, join in the fun of Christmas in Killarney and witness the town at it’s most wonderful!

Read on for a taste of some of the events happening in Killarney this year.

The Magic Parade

Kicks off at 6pm Saturday November 25th then every Saturday at the same time December 2nd, 9th and 16th.

And an extra Welcome Home Parade on Friday 22nd December at 7pm. Subject to licence and safe weather conditions.

TOP TIP – for a great vantage point watch the parade and sip a hot chocolate outside Dan Linehan’s Bar on College Street

Killarney Sleigh Rides

Town and Park rides start November 25th up until early January from 10:30am to 7pm on specified days. You can book online so check the website for days, times and prices

Dine in Killarney

Dine for less on Thursday November 23rd and 30th. Enjoy a gorgeous 3 course meal for only €35 at participating restaurants. Contact your preferred restaurant directly and quote ‘Dine In Killarney’. Book early as tables sell out quickly.

Entertainment at the INEC

The best of gigs to get you in the festive spirit.


Coldplace – 19th, Drifters Tribute – 25th, Makings of a Murderer – 26th.


Johnny McEvoy – 1st, Bell X1- 1st, Jenny Green & RTE Concert Orchestra – 9th, Cian Ducrot – 12th, My Therapist Ghosted Me – 13th & 14th, Ash – 15th, The Stunning – 16th, Fairytale of New York Coming Home For Christmas – 18th.

Tree of Light

Show someone special that you care this Christmas and sponsor a light on the tree at St Mary’s Cathedral.

Meet Santa

The Main Man will be appearing at his favourite grotto at Deenagh Lodge in the National Park (opposite the Cathedral) from November 24th to December 23rd. Book online to avoid disappointment.

Christmas Shopping

If you need some for retail inspiration or gift ideas look no further than our

Killarney Shopping Guide and Unique Shops In Kerry Guide

for something a little different.

Killarney is where it’s going on this Christmas!
We highly recommend coming to town to watch the spectacular Magic Parade.
It’s a special feel good way to get involved in the Christmas spirit, for both adults and children!

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