Winter is coming and with it the Winterval Festival returns for its 6th year.
Now in its sixth year, Winterval returns once more as the place magical memories are made. Last year 650,000 visitors explored the enchanted streets of Waterford to experience the magic of Christmas
This year Winterval announce over 20 new events and attractions alongside festival favourites to ensure a sparkling programme. Over half of the exciting activities are free events – as well as a range of ticketed events. This year Winterval will shine brighter than ever with fun for families, couples and groups of friends looking for the happiest of festive experiences.
The special magic of Christmas in Ireland is now live at Waterford’s Winterval Festival with over 45 different fun events and activities for people of all ages to enjoy at Ireland’s biggest, brightest and best Christmas event.
A Christmas festival would be nothing without the man himself and this is another area where Winterval comes up trumps. Santa’s Grotto is a real treat for all the family with the awestruck amazement in every child’s eye a thing of pure magic. En route to see Santa Claus, families will be able to explore the enchanted streets of Ireland’s oldest city.
New Events this year include: Santa’s Kingdom, The Waterford Eye, Winterval Selfie Station, Ted’s Toddler Tinsel Tea Party, Winterval Stage, Waterford Country Market, Secret Santa Workshop and The Apple Market Winter Village.
Free Events include: Waterford Illuminates, Winter Wonderland, Rotary Christmas Tree, Story Telling, Waterford Crafts Christmas Fair and the Christmas Crib.
There’s so much to see and do for everyone at Winterval. Booking tickets in advance so weekends can be spent exploring this interactive medieval city as it celebrates this most wonderful time of the year is highly recommended.
Winterval Festival runs until December 23rd, 2017.