Ireland has shown an insatiable appetite for the food-on-the-go concept, and foodies have taken up the street food trend with open arms. Hard to believe it is December already! The countdown to Christmas has begun and there are so many markets and festivities around Ireland this month for you to get your foodie fix and maybe some last minute gifts for the family. 

19 Nov-22 Dec:
Belfast Christmas Market, Belfast City Hall. Info +44 161 4786060, email, web


8: The Royal Ulster Winter Fair, Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park, Halftown Road, Lisburn BT27 5RD (Sat Nav use: BT27 5RL). Info 028 90665225, email, web


Christmas Fair at The Argory, 144 Derrycaw Road, Moy, Dungannon BT71 6NA. Info 048 87784753 (from Roi), email, web


Xmas in Carlow, Carlow College, St. Patrick’s, College Street, Carlow R93 A003. Email, Facebook


10: Borris Christmas Craft Fair, Borris. Info 0868215864 or email


Christmas Fair, Virginia Show Centre, Virginia. Info 049 8547517, email, Facebook


4: Christmas Craft Fair, Bailie Hotel, Main Street, Bailieborough. Email, Facebook


5: Christmas Craft and Gift Fair, Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell. Info 049 4364877, email, web, Facebook


11: Christmas Craft Fair, Killinkere GFC, Virginia. Info Olivia 0979975227.


The Christmas Village, Abbey Street Car Park, Ennis, 11am to 7pm approx. Email Facebook


3-4, 10-11, 17-18: Chapel Lane Market Christmas Markets, Chapel Lane, Ennis. Email Facebook


11: Christmas Market at Bridge United AFC, Shannon Road, Sixmilebridge V95 RYW3. Application Email or


17: Kilrush Christmas Market, Kilrush Resource Centre. Email, Facebook


17-18: Christmas Artisan Craft & Food Fair, Kilkishen Cultural Centre, Kilkishen. Email Facebook


25 Nov-8 Jan:
Cork Glow Christmas Celebration. Info 021 4924000, web


2-3 & 9-10: Fermoy Christmas Fair, Richmond Hill, Fermoy P61 T292. Email Facebook


3, 10 & 17: Kino Christmas Market, The Kino, Washington Street. Email, Facebook


3: Durrus Christmas Market, Community Hall, Durrus. Info 0871491549, email, Facebook


3-4: Santapaws, C.S.P.C.A., Link Road, Mahon T12 W44N. Info 021 4515534, email, Facebook


4: Christmas Market, Firmount National School, Donoughmore P32 TX21. Info 021 7337344 or email


4: Christmas Craft Fair, The Barn, Vaughan’s Inn, Kilfenora. Info Cara 0864672411, email, web


4: Riverstick Christmas Market. Email donosullivan@gmail.com4.


10: Pop-Up Craft Market, Carraig Centre (West Wing), Old Fort Road, Ballincollig. Email, Facebook


10: Cork Vinyl & CD Fair, The Marina Market, Cork T12 YX76. Facebook


10-11: Kildorrery Christmas market & Santa Wonderland. Email, Facebook


11: Christmas Fair, Eccles Hotel, Glengarriff. Info 027 53003, Facebook


13: Macroom Christmas Market, Town Square, Macroom. Email


16 December-8 January: Fundamania Christmas Village, Tramore Road, opposite Musgrave Park, Cork. Email, web


16-17: Mallow Christmas Markets, St. James Church, St. James Avenue, Mallow. Email Facebook


18: Ballygarvan Christmas Market, outdoors at Ballygarvan Community Centre. Info Elaine 0872951063 or Ben 0894690352. Facebook


19-23: Santa’s Magical Market, Marina Market, Centre Park Road, Cork City. Email, web


Letterkenny Christmas Craft, Gift & Food Fair, Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny. Info 0858068057, Facebook


10-11: Handmade in Bundor & Beyonbd and The Wishing Chair Christmas Craft Fair, Apartotel, Main Street, Bundoran. Email,  Facebook


27 Dec-1 Jan: Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobha, Irish Traditional Music Festival, North West Donegal Gaeltacht. Info 074 9560679, email, web, Facebook


Bann Toy Fair, Elmont Hotel, Banbridge. Info Kevin 0044 7742670023.


18 Nov-24 Dec:
Liffey Valley Christmas Market, Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, Fonthill Road, Clondalkin. Email, web


19 Nov-24 Dec (every Saturday & Sunday: Moore Street Christmas Markets. To apply bvN0jVTJslkmMFTbNnez8ZE4RFkB2ong0g/viewform and/or email  


26-27 Nov & 3-4 Dec: Swords Castle Christmas Markets, Swords. Email, web


30 Nov – 4 Dec: GIFTED 2022, RDS, Merrion Road. Info 01 6702186, email, web


30 Nov-4 Dec and 7-11 & 19-23: The Mart Gallery Christmas Market, 190A Rathmines Road Lower. Email, application form


1: Christmas Craft Fair, Sandyford Business District, 17 Corrig Road, Sandyford Business Park, Dublin D18 N6K8. Email


1: The Food Retail & Hospitality Expo, Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown. Info 01 6120880, email, web


1: National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2022, Sport Ireland Arena, Snugborough Road, Blanchardstown. Info 01 6120880, email, web


3-4: Strictly Vintage, Irish Vintage CoOp, Richmond Barracks, Inchicore. Email


3-4: “We Love Markets” Christmas Markets, Pearse Museum, St Enda’s Park, Rathfarnham. Application Info Emma + Tara 0860620874 and 0833285766,


3-4 December: Athgoe Castle Christmas Fair, Newcastle D22 A031. Info Ruth or Dave 0863861639, email, web


3-24 December (Mondays to Saturdays): Christmas Market at Northside Shopping Centre. Info Aine Hussey 021 2355026 or 0860315969, email


3, 10, 17 & 25: Kettle’s Country House Christmas Market, Lispopple Cross, Swords. Info Joseph 0868164861, Facebook


4: Christmas Craft & Food Fair, The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul. Email, web


4: Baldoyle Christmas Craft Fair. Email, Facebook


4: Bayside Community Centre Xmas Fair, Bayside Community Centre, Bayside, D13. Email, Facebook


6, 13 & 20: Christmas Market, St. James Hospital, James Street, D8. To book your space call 0861935850 or email, web


6-22: Dublin Castle Christmas Market. Email


9-11, 14-18, 20-23, 26: Bavarian Winter Fair, grounds of Howth Castle, market, fun fair and circus show. Email


10: Rathfarnham Castle Christmas Market, Grange Road, D14 K3T6. Email, web


10-11: Le Zeitgeist Bohemia Christmas Flea, Kelly’s Yard, Phibsborough D07 C424. Email, Facebook


10-11: Stillgarden Christmas Market, Stillgarden Village, beside Stillgarden Distillery, Goldenbridge Estate, Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore D08 EWK2. Info 01 5572777, email, web


10-11: Christmas Market, Scoil Bhride Cailini, Blanchardstown. Email


11: Christmas Craft Market, Dundrum Parish Pastoral Centre, Main Street, Dundrum. Call for crafters. Info 0876503010, email, web


11: Christmas Fair, St. Louis Hgh School, Charleville Road, Rarthmines D06 F860. Facebook


11: Antique, Vintage & Collectables Fair, Royal Marine Hotel, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire. Info 0858629007, email, web  


11: The Genuine Christmas Craft Fair, Marine Hotel, Sutton Cross. Facebook


15-18: Christmas Craft & Food Market, Capital Dock, Dublin Docklands. Email


26 December-15 January: Funderland, RDS, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge. Email


Christmas Fair, Kilnadeema N.S., Loughrea. Email


11 November-22 December: Galway Christmas Market 2022. Info 091 394396, email, web


3: Oranmore Christmas Fair, Oranmore Community Centre. Email, Facebook


26 Nov-17 Dec:
Christmas in Killarney. Info 064 6637928, email, web, Facebook


3-4, 10-11 & 17-18: Killorglin Christmas Markets, The Fishery Café, Killorglin. WhatsApp Kelly 0877628474 or Facebook

The Kilcullen Christmas Market, Kilcullen Community Centre. Email


3: Naas Christmas Market. Location to be notified. Facebook


3: Christmas Craft Fair, St. Lawrence’s GAA Club, Oldgrange, Narraghmore R14 CX28. To book a stall call Pat 0862555571. Facebook


3: Craft Corner Christmas Craft Fair, Oldgrange, Narraghmore R14 CD28. Info Pat 0862555571.


4: Christmas Fair, Westgrove Hotel, Clane. Arts, crafts, wellbeing, vintage, antiques, vinyl, collectibles. Info 0873309867, email, web


9: Craft Fair, Spar/Emo, Nurney. Email Facebook


17: Kilcock Christmas Market, Scouts Hall, Kilcock. Email,  Facebook


25 November-24 December:
Yulefest Kilkenny. Email, web, Facebook


1-6: Kilkenny Christmas Tree Festival, St. Canice’s Cathedral, The Close, Coach Road R95 V63H. Info 056 7764971 or 0852527787, web


11: Ionad Dara Xmas Craft Fair, Goresbridge. Info 0877736854 or 0892158125.


Christmas Market, Abbeyleix House and Farm, Abbeyleix. Email


3: Portlaoise Record & CD Fair, Macra Hall, Timahoe Road R32 EY24. Facebook


3: Christmas Food & Craft Fair, Timahoe Heritage Centre, Portlaoise. Info Ronan 0876813116, Facebook


3-4 & 10-11: Stradbally Steam Christmas Markets, Stradbally. Info 0868227802, email, web


4: Shanahoe Christmas Fair, Shanahoe Community Hall, Abbeyleix R32 E3FR. Text 0876478038 or Facebook


10-11 & 17-18: Winterfest Manorhamilton. Info Lauren 0879260835 or email, Instagram


25 Nov-22 Dec: Christmas in Limerick on Bedford Row and Arthur’s Quay. Application form Info Katie 0851531034 or Joeleen on 0874658506 or 091 394396, email, web, Facebook


11: Scoil Pol Christmas Market, Kilfinane. Info 063 91197, Facebook


Christmas Fayre, Granard Butter Market, N39FC99. Info Caroline 0851406604.


11: Longford Christmas Market Festival, Longford Town. Info 0894924637, Facebook


11: Christmas Craft Fair, The Rustic Inn, Abbeyshrule N39 F6A2. Info 044 9357424 or 0876301666.


3, 10 & 17: Christmas Fair, St. Nicholas GAA Grounds, Drogheda. Email, Facebook


4: Carlingford Christmas Craft Fair 2022, The Foy Centre, Carlingford.  Email, Facebook


4: Vinyl & CD Market, Clan na Gael GAA, Ecco Road, Dundalk A91 RY77. Facebook


10-11: The Cottage Market Christmas at Scotch Hall, Drogheda. Email, web, Facebook


10-11: An Grianan Christmas Crafts Fair, An Grianan Garden Centre, Baltray Road, Termonfeckin. Info 0892682695, email, Facebook


11: Ardee Christmas Craft & Food Fair, Ardee Parish Centre. Info 0879532827 or email, Facebook


Bohola Christmas Market, Bohola Community Centre F12 VP28. Info 0862018029.


2-4: Foxford Craft Fair, Foxford Sports & Leisure Centre. Email, Facebook


3-4: Swinford Indoor Christmas Market, The Cultural Centre, Station Road F12 WK83. Email, Facebook


4: Christmas Craft Fair from Mayo SPCA, Parochial House, Ballyhaunis. Info 0868032592, email, Facebook


11: The Village Inn Christmas Market, indoors and outdoors, Bohola. Info 0830880328, email, Facebook


Ballinacree Christmas Market, Ballinacree Community Centre A82 XR12, indoor and outdoors. Info Brigid 0861043352, Facebook


3: Christmas Food & Craft Fair, Solstice Arts Centre, Railway Street, Navan C15 E091. Info 046 9092300, email, web


3: Dunboyne College Christmas Market. Email, Facebook


10: Christmas Food & Craft Fair, Claremont Stadium. Info 046 9029693 (office hours), email, web


10: Nobber Farmers Market Christmas Market, The Courtyard in Dee Local, Nobber. Email


11: Christmas Craft Fair, Ardboyne Hotel, Navan. Info 0876730717, email, Facebook


21-23: Rock Farm Christmas Markets, Rock Farm, Slane C15 FNP4. Info 041 9884861, email info@rockfarmslane.ie


24: Christmas Eve Xmas Fair, Sonairte, The Ninch, Laytown. Info 041 9827572, email, web


Strokestown Christmas Market, Bawn Street, Strokestown. Email, Facebook


3-4: Jolly Boys Annual Christmas Market, Jolly Boys Pizza, Main Street, Ballymahon. info   Carmel 0877427128 or email


1 Nov-24 Dec:
Sligo Christmas Market, Quayside Shopping Centre, Sligo Town. Email, Facebook


11: Easkey Christmas Market, Easkey Community Centre. Email, Facebook


Newport Christmas Market. Call or text 0851579133.


4: Busherstown Food & Crafts Christmas Fair, Monegall, Roscrea. Info 0505 45660, email Facebook


10: Nenagh Arts Centre Christmas Fair, Banba Square, Nenagh. Info 067 34400, Facebook


10-11: A Taste of Christmas Food & Craft Market, Black Mills, Roscrea E53 AH50. Email


11: Christmas Craft Fair, Kilcoran Lodge Hotel, Cahir. Info Kim 0876873303. 


12: Tipperary Town Food & Craft Christmas Markets, Marian Hall, St. Michael’s Street. Email, Facebook


20 Nov-18 Dec (every Sunday):
Christmas Craft Market, The Marquee at The Haven Hotel, Dunmore East. Email jayne@jaynecahill.com


1-4: Santa at the Strand & Festive Christmas Markets, Lismore. Email Facebook


2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 20-22: Waterford Winterval 2022. Info 0868156182, email, web, Facebook


3: The Collective Waterford Winter Fair X91 DP10. Text 0851281334, email


4 & 11: Tramore Community Christmas Markets, Tramore GAA Club X91 XD99. Email, Facebook

3-4, 10-11 & 17-18:
Winterfest Mullingar at The Railway Market-Mullingar supported by Mullingar Chamber. Indoor and outdoor Markets. Enquiries, Facebook


4: Clonmellon Christmas Market, Old Market Square, Clonmellon. Email, Facebook, Instagram


10-11: St. Michael’s Christmas Market, The Hurling Club, Pakenham Hall Road, Castlepollard. Info 0872750826 or email


11: Christmas Food, Craft & Gift Fair, The Well, Moate. Email Facebook


11: Collinstown Christmas Markets, Collinstown N91 HR96. Email, Facebook


11: Christmas Food, Craft & Gift Fair, The Well, Moate. Info Barbara 0868811099 or Trish 0852278590, email


10-11: St. Michael’s Christmas Market, The Hurling Club, Pakenham Hall Road, Castlepollard. Email


17-18: Kinnegad Christmas Market by Kinnegad ICA, St. Etchen’s NS, Kinnegad. Email, Facebook


21: Ballinahown Christmas Market, Ballinahown N37 D768. Email, Facebook


Christmas Craft Fairs, Gorey Shopping Centre. Email, Facebook


12: Christmas Craft Fair, Campile Hall Y34 DT10. Facebook


2-4, 9-11, 16-18:
Wicklow Christmas Market, Leitrim Place, Wicklow Town. Email Instagram, Facebook


3: Christmas Fair, Hollywood Community Centre, Hollywood W91 NWK5. Info 045 864979, email


4: Glenealy Christmas Fair & Market, Glenealy Village Hall. Info March 0404 44040, email


4: 2022 Christmas Fair, Germaine’s, Main Street, Baltinglass. Email, Facebook


4, 11, 18: Kilmuckridge Castle Market, Main Street, Kilmuckridge X25 W735. Facebook


10-11: Christmas Craft Market, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Kilmacurragh, Kilbride A67 YR12. Info 0404 48844, email


10 & 17: Djouce Outdoors Christmas Market, Ballinastoe Crossroads, Roundwood A98 W5C3. Email, Facebook


11: Christmas at Luisne, Hub D, Egan Business Centre, Upper Dargle Road, Bray. Info 0860517575, email


We do our best to ensure that the information on this page is correct. Streat School accepts no liability for the content of this list or for the consequences of any actions taken based on the information provided. We recommend you check with the organisers of each event before travelling.