Waterford Winterval 2017 is a major highlight of the year for many kids and indeed parents across Ireland. Winterval is Ireland’s Christmas festival and this year is its fifth year of delivering that festive spirit to young and old. The festive festival kicks off on November 17th and carries right through until the 23rd of December.
The Waterford Winterval Festival is jam packed with a huge range of events, attractions and shows with over 30 events to enjoy every weekend of the festival programme. Not only that, many of the events are FREE to enjoy and treat the family.
Waterford, which is Ireland’s oldest city, will come to life over the course of the festival with a selection of traditional family fun to be enjoyed by young and old. We have listed below a selection of some of the must-see events and attractions over the festive month:
Waterford on Ice.
Winterval Illuminates. (featuring Keith Barry)
Winterval Express Train.
The Christmas Markets.
The Ballybricken Fair
Toy Museum – large Room, City Hall.
Old Man Winter.
Santa’s Grotto at the Medieval Museum.
Winterval at the Theatre Royal.
Winterval at Garter Lane.
Creative Writing Workshop.
Late Night Winterval Club.
Story Telling at Reginald’s Tower.
The Singing Christmas Tree.
City Square Snowman Competition.
A Georgian Christmas at the Bishops Palace.
House of Waterford Crystal Christmas Experience.
The man himself, Santa, will be taking all the kids Christmas lists from his grotto at the medieval undercrofts.
The city will be filled with filled with beautifully decorated traditional log cabins which will host the very best selection of quality goods, food, toys, crafts and decorations. Visitors to the festival can also enjoy some fine Artisan produce and traditional Christmas confectionary. There will also be kids’ movie Screenings, Storytelling and live music.
You can get more information on Winterval Waterford 2017 at www.winterval.ie
Waterford city will be alive with festive cheer and spirit over the months of November and December. If you are planning on travelling to the city for some festive cheer why not plan a 4-day break for the family and hire a campervan to add that extra piece of magic to your stay. Treating the family to a campervan holiday at Waterford Winterval festival be forever stay as a cherished memory for your family and one that will be talked about for years to come.
So, treat the family to a festive family getaway with Celtic Campervans to Waterford Winterval 2017.