Waterford is Ireland’s Christmas Capital From November 23rd to December 23rd. Ireland’s oldest city transforms into a magical winter wonderland. Throughout Winterval, the renowned Viking Triangle and the retail heart of the city come alive with Christmas markets, Santa’s Kingdom, Winterval illuminates light show, a new bigger ice rink at Winterval on Ice and so much more for young and old alike. We look forward this year to welcoming new and returning visitors to Winterval and Waterford City.


Winterval at the House of Waterford Crystal

Horse Drawn Sleigh at Waterford Crystal

Enjoy a trip across the city and through the heart of Winterval on our festive horse drawn sleigh. On your journey take in the Christmas markets and carousel in John Roberts Square, the fabulous new Apple Market and onto Winterval on Ice on the Waterside.

Location: The Mall, outside House of Waterford Crystal

Dates: Winterval dates, every 30 minutes

Price: Adults €7, Children €6 Book on

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House of Waterford Crystal Music Series - Christmas Lunchtime Recital Series

Project Music and House of Waterford Crystal present free lunchtime Christmas recital series, featuring some of Waterord's stunning musical talent.

Location: House of Waterford Crystal

Dates & Times: Every Saturday & Sunday throughout Winterval from Sat, Nov 24th at 1.45pm and 2.45pm

Price: FREE

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