Things to see and do at Winterval Waterford
A winter wonderland
Winterval has really put Waterford on the map as a destination over the festive period. Winterval runs from Saturday 17th November until Sunday 23rd of December this year with loads to see and do for all the family!
The festival kicks off in JR Square with the turning on of the Christmas lights and is always a fantastic day with Santa arriving ready to meet all the children. This year music will be provided by Brass & Co. It promises to be a great afternoon of entertainment. Kids can visit Santa throughout the festival at Santa’s Grotto for a fee of only €17 per child which includes a photo and gift. It really is a fantastic place to meet Santa with the atmosphere that is created from all the other attractions at Winterval.
The city is transformed into a Winter Wonderland during Winterval. The
Spraoi International Street Arts Festival
Spraoi International Street Arts Festival is an award-winning street theatre and spectacle festival in Waterford held every Summer. Spraoi have created a Winter Wonderland at Wyse park which is certainly a must see! At Cathedral Square; ‘Winterval Illuminates takes place’. This is a beautiful light show projected onto a large building. This runs on specific dates from 5-8pm every 30 minutes; kids and adults will love it! Surrounding the light show are a number of Christmas Market stalls which just adds to the Christmassy atmosphere of the show.
The Igloo Stage at Constitution Square will feature musical and choral the talent over the Winterval Festival. In addition to this there a country Market located at St Olaf’s Hall.
Winterval offers lots of free activities and entertainment but there are extra activities that charge a small fee but are well worth it! During
Some activities do need to be pre-booked; others can be booked on the day depending on
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