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Santa's Central Station

Greet Santa in his magical new cabin

in the heart of Waterford City Centre

Paid Event | Dated | Not To Be Missed

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Launch Event

Join us as we kick off our 10th Winterval with a bang with a parade and exciting experiences

Free | 18th November | Not To be Missed

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Winterval on Ice

Iconic Ice Rink returns to The Quay in ancipation for Winterval's 10th year

Paid Event | Permanent | Not To Be Missed

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Christmas Circus

Iconic family circus company Gerbola bring their magical Christmas circus to the Big Top!

Paid Event | Dated | Not to be Missed

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Christmas Market

A European Style Christmas Market with incredible vendors throughout the city

Free | Permanent | Not to Be Missed

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Winterval Illuminates

View a beautiful collection of model circus and fairground settings, hosted by the owner

Free Event | Daily | Not to be Missed

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GLOW

Visit a beautifully lit oasis in New Street Gardens. The magic of Glow will soothe the senses

Free Event | Dated Event | Apple Market

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BuskAid

A city-wide charity busking event in aid of the homeless. December 22nd only.

Free Event | 22nd December | Live Music

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The Creation

Notable Works present Haydn's Oratorio, The Creation in a must see event

Paid Event | 4th December | Live Music

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Winterval Main Stage

20 Days of Free Live Performance during the Winterval festival.

Free Event | Dated | Live Music

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Mini Express Train

Hop on board a magical train ride

through the heart of Winterval

Paid Event | Dated Event | Booking Required

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Winter Music Series

House of Waterford Crystal present a festive celebration of local musical talent

Free Event | Weekends | Live Music

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Suircon

Waterford's newest comic convention takes place during this year's festival

Paid Event | Dated | Comic Con

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Blue Light Parade

Join us on the 4th December as we light the quay in sirens and lights in aid of Little Blue Heroes

Free Event | One-Off | In Aid of Charity

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Jingle Bells

Join us for a festive bike ride throughout Waterford City

Free Event | One-Off 

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Santa's VR Ride

Take an immersive, high-speed during on Santa's Sleigh using the magic of virtual reality

Paid Event | Booking | Not to be missed

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Santa Paws

Bring your Pawfect friends to meet Santa Claus in this amazing experience

Paid | Dated | Booking Required

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Wizards & Dragons

An interactive exhibition immerses you in the world of wizards and dragons

Not To Be Missed

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Port of Waterford Eye

The Iconic Ferris Wheel overlooking Winterval returns to Waterford's Quay

Paid | Ferris Wheel Attraction