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Winterval, Ireland’s largest Christmas festival returns to Waterford this November and December for its landmark 10th year with its biggest and most festive programme yet. Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, will be transformed into a magical Winterval wonderland from Friday, November 18th until Friday, December 23rd.

Be a part of our journey through a world of Christmas celebration, magical experiences, festive family attractions, seasonal surprises and an abundance of free and ticketed events for all ages to enjoy.

Brought to you by Waterford City and County Council, Winterval 2022 marks the return of lots of the original attractions like Santa’s arrival to Waterford, Winterval on Ice, the Waterford Eye and Winterval Carousel; the introduction of new events like the Winterval Circus, Magic at the Apple Market and Winterval’s Wizards & Dragons; and magical reimaginations of so many of the festival favourites including an elevated and immersive multi-dimensional light show, European-style Winterval food and craft markets, a packed programme of live music and performances and an enchanting display of festive decoration that will dazzle and delight “kids from 1 to 92…“ 🎶 and it’s all happening this Christmas in the heart of Waterford City.


If you would like to be a Winterval Trader at Ireland’s largest Christmas festival, simply fill out the application form below and one our team will be in contact with you shortly.


We are looking for high quality products and a diversity of offerings. The presentation and appearance of your trading unit is very important too. Please bear this in mind when making your application.

Winterval Market Trader Application

Select Weekend(s) you wish to trade:
Select Trading Unit Type:
Select your power requirements:

Thanks for submitting!

Gazebos are not permitted

If supplying your own stall or trailer, dimensions must be provided in advance.



Market Opening Hours - 11am to 8pm

Prices quoted are per day, ex VAT and are charged per weekend.

Craft/Gift + Cold Food: €75 per day ( In own trading unit )

Craft/Gift + Cold Food: €100 per day ( in Winterval Wooden Chalet )

Hot Food: €130 per day ( In own trading unit )

Light supplied

€17 per day per 16 amp supply

€30 per day per 32 amp supply

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