Christmas Market, Galway  – Eyre Square Galway 

Dates: Nov 17th to Dec 22nd 2017

Attracting over 600,000 visitors every year over the course of 35 days, this market, in the heart of the city is always a national highlight of the festive season. Building on the successful format of previous years, the Galway Christmas market will be a hive of activity with lots of entertainment from 17th November to 22nd December 2017. Among the many popular features due to make a welcome return to the market are the music stage hosting choirs and carollers, amusements and of course Santa!

Always a draw, the large German Bierkeller will return to the heart of the market offering a wide range of traditional fine German Beers. Over fifty traders from all over Ireland and Europe will be selling a host of crafts, festive food, treats and Christmas gift ideas, while the expected audience of market-goers can also enjoy a live entertainment programme throughout the month-long event.

The market is open 7 days a week and trading hours are:

Mon – Wed 12noon – 8pm (Bierkeller runs until 10pm)

Thurs – Sun 10am – 10pm


Contact Info:  Tel. 091 394 396/ 01 905 9189


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“Local Artisan Food and Craft Showcase 2017″

The “Local Artisan Food and Craft Showcase 2017″ was a specially designated and branded area of the Galway Christmas Market, in association with Made in Galway and the European Region of Gastronomy.

Local producers were invited to avail of the opportunity to trade from a shared wooden chalet on Eyre Sq West (the Skeff & shopping centre side of the square) for a period of a minimum of 1 week to a maximum of 2 weeks at a daily rate of €50. In order to qualify, producers had to sell only artisan products made by hand, of which they are the producers.

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Galway Continental Christmas Market 2014

Galway Continental Christmas Market