It is time to start planning your holiday trip to Ireland in 2024. The International Jury of the European Capital and City of Christmas 2024 competition has unanimously voted to award the European City of Christmas 2024 title to Waterford City. The International Jury, chaired by Danuta Hübner, Member of the European Parliament, and comprised of Mr. Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, Mr. … [Read more...] about Waterford Selected as European City of Christmas 2024
Winterval 2023 is officially open! 600,000 visitors are expected to enjoy festive fun in Waterford this Christmas season. On Friday, November 17th Santa arrived from the North Pole to Ireland’s oldest City in order to switch on the Christmas lights and mark the beginning of Ireland’s biggest Christmas Festival - Winterval. Santa Claus will roll into Waterford City inside a … [Read more...] about Winterval 2023 is Here!
On Saturday, November 17, International Rose of Tralee, Kirsten Mate Maher joined Santa and the mayor in Waterford City for the launch of the seventh annual Winterval, Ireland’s largest Christmas festival. They gathered in John Roberts Square to turn on the city’s Christmas lights, with a musical performance by local band Brass & Co. Earlier in the day, Santa’s elves hit … [Read more...] about Winterval in Waterford City