As the Christmas season draws near, it’s the perfect time to plan your family’s festive getaway. This year, consider making your Christmas extra special by visiting Roscommon. With its charming atmosphere, delightful activities, and heart-warming traditions, Roscommon promises an unforgettable experience for you and your loved ones. Let’s delve into the festive fun that awaits you in Roscommon this Christmas!
Enchanted Lights and Performances at Loughnaneane Park
Loughnaneane Park is set to dazzle with a captivating display of lights and Christmas characters, complemented by special performances from the renowned Enchanted Croí Theatre. Here, you can explore a picturesque pond surrounded by a sculpture trail that offers breathtaking views of the historic landscape. The park will undergo a magical transformation into a mesmerising winter wonderland, complete with twinkling lights and enchanting Christmas scenes. Don’t miss the two nightly performances of the theatre production “The Night the Toys Sparkled” by Enchanted Croí Theatre. The park welcomes visitors from 5pm to 7.30pm on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December. The two live performances take place at 5.30pm and 6.30pm each evening.
Festive Delights at Roscommon Christmas Markets
The heart of the Roscommon Christmas Festival (9th-10th December) beats in Roscommon Town Square, where over 40 market stalls will showcase a delightful array of goods and products. From beautifully crafted items to locally sourced produce and tempting festive treats, there’s something to satisfy every visitor’s holiday cravings.
Local Attractions Transformed for the Holidays
Step into the transformed Strokestown House and embark on a magical festive adventure through the Palladian Mansion. The meticulously decorated mansion sets the stage for a truly immersive experience, celebrating the wonder and joy of Christmas. Let Strokestown House ignite your imagination and create cherished memories for you and your family, on selected dates from Saturday, 25th November. Prepare for a unique and unforgettable journey as Arigna Mining Experience is transformed into a festive wonderland from Saturday, 2nd December. Santa’s visit to the mining experience provides an exciting and fun-filled event for the whole family. Immerse yourself in the joyful atmosphere as you make lasting memories underground.
Roscommon offers a delightful array of festive experiences that are perfect for families seeking to create lasting memories during the holiday season. From enchanting light displays and captivating performances to immersive experiences at local attractions, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Embrace the magic of Christmas in Roscommon and make this holiday season one to remember. Start planning your visit today and prepare to be enchanted by the warmth and joy of the holidays in this charming destination.