Christmas in Ballina

December 3, 2019
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Christmas is in full swing here in Ballina and there are lots of activities to do and see right through the festive period. These are just a sample of some of the events that are taking place so why not plan a trip to Ballina, avail of free afternoon parking and support local businesses. Nollaig Shona Daoibh!

Santas Grotto

Sunday 24th November – Sunday 22nd December

Santa's Grotto

Join Santa Claus, Mrs Claus and their little helpers at Santas Grotto from Sunday 24th November right through December at Ballina’s Military Barracks, in the heart of Ballina town.
Enjoy a Meet and Greet with Santa, Mrs Claus and their elves, receive a gift and take family pictures in Santas sleigh which is parked up in Ballina until Santa leaves to deliver the pressies on Christmas Eve.

Santas Grotto Dates include:
Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December 3pm – 5pm (In conjunction with Mistletoe Market)
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th December 3pm – 6pm
Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd December 3pm-6pm

And then off Santa goes to prepare for the delivery of presents to all the good Boys and Girls of the town.
Contact Ballina Tourist Office for further information 096 72800

 

Conscious Fashion Pop Up Shop

Fun preview evening Friday, December 6th, 4pm to 7pm

Open for sales from 10am Saturday, December 7th

 

Conscious Fashion Pop up Shophttps://www.facebook.com/Ballina.CoMayo/photos/pb.185114461626075.-2207520000.0./1651056668365173/?type=3&theater

Conscious Fashion Pop Up Shop: Preloved dresses and occasion wear. All proceeds to Mayo Rape Crisis Center. Fun preview evening Friday, December 6th, 4pm to 7pm. Hair & Make Up Demo: Hair by Jacqueline. Music by Susan Ryan. Nephin Whiskey tasting. Shop decoration by VIP Weddings. Loretta McDonagh, Director of MRCC, to attend. Great raffle prizes.

Open for sales from 10am Saturday, December 7th. Organized by Lionbridge, Ballina.
Mayo Rape Crisis Center is 25 years in operation in our county in 2019. If you can’t make the event, read about the Conscious Fashion Christmas Challenge, donations most gratefully accepted at: https://www.gofundme.com/f/p2a9uq
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Polar Express

December 7th, 14th, 21st

Polar Express

Tickets for this years Polar Express goes on sale this Saturday 23rd in Ballina Train Station at 1.30pm only, €12.50 pp (under 1’s Free)
Card facilities are not available at the train station.

Further details available from Ballina Tourist Office (096) 72800

https://www.northmayo.ie/ballina-tourist-office/

 

Sensory Santa

Sunday 8th December 12-2pm

Sensory Santa

Hosted by Fifth Mayo

https://www.facebook.com/fifth.mayo

 

North Mayo Heritage Centre

Christmas market and Santa’s Grotto 14th & 15th December

 

Christmas MarketNorth Mayo Heritage Centre

The North Mayo Heritage Centre are now taking bookings to see Santa at the Crossmolina Christmas Market on the 14th & 15th December. Time slots are available on each day to reduce queueing time so that you can enjoy the festive fun of the weekend.

Tickets cost €12 per child and include a quaility wrapped gift (suitable to their age and gender), a certificate from Santa and some food for Rudolph.

Book today by calling 096 31809 from 10am or at reception.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/mayo.n.centre/posts/?ref=page_inter

 

Carols with Candlelight

Sunday 15th December

 

Carols with Candlelight

 

Moy Singers

“Christmas Canon in D”

Christmas Canon in D by The Moy Singers in aid of Mayo Roscommon Hospice

Here is our debut single, "Christmas Canon in D" in support of the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation. What a wonderful stocking filler for friends and famiy at home and abroad! And in support of such a worthy cause. The CD costs €4, with €3 in every €4 going to the hospice. CD's are on sale NOW from Ballina.ie & Ballina Chamber of Commerce (Pearse Street, Ballina). Hospice shops in Ballina, Swinford, Ballyhaunis, Castlebar, Westport. It can also be purchased on:ITunes: http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1487761018?ls=1&app=itunesApple Music: http://itunes.apple.com/album/id/1487761018 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/0JvuRircTbklq5V4LwcwKt?si=VpS5HhtzS_KtRV7f2P1P3A

Posted by Moy Singers on Sunday, November 24, 2019

The Moy Singers debut single, “Christmas Canon in D” in support of the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation. What a wonderful stocking filler for friends and famiy at home and abroad! And in support of such a worthy cause. The CD costs €4, with €3 in every €4 going to the hospice.

https://www.facebook.com/moysingers/

CD’s are on sale NOW from Ballina.ie & Ballina Chamber of Commerce (Pearse Street, Ballina). Hospice shops in Ballina, Swinford, Ballyhaunis, Castlebar, Westport.

It can also be purchased on:

 

Parking

Free parking in all Council owned car parks from 2pm daily