Where Christmas Magic Meets Tradition!

Get ready to unwrap the festive season in style at the Fingal Christmas Markets! Join us in late November and in December as we transform three enchanting locations into winter wonderlands: Swords Castle, Bremore Castle in Balbriggan, and the picturesque Shackleton Garden in Clonsilla. Entrance to all markets is FREE to the general public. 

Embrace the Festive Spirit:

At Fingal Christmas Markets, we bring together the very best of the season's magic and traditions. Stroll through the charming stalls adorned with twinkling lights, and let the scent of mulled wine and roasted chestnuts fill the air. It's the perfect way to kickstart your Christmas celebrations!

Three Unique Locations: 

Swords Castle: Step into a fairytale setting in the heart of Swords. The Castle, adorned with festive decorations, creates a magical backdrop for your holiday shopping. Swords Castle Markets took place on 24th, 25th & 26th November and 2nd & 3rd of December 2023.

Traders included and were not limited to:

Artisan Food: Cupcake Store, Maggie Bakes, Monsieur Macaron, Garnacha

Crafts & Clothing: Inspiration 4U, Little PP, Elisa Ceramics Art, State Art, Beach Jewels by Bernie, Awave Apparel, Wackyclothing, Joelles, Celtic Angel, Kenaraafrodoll, Minigardens, Woodturning by Ian, Healing Haven, 29 Patches, Blind Craft Wood Turning, LJ Phelan Artshop, Complete Collections, Ellen & Rose Luxury, Love Bubble, Red Squirrel, Forever Living Products, Ros Eo Soap,  Create Ev Crafts, Kilkenny Silver, Dishy Plates,  Super Bubbles, thats4yous, Magnetic Mobility, Sarah M Prints, Melrose Melts, Orlden, Bon A Pet Treats, Howrad Studios, Funny Hat Gang, Butternut Box, Pat Walsh Woodturning, Dara Woodcraft, Clayotic and more...

Santa at Swords Castle

Santa has left Swords Ccastle for this year. See you all in 2024.

Bremore Castle, Balbriggan: Experience the charm of Balbriggan's historic Bremore Castle as it turns into a festive marketplace. Discover unique gifts and treasures amidst the castle's historic walls. Appplications for Traders Now Closed. Please note this market is been run by Bremore Castle Food & Craft Village - please visit them on Facebook to find out more.

Trading Hours:

Sun 26th Nov: 11am to 4pm

Sun 17th Dec: 11am to 6pm 

Shackleton Garden, Clonsilla: Explore the tranquil beauty of Shackleton Gardens, where you'll find a serene atmosphere and a delightful selection of seasonal treats. Traders with their own Gazebo & Insurance please email: welovemarketsdublin@gmail.com

Market concluded for 2023.

Traders included and were not limited to:

Hot Food: Farm Hog Roast, Paddy's Pizza Pies, Flamin Marvellous & Pure Waffler.

Artisan Food: My Natural Oil Ariston, Tanya's Kitchen, Birds & Tea's, Butternut Box.

Crafters: Cross & Thorn Candles and Homewares, Pearland Bon Pearl Bon Bon, Fat Pup Illustration, Blu Heron Design, Mel's Jewellery, Wild Rose Botanicals

Festive Lights Show at Shackleton Garden

Experience the amazing light show from Monday 20th November until Sunday 10th December from 4.00pm until 8.00pm every night.


Calling All Traders:


Swords Castle Christmas Markets 2023 

Applications for our enchanting Christmas Markets at Swords Castle are now closed.

Traders for Shackleton Gardens with their own Gazebo & Insurance are now closed

Bremore Castle:  Appplications for Traders Closed.


Festive Lightings

Balbriggan Lighting Up: Join Deputy Mayor of Fingal Cllr Grainne Maguire and the cast of Beauty & The Beast from The Lark Balbriggan on Thursday 7th December from 5.30pm followed by the lighting up at 6pm at George's Square and join the festive march to the New Pocket Park at 14 Bridge Street, Balbriggan.

Book Beauty & The Beast Panto tickets at the New Lark Theatre Balbriggan on www.thelark.ie 

Blanchardstown Tree Lighting: Took place on Thursday 23rd November at 6pm on Main Street with the Blancharsdtown Brass Band and Mayor of Fingal Cllr Adrian Henchy.

Swords Tree Lighting: Took place on Friday 24th of November at 6pm outside Swords Castle with Mayor of Fingal Cllr Adrian Henchy.


Mark Your Calendar:

Make this festive season truly special by marking the Fingal Christmas Markets on your calendar. It's a joyful celebration of community, tradition, and the magic of Christmas. Don't miss out on the most wonderful time of the year in Fingal!


Community Events:

Baldoyle Community Hall. Took place on Sun 3rd December 2pm-5pm. Celebrate Christmas: Free Variety Show, Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Face Painting, Light Procession, Tree Lighting & Mulled Wine. www.baldoyleforum.ie  baldoyleevents@gmail.com 

Seamus Ennis Centre , Naul. Took place on Sun 3rd December 10.30am-4pm. Christmas Craft and Food Fair. Find out more: www.tseac.ie