MONDAY, DECEMBER 22
SANTA Powerscourt AND HouseHIS ELVES
Cost:9.30 a.m. €10 to per 5.30 child p.m. (adults go free).
VISIT Glenroe SANTAFarm 10 Admissiona.m. to 5 p.m.for children: €15 (includes farm visit, Santa visit and gift from Santa) and entry for one adult (additional adults cost €5 each).
COME SEE SANTA Killruddery House and Gardens 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: children - €20; adults (over 12) - €8; infants (under one) - €8. Tickets can be booked online at www.killruddery.com
CHRISTMAS STABLES Powerscourt Garden Pavilion Stables 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adultscome to and pay childrena visit the of stables,all ages whichare wel- is free of charge.
THE FOREST TRAIN Avondale House and Forest Park 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets, which must be booked online at www.theforesttrain.ie cost €15 for children, €10 for adults and €5 for babies (0-12 months).
LAKESHORE WONDERLAND Avon Ri, Blessington 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission for children (one adult goes free, additional adults pay €5) is €18 and includes a visit to Santa, a gift and hot chocolate and full access to Santa’s Lakeshore Wonderland.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND Hidden Valley Holiday Park 11 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.
Tickets, which must be booked in ad- vance at www.christmasisland.ie, cost €15 per child and €12 per adult.
POLAR EXPRESS Mermaid Arts Centre 2.30 p.m. Take a magical journey to the North Pole at this festive family moving screening. The Polar Express tells the story of Billy, a boy who isn’t sure if Santa Claus, the North Pole or the elves really exist. However, this all changes on Christmas Eve! Tickets: €5.
SCROOGED Mermaid Arts Centre 8 p.m. Enjoy some seasonal nostalgia at this screening of the 1980s classic starring Bill Murray. In this adaptation of A Christmas Carol, Frank Cross ( Murray) is a nasty television executive who has sacrificed family and his personal life for success. Will Frank become a fan of the Christmas spirit once the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future come to pay a visit to him? Tickets: € 5.