TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23
SANTA Powerscourt AND HouseHIS ELVES
Cost:9.30 a.m. €10 to per 5.30 child p.m. (adults go free).
CHRISTMASPowerscourt Garden STABLES Pavilion Stables 10 Adultsa.m. to and5 p.m. children of all ages are welcome to pay a visit the stables, which 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 absolutely fun-tastic Lakeshore Wonderland.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND Hidden Valley Holiday Park 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets, which must be booked in advance at www.christmasisland.ie, cost €15 per child and €12 per adult.
WHITE CHRISTMAS Mermaid Arts Centre 8 p.m. ‘Tis the season for feel-good classic movies and they don’t come much better than this all-time favourite Christmas cracker from 1954, starring Bing Crosby, Danny Haye and Rosemary Clooney. Bound to put even the most stubborn Scrooge in a festive mood, you’ll find it difficult not to sing along.