CHRISTMAS GREETINGS Shop Local in the North County Take a look at what is available on your doorstep in North County Dublin
YOU can’t put it off any longer! Christmas is just around the corner, and you simply have to get the shopping done, and some thoughtful presents for each and every one! Christmas shopping isn’t for everyone, especially when it involves rushing to the shops last minute.
When you’re close to the capital, it can be tempting to hit the city, but before you join the rush, and brave the crowds, take a look at what is available on your doorstep in North County Dublin.
From craft fairs to village streets lit up with Christmas decorations, ’tis the season to soak up the best of Christmas shopping in your local community and to make sure you get some downtime whilst doing so.
From Rush to Lusk, Skerries to Balbriggan, you can find some wonderful bespoke shops offering charming traditional Christmas gifts. Shopping locally can be very therapeutic, where you can shop in peace, meet friends and neighbours, enjoy the banter with your shopkeeper, while having lunch or a cup of coffee to unwind afterwards.
Even the Big Man himself will take time out from the North Pole to visit Skerries Mills for the ninth year in a row.
Santa will be there on the following dates in December - From 10am - 4pm on Sat 1st, Sun 2nd, Sat 8th, Sun 9th, Sat 15th, Sun 16th, Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd December.
There really is no better way to start your Christmas shopping than in your home town, where there are many fantastic local stores, restaurants and hotels which have been situated here for many years.
Local business owners know you, and you know them. Studies have shown that local businesses donate to community causes at more than twice the rate of chains.
The more interesting and unique you community, the more we will attract new neighbors, visitors and guests. This benefits everyone!