Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra

Santa comes to town!  Here’s where you can meet the man in the big red suit this Christmas.  Make sure you’re on the nice list and you might just get a present.

Belfast Christmas Market, Belfast (16 Nov-22 Dec)

Visit Santa in his magical grotto at this year’s Belfast Christmas Market at City Hall.  Enjoy a hot chocolate and lots of delicious sweeties as you walk around the market or take a trip on the Helter Skelter.

Christmas Wonderland at The Jungle, Magherafelt (30 November-23 December)

Enjoy a meet and greet with Santa, hear festive tales read by Mrs Claus or toast marshmallows with the colourful festive elves all at The Jungle.  Santa will deliver fantastic gifts, and even pose for a photo with all the family.  While you’re there, visit the woodland petting farm and enjoy a jungle activity.

Winter Wonderland at Todd’s Leap, Ballygawley (selected dates between 30 November and 23 December)

The mischievous elves have taken over Todd’s Leap but you can still visit Santa in his treehouse grotto or pay a visit to his authentic workshop.  Mrs Claus will be busy in her kitchen, so make sure and call with her to see what goodies are on offer.  There is also a craft village and sleigh rides to enjoy!

Visit Santa at the Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh (14 -22 December)

This festive season take the family back in time to experience the magic of a traditional Christmas at the Ulster American Folk Park. Gather around the warmth of the turf fire and enjoy readings from The Night before Christmas, singalong with the Christmas Mummers, taste seasonal treats and meet Santa and Mrs Claus in his workshop.


Christmas at Cultra with Santa visit, Ulster Folk Museum, selected dates from 7-20 December

Visit Santa as he sits beside an open fire, and tell him what's on your Christmas list - don't leave without your traditional gift!

Ardtara’s Santa Experience, Maghera, 10 December

This year take a break from the Christmas rush and meet up with friends and family for a traditional festive dinner in the Clark restaurant.  Enjoy traditional mulled wine, gingerbread men, mince pies while relaxing to Christmas songs and stories.  Afterwards pay a visit to Santa's grotto and pick up your gift.

Santa Street at W5, Belfast, 30 November-23 December

This December feel the magic of Christmas come to life at W5 with a seasonal visit to Santa Street.

Santa Sunday at Titanic Hotel, Belfast, 15 December

Join Titanic Hotel Belfast for a fun filled festive day with Sunday lunch and a magical visit from Santa himself!

Santa’s Steam Train to Whitehead, 1-22 December

All aboard Santa's Steam Train to Whitehead! Bring the little ones along for an unforgettable magical experience this Christmas.

Christmas at Castle Espie, Newtownards, 7-23 December

Make magical memories at Castle Espie this December with a visit to Santa and his Elves’ Workshop. 

Magical Christmas at Castle Coole, Enniskillen, 7-17 December

Castle Coole will be home to Santa and Mrs Claus as they prepare for the busy Christmas season.

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