As the Christmas season stars coming alive in our beautiful capital city, we are sure that you will want to fully embrace the holiday spirit. With a December calendar brimming with events to choose from, Dublin has something for everyone. Here we have put together 6 fantastic festive events around the city to help you soak up as much festive cheer this holiday season:
Handels Messiah at St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Location: St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Date: Friday Dec 6th @ 7.30pm
This is the Irish Baroque Orchestra’s annual production of Handel’s masterpiece. With the Sestina choir and incredible soloists Emma Morwood, Rachel Kelly, Anthony Gregory and Edward Grint. This performance tells of the universal triumph over trial is not to be missed.
Date: Sunday Dec 15th from 12 -3pm
You can’t beat a brunch filled with music and cheer to get you in the festive spirit, but that is exactly what you will get at NoLIta’s Sunday brunch and karaoke! There is also a complimentary pint of Rockshore or a Bailey’s cocktail for those that feel their cappuccino at brunch is not festive enough!
Sankta Lucia 2019 “Darkness to Light”
Location: Christ Church Cathedral
Date: Saturday Dec 7th from 8-10pm
This event is organised by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Ireland and the Swedish Women’s Educational Association with the support of the Swedish Embassy in Ireland. The Adolf Fredrik’s Chamber Choir from Stockholm will be singing at this Nordic inspired yuletide celebration of light in the winter darkness.
Winter Harvest Dinner
Location: INK Café @ dlr Lexlcon
Date: Thursday 19th Dec from 7 – 10pm
This incredible six course menu of in-season local ingredients will help you celebrate an Irish Winter Harvest in style. With fermented drinks, warm mulled wine or chilled prosecco on arrival to compliment the flavours of game and in season seafood that is unique to our Irish roots.
The Moving Crib @ Parnell Square
Location: 42 Parnell Square West
Date: Sunday Dec 15th from 12 – 4pm
Beat any winter blues you may have with warming Christmas Carols, Gospel and Soul music from the Bray Gospel Choir. The hidden Dublin gem has fond memories for both young and old as this year it will be 62 years old!
White Winter Mixer @ Twenty-Two
Location: Twenty-Two Night Club
Date: Thursday Dec 12th and Saturday Dec 14th from 7pm – 2.30am
Enjoy bubbly on arrival, gourmet food bowls and late-night bites while enjoying a comedy sketch by Danny O’Brien and live performances from The Swing Cats (Dec 12th) and The Bentley Boys (Dec 14th) with a Christmas DJ until late.