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We’ve got Christmas all wrapped up for you in Derry and Strabane!
Get into the festive spirit joining Santa and his special guests at the Christmas Lights Switch-Ons, absorb a bit of magic by following the Sound of Light Christmas Procession around the city walls or come along to our quirky Christmas markets this winter. Have yourself a Derry little Christmas at the biggest ever Craft Fair in the Guildhall and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere by completing the enchanting Wonder Windows Trail.

Meet a life-sized majestic polar creature, Bjorn the Bear, along with his Arctic Explorer who’ll visit the city as part of our beautiful Winterland Market with a craft beer, artisan food & live music. Celebrate the season to be jolly with our Mayor at his free and atmospheric winter fairytale, Lost in Frost, which takes place in both Derry and Strabane or dance your socks off at the Mayor’s Christmas Tea Dance.

We’ve stacks of other family friendly events and entertainment – there really is something for everyone in our Christmas Programme 2017 (see below).

#Giftlocal with our fantastic mix of independent and big brand shops. Don't forget to grab a bargain by following us on our Facebook What's On Derry Strabane for competitions and exclusive festive deals.

Enjoy the gorgeous array of food on offer in our fabulous range of restaurants, caf├ęs, hotels and bars. After all that you'll need a rest, and we have the perfect place! Check in to a great deal and a warm welcome with offers on accommodation from £40pps. See Visit Derry