• Text Colour:
  • C
  • C
  • C
  • C
  • Text Size: A A A



Uncover the Magic of Christmas â€‹ in Derry and Strabane. 
It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas.... Join us for some festive fun with the Christmas Lights Switch Ons,  Walled City Markets at Christmas and the Mayor's Magical Christmas Experience. 

🎄 Christmas Lights Switch On 

Santa will be the guest of honour on a magical procession through the streets of Derry and Strabane, switching on the Christmas lights as he passes by. The processions will feature a number of festive characters and beautiful bespoke Christmas themed mobile installations.​

​You can catch a glimpse of Santa and his friends in: 

 â­ï¸  Strabane Saturday 20th November 2021 | 5pm
 â­ï¸  Derry Sunday 21st November 2021 | 6pm


🎄 Walled City Markets at Christmas 

Check off your Christmas list with a trip to the Walled City Markets this December. Nestled in the Guildhall Square, the markets will take place on the first two weekends of December offering unique handmade crafts, mouth-watering local artisan food and scrumptious, tasty treats.  Support your local traders this Christmas and Shop local! 

 â­ï¸ Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December
 â­ï¸ Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th December


🎄 Mayor's Magical Christmas Experience

The countdown is ON and it’s time to get ready for the best time of the year!! CHRISTMAS!!

The North Pole gang have received a special invitation from The Mayor to come and visit the children of Derry and Strabane and to make sure they are prepared for a Christmas like NO other! So… fasten your jingle bells and get ready to deck those halls! 

Circus Games | Santa Meet & Greet | Storytelling | Puppet Show

 Free | Booking is Essential


 â­ï¸ Strabane: Alley Theatre  Saturday 4th December, 12pm – 5pm |  Free  
Book Tickets: www.alley-theatre.com

⭐️ Derry: The Guildhall Friday 17th December 5pm – 8pm ( Sensory Evening) | Saturday 18th &     Sunday 19th December 1pm – 5pm

   Tickets: Guildhall Tickets will be available to book after 10th December here