Derry City & Strabane - Christmas




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Unwrap the magic of Christmas in Derry and Strabane this year  with some extra special events including The Guildhall Craft Fair, Christmas Lights Switch On, Mayor’s Magical Christmas Experience and The Winterland Market.  


🎄 Christmas Markets 

Check off your Christmas list with a trip to the Markets this December.

Nestled in the Guildhall Square, the markets will take place on Saturday 3rd December and Friday 16th – Sunday 18th December offering unique handmade crafts, mouth-watering local artisan food and scrumptious, tasty treats. 

Support your local traders this Christmas and Shop local! 

 ⭐️  Walled City Market  Saturday 3rd December 2022
 ⭐️  Winterland Markets Friday 16th - Sunday 18th December 2022

🎄 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! 

Arts & Crafts | Santa Meet & Greet | Storytelling | Puppet Show

 Free | Booking is Essential


⭐️ Strabane: The Alley 

 🎄 Sunday 4th December 12pm – 5pm | Free | Booking Essential

  Tickets: Please call The Alley Theatre Box Office on 028 71 384444 to book



⭐️ Derry: The Guildhall 

 🎄 Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th December 12pm – 5pm | Booking Essential

 🎄 Sensory Evening | Friday 9th December 5pm - 8pm | Booking Essential


   🎄  Sensory Evening ➡️ Tickets 

    🎄  Sat 10th & Sunday 11th Dec ➡️ Tickets

  Suitable for Age 4+



Key Dates:


🎄 Guildhall Craft Fair  | The Guildhall -  Friday 25th - Sunday 27th November

🎄 Derry Christmas Lights Switch On | City Centre - Sunday 27th  November

🎄 Walled City Market | Guildhall Sq – Saturday 3rd December

🎄 Mayor’s Christmas Tea Dance| The Guildhall – Wednesday 7th December

🎄 Mayor’s Magical Christmas Experience | The Guildhall – Friday 9th - Sunday 11th December

🎄 Christmas Winterland Market | Guildhall Sq – Friday 16th – Sunday 18th December



🎄 Strabane Christmas Lights Switch On - Saturday 26th November

🎄 Mayor’s Magical Christmas Experience | The Alley | Sunday 4th December