Events for the 2019 Switch On of Enniscorthy’s Christmas Lights.

The 2019 Switch On of Enniscorthy Christmas lights will take place on Saturday November 23rd in Market Square, Enniscorthy.
Santa’s Enchanted Castle is back for another exciting Santa Experience in Enniscorthy. Santa’s Enchanted Castle is 80% Fully Booked Already.  Due to such popular demand, additional tours have been added to the calendar including November 23rd, the day of the Enniscorthy Switch On.

With 70% of bookings already booked in for sleepovers at local hotels, Enniscorthy will welcome 5,000 tourists into the town across November & December. This is fantastic news for local restaurants, bars, cafes and retailers who are preparing for a busy festive season.
You can check out the full schedule of events for the Switch On below

3 – 6pm: Live broadcast by South East Radio from Santas’ Enchanted Castle
4pm – 5pm: Children’s Arts & Crafts Workshop at the Athenaeum
5.30pm – 6pm: Santas’ Sleigh Departs Santa’s Enchanted Castle, Parade of Santa’s Enchanted Castle Characters with the Martina Leacy Dance School
6pm: Switching on of the Christmas Lights in Market Square
FREE mini candy canes or bubble wands for children who arrive early – Make sure to Click Attend on our Facebook Event

Families can look forward to the magical, interactive experience as they visit the newly decorated Santa’s Enchanted Castle. Adventure through the Castle with Smelfie the elf, meet Santa’s busy Elves, a host of Disney Characters and other special friends. Enjoy each of the breath-taking, themed rooms such as The Lion King, Frozen and The Greatest Show and be prepared for a few surprises along the way!

In Santa’s room, children (and parents) will look forward to their private family visit with Santa Claus, chatting to the main man and his elves as well as making sure they’ve made the nice list, posing for a family photo with the Magic Mirror and receiving a special gift to take home.

Book Online Now

To avoid missing out on this truly magical experience book your tickets today at
Now running from the 23rd November to 23rd December inclusive. 

Sensitive Santa Tours

We have set aside 2 very special dates for our Sensitive Santa Experience which will have a maximum of 8 children, a trained SNA and gentle characters on each tour. These tours are specially designed to support children with autism and other sensory, physical and developmental needs so that they can enjoy a magical Santa Visit in a comfortable environment.
Sensitive Santa Tour Dates

  • Thursday 5th December
  • Tuesday 17th December – FULLY BOOKED

Price List:

Off Peak Dates Children (all ages) €15
Peak Dates Children (all ages) €20
Big People €10

A truly magical experience awaits you.