Tullamore this Christmas 2022
This year Tullamore celebrates its 400th anniversary of the beginning of the township of Tullamore, and the celebrations continue with the official switch on of the Christmas Lights and the opening of “Tullamore this Christmas”. This November, kick starts the County’s seasonal celebrations, with a promotional drive to encourage people to come into the town centre and to shop locally in the lead-up to Christmas.
The Switching on of the Christmas Lights officially marks the start of the countdown to Christmas in Tullamore. Tullamore Lights have confirmed that the The Switch on will take place at approximately 6:00pm on Sunday 27th November 2022.
This year the popular Christmas Markets return with 20 stalls across O’Connor Square, selling food, drink and a stockingful of crafts and seasonal gifts. The markets are a must-visit attraction for visitors to the town and locals alike - guaranteed to get them in the Christmas spirit. Visitors will see O’Connor Square adorned with Christmas decorations, and carols will echo across O’Connor Square with the students from local primary and secondary schools returning for another amazing and very festive choral performance.
The markets will run over a three day period:
Friday 25th November: 3pm - 7pm
Saturday 26th November: 11am - 7:30pm
Sunday 27th November: 11am - 7:30pm
Tullamore this Christmas offers a festive surprise with the arrival of The Santa’s Magic Bus to the town centre, offering families and kids the chance to meet and greet the big man onboard with each child receiving their very own gift! The Santa Magic Bus will begin operating on November 25th to Sunday 27th and tickets can be purchased on line through Eventbrite from Monday 21st November 2022 at 09:00am.