Christmas Festivities

Ballyhaunis brings you the spirit of Christmas when it opens its Christmas Spectacular in the Square this December.

Come to Ballyhaunis  -  join in the festivities & whilst there visit the crib & browse our Town to see the wonderful offers & excellent hospitality of the Towns people.

On the 3 weekends in the lead up to Xmas there are activites in the Town - there will also be Stalls in the Square selling a range of Homemade Goods and Crafts including Cards, Knitwear, Preserves, Dried Flowers & Garlands, Baking, Savouries, Gift Bags and Crafts.


There is a 3 week "lucky dip" voucher giveaway promotion starting on Monday 28th November with a daily voucher giveaway culminating in an outside broadcast and a live on-air finale in Ballyhaunis n Friday December 16th, the day before the last shopping weekend before Christmas.  In this finale all daily prize winners have the opportunity to win a Christmas Shopping Spree woth € 500 in Ballyhaunis.  On the back page of the programme of events is a list of the sponsors of the vouchers in the giveaway  - apologies to The Hazel who have donated a € 50 voucher and not a € 25 voucher as stated on the programme. 

There will also be live lucky dips on air during the outside broadcast.  So to be in with a chance to win some wonderful spot prizes tune in to your favourite Local Radio Station MWR.  Click HERE for more information on Prizes available. 

Watch out for your programme of events including vouchers for the town, dropping through your door soon!

Sunday 27th November       4 pm - 6 pm                  

Santa Claus Comes to Town & Switching on the Lights

The Christmas Festivities will start at 4.30 pm in the Square with Entertainment and singing.  Santa Claus will arrive at 5 pm and travel through the town and arrive at the Square to Officially launch Best Quality Ballyhaunis Christmas Campaign  & turn on the Christmas Lights

Saturday 3rd December                  4 pm - 6 pm

Children's N S  Xmas Fancy Dress Party 

Christmas Disco for NS children held in the Hazel, Main Street. - FREE EVENT

Sunday 4th December                                    1 pm - 3 pm

Tea Dance in Parochial Hall

"Live Music" - FREE EVENT

Saturday 10th December                                  5.00 pm

Blessing of the Crib & Gracenotes Carol Singing

Blessing of the Crib followed by a Carol Service by Gracenotes in The Square

Sunday 11th December                       6 pm

Gracenotes Carol Service (In aid of St Vincent de Paul)

In The Friary, Ballyhaunis

Saturday 17th December                 2 pm - 5 pm

Puppet Show, Disco & Face Painter

Parochial Hall - FREE EVENT

Sunday 18th December                   1.30 pm

Xmas Themed DVD showing at The Enterprise Centre, Ballyhaunis - FREE EVENT

Santa in Fitzer's bar at 3.00 pm followed by FREE kiddies Disco






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