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Enjoy a winter festival in the heart of Kilkenny


What other way is there to finish Christmas than to spend it in the Yulefest Christmas Festival in Kilkenny! From the 25th of November until the 24th of December, there will be beautiful stalls, markets, children’s entertainment, live music and lots more!


            The official schedule will be posted closer to the time, but you can expect splendid festive activities. And of course, the elves are preparing for next year’s event already! It is a relaxing staycation away to celebrate the Christmas festivities with family and friends. Staying in the Kilkenny Inn will enhance this experience as we are a cosy and festive place to stay for the Winter.


            The majority of the events that are taking place are free so it is a very cost-effective trip, especially after the whole Christmas period. There will be events such as  The Yulefest Bandstand Beats, Santa’s Woodland Reindeer Trail, Butler House Christmas Garden, Elf village, Yulefest Markets and many many more!


            It is based in the heart of Kilkenny city, so a bit of exploring of the historical surroundings and parks can be done too. There is something for everyone in this magical event! The city streets come alive with music, festivity and Christmas cheer. The Christmas lights and decorations all over the city really do add to the cheerful and beautiful atmosphere of Kilkenny.


            Staying here in Kilkenny Inn for the holidays is the place to be. Great food, markets and Christmas cheer to be seen throughout the city. When the hustle and bustle of real-life can be a bit too hectic, here is the perfect place to escape and spend time with family and friends. The idyllic Kilkenny castle can be seen in the background of many places in the city, so make sure and spot it during your Christmas break this year!