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Located just 10 minutes from the Greenway Manor, Waterford Winterval takes place in the heart of County Waterford in the oldest city in Ireland.

You’ll find different events and features of the markets scattered across the city.

The Waterford Christmas markets kick-off on Saturday, November 23rd and run until Monday, December 23rd, 2019. So, you’ve 4 weeks to enjoy all the magical moments Waterford has to offer.

The Christmas lights switch-on signals the start of Winterval. They are switched on by the Mayor and Santa.

The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Nov 23rd from 16:15, with the lights set to be switched on at 17:00.

Santa arrives in Waterford on November 23rd to mark the beginning of the Waterford Christmas markets. 

Winterval on Ice will take place this year at the Bolton Street Car Park, as part of the Winterval Festival. 

With 600sqm of real ice, there's a large main rink and a separate smaller rink with skating aids to help our younger visitors find their ice legs. There's also a schools skate offer, student skate deals, group and midweek offers, special events and tasty festive food!