Parking in Waterford City “Friday Free from Five”

Parking in Waterford City “Friday Free from Five” Waterford City and County Council and The Port of Waterford are delighted to launch a FRIDAY FREE from FIVE promotion for the 2019 Festive period.  This initiative is supported by Waterford Business Group, Waterford Chamber, Winterval and the Tidy Towns Bid team and is aimed at promoting […]

Wizards + Dragons for Winterval

They’ve Watched… They’ve Waited… Now you’re invited to see the once mythical Dragons come to life! Winterval bring a new experience to Waterford this Christmas with Wizards + Dragons exhibition, running at City Hall, Waterford City from 29 November 2019 to 5 January 2020. For thousands of years, one mythical creature has captured the hearts […]

Winterval on Ice

Winterval on Ice Slide on over to Winterval on Ice! Waterford’s coolest attraction returns Friday 23 Nov Early bird €9 offer ends 23 Nov Nothing is more festive than whizzing around (or trying not to fall over) on an ice rink, so get ready to wrap up and hit the ice at Winterval On Ice, […]

Winterval 2018 begins this Saturday

Rose of Tralee joins Santa for turning on of Christmas lights at Winterval 2018 in Waterford city Golden Ticket giveaway in the city to kick off Saturday’s festivities  International Rose of Tralee, Kirsten Mate Maher will join Santa and the Mayor for the launch of Winterval, Ireland’s largest Christmas festival, this Saturday (17 November) in […]

New Winterval Santa Experience

NEW WINTERVAL SANTA EXPERIENCE FOR IRELAND’S BIGGEST CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL Bookings now open for select Winterval events  Winterval, Ireland’s biggest Christmas festival that is taking place in Waterford city, welcomes an exciting new Santa experience this year. Tickets for this never-before-seen Santa attraction at Ireland’s Christmas Capital are now on sale at The full programme […]

TripAdvisor’s “Most Excellent” Places to Travel Worldwide

TripAdvisor’s “Most Excellent” Places to Travel Worldwide World’s Largest Travel Site Recognizes Tourism Destinations with the Most TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Recipients TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, announced the “Most Excellent” global tourism destinations that have the highest percentage of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipients. Now in its eighth year, the Certificate of […]

Top 10 Things at Winterval 2017

Top 10 Things to Do/See at Winterval 2017 Here’s all the info you need for the Top 10 Things to do and see at Winterval 2017! Now in its sixth year, Winterval 2017 will return once more as the place magical memories are made. Last year, 650,000 visitors explored the enchanted streets of Waterford to […]

Winterval 2017

Winterval 2017 Winterval returns for its sixth year, having welcomed 650,000 people to Waterford in 2016.  2017 welcomes 20 new events and activities bringing the total to 45, with over half, free of charge. For the first-time ever Spraoi will feature at Winterval with a dazzling display, All That Glistens, on the Mall over two […]

New Winterval Committee takes the reins!

New Winterval Committee takes the reins! Former Chief Executive of Waterford Chamber of Commerce, Nick Donnelly, has been announced as Chair of Winterval, Ireland’s Favourite Christmas Festival. The quintessential yuletide festival will return for its sixth season from November 17th to December 23rd. It is intended that this year’s event will take on board more […]

Christmas in Waterford

Christmas in Waterford   Why not spend Christmas in Waterford this year? Waterford City is the place to be this Christmas where Ireland first Christmas Festival, Winterval, is taking place between November 25th and December 23rd.  Here are 30 things that you can do in Waterford during the Christmas season!  Come visit and you will […]