What's On: Santa Claus in Banbridge, Victorian street fair in Whitehead, children's Christmas Market in Armagh and more

Maghera's Christmas lights will be switched on this Saturday
Maghera's Christmas lights will be switched on this Saturday Maghera's Christmas lights will be switched on this Saturday


SANTA Claus is coming to town – Banbridge town! Meet him at the annual Christmas Lights Switch On and Twilight Market event this Friday evening. Enjoy the festive atmosphere, street entertainment and visit the magical Twilight Market showcasing local artists, handmade crafts and Christmas delights.


The Victorian Street Fair/Steam Saturday in Whitehead takes the form of a street fair and train rides within the Whitehead Excursion Station premises, with the chance for visitors to enjoy the unique steam experience. See at close hand how the magnificent steam locomotive works, talk to the driver and fireman and see the footplate.


With seasonal crafts and workshops, real reindeer, a snow globe, light sculptures and a wide range of stalls selected to appeal especially to children, you will find the magical Children's Market a must do for little visitors. The perfect event to make lasting family memories. This Saturday, The Shambles Yard, 1pm to 7pm.


Join Santa and his elves in Maghera Walled Garden for some festive fun, or why not try some arts and crafts in the Lurach Centre before you follow his sleigh to the town centre for the Christmas lights switch-on? This Saturday November 30, 3pm to 6pm.


Cancer Connect NI returns with their Magical Winter Wonderland to be held at a secret location in the heart of Enniskillen. After refreshments, games and entertainment, board the Polar Express through the town to Santa who has a special gift for you with an opportunity for photographs.


Na Fianna Christmas Fair and Christmas Tree Lights Switch in Coalisland takes place this Sunday December 1. Between 1pm and 5pm at the Parochial Centre and from 4.30pm at the Cornmill Heritage Centre there will be free face painting, balloon modelling and the opportunity to meet Santa in his cosy corner.


The Titanic magical Christmas Experience is now open until December 23. Journey through the Enchanted Forest, the Old Curiosity Shop, the Elves' Workshop, Mrs Claus' cosy kitchen, the bustling post office and peek into the Elves' toy shop. Have your name checked off the 'Naughty' or 'Nice' list by the Chief Elf and get to meet Father Christmas.

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