The market is presented by the town team in partnership with the Courtyard Shopping Centre and will run over three weekends in the build up to Christmas.
Bring the family along to experience hand crafted, personalised, contemporary visual art, wood, glass, slate gift ideas from over thirty local providers .
The market opens on the 28th November at 2pm the same day the Christmas lights will bewitched on by a mystery guest at Market Square.
To compliment the amazing sights of the many talented exhibitors in the Market, we have sourced some fabulous Christmas sounds to enjoy while you potter through the beautifully decorated shopping mall.
The live performances will cater for what ever your taste in music. Starting with our very own Highland radio.Gary Gamble will broadcasting live from the market @ 130pm. This is followed by the Christmas sounds of the Loreto convent Choir, and to top off this all off on the first day of the market we will have the legendary Andrew Monk performing classic hits from the repertoire of Michael Buble and Frank Sinatra. Andrew will also be appearing at the market on Saturday the 29th of November & Saturday the 13th of December.
The tunes don’t stop there. The team have gone to great lengths to provide the best music around the North-west, The Christmas sounds will also be performed by Paul Quigley, Hanna Mc Cusker, Ciara O’ Neill, Mullroy College choir, Maria Mc Cormick, Mind your Quavers, Karen Kelly, Errigal Singers, Letterkenny Junior choir, Donegal Chamber Orchestra and the Colmcille Gospel choir.
The six days of the markets over three weekends will have performances on each of the days.( Full details of the performances are on all promotional material and on our Facebook page “Heart LK”)
No market would be complete without the smells and tastes of Christmas and the festive market has beautiful seasonal home-baking fare on offer. If muffins, jams, chutneys, breads, sweets,cakes, ice-cream Yule logs and hot chocolate are your thing, then a visit to the market is a must.
Also available for the younger visitors to the market will be face-painting and story telling free of charge.(selected times)
Santa’s grotto is also set up at the festive fair, where there is an opportunity to have your photo taken with the man himself Father Christmas (a charge of €10 will apply plus an extra charge of €1 for every additional child).
Everyone is invited and welcome to join us on the three weekends ( Fridays 2 till 8pm, Saturdays (starting at noon) commencing on Friday the 28th of November and running till Saturday the 13th of December.
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You won’t need Rudolph or his red nose to find our festive market, just follow the sights, sounds and the new lights to our town centre Christmas Market