Who doesn’t love getting presents at Christmas time – well this year Derry City Council is offering you the chance to win a fantastic gift every day, from December 1 – 24, with the launch of its Christmas Advent Calendar Competition.
There are some brilliant festive family prizes to be won – all you have to do is enter online at the Festive Time website to be in with a chance to win.
Announcing the competition Mayor of Derry councillor Brenda Stevenson told Donegal Daily, “We are all going to be run off our feet over the next few weeks as the Christmas party season begins, not to mention the seasonal shopping frenzy.
“The Festive Time Advent Calendar Competition is the perfect opportunity to spread some extra festive cheer and to treat the family to one of the many fun activities taking place throughout the city.
“Derry has so much to offer during December with the Christmas Village at Ebrington Square hosting our Market, Festive Funfair, pop up cinema and LegenDerry on Ice.
“We have Festive Frolics over two weekends in the city Centre, carol evenings, the city centre Munzee Trail, not to mention the many local shops, craft centres and galleries where you can pick up that special Christmas gift.
“I will also be hosting my own Christmas Concert in the Guildhall on December 21, with some magical choral music, and all proceeds going to my two chosen charities.
“I would like to thank all the local businesses for generously contributing the many prizes for this competition, which showcase how much is on offer right here in the city this Christmas.
“So you don’t have to wait for Santa – why not treat yourself to a festive family treat in Derry and enter the Advent Calendar Competition throughout December – good luck everyone!”
Other prizes include tickets to see Jack and the Beanstalk at the Millennium Forum, tickets to Grove Theatre’s magical performance of Sleeping Beauty at the Waterside Theatre, family passes to the Festive Film Factory pop up cinema at Ebrington, hotel stays, family passes to Laser Space, pampering packages and lots, lots more.
If you would like the chance to win a special treat this festive season, then simply complete the entry form at www.festivetime.com adventcalendar and add a little extra sparkle to your Festive Time story this year.