Book Your Stay



Book Your Stay

  • Best Rate Guarantee
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free Cancellation
  • Free Parking
19 Nov 2017 01:10

Glow a Cork Christmas Festival 2017

Let it Glow, Let it Glow, Let it Glow

~ A round-up of all to see and do in Cork pre-Christmas at Glow A Cork Christmas Celebration ~

If you’re looking to embrace the glow of Christmas, look no further than Cork City for Glow, A Cork Christmas Celebration, presented by Cork City Council, which runs from 01st December to December 22nd, Fridays to Sundays. (and Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21st)

A festive family favourite, this year’s festival on Grand Parade is set to be more magical than ever before.  Enjoy a Christmas themed food and crafts market, be enchanted as you wander through a free ‘pop-up Christmas book’ attraction, take a seat on Ireland’s largest Ferris Wheel for a flight 30m above Cork with stunning views of the city’s skyline, enjoy live entertainment, immerse yourself in Christmas spirit at the Carols by Candlelight event, and shop ‘til you drop in Cork city’s unique boutiques and gift shops.

See  for more on all to see and do in Cork this Christmas.

Glow, A Cork Christmas Celebration

There’s so much to see and do in Cork City during GLOW, from visiting our free festive installation in Bishop Lucey Park, to soaring high above Cork on a giant Ferris wheel, indulging in food markets and enjoying festive entertainment galore.

The Markets will open from 12noon to 8.30pm.

The Park will open from 4.30pm to 8.30pm.

Dates of GLOW are as follows:

  • Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd December
  • Friday 8th  to Sunday 10th December
  • Friday 15th  to Sunday 17th December
  • Wednesday 20th to Friday 22nd December

The Ferris Wheel will open each day from 12 noon to 9pm* from Friday 1st December 2017 to Sunday 7th January 2018.

*Closed on Christmas Day and Closing at 4pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.


Shopping in Cork this Christmas
2 Nights, Dinner Bed and Breakfast 2 Nights from €79 pps
2 Nights, Dinner Bed and Breakfast 2 Nights from €79 pps