Christmas in Carrick on Shannon 2014 – Press Release

Posted on : December 4, 2014

Carrick on Shannon Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that Santa will officially turn on the Christmas lights this year on 6th December, 2014 at 4pm in the Market Yard.  Santa will greet all the boys and girls with lots of presents and will be listening to what the children in Carrick on Shannon would like this year.  There will be music & dancing to entertain everyone on the day. Please avail of the 2 hour free parking in place all through December until 6th January.

The Dock is holding their Christmas Markets 12th & 13th December where you can get all your Christmas goodies in a toasty festive atmosphere! This traditional winter market will feature an exciting mix of fine art, artisan crafts, local cuisine, delicious mulled wine, roasted chestnuts and more.  Opening hours: Friday the 12th December from 4 pm – 9 pm and Saturday 13th December from 10 – 5 pm.  There will be festive music, choral singers, kids Christmas decoration workshops, Winter Warmer drinks and more!  This will be a great day out for the whole family with something for everyone!  For more information or to book call Ciara at 0719650828.

The Courtyard’s Christmas Market will take place on the last weekend before Christmas Day on 19th/20th/21st December. Three days of festive music and carol singing, shopping at the wide variety of stalls and most importantly Santa’s Grotto.  If you are interested in booking a stall please phone the organiser Sarah Beckett at 0872591354.

Carrick on Shannon is one of the premier shopping Meccas in the region and we are all encouraged to shop and buy local this year to support local industry and jobs. There’s a great choice of keenly priced goods, whether in the larger retailers or shopping in the niche outlets in the relaxed ambiance of the town centre.  Carrick has a vast array of coffee shops, restaurants, hotels and pubs serving food to suit every taste.

Leitrim County Council has agreed to the Chamber’s request for 2 hour free parking for the month of December and up to the 6th of January. Please avail of the facility but do not overstay your time and allow your fellow shoppers a chance to park and shop local also.

Santy turns on the lights 8th Dec 2013 in the Market Yard





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