The 2018 Switch On of Enniscorthy Christmas lights will take place on Saturday November 24th in Market Square, Enniscorthy.

Come and see all the characters from Santa’s Enchanted Castle with a parade from the castle kicking off at 5.30pm.The official Switch On is at 6pm but there’s plenty of activity going on before we light up the town! Check out the schedule below.


Outside Broadcast with South East Radio


Children’s Arts & Crafts Workshop in the Athenaeum


Ukulele Group performing in Market Square


Santa Parade from Santa’s Enchanted Castle to Market Square


Official Switch On of Christmas Lights

Elf Trail

Enniscorthy has been taken over by mischievous elves! We need your help to locate where they are hiding around the town. Get a Trail Map from the Castle, your hotel or from any of the participating stores listed below to play. Follow the clues and find the elf doors hidden inside some of the town’s shops – the staff will reward you with a victory stamp on your map for your hard work. Collect 10 stamps to receive a prize on your last visit at Byrne’s Bookshop.


Special Offers & Participating Stores

      • River Restaurant (24th Nov – 23rd Dec) – Family of 2+ Adults = Child Eats FREE
      • O’ Brien’s Sandwich Bar (24th Nov – 23rd Dec)— Small kid’s hot chocolate with every toasted sandwich purchased
      • Burger Mac (24th Nov – 23rd Dec) — FREE Ice Cream when you spend over €10
      • Maloccas (24th Nov – 23rd Dec) — Get a FREE ice cream with every €10 spent
      • Toffee & Thyme (24th Nov – 23rd Dec) — Purchase a Christmas Mug & receive a FREE gingerbread man
      • Delaney Newsagents (24th Nov – 23rd Dec) — Spend over €10 & get a FREE colouring book
      • Taste Factory (24th Nov – 23rd Dec) — FREE ice cream with every kid’s meal & FREE tea/coffee with every adult main course
      • General Office Supplies (24th Nov – 23rd Dec) — Spend over €10 & receive a FREE box of crayons
      • Eric Barron Menswear (24th Nov – 23rd Dec) – Spend €100 in store & receive a FREE €15 gift voucher
      • The Wilds (24th Nov – 23rd Dec) FREE tea/coffee with every main course purchased. 10% off when spending €50 or more in our shop during the elf trail (some exculsions apply)
      • McCauley’s – TBC
      • Byrne’s Bookshop (24th Nov – 23rd Dec)— Spend over €25 on toys & receive a FREE magnetic scribbler of your choice