Enniscorthy Municipal District in partnership with Enniscorthy Castle, Enniscorthy District Chamber and Rathnure Pantomine Society are delighted to confirm Santas Enchanted Castle returns to Enniscorthy for Christmas 2021. In the planning since August, the towns’ festive season is sure to be a winner with locals and winter tourists. The event will return to its base in the Castle from Saturday 27th November until Thursday December 23rd. The popular children’s event will operate Thursdays to Sundays before a festive finale Christmas Eve afternoon in Market Square. General sale tickets will go live on Saturday 25th September online from noon through www.santasenchantedcastle.ie with priority ‘sleep over’ packages to include entry tickets going on sale first from Tuesday 21st Sept direct from our hotel partner The Riverside Park Hotel.

Come to Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford this Christmas for a magical festive time. You will be guaranteed Christmas cheer and a great offering in the Castle and indeed about the town streets” says Bernie Quigley, Enniscorthy Municipal District Acting Manager. “We expect hotel ‘sleep over’ packages to prove extremely popular this season, it is important we attract visitors to the banks of the Slaney to bolster the local economy while also lifting the spirits of our townspeople. Event and patron safety will be our main priority along with ensuring we present an entertaining event reflective of the magic of Christmas”.

Patrons can check-in for Christmas at Santa HQ in the Castle to be entertained by enchanted characters & the Enniscorthy Elves over three magical thematic floors. Children will then be gifted by Santa and Mrs Claus from their winter grotto wonderland. The forty-five minute tour is priced twenty euro with an opening weekend offer from €15.00 on selected dates.Babies less than twelve months going free with a paying adult. New for 2021, will be a static switching on of the town Christmas lights & trees at seven o clock on Friday 26th November with a special seasonal guest to lead an entertaining countdown from the stage on Castle Hill.

Cllr Cathal Byrne, Chair of Enniscorthy Municipal District commented “Christmas will be more important this year than ever before as we have a chance to gather and celebrate it in public. I am heartened to see so many groups working together with the Council, Chamber and organisers to have Enniscorthy light up and ready for Christmas”.  The festival committee urge all to keep an eye on the press for further announcements and during the countdown to click onto the Santas Enchanted Castle website or Facebook page for event competitions and updates. We have the Christmas experience festively wrapped up for 2021 in Enniscorthy.


For more information contact Sinead Cashin 085.8071350  sinead@impartpr.ie