Festive inspired fun throughout Ards and North Down

We have a host of events happening in preparation for the big day. With something for everyone, check out our Christmas events. 

Date Event Location Further information
17 November Bangor Christmas Switch On Seafront and Project 24 Click here
17 November Outdoor Roller Disco Project 24 Click here
23 November Newtownards Christmas Switch On Conway Square Click here
24 November Holywood Christmas Switch On Town Centre Click here
24 and 25 November Christmas Craft Market North Down Museum, Bangor Click here

29 November

Comber Christmas Fair in the Square Town Centre Click here
30 November and 1 December Creative Peninsula Christmas Fayre Ards Crafts at Ards Visitor Information Centre Click here
30 November The Christmassy Christmas Show of Christmassy Christmasses Portico, Portaferry Click here
Every Sat and Sun in December Santa at Pickie Funpark Bangor  
1 December The Christmassy Christmas Show of Christmassy Christmasses Bangor Click here
2 December

Christmas Switch On

Donaghadee, First Presbyterian Church  
6 December

Melisma in concert

Bangor Town Hall Book Now
7 December Murder She got wrote off: Christmas special Ards Arts Centre, Conway Square

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7 and 8 December The Carol Ship on Strangford Lough Portaferry

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7 and 9 December

(Fri and Sun)

Donaghadee Christmas Celebrations

Donaghadee Town Centre


8 and 9 December

Merry Fish-mas

Exploris Aquarium, Portaferry


8 and 9 December

Movie in the Hub at Project 24

Bangor Seafront


13 December Christmas Night at the Movies with Michelle Baird The Queens Hall, Newtownards

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14 December  Ulster Orchestra: Brass on your Doorstep Bangor Abbey

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1 January New Year's Day Walk Mount Stewart, Newtownards


1 January

New Year Train Rides

Drumawhey Junction Railway, Donaghadee/N'Ards


1 January

New Year’s Day Historic Ards Tour

Depart from Newtownards Town Hall, Conway Square  Click here
17 November 2018 - 14 December 2018
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Opening Times

  • Varies - see individual events


  • Varies - see individual events

Contact Details

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