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THE Magical WAY TO SPREAD FESTIVE CHEER THIS YEAR
IRELAND’S BEST SANTA EXPERIENCE IS BACK FOR 2021 IN DRIVE-THRU FORMAT WITH OUTDOOR UNLIMITED FUNFAIR AT THE 1100 ACRE PALMERSTOWN HOUSE ESTATE
Drive-Thru Christmas
SANTA'S HOUSE EXPRESS: DRIVE-THRU CHRISTMAS 2021

Great news - we will be hosting our Drive-thru Christmas event again for 2021 and we are delighted to announce the return of our unlimited family funfair (all inclusive with your ticket), and traditional Santa’s sleigh gift photo option.

 

We were absolutely blown away with your feedback on this event in 2020 - the experience was thoroughly enjoyed by kids and adults alike. This year with some easing of restrictions has allowed us to include the ever popular unlimited outdoor funfair and sleigh photo to the offering, along with some other new exciting elements.

DRIVE-THRU CHRISTMAS is a magical drive-thru experience visiting the elves in Elf Town, followed by a visit to the awe-inspiring Twinkle Avenue and The Enchanted Forest, before the main event - meeting Santa in his Grotto - the big man himself will have a gift for each child and time to chat with the family. Next up - park up the car and enjoy the fun and thrills at our inclusive, unlimited funfair at the Manor Gardens. Guests also have the option here to purchase some hot food and festive treats, and an option to get a professional photo gift of their family on Santa’s Sleigh.

WHY IS THE ORIGINAL EXPERIENCE WITH TRAIN RIDE AND MANOR HOUSE VISIT POSTPONED THIS YEAR?

See our FAQ about this

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Where

Palmerstown House Estate, Johnstown, Kill, Co Kildare

When

Select dates between Friday 26th November - Thursday 23rd December

Tickets

Tickets are on sale now, click HERE to book. See our FAQ section for details on pricing and family deals.

ELF
TOWN

Wave hello to Santa’s Merry Elves and check out their village, including the reindeer stables and Santa’s toy factory in action

WHAT TO EXPECT
TWINKLE AVENUE

An awe-inspiring drive through the avenue that’s bursting with festive cheer, we’re nearly at Santa’s Grotto

ENCHANTED FOREST

Marvel at the beautiful displays, 12 ft high beaming figures and captivating light displays

SANTA'S GROTTO

Meet the big man himself who will have time to chat with each family, there will be a gift for each child

FESTIVE FUNFAIR

Time to park-up and play! Enjoy our funfair included and unlimited with your ticket

A MAGICAL EVENT... LIKE NO OTHER

Located just off exit 8 on the N7 and a 15-minute drive from Dublin, Santa’s House Express Drive-Thru Christmas begins when you are greeted by twinkling lights at the North gates of Palmerstown House Estate where your pre-booked ticket will be scanned. You and your family will then embark on your 5km self-drive journey through the beautiful Christmas wonderland.

 

The festive route takes you through the mesmerising grounds of Palmerstown House Estate, past Elf Town, Santa's Toy Factory and the Reindeer Stables. Marvel at the Elves as they make their final preparations for Santa's busiest night of the year.

The fun doesn’t stop here - Drive-Thru Christmas continues through the beautiful grounds and a visit to the Enchanted Forest with all its woodland creatures and magical friends.

 

Turn down Candy Cane Lane and make your way to Sing Street where the true magic of Christmas comes alive. With sparkling, colourful lights, Christmas music and decorations aplenty it’s a street bursting with festive cheer.

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THE FESTIVE FUN DOESN’T STOP

Next up is Santa's Drive-Thru Grotto where you will be greeted by Santa and his friends who will have a chat with you all. The Elves will have age appropriate gifts for all little visitors which will be delivered safely to your car.

 

FESTIVE FUNFAIR

For those who make the trip to Santa’s House Express every year, you’ll be delighted to hear that the free funfair is back and better than ever before with all rides included and unlimited in your ticket. This will be set at the fabulous Manor House Gardens where you can also grab a delicious treat like the famous Santa’s House Express hot chocolate! Festive snacks and hot food from the swing-grill will be available. This is the final part of the experience - park the car and enjoy our outdoor festive funfair area - all inclusive and unlimited in tour ticket price. Guests also have the option here to get a professional photo taken on Santa’s Sleigh.

What’s more is the whole experience is outdoors in the most wonderful surroundings so families can relax and feel safe while having so much fun together!

 

For more information, ticket prices etc. visit our FAQ page below:

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