Six seasonal things to do in Athlone this December

Athlone is perfect for celebrating with friends and family this Christmas, checkout our hotel offers or our getaway break ideas.

We have a few other ideas to experience Athlone and all its Christmas magic this December. For some festive cheer with everything from Santa Sing Alongs to Cyber Celebrations.

Sing-Along with Santa and Friends at the Dean Theatre

Coming to the Dean Crowe Theatre Friday 17th December, get ready to welcome Santa and his friends. Dress up for a fun evening, bring your best singing voice and be ready to sing-along to all your favourite Christmas songs. The show is ideal for little ones aged 3+ and runs 50 minutes with no intermission. Tickets are limited get yours today HERE


Santa at Athlone Springs

Explore Santa’s Village in Athlone this Christmas at the Athlone Springs Hotel & Leisure Club. Wake the sleepy elf and write your letter to Santa at the elves Post Office. Enjoy festive surprises along the way before meeting Santa in his grotto and receive a special gift.

Times & Dates:

Saturday 4th December 11am – 6pm

Sunday 5th of December 11am – 6pm

Saturday 10th December: 11am – 6pm

Sunday 11th December: 11am – 6pm

Saturday 17th December: 11am – 6pm

Sunday 18th December: 11am – 6pm

You can get tickets HERE

Elevate Entertainment Centre

Launching on December 3rd, Athlone’s newest entertainment centre will open it’s doors for the first time. Exciting entertainment for all the family including Go-Karting, Airsoft shooting range, axe throwing, Virtual Reality Laser tag and much more.

Visit them on Facebook to find out more https://www.facebook.com/elevateathlone


Planet entertainment

Offering fun bowling nights, laser tag and a kids soft play area, Planet Entertainment have you covered for some family fun, the perfect indoor activity this winter season.
Find out more HERE

Exit escape rooms

Solve the puzzles and escape the rooms at Exit Athlone. The perfect activity for friends and family this winter.

Go on an amazing adventure together with your friends or family. Break the Banshee Curse, stop the zombies or defuse the bomb. Solve mysteries, break codes and find Sherlock Holmes. but be careful you only have 60 minutes. www.exitathlone.com


Athlone castle
This year at Athlone Castle join in for a cyber celebration of Christmas 2021. Celebrate the holiday period with the castle’s resident troublemakers Olaf the Viking and Hugh the Williamite. These two friends are back with a bang, literally. Follow their madcap antics during the festive period to learn what Olaf discovers, is the true meaning of Christmas.

This Christmas story will be told in three exciting and entertaining episodes full of their adventures and misadventures as well as healthy dose of cheer that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

Find out more HERE

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