Christmas in Ireland is not complete without a glide around an ice rink. Towns across Ireland have been transformed into magical skating rinks this winter for an enchanted Christmas experience. Get your skates on and check out some of this winter’s Christmas ice rinks to visit around Ireland – Here are four of our favourites:
If you need a break from Christmas shopping and as you might have guessed, this Christmas ice rink is situated next to Blanchardstown Shopping Centre – and is therefore one of the most ideal places to skate in Dublin city. Glide and weave at your leisure and there are plenty of places nearby where you can get festive food, drinks and gifts.
For more details check out: http://www.blanchardstowncentre.ie/ice-skating-blanchardstown-is-back or Ice Skating Blanchardstown on Facebook.
Christmas Kingdom and Malahide-On-Ice is located in the magical setting of the village green in Malahide, Dublin. At the village green along with the ice rink, there’s Santa’s Grotto where small guests can write their letter to Santa in the Post office, visit Santa’s magical world and meet Mrs Claus, the elves and Santa himself. Following a skate across the ice rink, visitors can enjoy Christmas animal farm (including reindeer), Food Village and Christmas markets.
Returning to the Quays in Wexford set against the spectacular backdrop of Wexford Harbour, Wexford Winterland is perfect for grown-ups and kids alike! Wexford Quay has been transformed into one of Ireland’s premier Christmas attractions on with a massive ice rink. This magical Ice Skating experience is ideal for the whole family, following a stint on the rink, visitors can head to the Ice Café situated right beside the ice rink, it’s the perfect location to enjoy a festive hot chocolate and soak up the Christmas atmosphere.
Dundalk will recreate a Christmas card scene this winter, as its annual Dundalk On Ice arrives once again bigger and better than ever in the Market Square of the town. This year with a 480 square metre REAL ICE ice rink fully housed in a 720 square metre all weather marquee. That means that rain, hail or snow you will be able to skate away to your heart’s content on a real ice.
Why not check out the four ice rinks to see some of our fabulous marquees, as they are housed in Marquees supplied by Coopers Marquees.
Coopers Marquees supply ice rinks of various sizes to suit the number of guests at your event and don’t worry the solid floor base is watertight. The addition of a bar/restaurant will give your guests somewhere to chill out between skating sessions, and watch other guests dancing on ice (or perhaps clinging on to the provided barriers). Marquee linings in ivory or white can create a luxurious marquee-style venue for your ice rink and can be provided with furniture hire and portable toilets, if required.
Coopers Marquees have been providing marquee hire to some of Ireland most prestigious Corporate, sporting and public events. We also provide Wedding Marquee hire and marquee hire for parties.
Please contact us for ice rink hire pricing or call Coopers Marquees on +353 46 9242555 to discuss your requirements.
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