Light Up Limerick for Christmas

Sunday 18th November from 4.30pm - 6pm
  • Light Up Limerick for Christmas. Pic: Sean Curtin - True Media.

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The magic of Christmas will descend on Limerick's O'Connell Street on Sunday 18th November when the Christmas lights are officially switched on.

Limerick campaigner Vicky Phelan and family will be the Mayor’s guests of honour at this year’s spectacular Light Up Limerick event marking the start of the Christmas season.

They will be joined by Elsa, Anna and Olaf from Frozen to officially transform the city into a magical wonderland on Sunday 18th November 2018. 

Bring the whole family for a fun evening of music and entertainment as we officially kick start the Christmas season in Limerick!

2 year old Neil Shanahan had the honour of switching on the 2016 Limerick Christmas lights.  Pic: Sean Curtin / True Media

Join the team from Liveable Limerick for the O'Connell Street Charity Xmas Dash - fun, short runs along O’Connell Street to warm up before Light Up Limerick (12pm - 3pm). Events include Mr. & Mrs. Claus’s three-legged race, a celebrity dash, wheelchair dash and sack race.

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O'Connell Street/Mallow Street Junction (*No access to the event from Mallow Street)