The Limerick Milk Market is excited to announce Christmas at Limerick Milk Market 2019. This year we have a range of traditional daytime Christmas Markets of festive foods mixed with some special one-off Christmas events.
There are some early December Christmas fringe events:
- Sunday 1st December - Christmas Record Fair
- Sunday 8th December - Christmas Art Fair
- Friday December 13th - TY Enterprise Market
- Saturday 14th - Limerick Suicide Watch Santa at the Market
- Sunday 15th December - Craft Fair
"We will have a five day run into Christmas, starting from Friday 20th until Tuesday 24th December - Christmas Eve Market, to finish out the series,” said David Fitzgerald Limerick Milk Market Manager.
Friday 13th December will feature a Christmas Transition Year Enterprise Market in partnership with Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick and WhizzKids.ie, from 10am to 3pm, with up to a sixty second level local school teams showcasing the latest in student innovation projects with prizes for the best product/project team. Also featuring festive music and many local craft/food vendors. There are multiple generous sponsored prizes worth over €1,000 courtesy of event sponsor MAST.ie including Best Innovation, Best Student Business Team and Best Student Display.
Saturday 14th December we have the Famous Food Market Christmas Edition 8am to 3pm with Christmas stockings full of seasonal cuisine and treats from your local food producers. Christmas turkey orders, mince pies, puddings, Christmas hams, chestnuts, brandy butter, Christmas deserts/baked goodies and least not forget some good old sprouts from our seasoned vegetable traders will be at the ready for all to enjoy and savour! We have an extra special Santa this year on Saturday 14th for you to get your picture with. 100% of the money raised will be donated to help fund Limericks own hero’s at Limerick Suicide Watch (LSW) with the kind assistance of Lyons of Limerick Ford who have sponsored the Christmas series since 2016.
Sunday 15th December will feature a Christmas Craft Fair from 11am to 4pm with up to 50 handmade craft, fashion, artists, horticulture, photographers and much more to give that someone special the best gift of all. A unique gift of Limerick making!
Friday 20th we have an eclectic mix of seasonal food, Christmas crafts, choirs and festive fun! Best of all, free entry every day from 10am to 3pm.
Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd from 8am to 3pm, and on Christmas Eve from 8am to 2pm we have the famous food markets Christmas edition. Christmas Eve Market will offer Christmas stockings full of seasonal cuisine and treats from your local food producers. Stock up on Christmas farmers produce and artisan delights.
Over the months of December you can post your Santa letter in the Milk Market outside Country Choice/Bon Appetit and place a Christmas decoration message on the tree outside Harpers Café and Wilde Irish Chocolates' Limerick Chocolate Shop, with special prizes from the four shops for those who participate. Deck yourself out in some vintage and boutique fashion from the Edge and Vito shops. Dazzle a loved one with a unique Christmas craft forom the Gift Store at the Market and enjoy some of the fine cafes and restaurants at the Milk Market this Christmas.
Wishing you and yours a merry Christmas and happy New Year from all of us at the #LimerickMilkMarket.
Special thanks to sponsors Lyons of Limerick Ford for their assistance in bringing you these community based family friendly and free entry events.