Donaghadee Christmas Festivities | December 2022
Friday 2nd December
The harbour will be the venue for a fantastic entertainment programme from 5.30pm which will the signal for Santa to call. At around 6.30pm we expect Santa to be brought in by the RNLI on the lifeboat and our thanks to them for providing this much needed transport. After being greeted by the Mayor, Santa will be escorted by the Rotary Club of Donaghadee, the Harbour Star Band and the Una Breslin School of Irish Dancing to his grotto at the Market. Children are invited to join the parade in fancy dress should they wish. Once settled in his grotto, Santa will have a small gift for every child who calls.
A market will open at 5pm on former bus station site adjacent to the Community Centre. The market will have some 25 stalls featuring a range of foods, gifts and festive items and will continue until 9pm. The Community Choir will provide entertainment.
Donaghadee Town Centre – Shopping and Entertainment
Fun, entertainment and great shopping in Donaghadee town centre. Here you have a wide range of independent retailers with quality items waiting for you to browse. If you want a break from shopping take a seat at one of the town’s fantastic coffee shops or restaurants and soak in the atmosphere. Wherever you go you will be guaranteed a warm welcome and excellent service.
Our local Community Choir and the Bangor Ukes will brighten up your town centre shopping experience with an afternoon programme that’s sure to delight.
Santa goes on Tour – Donaghadee
At 5.30pm Santa has agreed to tour Donaghadee, his route will follow be online soon
Sunday 4th December
Donaghadee 3k Festive Fun Run
The Festive Fun Run will take place at 1pm starting from the harbour. Come along dressed up in your best festive gear and run, walk or jog around the 3k course.
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Donaghadee Community Carol Service and Switch-on
Everyone is invited to come along to First Presbyterian Church for the Annual Community Carol Service commencing at 6.00pm. Singing will be led by the choirs of all four of our local schools – Ballyvester PS, Donaghadee PS, Killard School and St Anne’s PS. The service will be followed by the switching on of the Christmas Tree lights by the Mayor of Ards and North Down, Councillor Karen Douglas.
Sunday 11th December
Rotary Club of Donaghadee Carols & Mince Pies
The Rotary Club of Donaghadee holds its annual carol service in First Presbyterian Church at 7pm. Once again they will be accompanied by the world famous Donaghadee Male Voice Choir.
Ards and North Down Borough Council
Ballyvester Primary School
Donaghadee Community Choir
Donaghadee Community Partnership
Department for Communities
Donaghadee Harbour Office
Donaghadee Methodist Church
Donaghadee Parish Church
Donaghadee Primary School
First Presbyterian Church
Harbour Star Band
Rotary Club of Donaghadee
Shore Street Presbyterian Church
St Anne’s Primary School
St Comgall’s Church
St John’s Ambulance
Una Breslin School of Irish Dancing
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