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26th Sep 2023

Wonderlights is the festive event you cannot miss this winter

Kat O'Connor

Wonderlights is returning for a fourth year and it is one festive event you can’t miss.

You can experience enchantment like never before as Wonderlights returns to Malahide Castle with a brand new show ‘The Magic of Winter, Where Light Comes to Life!’

Prepare to be mesmerised as Ireland’s biggest lights show unveils breathtaking new displays alongside beloved classics from November 10th to January 2nd.

Now in its fourth year, guests will be immersed in a world where nature awakens in vibrant hues, and light dances in harmony with the darkness. This dazzling and highly accessible sensory walk promises to captivate all ages, making it the perfect outing for families, couples, and friends alike.

With the integration of cutting-edge technology, Wonderlights offers new areas to explore, providing engaging and entertaining experiences for guests of all ages.

‘The Magic of Winter’ would not be complete without a visit to the Festive Lights and the Woodland Village where a selection of food vendors will offer delicious hot food, treats, and winter warmers.

This year, Wonderlights introduces dazzling interactive light-up wristbands which are included in each child’s ticket. Reacting to the environment, these wristbands ensure your child is an active part of the Wonderlights adventure, the perfect memento for an unforgettable experience.

Wonderlights collaborates closely with Malahide Castle’s grounds team to elevate the beauty of the woodland spaces and preserve the parklands’ essence.

Wonderlights opts to be powered with hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO).

Widely recognized as one of the most environmentally friendly fuel alternatives, HVO reduces CO2 emissions by an impressive 90%.

In alignment with this commitment to sustainability, all lighting fixtures utilize the most energy-efficient bulbs currently on the market.

Wonderlights: The Magic of Winter will run from November 10th to January 2nd.

Entry times are every 15 minutes from 5 pm – 8 pm.

Tickets for this state-of-the-art sensory walk start from €22 for Adults, and from €20.50 for children.

Tickets are €18.50 for students/ OAPs + booking fee, with infants under 2 years going free.

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