A Winter's Tale Christmas Show

Live Theatre & Dinner Show with a Christmas Flair

For a Christmas night out with a difference, " A Winter's Tale - Christmas Show & Dinner" is an enchanting blend of classic Christmas tunes and contemporary classics performed by the world renowned Bunratty Castle Entertainers.

A magical evening of festive music, song & feasting

Taking place in Teach na Nollaig located in the magical surrrounds of Bunratty Folk Park, the evening commences at 7.30pm with a mulled wine reception and an enchanting musical performance by our resident harpist and violinist.  

Guests are then invited to take a seat and indulge in a candlelight four-course festive feast, complete with house wines as the world famous Bunratty Castle Entertainers perform an enchanting rendition of much loved Christmas carols, contemporary Christmas classics in addition to some seasonally themed theatrical performances and moving poetic pieces.

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Christmas Menu

Pre Dinner Tipple ...
Mulled Wine Reception

To Start ...
Winter Wild Mushroom Soup with Tarragon & Roasted Chestnuts 

The Main Event
Traditional Roast Turkey with Baked Ham, served with Apricot & Hazelnut Stuffing,
Bunratty Crushed Rosemary Mash, Roast Duck Fat Potatoes, Brussel Sprouts & Roasted Carrots.
Vegan /Vegetarian Option
Butternut Squash, Chickpea and Red Lentil Dahl served with Coconut infused Rice
Something Sweet ...
Trio of Festive Delights
Citrus Posset with Passionfruit, Raspberry Chocolate Brownie & Plum Pudding Ice Cream
To Finish ...
Freshly brewed Tea & Coffee served Festive Mince Pies

*A Full Bar Service will be avaialble throughout the duration of the show serving a selection of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. Please note drinks from the bar are additional to your ticket price.

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Savour the Festive Atmosphere

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

Arrive early and take in the twinkling fairy lights of our famous Christmas Trail of Lights experience. Take an enchanted walk through the winter woodlands and twinkling lights of Bunratty Folk Park, stumble upon festive illuminated displays including the Abominable Snowman of Bunrattythe Giant Christmas Jumper of the Earl of Thomond, the twinkling lights of the Bunratty House and Ardcroney Church, a Traditional Nativity Scene and much more!

Take a stroll up the snow covered village street and enjoy a pre dinner tipple in the charming and cosy surrounds of Macs Pub!


Covid 19 Health & Safety

As the safety and well-being of all our customers and staff remains our number one priority, guests aged 18 years and over attending "A Winter's Tale" Christmas Show are required to present an EU Digital COVID Certificate, a HSE Vaccination Card along with photo ID or proof of recovery from Covid 19 in the past 6 months (proof of immunity) on arrival at the show. 

Children aged under 18 years attending the show do not require proof of vaccination or recovery.

The wearing of face coverings/masks is also required when circulating around the show venue and using indoor facilities.

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is accredited with the Fáilte Ireland Covid 19 Safety Charter which means we are committed to following the guidelines, terms and conditions of the charter throughout the business with the health and safety of our customers and staff always our number one priority. Click here to view our Covid 19 Health & Safety Charter.

Arrival Procedure

A Winter's Tale Christmas Dinner and Show commences at 7.30pm.
On the date of your booking we recommend you arrive a minimum of 15 minutes in advance in order to allow adequate time to collect your tickets, scanning of Covid Vacination Cert and make your way to the show venue.

If you are part of a large group additional time may be required.

We look forward to welcoming you.


Shannon Heritage is constantly looking at ways to enhance our customer experiences with value adding products and services.

We are delighted to offer our customers an Annual Membership programme that offers many benefits to users. 

Both cards offer special admission rates to all Shannon Heritage day visitor attractions and evening entertainments in Counties: Clare, Limerick, Galway and Dublin. 

Members can also avail of discounts on all purchases at Shannon Heritage operated Tea Rooms and Gift Shops.

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