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Brian Dillon

Immensely popular Dublin Santa experience to go on sale this week

The hugely popular Santa visiting experience at Airfield Estate in Dundrum goes on sale this Wednesday, August 31 and tickets are expected to sell out fast.

The Christmas Experience at Airfield Estate is on from November 19 until December 23 2022 and consists of a visit to Santa, a vintage carousel and much more.

Children's tickets cost €23.50 (ages 1 to 12) which includes the magical visit to Santa, a gift, a twirl on the vintage carousel, Jersey milk plum pudding ice-cream taster, a take-home trail map, warm chocolate Jersey milk and a handcrafted ‘turkey’ bookmark.

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Adults tickets, meanwhile, cost €13.50 and includes fragrantly spiced mulled wine. Children under one year go for €5.

For an extra €10, families and groups can purchase a printed photograph of their experience.

Over the years, the 38 acre working urban farm has been transformed into a classic winter wonderland around the festive season, offering a unique Santa visiting experience that has grown into an immensely in-demand experience, with tickets normally selling out within hours.

As with all activities at Airfield Estate, sustainability is core to the Christmas experience, with gifts presented to children in a reusable calico bag.

Airfield Estate is open to visitors all year round and offers the chance for adults and children to get up close and personal with some of the beautiful animals, explore the working farm, enjoy the picturesque walled gardens and dine in the estate's farm-to-fork restaurant, Overends Kitchen.

The farm also plays host to a weekly farmers market on Fridays and Saturdays, with traders selling things like locally grown fruit and vegetables, organic baked goods and Irish-made produce such as jams and sauces.

Tickets for the Christmas experience at Airfield Estate, including the Santa visit, can be purchased from Wednesday, August 31 at


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