Get into the festive spirit with the Milk Market eight days of Christmas
“We here at the Limerick Milk Market are thrilled to announce the Christmas at the Limerick Milk Market series 2017. This year we will be taking the best parts of Christmas Milk Market you know and love with the addition of a dash of new festive elements to the mix sprucing up your #ChristmasInLimerick with a range of traditional daytime Christmas Markets of festive foods mixed with some special once off Christmas events – Winter Fashion Thursday December 14, TY Enterprise Market Friday, December 15, Santa at the Market Saturday, December 16 and Craft Fair Sunday, December 17.” Said David Fitzgerald Limerick Milk Market Manager.
Friday, December 15 will feature a Christmas Transition Year Enterprise Market in partnership with Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick and an amazing local company WizzKids.ie from 10 am to 3 pm. Up to a fifty local schools will be showcasing the latest in Student innovation projects with prizes for the best product/project team. Also featuring festive music and many local Craft and Food vendors. There are three generous prizes Sponsored by MAST.ie for this event: Best Innovation, Best Student Business Team, and Best Student Display.
Saturday, December 16 the Famous Food Market Christmas Edition from 8 am to 3 pm with Christmas stockings full of seasonal cuisine and treats from your local food producers will be on site. Minced 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, December 16, for you to get your picture with and all of the money raised will be donated to help fund Limericks own heroes at Limerick Suicide Watch (LSW). With the kind assistance of Lyons of Limerick Ford and Permanent TSB Limerick who will be there will be there on hand with some special gifts, your Christmas Shopping will be even more enjoyable.
Sunday, December 17, will feature a Christmas Craft and Fashion Fair from 11 am to 4 pm 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!
Thursday, December 21, and Friday, December 22, an eclectic mix of Seasonal Food, Christmas Crafts, Choirs and Festive Fun will take place and best of all, there will be free entry from 10 am to 3 pm.
On Saturday, December 23, and Sunday, December 24 the Final Famous Food Market Christmas Edition from 8 am to 3 pm and 8 am to 2 pm respectively with Christmas stockings full of seasonal cuisine and treats from your local food producers will take place. Stock up on Christmas Farmers Produce and Artisan Delights.
Over the full eight days, 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 with special prizes from the four shops above to those who participate. You can also wrap yourself up in a unique embroider Milk Market Seasonal Blanket available for purchase at Mari’s Cheese Shop and participating traders for that unique gift of festive warmth.
Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from everyone at the #LimerickMilkMarket
Special Thanks to Sponsors Permeant TSB and Lyons of Limerick Ford for their assistance in bringing you these community-based family friendly and Free Entry Events.
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