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Maghera Christmas Lights Switch On

Maghera Walled Garden, The Lurach Centre and Hall Street, Maghera, Derry, BT46 5BD
A woman dressed as a Christmas fairy is holding out her wings


In the Garden
From 3pm to 5pm, you can meet Santa in the Potting Shed, be entertained as you stroll around the garden. Enjoy a warming drink on the lane as our Christmas caterers serve up tea, coffee, hot coffee and sweet treats.

Santa is so excited to meet as many of you as possible - however, you will need to pre-book one of the free tickets available via our Eventbrite page. Booking will open on Monday 13 November. Each ticket is for one group/family to meet Santa (maximum of 5 people per group/ticket).

There are multiple tickets for each time slot, so you will still have to queue and wait upon arrival at your chosen time slot. All other activities can be enjoyed at your own time and you do not need a ticket to attend the rest of the event.

At the Lurach Centre
From 3pm to 5pm, get crafty for Christmas in the Lurach Centre, where all the family can take part in a variety of Christmas Arts and Crafts. Face Painting will also be available.

Christmas Lights Switch-On: This year, Santa will leave from Fairhill carpark at 5.30pm to make his way to Hall Street for the Switch-On event taking place at the St. Lurach's Road junction. Lights will illuminate and snow will fall at 5.45pm.

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Opening Times

Season (2 Dec 2023)
Saturday15:00 - 18:00

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