Select Christmas Markets from the 4th Dec with a full week of markets 17th to 24th. It will feature up to 60 stalls & shops. All packed with a wide range of artisan food, craft & gift possibilities, Christmas crafts & gifts, quality festive & speciality foods, collectables, bric-a-brac, toys, books, fashions, seasonal decorations & more!

Christmas choir competition

Christmas choir competition will run during the Christmas Markets (Dates listed) and the winner to be announced on the 24th December at 2pm with a donation to the winning choir of €500.00

Christmas colour in competition

Christmas colour in competition will feature 5 different baseline illustrations  and there will be prizes for the top three entrants of the competition 1st place prize worth €200.00 2nd place  prize worth €100.00 and third place prize worth €50.00.


Christmas at the Milk Market is a long standing feature at the Milk Market with over 160 years of history. While not like many other Christmas Markets; The Milk Market embraces the festive feel while retaining the look and character of our core markets/traders: (Fri/Sat/Sun) with an additional splash of Christmas colour, song, smells, gifts and cheer to the mix along with a full week of trading 17th to 24thDecember.
The dates for Christmas at the Milk Market this year:

Fri-Sun 4th, 5th, 6th
Fri-Sun 11th, 12th, 13th
Full Week of Christmas 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th December 2015


Why not pick up that unique fashion or handcrafted gift for that someone special along with your stocking full of Christmas cuisine and treats while supporting your local producer. It is an excellent opportunity also for Choirs of all kinds to come along and sing Christmas Carols under the beautiful Milk Market Canopy. Christmas Colour in Competition and multiple daily prizes will run in conjunction with our 2015 Christmas partners.

We are very excited about the list of programmes and events brought to you in partnership with multiple community, schools, business and charitable groups at your local friendly Milk Market serving the good people of Limerick Since 1852.



  • Christmas Lights switching on Friday 4th December by Limerick Mayor Liam Galvin
  • Limerick Thomond Rotary Club Remembrance Tree at the Milk Market from 4th Dec
  • UL Architecture (SAUL) and FabLab Calais Aid Limerick Solidarity Dine at the Friday Milk Market 4thDecember
  • Serve The City music brigade on multiple dates from 4th Dec with competition prizes
  • Clareview Car Sales Promotion team multiple prize giveaways Xmas @ Milk Market who have kindly sponsored the Xmas Lights
  • Dirty Mudders Calendar sale Saturday 5th December. Friends of the Hunt Musuem, Limerick Racecourse Team, Limerick Animal Welfare and Mid West Simon
  • Record Fair Sunday 6th part of Chiristmas at th Milk Market 2015
  • Croagh School of Music Trad session Sunday 6th December 2015
  • Santa Letter Posting service at Harpers Café the Milk Market from 11th December
  • Limerick Food Hamper Appeal with the Redemptorists Limerick and School of Music Performance 11th to 13th
  • Vintage & Handmade Christmas Craft Fair at the Milk Market Sunday 13th December
  • Christmas Eve Week Thursday Market 17th December 2015 feat. Irish Chamber Orchestra – Sing Out With Strings
  • Transition Year Market Launch Friday 18th December
  • Lourdes Charity Cycle Choir Saturday 19th December & St Michaels Choir
  • MidWest Spina Bifida and Capriccio String Quartet Sunday 20th December
  • Walking on Cars Live at the Big Top Sunday 20th December
  • Smart Travel Sponsored Bike Safety and Repair Taster Sessions
  • Wreaths, holly, decorations and unique Xmas gifts
  • Taize Choir Wednesday 23rd December
  • Multiple Christmas Choirs and Carols sponsored by Mari’s Café the Milk Market
  • Christmas Kids Colour in Competition Sponsored by Mari’s Cafe; templates available by email, schools & at the Milk Market
  • Colourful Stalls/Shops with a festive fest of foods and drinks
  • Multiple Community Attractions and Choirs 21st to 24th
  • Fabulous Fashion and Crafty Craft with a Christmas twist
  • Collection point for your old 1c and 2c coins to serve multiple good causes
  • Multiple daily raffles and competitions

Festive produce; 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 while be at the ready for all to enjoy and savour.
So make sure to call to Christmas at the Milk Market 2015 were everyone is welcome!! Love Your Local Market, Love Limerick Milk Market and Support Local
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For further details please contact

David Fitzgerald

Limerick Milk Market

[email protected]

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