Welcome To Dublin Winter Lights

Dublin City Council are delighted to announce the welcome return of Dublin Winter Lights from Mid-November to January 1st 2023 with an ever expanding and exciting Festival programme. This year will see the return of popular locations such as Merrion Square Park and will see the introduction of new installations in Smithfield Square, Dublin Docklands, Bridgefoot Street Park, The Spire and the River Liffey. Dublin Winter Lights is an event catering for all ages so bring your family and friends. This year’s programme will also feature designs from a team of talented artists, see below for a full list of locations. Experience Dublin City Centre in a whole new light and feel the magic this festive season.  

Dublin winter Lights 2022 locations

1. Liberties: Windmill Digital Hub
2. Liberties: Bridgefoot Street Park (New Location)
3. Smithfield Square (New installation)
4. Barnardo Square (Children’s Art Competition)
5. Millenium Bridge
6. Wolfe Tone Square (New Location)
7. Dublin Spire
8. O’Connell Street Monuments
9. Custom House
10. Triumphal Arch
11. Georges Dock (New Location)
12. Samuel Beckett Bridge
13. Seán O’Casey Bridge (New Location)
14. Liffey Viking Boat (New Installation)
15. Mansion House (3th Dec)
16. Merrion Square Park (1st Dec)

Planning your visit

For information on visiting Dublin City Centre during Dublin Winter Lights please see www.transportforireland.ie/ for public transport options and to assist with planning your journey.

Children's corner

As part of this year’s Children’s art competition, Barnardo’s Square will host festive artwork submitted by school children from across the city and will provide a platform for the great wealth of young emerging artistic talent in Dublin City.

Plus, meet Rua and friends as she adventures through Dublin city centre.

Rua the squirrel

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