The Connacht Hotel


Elf Town returns to Galway after a SELL OUT 2018 and is opening at the end of November for every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, right up to Saturday, 23rd December – including the full week prior to Christmas.

Located in Ballybrit Racecourse Galway, just a 3 minute drive from the Connacht Hotel. 

Elftown is a magical experience and interactive journey for all the family, with a visit to Santa and plenty of additional highlights along the way.

  • Meet Elfin Mc Grinchy and help him find his Christmas spirit and enjoy storytelling in the Christmas den
  • Visit Icicles Frozen Sweet Shop made of real ice and sweets
  • Enjoy the many fun games, activities and the Christmas carousel in our new Entertainment area
  • Santa’s Snack Bar where visitors can enjoy candyfloss, popcorn, juice, tea, coffee and hot chocolate
  • An official Elf Town Passport to visit Santa and Santa’s helper hats
  • Decorate a cookie with the help of Mrs.Claus in her kitchen
  • Elf Town coin from Santa to choose your own present from Santa’s workshop
  • Mulled wine and a minced pie for the grown-ups
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