Christmas Festival 2016
St Gerard’s Christmas Festival 2016 started with the turning on of the lights on Friday 2 December.
The festival ran each evening until 23 December. In addition to the massive lights display, there were the Coffee Shop and BBQ selling light meals, drinks and icecreams. Santa photos wereavailable from 7.00pm (to approx. 8.00pm), starting on 3 December.
There was free musical entertainment each evening, usually starting at 7.30pm.
Click Here to view the 2016 entertainment programme to see the variety offered:
St Gerard’s Gift Shop had a huge display of Christmas stock, including nativities, angels, snow globes, musical toys and other giftware.
Outdoor Christmas Vigil Mass
The high point of the Festival was the the outdoor Christmas Vigil Mass with a live Gospel pageant including crib and animals (donkey, sheep and camels). Carols started at 6.00pm with the Mass following at 6.30pm.
Christmas Festival 2017
Christmas Festival 2017 will commence with the turning on of the lights at 7.30pm on Friday 1 December. We will have all our usual attractions with a few added surprises. Check throughout the year to see additional information.