Derry and Strabane, Where your Christmas Story begins…


Your Christmas Story begins in Derry and Strabane this year. Follow the Sound of Light around the majestic City Walls, take a "Frozen" bus tour or enjoy the Christmas Pageant in Strabane, pick up the perfect gift, soak up the atmosphere at our Festive Market and of course be enchanted at our Christmas Light Switch On across the City and District. After all that you'll need a rest, and we have the perfect place! Check in to a great deal and a warm welcome with offers on accommodation from £40pps. Book Now.



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The Gift of Sound and Light   

27th – 29th November

Friday 27th November

Guildhall Square Markets 12-9pm

The 'Sound of Light' Weekend begins in Derry on Friday 27th November with a magical festive procession throughout the city walls with the Ice Prince, Mechanical reindeers, and more winter performers!

Sound of Light Procession - leaving Bishop Street 6pm

Follow the enchanting festive procession through the city walls, departing Bishop Street at 6pm, meandering through the city streets, and arriving in Guildhall Square where you can also enjoy the array of festive markets.

Saturday 28th November

Guildhall Square Markets 12-9pm

Sound of Light Trail 5pm-9pm

Follow the spectacular Sound of Light Trail throughout 14 venues only on 28th November, with Music, Markets and lots of festive family fun and animation!

29th November

Guildhall Square Markets 1pm-6pm. Enjoy the range of Markets bringing a Christmas atmosphere and festive cheer to Guildhall Square.

Derry and Strabane Christmas Guide 2015

Download Derry and Strabane Christmas Guide 2015