Glow Cork returns to the city on Friday

Glow Cork returns to the city on Friday
GLOW runs every weekend until December 22. Picture Clare Keogh

The Christmas festival on Grand Parade begins on Friday.

GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration was attended by more than 160,000 people in 2017. GLOW will run every weekend in the build up to Christmas, and also Christmas week from Thursday December 20th to Saturday December 22nd.

Visitors can enjoy fantastic views of Cork City on the 30m Ferris Wheel, sample food at the Christmas Market and listen to music by Cork choirs and bands on the Grand Parade.

Bishop Lucey Park has been magically transformed into an historic Christmas wonderland based on the theme of ‘The Night Before Christmas in Old Cork’.

Visitors will enter Bishop Lucey Park through an ice tunnel where they will be greeted by a Chirpy Snowperson as they stroll through streets reminiscent of a Medieval village.

GLOW will take place on the following dates:

Friday 30th November to Sunday, 2nd December 

Friday 7th December to Sunday, 9th December 

Friday 14th December to Sunday, 16th December 

Thursday 20th December to Saturday 22nd December 

Bishop Lucey Park will be open on these dates from 4.30pm to 8.30pm. 

The Christmas Food Markets on the Grand Parade will be open from 12noon to 8.30pm. 

The Ferris Wheel will be open each day from 12noon to 9pm. 

See for full details.

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