Mullingar – The No 1 Christmas Destination in the Midlands
From Friday 22nd November – Mullingar is turning into a spectacular place for Christmas – The Christmas Ice Rink opens on Friday 22nd and at the same time the official switch on of the Christmas Lights takes places- announcing the start of a fantastic range of festive events in Mullingar all the way to Christmas and beyond…..
It is the Only Ice Skating Rink in the Midlands – which makes Mullingar a must on your list of places to visit this Festive Season -for visitors from right across the Midlands.
It’s time to put on your bobble hat, wrap up warm and get your skates on! Ice Skating is coming to Mullingar from Friday Nov 22nd to Sun Jan 12th 2020 (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays except for Dec 23rd, 24th, Dec 30th and 31st).
All levels of experience are catered for on the rink from beginners to advance skaters. There’s a large main rink and a separate smaller rink, which is always supervised. There’s also schools skate, student skate deals, group and midweek offers, special events and tasty festive food!
Best Prices are available by booking online in advance. Prices vary between peak and off peak and online and box office – please visit
https://www.iceskating.ie/mullingar-on-ice for details.
There are so many festive events happening in Mullingar this year…. and you can keep up to date by checking out our special “FESTIVE EVENTS PAGE”. This is updated daily
The Mullingar Christmas Markets are open 5th to 8th Dec and 12th to 15th Dec. Our Christmas atmosphere includes regular carol singing and musicians The Mullingar Christmas Panto is a must see, Festive music in Mullingar Cathedral, the Mullingar Arts Centre and All Saints Church.
More info on our Christmas Markets HERE
Eating – There are so many choices to take a break and chill out in Mullingar…….From a quick snack, to fine coffee or a wholesome meal – you will fund something for every taste and pocket – more info HERE
Shopping – From the big brand outlets to intimate unique shops – you will find something for everyone this Christmas. more info HERE
Why not stay over? – Make the most of the warm friendly atmosphere and events by staying overnight in Mullingar – with lots of family friendly accommodation to choose from. Check out all there is to See and Do – all year round – HERE
Whats Happening in Mullingar:– Its reputation as the centre of music extends beyond Joe Dolan, Niall Horan, Bressie and so many more. Every night of the week there is always something musical happening – and our Arts Centre and local Hotels will host some great entertainment events over the festive period. Find out more in our always up to date Events guide HERE
Whether you are visiting the Ice Rink or enjoying the fantastic festive atmosphere in Mullingar we recommend for your convenience – parking at the following car parks in the area:
Dunnes Friars Mill Rd, Tesco, Town Mall, Train Station, Penneys Underground Carpark, Harbour Place, Cathedral, Social Services, Community Centre
The Westmeath County Council Car Park (bottom of Mount Street/Jail Hill) is also open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays and is recommended for “nearby” parking over the weekend – as you can link to the Skating Rink via the Town Park and to the town shopping area as it is a short walk via Mount Street.
BREAKING NEWS!:- Westmeath County Council have just announced FREE PARKING In Mullingar on the following Dates:
Dec 5,6 and 7; Dec 14 , and Dec 20 and 21.