For Kids

Step back in time to visit this one-of-a-kind Waterford museum with the finest collection of Irish timepieces in the world.
If you're feeling a big sluggish after Christmas, a little trip to the Greenway or a spin out to one of our fabulous beaches should get you back on track. No time like the present!
There’s nothing like a long, brisk walk on Stephen’s Day to brush off the cobwebs from the day before. Whether it’s a mountain hike, a stroll by the river, a cliff walk or a beach amble, the options in Waterford are endless. Below are a few to consider. Grab your rain gear, use the Christmas Day leftovers to make a picnic and get out into the Great Outdoors to stretch your legs and get some fresh air.
Well! We bet you've been wondering why you've been seeing a certain pair of viking-looking characters around town lately. Well, we're here to officially re-introduce you to Vicky and Willie aka Yer'Wan and Yer'Man - the official mascots of Waterford.FYI!
Forget about the stress of shopping for kids’ toys and clothes at the big stores and make your experience more enjoyable while also keeping it local. Here are some fantastic ideas for toys and clothes for the little ones this Christmas, all found in Waterford’s great selection of independent shops and with some of the products created by super talented local crafts people.
The weather is looking good for the weekend and the Winterval Main stage on O’Connell Street will be jam packed with entertainment to cater for the young and old(er). With live music, comedians, kids’ discos, sword swallowers and street entertainers, here’s what we can look forward to.
A winter wonderland cruise, Santa meets your furry friend and a festive market—it’s definitely beginning to look a lot like Christmas now as we roll into the weekend and the third week of Winterval.
Located in the Port of Waterford Building and on every weekend during Winterval, The Polish Christmas Village was formed by the local Polish community who want to present and share their culture and Christmas traditions.
A full Winterval Festival programme of events is on offer on the streets and at venues across the city from November 18th to December 23rd. Here are some of the highlights you shouldn’t miss out on this weekend.
Tonight, Ryan Tubridy, Dorothy, Toto and a whole host of munchkins are off to see the Wizard in what is sure to be the most magical night on Irish television. So settle in, grab some popcorn and get ready to be transported to a land of love, courage, friendship and unity. See you on the other side of the rainbow!
There’s something for everyone at the weekends during Winterval so bookmark these fun, free events—suitable for little kids and big kids alike.
Well... The holidays are upon us, which means it's time to start thinking about Christmas shopping! While it can be tempting to do all of your shopping online, remember that supporting local retailers is important for the health of our community and county.