Visit Santa at Croke Park!

Santa returns to Croke Park this winter and tickets are now on sale for this unique family event at GAA Headquarters.

Join staff of the GAA Museum for a traditional Christmas at Croke Park. This unique family experience includes a visit to the Elf Training Camp, a meet and greet with Santa in his grotto and a sneek peek pitchside!

All children who visit Santa receive a present. Access to the GAA Museum and Interactive Games Zone is included in the ticket price. There is free on-site parking.

Santa Experience at Croke Park runs on select dates from 24th November to 23rd December 2018. Early booking is advised.

Santa Tour Dates


Saturday 24th November, 12.00 – 19.00
Sunday 25th November, 10.00 – 19.00
 
Friday 30th November, 15.30 – 19.00
Saturday 1st December, 10.00 – 19.00
Sunday 2nd December, 10.00 – 19.00
 
Friday 7th December, 15.30 – 19.00
Saturday 8th December, 10.00 – 19.00
Sunday 9th December, 10.00 – 19.00
 
Friday 14th December, 15.30 – 19.00
Saturday 15th December, 10.00 – 19.00
Sunday 16th December, 10.00 – 19.00
 
Thursday 20th December, 14.00 – 19.00
Friday 21st December, 14.00 – 19.00
Saturday 22nd December, 10.00 – 19.00
Sunday 23rd December, 10.00 – 15.30

Santa Experience lasts approx 1 hour
 

Santa Experience frequently asked questions:

How much does the Santa Experience at Croke Park cost?
Adults: €10.00
Children (2 years and over): €16.00
Children (1 – 2 years): €8.00
Children (under 1 year): FREE
 
Note that all tickets are subject to booking fee charged at 5% per ticket.
 
Where can I buy tickets?
Tickets can be booked online here with a debit or credit card.

Do I need to pre-book?
Yes. The Santa Experience at Croke Park must be booked online in advance here

I don’t have a computer, how do I book my ticket?
We require all bookings to be made online via our website. But if you require assistance, please contact us by telephone 01 8192374

I didn’t receive my confirmation email, what do I do?
First check your junk mail. Should you have not received a confirmation email, please contact us by telephone 01 8192374.
 

My child is under 1, do I need to buy a ticket?
There is no charge for babies under 12 months old, but we do ask that you select this option when booking tickets.

Can I purchase a Family Ticket?
Unfortunately not, all tickets are individually priced.

Is there a group rate available?
No, all tickets are priced individually. If you wish to make a group booking, please get in touch with us directly – [email protected]rokepark.ie or telephone 01 8192374.

Can I get a refund?
We regret that tickets to Santa Experience at Croke Park are non-refundable.

How long does the tour last?
Your Santa Experience will last approximately 45 minutes. You are welcome to spend as much time as you wish in the GAA Museum before or after your Santa Experience.

What time should I arrive?
Please arrive 15 minutes in advance of your tour time.

What happens if I miss my slot?
If you fail to show for your scheduled time we will try to accommodate you on the next available tour but this cannot be guaranteed, particularly at busy times.

Is the Santa Experience wheelchair accessible?
The Santa Experience is wheelchair accessible but should you have any special requirements please let us know in advance – [email protected] or telephone 01 819 2374.

Are buggies permitted?
Yes, buggies are permitted.  The Santa Experience is buggy-friendly with the exception of some steps to access the pitch-side element of the tour.

Where does the Santa Experience at Croke Park start from?
The Santa Experience starts from The GAA Museum in Croke Park. The GAA Museum is located on the Cusack Stand side of Croke Park and access is via St. Joseph’s Avenue off Clonliffe Road (there is a Daybreak store on the corner of Clonliffe Road and St. Joseph's Ave). 
There is no access to the Santa Experience from the Hogan Stand/Jones’ Road entrance to Croke Park.

Is there parking available on site?
Yes, there is free car parking available in Croke Park. Access to the car park, which is adjacent to the GAA Museum, is via St. Joseph’s Avenue (off Clonliffe Road). Click here for directions.

Will my child meet Santa? 
Yes, every child will meet Santa and his elves.

Will my child get a present?
Yes, every child will receive a gift.

Can I take my own photos?
Yes - please bring cameras/phones, as there will be many photo opportunities along your journey.

Is there a café in the museum?
The Blackthorn Café will be open selling light refreshments and festive snacks for all the family to enjoy.
 

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