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opening hours

  • monday 09:00- 20:00
  • tuesday 09.00- 20:00
  • wednesday 09.00- 21.00
  • thursday 09.00- 21.00
  • FRIDAY 09.00- 21.00
  • saturday 09.00- 18.00
  • Sunday 10.00- 18.00
opening hours for some stores may vary

Santa’s Here & Your Visit Is FREE!

Dates: 25 Nov – 23 Dec, 2018

Santa’s Here & Your Visit Is FREE!

Looking for a fuss free perfect Christmas?  We have everything you need all under one roof, with over 90 great shops, restaurants and cafes as well as the 11 screen Movies at Swords you need look no further.

Santa’s here in his brand-new grotto and best of all a visit to see Santa if FREE.

Visit Santa on the upper level just outside Movies at Swords.

While the elves are busy in the workshop preparing for Christmas, Santa Claus will keep a full schedule of appearances here in Swords Pavilions. Santa is ready to hear what’s on your wish list this Christmas. Make sure it’s a good one!


  • It’s FREE to visit Santa
  • Free door hanger wish list, Santa letter, Santa magic glasses and Rudolph headband.
  • Visits are allocated on a first come first served basis
  • Santa’s helper will allocate your visit time
  • Enjoy your time in Swords Pavilions
  • Return at your allocated time
  • Enjoy your FREE visit to Santa
  • Late returns, where possible, will be allocated a new later visit time
  • Whilst we advertise grotto opening hours, it is likely that all ticket allocations will be filled as early as 3pm over the weekends
  • During Christmas week, as Santa is extremely busy, all tickets may be allocated before 12pm

Monday 3rd December 2018 2.00pm - 5.00pm 
Tuesday 4th December 2018 2.00pm - 5.00pm 
Wednesday 5th December 2018 2.00pm - 5.00pm 
Thursday 6th December 2018 2.00pm - 5.00pm 
Friday 7th December 2018 2.00pm - 5.00pm       
Saturday 8th December 2018 10.00am - 6.00pm 
Sunday 9th December 2018 10.00am - 6.00pm       

Monday 10th December 2018 12:00pm - 6.00pm 
Tuesday 11th December 2018 12:00pm - 6.00pm 
Wednesday 12th December 2018 12:00pm - 6.00pm 
Thursday 13th December 2018 12:00pm - 6.00pm 
Friday 14th December 2018 12:00pm - 6.00pm       
Saturday 15th December 2018 10.00am - 7.00pm 
Sunday 16th December 2018 10.00am - 7.00pm   
Monday 17th December 2018 10.00am - 7.00pm 
Tuesday 18th December 2018 10.00am - 7.00pm 
Wednesday 19th December 2018 10.00am - 7.00pm 
Thursday 20th December 2018 10.00am - 7.00pm 
Friday 21st December 2018 10.00am - 7.00pm       
Saturday 22nd December 2018 10.00am - 7.00pm 
Sunday 23rd December 2018 10.00am - 7.00pm


# St Francis Hospice

For the last 2 years St Francis Hospice, has been Swords Pavilions Charity of choice. The staff and volunteers of Saint Francis Hospice provide specialist palliative care to people of North Dublin City and County. Their services are at no charge to patients.


They cannot do this alone so with your help and generosity they can provide this facility.

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