Irelands Most popular Santa Train Experience!

Santa Visits the Big Top

We invite you to join us on a journey through the Enchanted Forest to visit Santa and his Elves as they prepare for the most magical time of the year.

Adults: €14.95 - €17.95
Children: €23.95 - €26.95
Babies (under 12 mos.): €12.95 - €16.95

Santa Visits the Big Top 2022

Celebrating our 20-year anniversary of the Rathwood Santa Train (2002-2022)

Ireland's Premier & Most Sought-after Santa Destination for the Past 20 Years

What Happens on the Day?

Once we have you checked in the magic can begin! Our elves will keep you entertained in the waiting area until it’s time to board the Santa Train.

Once on the train you will be taken on a magical journey through the Enchanted Festive Forest where you will see Santa's reindeer

First stop: our brand-new Big Top!

This year’s is a truly wondrous and magical show. Produced by Spotlight Productions (RTE Toy Show creators.) You and your children will meet Santa, Mrs. Claus and all the elves in a spectacular Christmas Musical Extravaganza themed around A Child’s Imagination at Christmas

After the show, you will visit Santa's Toy Factory where each child will receive a present from Santa. Our Express Train will then drop you off at the Candy Cane Lane where you can take festive photos with your family!


   Child €23.95 - €26.95  |  Baby (under 12 months) €12.95. - €16.95  |  Adult €14.95 - €17.95

Booking fees apply.

Top Tips for Visiting Santa in the Big Top:

  • All visitors must arrive 15 minutes prior to your train time, our trains will leave on time.
  • Buggies are prohibited on the train, but we do have a storage area on-site available until the end of the event.
  • Please either show a printed ticket or your ticket on a mobile device at Check-In.
  • If you have purchased Funfair Tickets please collect these upon Check-In.
  • Rescheduling bookings: If you need to make an amendment to any booking, please contact us at or 0599156285.
  • COVID-19 Money-back Guarantee: No-quibble money-back guarantees up to 48 hours before the event. In the event of cancellation, all tickets will be refunded.

Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for upcoming Events 2022

This Winter

Santa Train

Through Winter
  • Starting from
    • 12.95
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This Oct

Halloween Train

Through Oct
  • Starting from
    • 12.95
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