Greystones will shine bright this Christmas – watch from the comfort of your homes
No matter whether covid-19 is here or not, Greystones will come alight on Saturday 21st November with the town’s lights switched on as normal.
Greystones 2020, with support from all the Business’s in the town, Greystones Municipal District, Wicklow Co. Co. & Cairn Construction have ensured that the lights will be back & although there will be no festive Burnaby Park event, the team have planned lots more.
- The Switching on of the Lights streamed Live online for an hour up to the switching on of the lights at 5pm on Saturday 21st – a direct link will be available here on the day .
- The town will be illuminated as normal with two giant Christmas Trees
- Five online workshops in the morning from Decorating Cookies to Christmas Card Making – you can go online on the morning of the 21st and choose which workshops you would like to see, all by local crafters and artists – https://greystones.ie/workshops/
- Competitions online for children and adults with lots of prizes Light Up Greystones Facebook Page
- Twelve Days of Christmas Song painted on twelve shop windows
- Santa’s Post Box for the children to deliver their letters
Greystones 2020 chairperson Grainne Mc Loughlin said that “she was humbled at how the business community have responded with support in such awful times and encourages everyone to shop local, whether in person or online. It is important that everyone realise that they can’t go into Greystones to see the lights going on, but they can stay at home, get into their Christmas Jumpers, Light a candle in their front window and watch it online on https://greystones.ie/light-up-greystones/