CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

There is much on offer in our City, many towns and villages across the Borough this Christmas. From local, quality, independent businesses to major high-street brands, you are sure to find everything you need for Christmas, from the essentials to festive treats and the all-important Christmas gifts.

Armagh City
Delight in a relaxed shopping experience in Armagh City, with a fantastic range of high-quality shops offering exceptional and personal customer service. Make time for family and friends by combining Christmas shopping with a day out:

  • Book a table at a restaurant, a show in The Market Place Theatre or experience one of the many visitor attractions.
  • Enjoy Armagh City’s renowned Georgian Festival 25 – 28 November.

Banbridge
Experience fantastic Christmas shopping in Banbridge, with its distinctive mix of shops and specialist retailers offering unique brands and a warm service. You will get everything you need for the festive season, whilst soaking up the Christmas atmosphere in Banbridge:

  • Enjoy our Magical Christmas Celebration on Saturday 27 November from 1.00pm to 6.00pm.

Dromore
Enjoy stress-free shopping in Dromore this Christmas. With its independent retailers, services and delicious food on offer from local family-owned businesses who know their products inside out, you’re sure to find unique and special gifts in Dromore.

  • Enjoy our Magical Christmas Celebration on Saturday 4 December from 1.00pm to 6.00pm.

Lurgan
Visit Lurgan’s boutiques, speciality, cosmopolitan and traditional shops offering that personal touch that makes Christmas shopping a joy in this historic market town. 

  • Enjoy our outdoor Magical Christmas Celebration on Friday 19 November from 3.00pm-8.00pm.You cannot help but get wrapped up in the Christmas spirit.

Portadown
Be inspired this Christmas in Portadown with gifts to delight from our elegant boutiques, charming gift shops and high street brand outlets. Also visit the great names of retail, mixed with innovative independent outlets at Portadown’s modern shopping centres – The Meadows, High Street Mall and Magowan West – and spend time relaxing at cafés between shopping forays. 

  • Enjoy our outdoor Magical Christmas Celebration on Saturday 20 November from 1.00pm-6.00pm.

LATE NIGHT SHOPPING

Many shops across the Borough will stay open later during weeknights in December, so it’s always worth a visit! It’s a great opportunity to see our city and towns in all their seasonal grandeur and festive sparkle.

SHOP LOCAL

Shop Local and visit our rural towns and villages

Our Borough hosts a number of smaller towns and villages, each offering something different and unique. The variety of independent retailers provide great ideas and gifts to be purchased over the festive season. For convenient shopping and a great Christmas experience, visit our smaller local towns and villages:

Gilford
Hamiltownsbawn
Keady
Markethill
Rathfriland
Richhill
Tandragee
Waringstown

We have lots more beautiful villages and hamlets in our Borough. Be sure to support your local rural communities and shop local this Christmas.

SHOPPING CENTRES

As well as our City and town centre shopping, we have some great quality shopping centres in our Borough that are all gearing up for the busy festive season.

Armagh City Shopping Centre
The countdown to Christmas has begun and you will find lots on offer in Armagh City Shopping Centre. Enjoy a bite to eat while shopping for the perfect Christmas gifts in a selection of stores located within the centre. Call into our gift shop, clothes shop or high end furniture shop for that something special. Tick the sweet and savoury delicacies off your shopping list at the supermarket and delicious bakeries and get ready for the festive season at one of our hair and beauty salons. The centre is situated in the city centre surrounded by a host of quality, independent businesses.

The Mall Shopping Centre, Armagh
The Mall Shopping Centre is situated in the heart of Armagh City and hosts an excellent array of brands such as Sainsbury’s, Hallmark/Cardcave, Sara Boutique, and Semichem. Take a break from your Christmas shopping and enjoy something to eat at  Domino’s Pizza. Soak up the atmosphere and get into the festive spirit at the Mall Shopping Centre.
www.themallshoppingcentre.co.uk

Spires Retail Park, Armagh
The Spires Retail Park in Armagh is home to some fantastic brand names, including M&S, Menary’s, Sports Direct, Costa Coffee, Peacocks, Iceland and Lidl. You will be sure to find lots on offer this Christmas.

High Street Mall, Portadown
High Street Mall has something for everyone this Christmas and you can browse our fabulous range of stores including Angel Nails,Faith Jewellers, Gordons Chemist, High Brow & Accessories, Holland & Barrett, Home Bargains, Lidl, Mackey Eyecare, Peacocks, The Post Office, Superdrug and the Works. Or why not unwind with a coffee and a treat at Greggs, knowing that the first two hours parking are absolutely free! If you are struggling to choose that perfect gift, don’t forget you can purchase gift vouchers for use throughout the Mall. Wishing all our valued customers a very Merry Christmas from us all, at High Street Mall!
www.highstreetmall.co.uk

Rushmere Shopping Centre, Craigavon
Rushmere boasts over 70 top retail names including RiverIsland, TK Maxx, DV 8, H&M, Pandora and Sainsbury’s. A visit to our fantastic restaurants will ensure you and your family stay recharged and relaxed throughout the busy Christmas rush. While Rushmere’s special edition Christmas gift card, accepted by all our shopping centre and retail park shops, will ensure that you are giving the gift of endless possibilities to someone special. Open late every week night and with over 1,800 free car parking spaces, Rushmere is the perfect shopping destination this Christmas.
www.rushmereshopping.com

Meadows Shopping Centre, Portadown
Visit the revitalised Meadows Shopping Centre this Christmas for all your festive needs!  Tesco and The Range will be open extended hours during the run up and McDonald’s restaurant drive through is open until midnight!  Call in and see the vibrant mix of multiple and independent retailers including Savers store, O2, Refan/Bomb Cosmetics, Card Factory, E-Cig Kiosk, Riverside Beauty & Wellbeing plus Marie Curie. The Meadows is the shopping destination this Christmas!  See our website www.meadowsportadown.com or Facebook page for up to date information

The Boulevard Outlet Shopping Banbridge
The festive season is better spent at The Boulevard, Outlet Shopping Banbridge. Take the stress out of Christmas shopping with massive discounts, late night shopping and free parking.

Home to more than 50 of the world’s best-known retail brands, The Boulevard, near Banbridge is a shopping destination like no other. Home to more than 50 of the world’s best-known retail brands including Guess, Jack Wills, Clarks, Kurt Geiger, Adidas and Nike, The Boulevard, Banbridge is a shopping destination like no other. It’s the perfect place for bargain hunters with permanent reductions of up to 70% off the RRP. There’s also a host of cafés, restaurants and leisure activities all looked after by our exceptional customer service team, making it as popular with families as it is with fashion lovers. To find out more, visit www.the-boulevard.co.uk or follow us on
www.the-boulevard.co.uk