Ah Christmas it truly is the most wonderful time of the year especially if you are single and ready to mingle, here are our top 5 best mate dates to enjoy during the festive season.

1. Go Ice Skating

Just because you’re not a couple doesn’t mean you can do it too, bonus if you fall on your ass your BFF will be right there to pick you back up, ice skating is a great activity that everyone can enjoy even us horrible skaters!

2. Drink Mulled Wine Together

Tis the season to be jolly after all so why not head on embrace the Christmas spirit and head out to a cozy winter bar for some mulled wine that’s sure to warm for your heart and your feet. 

3. Do The 12 Pubs Together

Stick on the tackiest Christmas jumpers and Santa hats you can find and get out and enjoy the 12 pubs of Christmas together you would have the best drinking buddy in town!

4. Visit The YuleYard

Want to get your grab a tasty bite with your mate after some Christmas shopping? We recommend the YuleYard on Camden Street for Christmas themed foods and music galore, talk about killing two birds with one stone. 

5. Spend The Day Watching Christmas Movies

Cozy up on the couch with your bestie and stick on some of the holiday classics, it’s the perfect way to spend a cold winters day. If you want to try something a little bit fancier head to the Stella Theater in Rathmines for their weekly Christmas movies!

There you have it all of your Christmas plans sorted and tied up in a bow for you just waiting to be unwrapped for your perfect mate dates with your perfect friend.