December Events in the Boyne Valley 2023 | Discover Boyne Valley Meath, Ireland

December Events in the Boyne Valley 2023

Date: 22/11/2023

As the last month of the year descends upon the Boyne Valley, the air is filled with a sense of excitement and festive cheer. Nestled in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, the Boyne Valley is not only rich in historical significance but also plays host to plenty of enchanting events during the festive season. Here are our top events happening this December in the Boyne Valley


Visit the Solstice Arts Centre in Navan this December for their Christmas Craft Fair on the 2nd of December, The Little Mermaid Musical, Movies, Theatre and so much more. Find out more here.

Headfort Arms Hotel
As well as hosting their Christmas Party nights this December, The Headfort Arms Hotel in Kells will also have The Inspire Choral Group in Concert on the 3rd of December. Find out more here.

 Newgrange Hotel


Enjoy a night of Bingo Loco at the Newgrange Hotel this December. Happening on Thursday the 28th of December. Find out more here.

Fairyhouse Racecourse
Enjoy not one, but three race days this December at Fairyhouse Racecourse. The 2nd and 3rd of December will be their eagerly awaited Winter festival and racing also takes place on December 16th- Their Christmas Party Race Day! Find out more here. 

Droichead Arts Centre


Visit Droichead Arts Centre this December for their theatre performance of “A Christmas Carol”. The famous cautionary tale tells the story miserly Ebenezer Scrooge as he is visited by ghosts who take him on a journey through his past, present and future one fateful Christmas Eve. Find out more here.

Causey Farm
Christmas at Causey Farm is almost completely sold out, so book today to get the last few tickets. All the sheds have different Christmas-themed events, and everyone moves from place to place to sample each new experience. An experience not to be missed. Find out more here.

Loughcrew Lights


Loughcrew lights are back for 2023 and we are really excited for this one. This year's trail of light wanders through Loughcrew's idyllic landscape as it winds through its historic gardens, adventurous woodland and ultimately bringing you back though history to St. Oliver Plunkett's family church. Find out more here

Emerald Park
Christmas is a special time at Emerald Park! Your family is invited on a magical adventure through Elf-land guided by Santa’s head elf, Jingles. Discover several excited elves who are busily preparing for Christmas before heading to Santa’s House where Santa Claus himself will be waiting to meet you! Find out more here.

Knightsbrook Hotel


The Knightsbrook Hotel New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball is back by popular demand! Get dressed up to the nines, choose your complimentary mask on arrival and dance 2023 away! Find out more information here.

Navan Adventure Centre
Christmas Fun at Navan Adventure Centre is happening on December 2nd, 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th. Times are 10am to 8pm in 1.30-hour time slots. Take a stroll down elf village and pop into their elf houses to create amazing Christmas decorations and play games!  Enjoy a grotto meet and greet with Santa including gift for every child. Find out more here.

Drogheda Classical Music Concert


Join John Finucane, Jessie Grimes (clarinets) & Finghin Collins (piano) on Friday the 8th of December in St Peters Church of Ireland Drogheda. Three leading Irish musicians with busy international careers come together for this concert of duos and trios including Schumann’s collection of fantasies which are full of humour, emotional intensity and not least, pianistic elegance. This will be Jessie Grimes and John Finucane’s debut at Drogheda Classical Music. Find out more here.

Sage and Stone
After the success of their Santa Paws event last year at Sage & Stone, they are hosting a weekend for families and their dogs or cats! Expect to see market stalls, live entertainment, fancy dress dog competition, doggy play park and much more. Find out more here.

Killua Castle 


Make a trip to the majestic Killua Castle on the 9th of December for their Christmas fair. The fair will run from 12pm to 4pm with lots of music, food and Christmas gift ideas. Find out more here. 

The Glyde Inn
Have some fun with Basil, Sybil and Manuel at the Glyde Inn on the December 13th with Faulty Towers Dining experience. This is the perfect Christmas night out! Find out more here.

There is no shortage of events to enjoy in the Boyne Valley this December. Check out our blog on Christmas Markets here and Christmas Party nights here. We can’t wait to welcome you.

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