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The Cottage Market 2024

Drogheda's very own artisan food and craft market takes place on the 1st Saturday of every month. 

Join them as they celebrate their 8th Birthday on March 2nd!

The market provides a unique shopping experience for all.

Specially chosen creatives, makers and small local business owners' unite to provide you, the visitor, with an eclectic array of stalls from jewellery to Indian street food.

Ground Floor Scotch Hall Shopping Centre Drogheda Co.Louth

Sat, Mar 2 2024, 10am - 5pm

Drogheda Comedy Festival 2024

Get ready for a laughter-filled weekend at the inaugural Drogheda Comedy Festival 2024, taking place over the 8th, 9th and 10th of March!

The Drogheda Comedy Festival boasts a carefully curated mix of performances, held in both smaller, intimate venues and mid-sized capacity spaces.

Expect a unique and exciting experience between the performers and the audience in the historic and vibrant town of Drogheda, whish is a perfect stopping point in the Boyne Valley.

From uproarious stand-up to side-splitting improv, there truly is something for everyone.

Fri, Mar 8 - Sun, Mar 10 2024, All day

Boyne Valley International Film Festival 2024

Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Boyne Valley, the Boyne Valley International Film Festival (BVIFF) returns from the 9-11 August for its third year in partnership with LOVE Drogheda BIDS.

Creating an environment for filmmakers and audiences to connect and celebrate film in the historical medieval town of Drogheda, located in the heart of the Boyne Valley Region, BVIFF will once again feature an extended festival over three days featuring screenings, events and a range of awards to help support filmmakers.

Fri, Aug 9 - Sun, Aug 11 2024, All day

Brigid 1500: Louth Birthplace of Brigid Festival

Celebrations commemorating the remarkable life of St. Brigid of Faughart are set to captivate audiences throughout Louth as the highly anticipated Brigid 1500: ‘Louth Birthplace of Brigid’ festival kicks off on January 26th, 2024.

The programme, spearheaded by Louth County Council, is a tribute to one of Ireland’s most esteemed saints, offering a rich tapestry of events and initiatives highlighting her legacy.

Fri, Jan 26 2024, 12am - Mon, Feb 5 2024, 1am

Leanbh Children's Festival 2023

This October, Leanbh Children’s Festival, our arts festival for children, young people and families in Drogheda and East Meath returns. With events that will thrill, engage, excite, create cultural experiences and facilitate learning for young people aged 0 – 13+yrs. There will be fun, magic and mayhem...enjoy!

The festival is made possible with sponsorship from Flogas, and support from The Arts Council of Ireland, Creative Ireland, Meath & Louth County Council Arts Office and Drogheda Implementation Board.

041 98 33946

Droichead Arts Centre

Municipal Centre

26-28 Stockwell Lane


Co. Louth

A92 FXC6

Tue, Oct 3 - Fri, Oct 27 2023, All day

Culture Night 2023 at Droichead Arts Centre


  • Date: 22/09/2023
  • Time: 16.30
  • Cost: Free Events

Culture Night 2023 at Droichead featuring an evening with music, song and stories. Come along to any of the events below, all are FREE, but we do suggest booking in advance. 

041 98 33946

Droichead Arts Centre

Municipal Centre

26-28 Stockwell Lane


Co. Louth

A92 FXC6

Fri, Sep 22 2023, All day

Drogheda Autumn Walking Series: September Walking Festival

The Boyne Valley Trails September Walking Festival will take place from 18th -24th of September in Drogheda and the surrounding Boyne Valley and will feature guided walks by experienced and passionate guides. From Whiskey Walks, Nordic walking, Medieval Drogheda, Fantasy walks and a guided walk of the Boyne Camino and much more, the Boyne Valley Trails September Walking Festival is the ideal way to explore the nature and history of the Boyne Valley region. It is the perfect festival destination for the outdoor adventurer.

Boyne Valley Camino Group

Various locations around Drogheda and the Boyne Valley

Mon, Sep 18 - Sun, Sep 24 2023, All day

ADRIFT – by visual artist Els Dietvorst at Highlanes Gallery

National Tour: ADRIFT – by visual artist Els Dietvorst
Curated by Catherine Bowe and Karla Sánchez Zepeda
Commissioned by Wexford Arts Centre

Els Dietvorst Exhibition Image
+353 (0) 41 980 3311

36 Saint Laurence St, Lagavooren, Drogheda, Co. Louth, A92 F7PH

Sat, Jul 1 - Sat, Aug 19 2023, All day