Welcome to the 2022 edition of the Award-Winning Boyne Valley Food Series. The commencement of the Boyne Valley Food Series in 2013 signaled a new milestone in the delivery of a culinary food experience to our visitors, with the community working together to offer truly unique food experiences to all, embracing the marriage between the landscape and the flavours produced in the region. Now in its 9th year, celebrating Irish Food and Drinks, the Boyne Valley Food Series 2022 brings the most exceptional choice of food experiences the region ever had! Under the “Discover Boyne Valley Flavours” umbrella, the Boyne Valley Food Series is a calendar of events which celebrates our land, our heritage, our people and of course our produce!
Our experience lead events will immerse you in the food and drinks culture of the Boyne Valley region; from culinary cruises and apple blossom walks, to themed food events, fish festivals and distillery tours there is something for everyone to enjoy! Explore Discover Boyne Valley Flavours' Events Calendar and see all the upcoming food & drink events and experiences happening across the Boyne Valley.
The Boyne Valley region continues to be recognised as one of Ireland’s leading food tourism destinations and as the birthplace of Ireland’s Ancient East, and once the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, the Boyne Valley still brings royal food and drinks experiences fit for any King or Queen.
Make 2022 the year you discover the culinary delights of the Boyne Valley.
9th Annual Apple Blossom Walk with Cider & Juice Tasting at Boyne Grove Fruit Farm on Saturday 30th & Sunday 1st May 2022
This year’s event is extra special as it marks 60 years since the McNeece family took ownership of the orchard in 1962. Enjoy a walk around our orchards, where you will see millions of flowers, thousands of apple trees, and hear the history of the farm and the cider making process. This year’s event will also be supported by the Great Northern Larder who will be supplying a range of hot foods over the weekend.
Bective Seafood Festival Friday 29th – Monday 2nd May 2022
The popular focus on Fish Seafood Festival will once again run at The Bective restaurant, in Kells, as part of this year's Boyne Valley Food Series. Running over the 3 nights of the bank holiday weekend, this Fish Fest will offer a wide variety of fish and shell fish over the festival period. Friday & Saturday from 5pm and Sunday from 3pm.
The Bunnery - In Person Kitchen Demo's Saturday 21st May 2022
Catriona can't wait to welcome you back to The Bunnery Kitchen. Yes, she is back with in-person classes.
Arrive to a warm welcome, sit back and watch or get hands on and join in as she prepares all the dishes to host a Dinner Party
Oldbridge Floral & Food Fair Sunday 29th May 2022
All are welcome, free of charge, to the Walled Garden of Oldbridge for this wonderful Floral & Food Fair event. At 12.00, we have Rosemary Mulchrone doing a floral demonstration and we will have Lu Thornely, from Indian Street Food, doing a cooking demo, starting at 2pm until 2.45pm. There will also be live music on the day. There will be plenty of local artisan food, florists/growers to enjoy on the day.
Oysters & Stout at The Crossguns
A celebration of Carlingford Oysters, Ireland's Edge Stout & all things Seafood! Experience the height of Summer, with the best of Seafood at The Cross Guns running from Friday 10th June - Sunday 12th June 2022
Summer Gin & Whiskey Tasting Cruise with Boann Distillery & Carlingford Lough Ferry
Meet the local Gin experts from Boann Distillery, hear their story and the secrets behind their award-winning Gins & Whiskey, as you cruise along Carlingford Lough on Saturday 12th June 2022.
Spirits of the Boyne Valley Tour Friday 17th June 2022
This Spirits of the Boyne Valley Tour introduces you to the best Gin & Whiskey Distilleries the Boyne Valley has to offer, this event is not to be missed! On the tour, you will visit Boann Distillery, Slane Whiskey Distillery and Listoke Distillery & Gin School, to meet the people behind the products, hear their story and of course lots of tastings.