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Fairyhouse Easter Racing Festival 2021

Fairyhouse is home to the famous three-day Easter Festival which is taking place from Saturday 3rd - Monday 5th April 2021. Easter Monday features the BoyleSports Irish Grand National, the richest chase in the Irish calendar and one of the most anticipated dates of the Irish racing calendar.   


The Fairyhouse Easter Festival is normally filled with glamour, festivities, music, entertainment and of course top class National Hunt Racing will unfortunately be ran with no spectators this year, but rest assured that there will be lots of ways for you to #BeInvolved from the comfort of your own homes. 

The Festival features top class jumps racing across the three days with over €1.25million in prize money up for grabs – this is a weekend of racing you wont want to miss. 

Be sure to sign up to our newsletter and follow us on our social channels to keep up to date with all the Easter Festival news including behind the scenes content, tips and competitions. 

First Race 2.00pm (approx.) | Last Race 5.30pm (approx.)


Entertainment at the Easter Festival

The Fairyhouse Easter Festival takes place from Saturday April 3rd to Monday April 5th, 2021. Although we cannot welcome you to this year’s festival as we would like to, we will ensure to create lots of ways for you and your family and friends to #BeInvolved from home.


Over the coming weeks we will be announcing details of our Sweepstake Competition and below you will can download our kids activity sheet, find where to watch the racing over the weekend and download our favourite Easter recipes. 

Sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with the latest Easter Festival news, competitions, tips and more. 




Nina Carberry caught up with some racing juniors

Join Nina as she shows some Racing Juniors behind the scenes at Fairyhouse ahead of the Easter Festival to tell them about her career as a jockey and what it was like winning the BoyleSports Irish Grand National 10 years ago on Organisedconfusion for her uncle Arthur Moore.

Download the special Easter Kids Activity sheet via the link below. 

Click for page: Easter Kids Activity Sheet

Easter Kids Activity Sheet

Download our kids activity sheet for quizzes and games to keep the kids entertained over the Easter break.



Fairyhouse Easter Festival Bake Off at Dunboyne Castle Hotel

Ahead of the Easter Festival some well known racing personalities put their cooking skills to the test. Lining up for the bake off at Dunboyne Castle Hotel and Spa are: Barry Geragthy, Noel Meade, Jim Dreaper and David Jennings! Head Chef John Burke put the bakers through their paces! Who was crowned star baker? Watch to find out!


Chocolate Nest Easter Cake

Fancy whipping up a delicious Easter cake - the head chef in Dunboyne Castle Hotel has shared his recipe so you can get involved from home!



BoyleSports Breeze

Enjoy our BoyleSports Irish Grand National signature cocktail from home. Created by the team in Dunboyne Castle Hotel.



Easter Packages

Don't want to cook? No problem! Check out our range of delicious hospitality packages with free local delivery.


Click for page: Easter Festival Gift Box

Easter Festival Gift Box


Packed with Fairyhouse merchandise and a delicious Lir chocolate egg – perfect to enjoy while watching the racing from home. €22 plus P&P.



Watch all the action live

You can enjoy all the action from the track from your home by tuning into TG4 on Saturday and RTE on Sunday and Monday. Racing TV will also be showing all three days!


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Fairyhouse Racecourse

Co. Meath

Sat, Apr 3 - Mon, Apr 5 2021, All day