It's that time of year again! What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by visiting one of the many Christmas markets taking place across the Boyne Valley this festive season.
These markets are a great way to shop local and support your local producers and makers as well as enjoy a fun experience.
Oldbridge Christmas Fair
The ever popular Oldbridge Christmas Fair is returning for 2023 and will take place in the beautiful Walled Garden on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November.
Soak up the festive atmosphere in the large spacious marquee, meander around the small gazebos and marvel at the quality of wares on display. Alongside the wonderful food and craft stalls, they will have seasonal music to get you in the festive spirit.
The Fair will be open to the public from 10am to 4pm, where better, to start your Christmas shopping, supporting local craft makers and food producers.
When; Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November, 10-4pm
Where; Battle of the Boyne, Oldbridge, Co. Meath, A92 CY68
The Winter Cottage Market
Visit Drogheda's very own artisan food and craft market in Scotch Hall Shopping Centre on the following dates in December:
- Sat 2nd Dec 10am to 5pm
- Sat 9th Dec 10am to 5pm
- Sun 10th Dec 10am to 5pm
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.
Soak up the atmosphere, enjoy their DJ's cool sounds, view original artwork, photography, handcrafted skincare, candles, access original fashion, book and vinyl stalls. Pick up all manner of gourmet goodness from award winning breads, cakes, chutneys, cheese, olive oils & local honey . Check out their Maker workshops and charity stalls too.
When; Sat 9th Dec 10am to 5pm and Sun 10th Dec 10am to 5pm
Where; Ground Floor, Former NEXT Unit, Scotch Hall Shopping Centre , Drogheda, Ireland
Sonairte visitor and eco centre will once more host their Christmas Market in their hall and courtyard will be packed with a dazzling array of fantastic handmade arts and crafts from near and far.
When; 25th November, 11-4pm
Where; Sonairte, The Ninch, Laytown, Co. Meath
The Market! Clonmellon Christmas Market
The popular monthly market will host it's Christmas Market on Sunday 3rd December and will be host to lots of delicious food and drink stalls as well as crafts and lots more.
When; Sunday 3rd November, 11-3pm
Where; Clonmellon, C15DK6E
Slane Castle Christmas Market
Set in the beautiful grounds of Slane Castle this is one market not to be missed with lots on offer.
When; Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th December
Where; Slane Castle, Slane, Co.Meath C15 XP83
Killua Castle Christmas Fair
Killua Castle Christmas Fair will take place on Saturday 9th December and all are welcome! They will have music, food and many Christmas presents and surprises.
When; Saturday 9th December 12-4pm
Where; Killua, Clonmellon, Co. Westmeath, C15 EWF2, Ireland