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Countdown to the Boyne Midsummer Festival: June 21st to 23rd

Countdown to the Boyne Midsummer Festival: June 21st to 23rd

The countdown is on for Drogheda’s latest event—the Boyne Midsummer Festival—taking place over the weekend of June 21st to 23rd.

This vibrant festival promises a day-to-night program with activities and entertainment for all ages.

Family Fun Afternoons

During the afternoons, Drogheda will come alive with family-friendly activities including fairground rides, a petting zoo, live music, street performers, and a bustling riverside market. The Cottage Market will have a special feature in Scotch Hall and on West Street, offering a range of activities to keep everyone entertained.

Friday Evening Kickoff

The festival kicks off on Friday evening with “The Stowaway Sessions” at Drogheda Port. This intimate music event will feature a performance by Jerry Fish, accompanied by Cian Boylan and supported by SJ McArdle, all set against the iconic Boyne Viaduct.

Night Moves Midsummer Trad Trail

Each night, the “Night Moves Midsummer Trad Trail” will see live musicians performing in pubs and venues throughout the town. Additionally, “Music at the Gate” will return under Laurences Gate on Saturday, June 22nd, and the “Busk at Dusk” program will bring a variety of street performers to Drogheda on Friday, June 21st. These musical events are supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.

Additional Activities

Scotch Hall Shopping Centre is hosting a colouring competition with fantastic prizes. The festival will also feature workshops, meet and greets, and the DRAWDA Urban Art Trail Mythological guided tours available all three days. For ticket information, please visit droichead.com.

Stay Connected

To stay updated on festival news and announcements, follow Boyne Midsummer Festival Drogheda, Droichead Arts Centre, Scotch Hall, Drogheda Festivals, Louth County Council, and Love Drogheda BID on social media.

Sponsors and Partners

The Boyne Midsummer Festival is organized by Scotch Hall, Drogheda Festivals, Droichead Arts Centre, Love Drogheda BID, and Louth County Council, with support from Drogheda Tourism Cluster and sponsorship from Drogheda Port.

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