The summer holidays are fast approaching, which means taking time off work or having the kids at home all day from school. However, finding a form of entertainment during summer is an easy task as there are several events and festivals in Meath that can keep your 2017 calendar full. Whether you’re a fitness addict, enjoy the theater or looking for something for your little ones to do, Ireland is the place to be.

In County Meath alone, there’s over 100 hundred exciting opportunities available for families, adults and kids, respectively. The hardest part is deciding which ones to enjoy.

Fun for Kids

With an exciting array of opportunities, your little ones, pre-teensand teenagers will have a ball during the school holidays. Fun in groups or solo, each of these events are supervised by professionals, in a safe and secure environment respectively. There are several educational, creative and competitive opportunities for them, which include:

Art Zone Summer Camp – July, Solstice Arts Centre
Summer Camp – July, The Zone, Navan
Sunny Daze Festival – August, Rathbeggan Lakes, Dunshaughlin
Brick Flicks LEGO festival – August, Solstice Arts Centre
 
Enjoyment for Adults

Aside from barbecues and late lunches, having some time off work during summer can revitalise the mind, body and soul. So, whether you’re a local or visiting from outside of Ireland, be sure to take advantage of these events and festivals in Meath:

Great Expectations outdoor production -  July, Battle of Boyne Visitors Centre
Meath Heritage Cycle Tour – July, County Meath
Le Cheile Arts and Music Festival – August, Oldcastle
Guth Gafa International Film Festival – August, Kells
Drogheda Brass Band – August, Oldbridge Estate  
 
Big Fun for Families


Spending quality time and having amazing experiences with your closest companions and family, can truly lift the spirits. However, finding a common ground can be difficult, but there are several events and festivals in Meath that cater for this, such as:

Trim Vintage and Veteran Car Rally – July, Porchesfields, Trim
Summer Family Fun Day – July
Moynalty Steam Threshing - August
 
Choose Luxury

If you’re travelling from afar, why not set yourself up in a hotel that’s centrally located to a host of these attractions and more. Situated only a short drive away from Dublin Airport, the Castle Arch offers single, double and family-sized suites, each packed with amenities and creature comforts, delivering the best in Irish hospitality.  

Book your stay at Castle Arch Hotel when you attend one of the many events and festivals in Meath this holiday.