Fairyhouse Easter Festival

March 30th - April 1st

The 2024 Fairyhouse Easter Festival starts on Saturday 30th March and concludes on Monday 1st April at Fairyhouse Racecourse close to the town of Ratoath in County Meath. One of the two Easter Racing Festivals held in Ireland each year.

Our exclusive and official Fairyhouse Easter Festival Racing Breaks are designed to let you immerse yourself in the flavour and atmosphere of great quality races and craic with everything you need included.

The Fairyhouse Easter Festival

Perfect for the Easter Holiday Weekend

A fabulous three days of jump racing is in store where seasoned campaigners compete shoulder to shoulder with rookies and new names and this is where you'll see upcoming and existing equine stars, trainers, jockeys and owners who have high hopes for a win at this prestigious meeting.

Few sporting experiences compare with the raw energy of horse racing in Ireland. It is inherent in Irish culture and heritage. It is fast, it is tough, it is fiercely competitive but it is exhilarating, thrilling and passionate in equal measure. The energy from the track feeds the enclosures where the atmosphere is unbeatable. The soundtrack of cheering, chat, live music and bustling bars injects that festive spirit. Do not miss it!!

Race & Stay Packages

All You Need in One Easy Transaction

Race and Stay are the Largest and the Premier Horse Racing Tour Specialists in Ireland. Over 40,000 happy guests have booked with us and we are the only Official Guest Partner for Cork Racecourse. From the options below you can book online, over the phone or by email with confidence for any number of guests, with just one fully refundable €100 deposit backed up by our 100% refund guarantee.

Race and Stay Packages Include

  • Your choice of Hotel and Stay Duration
  • Full Irish Breakfast each morning
  • Return Transport to and from the races
  • Racecourse Admission on the days you book
  • Our Guest Managers looking after you
  • All local taxes and VAT

Our ready-made packages are ideal for most guests but, as always, we are very happy to build a package to perfectly suit you. your group size and budget. Just call us on +353 59 8623 998 or email us tell us exactly what you want and we will build your perfect Fairyhouse Easter Festival package for you.

Race & Stay Packages

All You Need in One Easy Transaction

Race and Stay are Horse Racing Ireland's Official Travel Partner


30 mins from Fairyhouse

From Only €159 pp

The 4* Westgrove Hotel is ideally located in the Village of Clane, close to Naas Town and 30 minutes from Fairyhouse Racecourse and only 35 minutes from Dublin Airport and City Centre.

One of our most popular Hotels for the Fairyhouse Easter Festival weekend and ideal for couples, groups and guests that want a great value experience close to Naas town for great Apres Racing.


25 mins from Fairyhouse

From Only €169 pp

The 4* Barberstown Castle Hotel is ideally located in the picturesque village of Straffan. less than 30 minutes from Dublin City Centre. A true country hotel owned by a racing family that know how to look after guests.

Ideal for Groups, Couples and Singles Barberstown Castle is a very popular Hotel with a laid back relaxing vibe with excellent guest service, food and comfortable spacious bedrooms a fab place to stay.


10 mins from Fairyhouse

From Only €179 pp

Ideally located right in the heart of the social hub of the local area in Dunboyne Town within easy walking distance of Bars and Entertainment the 4* Dunboyne Castle Hotel is THE place to stay for racing at Fairyhouse.

Ideal for groups, couples and singles. The award winning spa and leisure club and a popular restaurant and bar with an excellent local reputation for food and service. Rooms are large, comfortable and are well appointed.

Over 40,000 Happy Guests have Booked with us

Let them tell you all about their experience