30667 19 Dec 2021

McGettigan's: Saddle Up for St. Stephen's Day

Get ready to race at McGettigan’s Boxing Day Brunch before heading to the track for all the excitement of a Day at The Races, live at Meydan.

Dubai, 19th December | Whether you call it St. Stephen's Day or Boxing Day, one thing is for sure Horse Racing on December 26th is as much a part of Christmas as overeating and ugly jumpers!

Join McGettigan's on Sunday, 26 December to enjoy an afternoon of good craic, McGettigan's famous festive food offerings, and free-flowing drinks while competing in virtual racing games from 1 pm until 4 pm. There will be plenty of prizes up for grabs, including tickets to the Dubai World Cup at Meydan races, followed by live coverage of the famous St Stephen's Day Races live from Ireland and the UK.


What: St. Stephen's Day at McGettigan's

Where: McGettigan's JLT

When: Sunday, 26 December

Time: 1pm 4pm

Price: House Package AED249 / Premium Package AED299



For those still looking for more equestrian excitement, be sure to join McGettigans going live at the Races for the first time. Enjoy a full McGettigan's race-day experience live from Apron Views at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, 1 January.

Gates open at 1 pm for guests to enjoy fantastic live music performances, drinks stations, and perfectly poured pints accompanied by classic McGettigans food options, along with all the fun of the races. Adult entry passes will be available for just AED 25 and kids under 12 go free.


What: McGettigan's Live at the Races

Where: Meydan Racecourse

When: Saturday, 1 January

Time: 1 pm onwards

Price: AED 25, kids under 12 go free



Bringing the best of Ireland straight to the desert, McGettigans venues are strictly adhering to all local health authorities guidelines and are fully committed to ensuring safety procedures are followed diligently without missing out on any of the fun.


About McGettigan's

Steeped in Irish family history, the very first McGettigans Pub was opened in Ireland in the 1960s on QueenStreet in Dublin, by company founder Jim McGettigan. Now, a collection of award-winning pubswith venues across the globe, McGettigans pride themselves on their commitment to sport, music, and entertainment. From a Ladies Night to a Pub Quiz, to a Brunch, there is something for everyone at McGettigans.