Ould Lammas Fair

Things to do in Northern Ireland Ballycastle, United Kingdom - Ould Lammas Fair - YourDaysOut
Ballycastle BT54 6QH, UK
Aug 24, 2024, 11:00:00 AM - Aug 27, 2024, 7:00:00 PM
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Ireland’s oldest fair returns to Ballycastle on August 24th - 27th, 2024

The Ould Lammas Fair’ has taken place annually in Ballycastle, Co Antrim, since the seventeenth century. Celebrated on the last Monday and Tuesday in August, the fair marks the end of summer and beginning of harvest.

The present day traditional fair provides street entertainment and market stalls and street entertainment add to the atmosphere in the beautiful seaside resort of Ballycastle.

Every year, thousands flock to the beautiful seaside town of Ballycastle for the Ould Lammas Fair. Traditionally held on the last UK Bank Holiday weekend of the summer, the town bustles with street trading, bargaining, traditional music, dancing, horse trading, amusements, artisan markets and much more!

This year's Ould Lammas Fair takes place from 24th-27th August 2024.

Browse the stalls at the Naturally North Coast and Glen's Artisan Market, which features local fresh produce, quirky handmade crafts and fine art.

Experience the hustle and bustle of the horse trading village, get a thrill on one of the many funfair rides, or simply take in the atmosphere and local banter on the streets of Ballycastle!

Ireland's oldest fair launches with a spectacular fireworks display at the Seafront on Saturday 24th August, perfectly complimented by live music and a twilight market. There is also a live music concert in The Diamond on Sunday 25th August.

Don’t forget to pick up some Dulce or Yellow Man – a local sweet speciality!

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