Ould Lammas Fair
Ireland’s oldest fair returns to Ballycastle on August 27th - 30th, 2022
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.
Local specialities include ‘Yellow Man’ a sweet honeycomb candy and a red edible seaweed known as ‘dulse’.
Locals look forward to the fair and enjoy meeting up with old friends that they haven’t seen from the previous year! A good chat and a bit of craic is sure to be had!