The Causeway Coast and Glens is renowned for hosting world class events from the Giro d’Italia in 2014, the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Portstewart Golf Club in 2017 and most recently The 148th Open, Royal Portrush. Every year we celebrate a number of major sporting events including the internationally renowned North West 200 Motorcycle Races, and the SuperCupNI, as well as the largest airshow on the island of Ireland – Air Waves Portrush. Throughout the year, there are festivals and events marking our culture, heritage, artisan food and awesome adventure activities.

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Maps & Itineries



Damhead Miniature Railway 26 Aug 2019

Visitors to the area can enjoy a fun afternoon on a miniature steam or diesel train ride.

Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Market 26 Aug 2019

Visitors to the area can browse a range of artisan food and craft products from local producers.

Bat Night in Portballintrae 28 Aug 2019

Visitors to the area can come along and enjoy a family fun night out at the bat talk and walk.

Sunset Beach Ride 30 Aug 2019

Join Crindle Stables on a 3 hour beach ride at Benone, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Air Waves Portrush 31 Aug 2019

Air Waves Portrush is a flagship event in the Northern Ireland calendar, hosted within the popular Causeway Coastal Route.

Geology Walk 31 Aug 2019

Ian Enlander will once again be leading this geology tour in association with Earth Science Ireland.

Causeway Coast Foodie Tours – Catch and Sea 31 Aug 2019

Enjoy a sunrise fishing trip where guests can learn how to catch their own mackerel breakfast.

The Ethical Plate 31 Aug 2019

Join us at Broughgammon Farm for a celebration and conversation around ethical food,

Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Market 31 Aug 2019

Visitors to the area can browse a range of artisan food and craft products from local producers.

Mindful Yoga Morning 31 Aug 2019

MINDFUL YOGA MORNING in GLENARIFF FOREST PARK. Enjoy Yoga, Mindfulness, Walking, Nature & Food for a truly immersive experience of the Glens of Antrim.

Beach Volleyball Competition 31 Aug 2019

NI Volleyball host the King and Queen of the beach competition.

Shamrock Rose and Thistle, The Eddie Butcher Singing & Music Festival 1 Sep 2019

Annual five-day celebration of Magilligan’s own traditional singer songwriter, Eddie Butcher.

Causeway Coast Kayaking Tours 1 Sep 2019

Guided kayaking tours of the Causeway Coast suitable for all abilities, families and groups.

Causeway Ramblings 3 Sep 2019

Join Causeway Ramblings in Bushmills for an exhilarating walk along the paths around the Causeway Cliffs and hear stories of the landscape, the buildings and the people of the Causeway Coast.

A Night In November 4 Sep 2019

A Night in November is the stunning multi-award-winning play from Marie Jones.

Legend of Eireann 6 Sep 2019

Innova Irish Dance Company are delighted to be returning to the Riverside Theatre with their new show ‘Legend of Eireann’.

Irish Feast Food Tours – Ballycastle 6 Sep 2019

The Ballycastle Food Tour showcases local, artisan, award winning food & drink in this unexpectedly gourmet, historical little town. Food is history on a plate

Irish Feast Food Tours – Bushmills 6 Sep 2019

The Bushmills Food Tour offers local, award winning food & drink in a pretty village beside the Giant’s Causeway. Food is history on a plate.

Over Nature Exhibition 6 Sep 2019

Exhibition offering a new optical experience, a greater ecological awareness and responsibility towards landscape and environment which surround us.

Causeway Coast Challenge 7 Sep 2019

Hike along this spectacular coastal path and visit legendary landscapes.

Ramble on Rathlin 7 Sep 2019

Join our local guide for a gentle, circular walk lasting 1.5 hours finishing at the harbour just outside the Manor House.

Vineyard Car Boot Sale, Farmers Market and Craft Fair 7 Sep 2019

Vineyard Market runs on the first Saturday of every month with a car boot sale, farmer’s market and craft fair.

Castlerock Walk Fest 7 Sep 2019

Visitors to the area can participate in a day of 11 guided walks in the AONB Binevenagh area.

Defence Heritage in Castlerock 7 Sep 2019

Join military historian James O’Neill on a walk from Downhill to Barmouth Wildlife Reserve.

Causeway Coast Foodie Tours – A Taste of Portrush 7 Sep 2019

Visitors to the area can enjoy a must-do ‘catch and cook’ experience departing from Portrush Harbour

Crindle Scenic Forest Experience 8 Sep 2019

Join Crindle Stables for a unique experience day, meandering through forest trails on horseback.

Dominic Graham School of Dance presents… 20 12 Sep 2019

Come join us celebrate 20 years of DGS Dance at the Riverside.

Create your own Character Workshop with Corrina Askin 14 Sep 2019

A fun and quirky workshop to inspire kids led by Corrina Askin.

Damhead Miniature Railway 14 Sep 2019

Visitors to the area can enjoy a fun afternoon on a miniature steam or diesel train ride.

Dunluce Castle For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

The dramatic history is matched by tales of a banshee and how the castle kitchens fell into the sea.

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge – Special Interest Tour.

The Steensons for EHOD 14 Sep 2019

Steensons is located in Glenarm and is a family-run, designer gold smiths selling contemporary gold and silver jewellery to men and women.  They also designed and created many pieces for The Game of Thrones TV series.  Enjoy a tour of their workshop. Saturday 14th September 2019.  Opening times:  09:30 – 17:00 hrs. Workshop tour: 14:00 hrs. Booking required.  mail@thesteensons.com  Telephone: 028 2884 1445.

Cushendun Old Church Centre for EHOD 14 Sep 2019

Cushendun Old Church has been converted to an arts, heritage and community space.  It will be used for heritage events, drama, concerts, community meetings and activities. Built in 1840 as a Church of Ireland place of worship, the church was de-consecrated in 2003 and is now in the care of the Cushendun Building Preservation Trust. Address: Bay Road, Cushendun BT44 0PS. EHOD opening times: Saturday – 09:00 – 17:00 hrs Sunday –  09:00 – 17:00 hrs

Dragon Boat Challenge 2019 14 Sep 2019

Visitors to the area can enjoy an afternoon of fun at the 3rd annual Dragon Boat Challenge.

European Hertitage Open Days 14 Sep 2019

Each year hundreds of properties open their doors and many organisations put on events for FREE across Northern Ireland as part of European Heritage Open Days (EHOD).

Giants Causeway Visitor Experience – Architectural Interest Tours For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

Architecturally stunning and sustainable venue.

Coleraine Library For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

The purpose built Library was officially opened on 14 February 1969

Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

Visit this stunning landscape and beautiful gardens.

Causeway Speciality Market 14 Sep 2019

Visitors to the area can enjoy browsing local food and crafts at the Causeway Speciality Market.

Martello Tower For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

Built in 1812 and commanded the strategically important entrance to Lough Foyle.

Causeway Coast Foodie Tours – Coast and Country 14 Sep 2019

Visitors can experience a guided food & drink tour of the Causeway Coast area by private coach.

Green Lane Museum For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

Located within the beautiful surroundings of Roe Valley Country Park.

Portstewart Town Hall For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

Portstewart Community Association are hosting a Memory Sharing day in the Town Hall

Neon Night Maize Maze 14 Sep 2019

Think you can make it out of the Maize Maze in a glowing record time? It’s your time to shine!

Church of the Immaculate Conception For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

Parish church built in 1865 on site of an old mill

Open Day at Magherintemple Lodge For EHOD 2019 15 Sep 2019

Scottish Baronial style lodge built in 1874 with stepped gables and ball finials.

Open Day at the Kiln Wing For EHOD 2019 15 Sep 2019

The Kiln Wing is part of a restored 19th century corn mill.

Binevenagh Walking Trips 15 Sep 2019

Enjoy Walking Trails of Binevenagh Mountain, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

At the coal face: Exploring Ballycastle’s Mining Heritage For EHOD 2019 15 Sep 2019

Join GSNI for a journey to the past to explore the vast mining heritage of Ballycastle.

Open Day at the Drum Gatelodge For EHOD 2019 15 Sep 2019

Built in 1800, the Drum was home to Lizzie Taggart the ‘hen girl’.

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