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

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

Dragon Boat Challenge 2019 14 Sep 2019

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

Damhead Miniature Railway 14 Sep 2019

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

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

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.

Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

Visit this stunning landscape and beautiful gardens.

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

Martello Tower For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

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

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).

Green Lane Museum For EHOD 2019 14 Sep 2019

Located within the beautiful surroundings of Roe Valley Country Park.

Open Day at Magherintemple Lodge For EHOD 2019 15 Sep 2019

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

Binevenagh Walking Trips 15 Sep 2019

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

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

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

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’.

Benvarden House For EHOD 2019 15 Sep 2019

A long low country house separated by lawns from the river Bush.

Binevenagh Walking Trip – September 15 Sep 2019

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

Deborah Campbell Exhibition 16 Sep 2019

New exhibition by Belfast born artist Deborah Campbell.

Curtis Magee Country Big Night Out 20 Sep 2019

Join singer Curtis Magee and special guests for his Country Big Night Out

Sister Act 20 Sep 2019

Back by popular demand after their sold out run in 2014 – Award-winning Portrush Music Society return to the Riverside Theatre with this spectacular, funny, feel-good musical.

Downhill Demesne – Boundary Wall Walk 21 Sep 2019

Enjoy a ramble with the National Trust ranger to see the hidden gems of the historic Downhill estate.

Ballycastle Literary Festival 21 Sep 2019

Ballycastle Literary Festival aims to encourage interest and participation in literary works and also raise awareness in Ballycastle and the local area. It is open to everyone within the local community to visitors and tourists alike.

Ballymoney 58th Annual Irish Dancing Festival 21 Sep 2019

Annual Traditional Dance Competition featuring dancing schools from all communities.

Ballycastle Literary Festival 21 Sep 2019

This event will aim to encourage interest and participation in literary works.

Roe Valley Speciality Market 21 Sep 2019

Visitors can enjoy a local speciality food and craft market in Drumceatt Square in Limavady.

Geology and Coastal Erosion 21 Sep 2019

Join the Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust & Ulster University’s Professor Andrew Cooper for a walk along Whitepark Bay.

Sunset Beach Ride 22 Sep 2019

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

Heart and Soul of Portrush Tasting Tour 27 Sep 2019

Embark on a 4.5 hour food and drink walking tour of Portrush.

Mindful Yoga Morning 28 Sep 2019

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

Causeway Coast Marathon 28 Sep 2019

10th Anniversary Edition of the Causeway Coast Marathon. A day not to be missed!

Causeway Coast Foodie Tours – A Taste of Portrush 28 Sep 2019

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

Harvest Supper Club 28 Sep 2019

Join us to celebrate the abundance of the season’s harvest at Broughgammon Farm

Riverside Youth Theatre 28 Sep 2019

Through their workshops and productions, RYT aims to develop the next generation of ‘big thinkers’.

Damhead Miniature Railway 28 Sep 2019

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

Causeway Coast Kayaking Tours 1 Oct 2019

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

Now That’s What I Call Country Music – The Roadshow 1 Oct 2019

Featuring 20 songs from the hit compilation album ‘Now That’s What I Call Country Music’ and featuring the six-piece virtuoso country band The Wagon Wheelers.

Causeway Ramblings 1 Oct 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.

Portrush Beer and Food Festival 4 Oct 2019

The Portrush Beer and Food Festival has quickly established itself as one of the key craft beer festivals in Northern Ireland.

Shane Todd – The Toddfather 4 Oct 2019

Join Shane Todd for his biggest tour yet!

Taste Causeway 2019 4 Oct 2019

Showcasing our vibrant restaurant scene as well as the superb local produce the area has to offer.

The Randox Northern Ireland Potato Festival 5 Oct 2019

The Randox Northern Ireland Potato Festival is an annual event held each year.

Vineyard Car Boot Sale, Farmers Market and Craft Fair 5 Oct 2019

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

Cash Returns 5 Oct 2019

The smash hit band Cash Returns makes their way back to the stage, this time with an exciting new show to mark the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash’s legendary San Quentin album.

Macramé Workshop 5 Oct 2019

Join Louise McLean for a fabulous macramé craft workshop at the Riverside.

Dram on the Bann 6 Oct 2019

Visitors to the Causeway Coast and Glens can enjoy an informal boat trip on the beautiful River Bann

Autumn Wellness & Natural Remedies 6 Oct 2019

Learn how to make natural remedies to help aid a healthy and nourished autumn!

The Building of the Antrim Coast Road 8 Oct 2019

Donnell O’Loan, local historian, will give a talk on the building of the Antrim Coast Road.

Foster and Allen in Concert – ‘For A Night To Remember’ 9 Oct 2019

A night of easy listening music with popular Irish Country duo Foster & Allen.

Gary Meikle – The iBrow Guy 11 Oct 2019

Scottish comedy award winner & viral sensation Gary brings his own show, The iBrow Guy, to the Riverside Theatre.

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