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  1. colourful fireworks exploding over Portstewart at night
    27 July & 10 August 2024
  2. a woman petting a horse with a braided mane that's adorned with colourful flowers
    24-27 August 2024
  3. a military plane flies over the beach and the ocean
    7-8 September 2024
  4. the colourful lights of carnival rides light up a dark sky
    26-31 October 2024
  5. bold neon colours light up a close up of a persons hand strumming an electric guitar
    14-17 November 2024
  6. Crowds of people gathered on a busy street with Christmas street lights above them
    Various dates in November 2024

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  1. All Events
    Plan ahead - check out the full list of events happening in the Causeway Coast and Glens over the coming months
  2. Causeway Craft Trail
    Discover the arts and crafts businesses that thrive in the Causeway Coast and Glens. A warm welcome awaits - drop in, meet the makers and listen to their stories whilst acquiring cool new skills with a workshop in basket weaving or pottery, painting or wooden spoon carving.
  3. Food & Drink Events
    The Causeway Coast and Glens is fast building a reputation for its food and drink. And our chefs and artisan producers know how to showcase all. Time your break to coincide with one of our festivals. Sample it for yourself. One taste and you’ll know why everybody’s so excited.
  4. Family Events
    You’ll be pleased to hear we know how to keep kids entertained. ‘We’re bored’ is not something you’ll hear when you holiday in the Causeway Coast and Glens. Watch out for pirates, enjoy all the fun of the Lammas Fair and be dazzled by fireworks at your favourite seaside resort.
  5. Arts & Theatre Events
    Don’t you just love live performances? They’re so uplifting. From music and dance, to comedy and tragedy you’ll be enthralled by the talent on show in the Causeway Coast and Glens. And it’s not all indoors, during the summer months we like to keep your entertained with some street theatre.
  6. Music Events
    Winter, spring, summer or fall, you’ll find someone playing a tune in the Causeway Coast and Glens. Look out for pub based sessions and seaside stages, festivals in the fields and songs on the prom. And if your musical tastes are a bit more formal, we can do that too.

This Week

cookery class students stand outdoors holding their pans of freshly cooked paella
Location78 Portstewart Road, Coleraine

Openings

July

27th July 2024

Enjoy an evening of cookery and craic at Ocho Bistro's Tapas Cookery Class

A man wearing a black hat and a blue tie juggling knives

Openings

Season

19th July 2024-23rd August 2024

Watch, laugh or get involved if you dare as this year's Summer Street Theatre returns animating the…

a group of people on horseback on Downhill Beach
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-13th September 2024

Every Friday in July, August & September. Experience Northern Ireland's coast with a 2.5-hour Beach…

A Yoga Class on the Roof of the Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre
LocationBushmills

Openings

Season

26th July 2024

Have you ever taken part in a yoga class...on the roof of a building? Not just any building - an…

Decorated wooden tree.
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

23rd July 2024

Decorate your own ornamental tree in this mindful crafting workshop

boy with hands covered in melted chocolate
LocationCastlerock

Openings

Season

26th July 2024

A one-hour kids only experience - make three fabulous chocolate creations in the dedicated workshop.

An aerial image of Portstewart Strand.
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

26th July 2024

Join the National Trust and Mae Murray Foundation for an afternoon of family fun at Portstewart…

Coating truffles during the Truffle Shuffle experience at The Chocolate Manor
LocationCastlerock

Openings

Season

5th June 2024-28th September 2024

Make memories as a family by making your own chocolates at The Chocolate Manor this summer. Explore…

colourful spoon puppets
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

23rd July 2024

Make a creative spoon puppet in this relaxed and peaceful workshop

a child on horseback leans forward to hug a horse, while an instructor watches on
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-30th September 2024

30-minute riding lessons for all ages, focusing on steering, stopping, and trotting. Led by…

Crowds being entertained by performers at the bandstand
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

27th July 2024

To mark the end of the Red Sails Festival, there will be a fabulous outdoor concert followed by a…

Bright display of various comic book covers.
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

26th July 2024

Comic book masterclass with Kev F Sutherland of Beano, Doctor Who and Marvel comics fame!

a family laughs and smiles around a horse
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-31st August 2024

Join Crindle Stables every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in July and August for their Adventure…

a chef talks to a tour group whilst holding a jar of locally made produce
LocationColeraine

Openings

Season

27th July 2024

Experience the exceptional foodie culture of the Causeway Coast. Enjoy this time together to eat,…

a woman and two children pose with a horse with Binevenagh Mountain in the background
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-30th September 2024

B.R.I.D.L.E – Bringing Riding Into Disabled Lives Equally. Join Crindle Stables for Autism-Friendly…

people browsing outdoor market stall tents on a sunny day
LocationColeraine

Openings

Season

27th July 2024

Causeway Speciality Market is a bustling artisan food, craft & art market held twice monthly in…

a large crowd of people watching a performance at The Crescent in Portstewart
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

21st July 2024-27th July 2024

The Red Sails Festival is a week long festival full of fun free events for all

Mussenden Temple
LocationCastlerock

Openings

Season

26th July 2024

Season

26th July 2024

Bridgeton Afternoon Tea in the Iconic Mussenden Temple

Ballycastle Seafront Market overlooking Fairhead
LocationBallycastle

Openings

Season

28th July 2024

The flagship artisan market by Naturally North Coast & Glens on the beautiful Ballycastle Seafront.…

Between the hedges
LocationArmoy

Openings

Season

26th July 2024-27th July 2024

The Armoy Road Races is a Motorcycle road race held on public highway roads in and around the…

An image of a butterfly at Portstewart Strand.
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

26th July 2024

Join the National Trust on the hunt to catch and identify the fluttering residents at Portstewart…

Image of a painted bird, a swallow on the pages of a book.
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st June 2024-27th July 2024

New Exhibition by poet and visual artists John Brown - Birds with No Passports. Launch takes place…

a girl standing with a white hose in the stables
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-31st August 2024

Suitable for all skill levels, from beginners to advanced riders. Learn stopping, steering, and…

Woman in a ballgown walking through an ornate park.
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

27th July 2024

NI Opera brings a free performance to Flowerfield this summer as part of Saturday Lunchtimes Live…

Next Week

A man wearing a black hat and a blue tie juggling knives

Openings

Season

19th July 2024-23rd August 2024

Watch, laugh or get involved if you dare as this year's Summer Street Theatre returns animating the…

a group of people on horseback on Downhill Beach
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-13th September 2024

Every Friday in July, August & September. Experience Northern Ireland's coast with a 2.5-hour Beach…

boy with hands covered in melted chocolate
LocationCastlerock

Openings

Season

2nd August 2024

A one-hour kids only experience - make three fabulous chocolate creations in the dedicated workshop.

Wooden spoons in the process of being carved.
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

3rd August 2024

Learn traditional spoon making techniques with Valkyrie Craft

Coating truffles during the Truffle Shuffle experience at The Chocolate Manor
LocationCastlerock

Openings

Season

5th June 2024-28th September 2024

Make memories as a family by making your own chocolates at The Chocolate Manor this summer. Explore…

a child on horseback leans forward to hug a horse, while an instructor watches on
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-30th September 2024

30-minute riding lessons for all ages, focusing on steering, stopping, and trotting. Led by…

Image of Martha Greer.
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

3rd August 2024

Live music from Martha Greer at Flowerfield Arts Centre, part of Saturday Lunchtimes Live in the…

a family laughs and smiles around a horse
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-31st August 2024

Join Crindle Stables every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in July and August for their Adventure…

pieces of colourful stained glass in hexagonal shapes, with copper plated edges
LocationBushmills

Openings

Season

3rd August 2024

A Stained Glass (Tiffany) Workshop where you will learn how to cut, grind, copper-foil and solder…

a woman and two children pose with a horse with Binevenagh Mountain in the background
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-30th September 2024

B.R.I.D.L.E – Bringing Riding Into Disabled Lives Equally. Join Crindle Stables for Autism-Friendly…

Sun setting over Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
LocationBallintoy

Openings

Season

2nd August 2024

Don't let the 'sun set' on your Summer without experiencing Carrick-a-Rede at the most magical time…

Ballycastle Seafront Market overlooking Fairhead
LocationBallycastle

Openings

Season

4th August 2024

The flagship artisan market by Naturally North Coast & Glens on the beautiful Ballycastle Seafront.…

Mussenden Temple on a stand
LocationCastlerock, Coleraine

Openings

Season

3rd August 2024

An intimate summer evening of good food and glass-making at Mussenden Temple with glass artist,…

Dancer in motion.
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

2nd August 2024

A moving dance performance from Echo Echo Dance and PETEC at Flowerfield Arts Centre

a girl standing with a white hose in the stables
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-31st August 2024

Suitable for all skill levels, from beginners to advanced riders. Learn stopping, steering, and…

a woven art piece made from natural materials
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

3rd August 2024-31st August 2024

Celebrating the Causeway Craft Trail and as part of August Craft Month NI, come and see…

glass art depicting a sea wave
LocationBushmillls

Openings

Season

3rd August 2024

Fused Glass Wave Making with Natasha Duddy

a man and woman on horseback in the countryside
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-31st August 2024

Learn basic horse riding skills before embarking on a relaxed Countryside Trek. Enjoy a peaceful…

Two visitors enjoying a game of GIANT Connect 4 on the roof of the Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre
LocationBushmills

Openings

Season

2nd August 2024

Are you ready for a Summer of Play? Discover a jam-packed, adventure-filled Summer at Northern…

aerial view of a woman working with glass over a flame
LocationBallintoy

Openings

Season

3rd August 2024-4th August 2024

Come along to Benefield Spencer Glass Open Studio to see demonstrations of offhand glassblowing and…

Image shows a movie theatre with red seats
LocationBushmills

Openings

Season

1st August 2024

Everyone loves a night at the movies! Enjoy small, intimate screenings of the latest blockbusters…

Artist Ruairi Mooney stands on a beach with the ocean in the background
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

2nd August 2024-4th August 2024

The Home Collection is a solo art exhibition and sale of work by local artist Ruairi Mooney. He…

Live Music Nights at the Bushmills Inn
LocationBushmills

Openings

Season

1st August 2024-3rd August 2024

Live music every weekend in the Gas Bar at the Bushmills Inn

Next Month

A man wearing a black hat and a blue tie juggling knives

Openings

Season

19th July 2024-23rd August 2024

Watch, laugh or get involved if you dare as this year's Summer Street Theatre returns animating the…

a group of people on horseback on Downhill Beach
LocationLimavady

Openings

Season

1st July 2024-13th September 2024

Every Friday in July, August & September. Experience Northern Ireland's coast with a 2.5-hour Beach…

Woman and man firing a pot in an open fire.
LocationPortstewart

Openings

Season

17th August 2024

Raku Ceramics Workshop with Malcolm Murchison at Flowerfield Arts Centre

a necklace with a circular pendant
LocationBushmills

Openings

Season

24th August 2024

Learn to craft a delicate sterling silver pendant with Sarah Elizabeth Jewellery at The Designerie,…

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  1. Crowds line the street in the Diamond
    Ireland’s oldest traditional fair returns to the seaside town of Ballycastle, as thousands of people are set to celebrate its culture, heritage, music and agricultural traditions over a four-day event not to be missed.
    1. 24 Aug 202427 Aug 2024
  2. three red and white planes flying together through the sky
    The NI International Air Show 2024 will welcome spectators to the seaside towns of Portrush and Portstewart for two days of aviation attractions and family fun.
    1. 7 Sep 20248 Sep 2024
  3. A lady holding a bottle at the local food tastings
    The Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival has the recipe for success with plenty of fresh local produce, cookery demonstrations, whiskey tastings at the Distillery and Naturally North Coast and Glens Market Artisan Market, as well as plenty of activities, workshops, live music and other entertainment throughout the weekend.
    1. 4 Oct 20246 Oct 2024
  4. A high quality, musical feast, showcasing original music. From traditional to contemporary, electric to acoustic, Atlantic Sessions has emerged as a permanent feature on the cultural calendar creating an energetic, vibrant atmosphere in the pubs, hotels, coffee shops and town halls across Portrush and Portstewart.
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