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Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival

Bushmills, Antrim, BT57 8QA
A cookery demonstration with a male chef showing salmon and a woman commentating to the crowd
  • A cookery demonstration with a male chef showing salmon and a woman commentating to the crowd
  • Image of a man and a woman enjoying a drink in the Bushmills Distillery with whiskey barrels behind them
  • A man's hands placing green leaves on top of a piece of salmon
  • A man in a high-vis yellow jacket taking a tour of the Salmon Fishery
  • A lady holding a bottle at the local food tastings
  • Crowds and stalls fill the main street in Bushmills
  • A man holding a falcon and a little girl reaching out to pet the bird
  • Image showing the River Bush flowing past a brick building with a red door and water wheel at the side
  • Image of the River Bush Salmon Station - a white building with black railings and flowers outside
  • A band on stage with two male guitar players, a  man drumming and a female singer with a guitar


The Salmon & Whiskey festival, which celebrates the local heritage and fine produce in the area, returns from 6th – 8th of October. An array of fantastic entertainment and activities will spread across Bushmills Main Street, Millennium Park, Bushmills Distillery and The Salmon Fisheries.

On Saturday 7th October you'll find a warm welcome in the village's array of cafés and restaurants with menus offering fresh local ingredients, along with music and entertainment. A Taste Causeway showcase will let you enjoy many of the fabulous products made in Causeway Coast and Glens.

The Salmon Fisheries will be open to the public (on both Saturday and Sunday) so make sure to drop in to find out more about its fascinating work.

Sunday 8th October will see the village transformed into a street market scene where you'll be greeted by the traders from Naturally North Coast & Glens Artisan Market and Taste Causeway producers.

At Millennium Park, live music will be provided, creating a perfect way to spend your Sunday.

With many ways to enjoy unique food experiences this Festival is not one to miss.

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Season (6 Oct 2023 - 8 Oct 2023)

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