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Ould Lammas Fair

Ballycastle, County Antrim, BT54 6BT
Crowds line the street in the Diamond
  • Crowds line the street in the Diamond
  • Crowds and stalls fill the street at the fair
  • Fireworks burst to life above the boats in the marina with the big wheel lit up at the side
  • Horse racing on the beach with Fairhead in the background
  • Four children playing traditional Irish music on the green
  • Crowds browsing the stalls and soaking up the atmosphere at the Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Market
  • A man in a white shirt and hat selling bags of yellowman
  • A woman and her horse with pink flowers in a plaited mane
  • A family enjoying the free children's games on offer
  • A boy on a trampoline enjoying the free children's entertainment on offer


Ireland's oldest fair returns to the beautiful seaside resort of Ballycastle for another year of trading, bargaining and a programme packed with entertainment!

Sample the famous local favourite, Yellow Man or Dulce, and wander around the Naturally North Coast and Glen's Artisan Market, which features local fresh produce, quirky handmade crafts and fine art.  Experience the hustle and bustle of the horse trading village, get a thrill on one of the many fun fair rides, or simply take in the atmosphere and local banter on the streets of Ballycastle!

Sticking with tradition, the main events will be held on the last Monday and Tuesday of August when the town is transformed by hundreds of stalls lining the streets, and visitors as far as the eye can see.

Programme: Keep an eye out for the full programme - more details to follow.

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Opening Times

Season (24 Aug 2024 - 27 Aug 2024)
Saturday - Tuesday10:00 - 22:00

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