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Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival

Ballycastle and Rathlin Island, Ballycastle, County Antrim, BT54 6BT
Ballycastle seafront during the Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival
  • Ballycastle seafront during the Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival
  • Image of a tall ship with white sails at sea
  • Image of visitors and traders at a busy market stall
  • Image of two boys, dressed as Pirates, standing in front of Rathlin Lighthouse

About

The Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival celebrates Ballycastle and Rathlin Island's maritime heritage in a ten day festival from 27th May - 5th June.

Join us for family fun, activities and experiences, marvel at tall ships and learn more about sailing, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Causeway Coast and Glens.

Talks, tours and exhibitions will celebrate a passion for the sea, our culture, and heritage. Live music will have you on your feet and dancing, while you soak up the local atmosphere.  

You can also visit our Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan market during the event, where you'll find a treasure of local craft and produce to take home with you.

Event times will vary, please visit the official Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival website to view the full itinerary.

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Opening Times

Season (27 May 2022 - 5 June 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 22:00

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