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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Private Peaceful at the Riverside Theatre 21 Nov 2019

Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. 

Ballymoney Christmas Light Switch On 21 Nov 2019

Visitors to the area can enjoy the fun & festivities of the Christmas Light Switch On in Ballymoney.

Bye Bye Baby – A Celebration of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons 22 Nov 2019

Bye Bye Baby follows the trials and successes of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons told through their music and engaging narrative. The show promises an uplifting night of excellent music so bring your dancing shoes!

The Indians 23 Nov 2019

The Indians, with special guest Big Chief Flaming Star, will perform hits from 1971 until the present.

Flowerfield Christmas Craft Market 23 Nov 2019

Support local artists and makers and do some festive shopping at Flowerfield’s Christmas Craft Market. Back bigger and brighter with fabulous gifts from some of Northern Ireland’s top makers. Whether you’re looking for festive food, classic decorations, unique ceramics, glass, artwork or textiles, from stocking fillers to that very special gift, you’ll find endless treasures of bespoke gifts at the Flowerfield annual Christmas Craft Market. Market running from 3-6pm Free admission

Macramé Hanging Basket Workshop 23 Nov 2019

Have a go at learning this stylish retro craft skill, that’s making a massive comeback.

Limavady Christmas Light Switch On 23 Nov 2019

Visitors to the area can enjoy the fun and festivities of the Christmas Lights Switch On in Limavady

Limavady Christmas Lights Switch On! 23 Nov 2019

Annual Christmas Lights Switch On in Limavady town centre.

Jimmy Buckley with special guest Claudia 27 Nov 2019

Join Jimmy Buckley and special guest Claudia, for a great night of country music in the Riverside Theatre.

Christmas Lights Switch On in Ballycastle 28 Nov 2019

The Diamond is the place to be for the big Lights Switch On. Come along and join in the festivities

Northern Ireland Farm Toy and Model Show 29 Nov 2019

Visitors to the area can enjoy a family day out at the Northern Ireland Farm Toy and Model Show.

Christmas Popup Shop at Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil 29 Nov 2019

Come along to Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil’s annual Christmas event. During the event discover producers and crafters as well as experiencing cookery demonstrations from Paula McIntyre.

Coleraine Christmas Lights Switch-On 29 Nov 2019

The Christmas Season begins! Coleraine will shine brightly with fun, music and festive lights!

Portstewart Christmas Light Switch-On 30 Nov 2019

Attention all children! Santa is coming to Portstewart to switch on the Christmas Lights.

Alternative Christmas Stories 30 Nov 2019

Festive Foolery not for the faint-hearted.

Wild Food Supper Club 30 Nov 2019

A feast of wild food and game from at Broughgammon Farm
(Bring your Own)

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop 30 Nov 2019

Come along and make your very own bespoke Christmas wreath with double Chelsea award winning florist Elaine Taylor.

Limavady Art Group 30 Nov 2019

Our brilliant in-house Friday painting group present a beautiful selection of their most recent work for our Christmas exhibition

Causeway Ramblings 1 Dec 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.

Coasteering NI 1 Dec 2019

Enjoy an adventure like no other with Coasteering NI!

Causeway Coast Foodie Tours – Coast and Country 1 Dec 2019

Visitors can experience a guided food & drink tour of the Causeway Coast area by private coach.

Causeway Coast Foodie Tours – A Taste of Portrush 1 Dec 2019

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

Causeway Coast Foodie Tours – Catch and Sea 1 Dec 2019

Enjoy a sunrise fishing trip where guests can learn how to catch their own mackerel breakfast.

Christmas Market at Castlerock Golf Club 1 Dec 2019

One stop shop for Christmas at Castlerock Golf Club.

Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Christmas Market 1 Dec 2019

Visitors to the area can browse a range of artisan food and craft products from local producers.

Causeway Coast Kayaking Tours 1 Dec 2019

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

Away A Wee Walk 1 Dec 2019

Guided cliff top experience along Causeway cliffs – an extraordinarily unique and authentic way to experience the Giant’s Causeway.

Winter Wellness 1 Dec 2019

Learn how to make natural remedies including vinegars, honeys and more!

Smokehouse Tour & Taste 1 Dec 2019

North Coast Smokehouse, Hand Crafted and Delicious

Garvagh Christmas Light Switch-On 2 Dec 2019

The Garvagh Christmas Lights are being illuminated!

Mr. Hullabaloo’s Jack & the Beanstalk 4 Dec 2019

A festive pantomime.

Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Christmas Market 6 Dec 2019

Visitors to the area can browse a range of artisan food and craft products from local producers.

Portrush Christmas Lights Switch-On 6 Dec 2019

Portrush will brighten up with the arrival of Santa and the switching on of the Christmas Lights!

Foylehov’s Winter Wonderland 7 Dec 2019

Foylehov transforms into a Winter Wonderland this December.

The Grinch Who Stole Christmas 7 Dec 2019

Join us for our annual Festive Family Films!

Kilrea Christmas Lights Switch-On 7 Dec 2019

Entertainment begins at 16:00 hrs in the Diamond with DJ Barry Thompson and carol singing from local primary school children. Santa will switch on the lights at 17:00 hrs with entertainment until 18:00 hrs.    

Damhead Miniature Railway – Santa Special 7 Dec 2019

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

Andy Irvine 7 Dec 2019

Andy Irvine has enjoyed a long and successful career as a traditional Irish musician and a mean bouzouki player, his instrument of choice. He has travelled the world as a solo artist and as a member of legendary Irish groups such as Planxty and Patrick Street and more recently Mozaik. Andy began his successful solo career in 1983 and recorded his first album “Rainy Sundays…. windy dreams” shortly after. His second album was “Parallel Lines” a duo album with the great Scots troubadour, Dick […]

Vineyard Car Boot Sale, Farmers Market and Craft Fair 7 Dec 2019

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

The Elves and the Shoemaker 7 Dec 2019

There was once a poor shoemaker, who worked very hard, but still he could not earn enough to live upon. All he had in the world was gone; he only had enough leather to make on last pair of shoes… Just when he thinks all is lost, help comes in a very unexpected way! An adaptation of the much loved Brothers Grimm classic fairy tale, using puppetry, object theatre and original music. The story is set in a shoemaker’s shop […]

Needle Felt Your Own Christmas Decoration 7 Dec 2019

Create a unique, handmade Christmas decoration to take home.

Willow Wreath & Christmas Decoration Workshop 7 Dec 2019

Join Louise McLean for a fabulous willow wreath and Christmas decoration craft workshop at the Riverside.

2019 Boat Fishing Competition 7 Dec 2019

2019 Boat Fishing Competition

Colin Geddis Safe Space 11 Dec 2019

A brand-new stand-up show in which Colin Geddis delivers his trademark brand of side-splittingly inappropriate humour.

Girona Community Orchestra Christmas Concert 13 Dec 2019

The Girona Community Orchestra invite everyone to come along to their annual Christmas concert featuring musical performances from Brian Salmon and June Butler, along with invited local musicians who will present works by Sam Henry, as well as being able to join in with your favourite traditional carols. Tickets which are priced £5 will be available at the door and seasonal refreshments will be provided.

Causeway Speciality Market 14 Dec 2019

Visitors to the area can enjoy browsing local food and crafts at the Causeway Speciality Market.

Make Your Own Seasonal Mosaic 14 Dec 2019

Learn how to make your own mosaic with professional artist and maker Louis Winward.

Damhead Miniature Railway – Santa Special 14 Dec 2019

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

Wild Game Butchery Class 15 Dec 2019

Each season we open up our doors for our most popular class, Wild Small Game Butchery.

Christmas Showcase 19 Dec 2019

Victoria Lagan Dance and Drama Studio’s annual Christmas show.

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