T he Causeway Coast and Glens is renowned for hosting world class events from the Giro d’Italia in 2014 to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Portstewart Golf Club in 2017. 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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The Hedgehog Prince 22 Dec 2018

Enjoy an afternoon of festive fun at the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, with The Hedgehog Prince

Causeway Speciality Christmas Market, Coleraine 22 Dec 2018

Causeway Speciality Market has a fantastic mix of local foods and crafts.

Christmas Cracker Show featuring Curtis Magee 27 Dec 2018

Join Curtis Magee and a host of stars for a great night of dancing at the Christmas Cracker Show in the Lodge Hotel.

Abbamania 28 Dec 2018

Enjoy a fantastic night of music this Christmas with Europe’s leading ABBA tribute band, Abbamania.

Turkey Run Rally 29 Dec 2018

Whether a motorsport enthusiast or a visitor the Turkey Run Rally is a fantastic family day out

Sam Henry: Connecting With The Past 2 Jan 2019

Exhibition exploring work created as part of the ‘Sam Henry: Connecting with the Past, Collecting for the Future’ project

David Lyttle Trio 18 Jan 2019

The Jazzlife Alliance and Live Music present the David Lyttle Trio

Red Riding Hood’s Magic Purse 2 Feb 2019

Enchanting retelling of the classic fairy tale Red Riding Hood

1918 2 Feb 2019

Explore, through local connections with international events, the impact of the closing stages of World War One and events throughout 1918.

Snow 8 Feb 2019

A stunning exhibition celebrating winter which combines the poetry of writer John Brown, the atmospheric monochrome photographs of James Hughes and a musical response to both photographs and poetry.

Seven Drunken Nights: The Story of the Dubliners 26 Feb 2019

Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners brings to life the music of Ireland’s favorite sons

The Cornucopia Cabaret 8 Mar 2019

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 with a spellbinding evening of entertainment from Women Aloud NI

Sarah Jane Scouten 9 Mar 2019

Cabaret style musical evening with Canadian Folk singer Sarah Jane Scouten

Northern Ireland Potato Festival 9 Mar 2019

The Randox Northern Ireland Potato Festival is an annual event held each year.

Ballymoney Spring Fair 2019 13 Mar 2019

Enjoy a packed programme in Castlecroft Square as well as other venues throughout the town centre.

Mind Games with Hypnotist Robert Herdman 15 Mar 2019

Hypnotist Robert Herdman will take you on a journey of the mind using Persuasion, influence and imagination in his brand new show Mind Games.

Milo’s Hat Trick 19 Mar 2019

Stunning theatre for schools by the award-winning Cahoots NI

Daoirí Farrell 20 Mar 2019

Cabaret style musical evening with Dublin-born traditional singer and bouzouki player Daoirí Farrell

Brainman – David Meade Mindreader 29 Mar 2019

Mindreader David Meade will blow your mind as he does the impossible live on stage, right in front of you.

Easter Street Theatre at the Causeway Coast 20 Apr 2019

Visitors to the Causeway Coast can enjoy spectacular free street theatre shows over Easter weekend.

NW200 Race Week Festival 11 May 2019

Race Week Festival taking place in towns throughout the Causeway Coast and Glens

Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival 24 May 2019

The Festival is a programme of nautical themed events in Ballycastle and Rathlin Island.

Causeway Coast Amateur Golf Tournament 3 Jun 2019

The Causeway Coast Amateur Golf Tournament. Held annually in June on Ireland’s North Coast.

Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival 7 Jun 2019

Annual Salmon and Whiskey festival taking place in the historic town of Bushmills.

Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive 2019 22 Jun 2019

The Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive is a unique road cycling event held on the iconic Causeway Coast

Causeway Coast Summer Street Entertainment 8 Jul 2019

enjoy a variety of street theatre shows during July and August across the Causeway Coast and Glens.

Limavady & Bellerena Annual Sheep Dog Trials 13 Jul 2019

Annual sheep dog trials held in the scenic surroundings of the Roe Valley

The 148th Open, Royal Portrush 14 Jul 2019

The 148th Open Championship in 2019 will return to Portrush Golf Course, County Antrim.

Red Sails Festival Summer Fireworks 27 Jul 2019

Summer fireworks display in seaside town of Portstewart to conclude the Red Sails Festival.

Heart of the Glens Festival 2019 3 Aug 2019

Heart of the Glens Festival is hosting its 28th annual festival in August.

The Ould Lammas Fair 25 Aug 2019

Visit Ireland’s oldest fair which takes place on the last Monday and Tuesday of August.

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