Events on the horizon

Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival | 24th May - 2nd June

New for 2024, Rathlin Sound Festival immerses in the people, culture & heritageof the area. Located around the famous Rathlin Sound body of water, it connects Rathlin Island to the shores of Ballycastle. 

The vibrant harbours are a hub of activity with many visiting vessels.

Enjoy the Arts, Music, Storytelling, Artisan Market, Food & Drink and learn about the heritage of the Coast.

The festival brings together people from all over the world who come and experience the friendly warm welcome that is synonymous to the Causeway Coast & Glens.

Bay City Rollerworld with support from The Smokie Experience | 26th May

Tributes to the music of Smokie , Bay City Rollers and much much more, All the music of the 70s

Doors open 7:30pm, show from 8pm
Tickets on sale now | £20pp
Call 02820762222 for tickets

Paddy McDonnell 'Stories' Tour | Friday 7th June

TSW Management Presents: Paddy McDonnell ‘Stories’ Tour

Fri 07 Jun 2024

Doors 7pm / 18+ / R.O.A.R. / ID Required

Tickets via Shine.net £16 + £2 booking fee

Red Bull World Series Cliff Diving | 18 - 20th July

Ballycastle has been chosen as the venue for the spectacular cliff diving event for 2024.
Crowds of over 20,000 people are expected for the elite high diving event
Stay during the adrenaline filled event, book with our team by calling 02820762222 or visit our website and book direct. 
Credit: Romina Amato/Red Bull Content Pool

Abba Sensations | 20th July

A guaranteed great night out taking you on a trip back through all the iconic hits of ABBA
Tickets on sale now | £20pp
Call 02820762222 or book online
Doors open 7:30pm, show from 8pm

The Auld Lammas Fair | 23rd - 27th August

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.

The Elvis Spectacular Show | Friday 30th August

The Elvis Spectacular with Ciaran Houlihan, his live band and The Sweet Sensations reliving the glittzy vegas nights of the 70s and more

Fri, 30 Aug 2024 20:00 – 23:30 BST
Doors open 7pm
Tickets £22 – available online via Eventbrite. Online admin fee applies

For accommodation & dining reservations visit marinehotelballycastle.com or call 02820762222

Thunder Rolls Garth Brooks Tribute | Friday 6th September

Get ready to rock out to all your favorite Garth Brooks hits at Thunder Rolls – The Garth Brooks Tribute Show!
Tickets £20
Doors open 7:30pm // Show from 8pm
For accommodation on the night, please call 02820762222

Titti Bingo followed by DJ until Late | Friday 13th September

Friday 13th, Lucky for some

Titti Von Tramp is back for an End of Summer Special

£500 worth of prizes followed by Live DJ until Late

Craic will be 90! A huge night of laughter guaranteed

Tickets £10 | This event is strictly 18+

The Dolly Parton & Shania Twain Tribute Show | Friday 18th October

Friday 18th October
Queens of country show. Tributes to two of the biggest stars in American country music
Tickets on sale via Eventbrite | £20 + Booking Fee
Doors open 7:30pm | Show from 8pm

For accommodation on the evening, please call 02820762222

Halloween Celebrations in Ballycastle | Tue 29th October

The seacoast town of Ballycastle will return with its Spooktacular event on Tuesday, October 29. The ever-popular Halloween parade will set off from Dalriada Hospital Lower carpark on Leyland Road walking along Castle Street, The Diamond, Ann Street, Quay Road and North Street to the Seafront. A fancy-dress competition will be held prior to the parade leaving with a few prizes for the best outfit.
Once at the seafront everyone will be entertained with stilt walkers, fire poi and much more. Families can enjoy a host of fun activities and Currys Amusements will be adding to the excitement. Live music will be getting the party started ahead of the spectacular firework display.