The Auld Lammas Fair 2015

Get down to Ireland's oldest traditional market fair for busking, amusements, street entertainment and much more

Festival Details


Monday, 24 August 2015 to Tuesday, 25 August 2015


Ballycastle, County Antrim
At the present day fair, street entertainment and market stalls attract thousands of people to the town. Two days of trading, bargaining, busking, amusements and street entertainment competitions all add to the atmosphere in this beautiful seaside resort of Ballycastle.

“St. George’s Market on Tour” is visiting from their Belfast base for the 4th year in a row to set up camp at the seafront for the Auld Lammas Fair. The market is an exciting addition to the wide range of other attractions available over the 2 days of the fair and is fast becoming one of its regular features. With 31 traders participating the offering includes artisan crafts, confectionary, specialist beverages and a range of local and international hot food options - Asian, Cuban, Spanish, good old fashioned Belfast cuisine, and Ballycastle’s very own excellent Broughgammon burgers. 

Street Entertainer's Competition takes place on the Monday 24th from 2 pm - 4pm. Prizes for Senior, Intermediate (12-18yr) and Junior (ages 11 yrs & under) For further information tel: 02820762225 or download an application form from