Orangefest 2016 and Twelfth Celebrations

Annual day of demonstrations showcasing aspects of Ulster heritage and commemorating the Battle of the Boyne

Festival Details

Dates

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

The largest and most scenic Twelfth demonstrations have been selected as tourist flagships for the biggest annual festival in Northern Ireland.

The parades in Portadown and Kilkeel will provide an enhanced cultural experience this year, the Orange Institution has confirmed. Both host districts will offer a varied programme of events surrounding their respective Twelfths, as well as the colour and pageantry associated with the largest day in the parading calendar.

A total of 18 demonstrations are planned across the Province on Tuesday July 12, all of which follow the traditional Rossnowlagh parade held in the Republic on the preceding weekend.

The 18 demonstrations on Tuesday 12 July 2016, will be held in:

Portadown

Kilkeel

Belfast

Maguiresbridge

Limavady

Castledawson

Coagh

Newtownstewart

Aughnacloy

Randalstown

Glenarm

Ballymena

Ahoghill

Lisburn

Ballycastle

Donaghadee

Comber

Dromore

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