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Dalriada Festival Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2018

Northern Ireland's biggest weekend family festival

Every year the Dalriada Festival takes place just 10 minutes away from Ballygally Castle Hotel at Glenarm Castle!

Comprising of events that highlight the unique historic Sporting, Music and Food cultures of both Ireland and Scotland, the Dalriada Festival reflects our shared heritage which extends back in time to the ancient kingdom of Dal Riada and beyond.

Billed as Northern Ireland’s biggest cultural and heritage Festival attracting in excess of 20,000 visitors every year.

The festival, which is held at Glenarm Castle on the Antrim Coast has something for everyone from Highland Games, Fine Foods, Celebrity Chef demonstrations, arts and crafts, live music and children’s entertainment to large outdoor concerts which to date has featured the likes of The Priests, General Fiasco, Duke Special, Amici Forever, Ronan Keating, Sharon Corr and many others. The Festival also hosts major sporting events including a Scotland/Ireland Rowing Regatta, Triathlon, Horse Hunt Chase and so on. In addition to this the local community plays a major role in coordinating the community events including a street carnival, live concert and fireworks finale.

When visiting the Dalriada Festival stay at Ballygally Castle, the perfect base from which to enjoy the festival and explore the Antrim coastline. Search for best available rates here.

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