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Moira Speciality Food Fair 2016

20 August, Co Armagh

Speciality Food Fair will showcase Northern Ireland’s Food culture with a day of Food and Fun.
Moira Demesne will once again play host to the Speciality Food Fair on Saturday 20th August.

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Northern Ireland Open at Galgorm Castle

27 July - 31 July, Co Antrim

The Northern Ireland Open is Northern Ireland’s annual professional golf tournament and is a FREE to enter event.

EastSide Arts Festival 2016

EastSide Arts Festival 2016

10 August - 21 August, Belfast

EastSide Arts Festival is an annual festival showcasing the talent of East Belfast as it serves up a sizzling feast of events.

GI Jive

GI Jive

30 July - 05 August, Co Down

Now in its third year, the GI Jive festival is aimed at commemorating and celebrating the presence of the US Army Air Force based in the Kilkeel and Mourne area during the Second World War in the run up to D-Day.

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Ulster Rally 2016

19 August - 20 August, Londonderry/Derry

Londonderry will host the Ulster Rally in August 2016

B/E Aerospace Festival of Flight 2016

B/E Aerospace Festival of Flight 2016

06 August - 07 August, Co Down

For the fifth year in sucession B/E Aerospace will be the headline private sector sponsor of the Festival of Flight, organised by Newry, Mourne & Down District Council with additional support from Tourism Northern Ireland.

Super Cup Northern Ireland

Super Cup Northern Ireland

21 July - 29 July, Co Londonderry

Super Cup Northern Ireland attracts youth football teams from all over the world to compete against each other for the much coveted trophies. The games are played by teams of different age groups at various pitches in counties Antrim and Londonderry.

Belfast Mela Festival

Belfast Mela Festival

27 August - 28 August, Belfast

There will be more than a taste of the exotic in store this summer as Northern Ireland's biggest celebration of cultural diversity prepares to celebrate its tenth anniversary in colourfully eclectic style.

International Metzeler Ulster Grand Prix

International Metzeler Ulster Grand Prix

08 August - 13 August, Lisburn

This thrilling week, organised by Dundrod and District Motorcycle Club, is one of the highlights in the Northern Ireland Motorcycling Road Racing Calendar, attracting many of the world's top road racers as well as thousands of spectators to the ...

SunflowerFest 2016

SunflowerFest 2016

05 August - 07 August, Co Down

SunflowerFest is a 3 day music and arts festival on Tubby's Farm just outside Hillsborough.

Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive

Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive

10 September, Co Antrim

This annual Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive offers an unforgettable cycling experience through some of the most breath-taking landscapes in Ireland.

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Armoy Motorcycle Road Race

29 July - 30 July, Co Antrim

The world-famous Armoy Road Race takes place once again in and around the picturesque County Antrim village close to the breathtaking Glens of Antrim, charming Ballycastle and the world famous Giant's Causeway.

Hilden Beer Festival 2016

Hilden Beer Festival 2016

26 August - 28 August, Lisburn

The Annual Hilden Beer and Music Festival will be held during the August Bank Holiday, featuring live music and beer and ale tasting from Lisburn's premier microbrewery.

Line up includes: Rackhouse Pilfer, Kaz Hawkins Band, The Emerald Armad, ...


August Féile 2016

03 August - 14 August, Belfast

Northern Ireland’s biggest community festival and summer school returns from 3-14 August to light up the city with an inclusive celebration of music, comedy, family and community events, discussion and debate.

Northern Ireland Speed Weekend 2016

Northern Ireland Speed Weekend 2016

28 August - 29 August, Lisburn

The Northern Ireland Speed Weekend returns for 2016 in what promises to be an adrenaline fuelled, motoring extravaganza.

Strongman competition

Strongman competition

25 August - 28 August, Belfast

Feats of human strength and endurance will be played out in some of Belfast's most historic venues when the
Rudridge Ultimate Strongman Giant Weekend takes over the city this August.

Muscle men from across the globe will descend on Belfast ...

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Top Things to See and Do

  • Visit Northern Ireland's National Trust properties and scenic places.
  • Explore Belfast's Titanic Quarter newest Visitor experienice - HMS Caroline, the last surviving Battle of Jutland ship and discover a range of historic spaces, state-of-the-art special effects and hands-on interactive exhibits.
  • Experience the three redeveloped galleries at the iconic visitor attraction Titanic Belfast .
  • Immerse yourself in the story of Irish emigration that brings to life the 18th and 19th centuries at the Ulster American Folk Park Museum, County Tyrone.
  • Discover the magical Giant's Lair at Slieve Gullion Forest Park, County Armagh, you can see the this charming storybook come to life with its tranformed land of mystery.
  • Step back in time and discover Derry~Londonderry's rich heritage with a walk around the 17th century walls and learn about its unique heritage.
  • Discover the magnificent Mount Stewart House, County Down and its stunning gardens - The Telegraph recently voted it as one of the top 10 gardens in the world.


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