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Ballina Salmon Festival Busking Competition is Back.

Ballina Salmon Festival Busking Competition returns to the streets of Ballina this July 2022. The Festival is delighted to invite musicians and buskers from around the town and county to Ballina between the 11th to the 16th July as part of the now annual Busking Competition ! Ballina is a magnet for musicians, the streets […]

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Lunch Time Concert at the Core Stage

The Core Stage @ the Jackie Clare Collection, Lunchtime Daily, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Admission :Free After the success of the event, which started in 2017, running into 2019, we are delighted to welcome the young musicians from The Core back to their own dedicated stage for this years Ballina Salmon Festival. The Core is run […]

PIRATE TREASURE HUNT – THE DUCK POND AT BELLEEK

YARRR ME HEARTIES – GET YE ALL DRESSED UP IN YER PIRATE GARB AS WE SEARCH FOR TREASURE THROUGH THE WONDERFUL WOODS AT BELLEEK! SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES – BUGGY FRIENDLY – NO DOGS PLEASE - €3 PAYMENT AT THE DUCK POND STARTING POINT.  GREAT QUACK GUARANTEED – YARRR! 1:30pm START - €3 ENTRY

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Conal Gallen: Back for the Craic!!

Conal Gallen: Back for the Craic!! - 8pm, Thursday 14th July, Commencing 8pm We are delighted to welcome Conal back to Ballina for his now annual visit during the Salmon Festival week !! Donegal Comedian Conal Gallen is taking to the stage for a night filled with laughter, craic and song, during festival week! For […]

Ballina Stephenites GAA Club Festival Bingo Bonanza & Jackpot

Festival Bingo on a Thursday in the Ballina Stephenites Clubhouse, kicking off @ 8.30pm .  Purchase your tickets in house in the clubhouse as Tommy, Marian or Michael calls bingo.  Ballina Stephenites hosts the biggest guaranteed payout in the west of Ireland. More Details and to purchase books online, go to https://ballinastephenites.ie/  

‘Ballina Beats’ Festival Teen Disco at the Cot & Cobble

Date: Thursday 14th July Location: The Cot & Cobble Time 8.30pm - 11pm Admission €10 DJ Ryan Cawley Teenage Disco with DJ Ryan Cawley in The Cot & Cobble for young persons aged 14 - 17 About Get your summer festival night out at the Cot and Cobbles Teen Party night this Salmon Festival. Please […]

ARTS CENTRE WORKSHOPS

ARTS CENTRE WORKSHOPS SUITABLE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS FROM 5 YRS PLUS - Running Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th, Thursday 14th and Friday 14th July.  15 MAX PER CLASS WITH A NON REFUNDABLE €5 BOOKING FEE VIA THE FESTIVAL OFFICE, by calling 096 72800, or booking online at this link Book Art Camp Friday 15th July 10:45am […]

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PADDLE BOARDING AT THE QUAY WITH MIKEE AND HARBOUR SUP – BOOKED OUT

This event s now Booked Out. AN EARLY START SO THE TIDE DICTATES WHEN TO TRY OUT THIS SUP ERB WATER SPORT! Starting at 8am - 9.30am BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL THROUGH THE FESTIVAL OFFICE, Contact 096 72800, or pay online at this Link  WITH A NON REFUNDABLE €5 FEE – 10 PLACES ONLY – 10 […]

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Slime Day Workshop at the Jackie Clarke Collection

Slime Day Workshop: running from 10am-1pm, Friday 15th July 10-11am | 11-12 noon | 12-1pm Limited numbers booking essential by calling Jackie Clarke Collection 096 73580 Age 4yrs+ Cost €5 Running from10am-1pm

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Old World School games on Walsh St, Ballina

12th, 14th & 15th July Old World School games on Walsh St, Ballina. Enjoy activities such as chalk pavement art, skipping, hula hup, paper doll cut outs, painting stations, hop-scotch, snakes & ladders, and board games. Between Walsh St & the Jackie Clarke Collection walled heritage garden. Family Event, Free all Day

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Daily Historical Walking Tours of Ballina with Carmel Hughes

From: Ballina Tourist Office, Pearse St. F26 T6Y3.  Admin Free, No Booking Necessary. Monday | Tuesday | Thursday | Friday @ 11am Ballina is a town with a colorful fascinating history dating back thousands of years.  What better way to learn about the history than to embark on a historical walking tour of Ballina with […]

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Ballina Salmon Festival Busking Competition is Back.

Ballina Salmon Festival Busking Competition returns to the streets of Ballina this July 2022. The Festival is delighted to invite musicians and buskers from around the town and county to Ballina between the 11th to the 16th July as part of the now annual Busking Competition ! Ballina is a magnet for musicians, the streets […]

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Lunch Time Concert at the Core Stage

The Core Stage @ the Jackie Clare Collection, Lunchtime Daily, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Admission :Free After the success of the event, which started in 2017, running into 2019, we are delighted to welcome the young musicians from The Core back to their own dedicated stage for this years Ballina Salmon Festival. The Core is run […]

Live Festival Theatre Production in the Jackie Clarke Collection

End of week performance by the “BCC & JCC” Performers in the walled heritage garden, Friday 15th July, After a two day session of Creating, Writing & Performing a festival production, all are invited to join the BCC & JCC theatre in the beautiful surroundings of the walled garden of the Jackie Clare Collection, for […]

GAELIC FOOTBALL SKILLS ‘N DRILLS

DON YOUR COUNTY/CLUB COLOURS AND JOIN US FOR SOME FUN AND GAMES ON THE PITCH WITH A VARIETY OF TOP CLASS COACHES. SUITABLE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS 7YRS TO 16 YR OLDS. BRING YOUR BOOTS, A DRINK AND LET’S HAVE FUN!    FREE EVENT BALLINA STEPHENITES GAA CLUB

Ballina’s Pearse St Party

Ballina Salmon Festival hosts a street party on Pearse St, this Friday night July 15th, commencing at 8pm, and proceeded by the Busking Competition featuring three of the finest buskers hand picked by our undercover judges!  Our buskers have played on the streets of Ballina all week, and make a welcome return to get the […]

Double Trouble in Tarbh 47

Keep the party going, after a cracker night at the Pearse St Party, make you way up to Double Trouble - Chris Lawlor & Antonia Cafolla in Tarbh 47. 'KRIS & ANTO' Plays all the classic of the 90s in the basement bar of Tarbh 47. Entry Free and kickstarting @ 11 pm

‘STORYGATE’

‘STORYGATE’ AT BALLINA LIBRARY. PROFESSIONAL STORY TELLING AND PUPPETRY SHOWS BRINGING ENCHANTMENT AND MAGIC TO CHILDREN. NOT TO BE MISSED!!!! 11:00am  -  11:45am      4 – 7 yr. olds  ‘GIGGLE TIME WITH KATIE THE KATERPILLAR’ 12noon    -  12:45pm      7 – 12 yr olds   ‘NAUGHTY STORIES WITH VINNY THE VULTURE’ MUCH THANKS TO BARBARA AND THE CREW […]

Telus International Salmon Run Triathlon as part of Ballina Salmon Festival

The Salmon run triathlon returns to Ballina for 2022. Saturday 16th July 2022 @ 9am. It comprises of a nice fast swim 750m down the River Moy followed by a scenic 20km mostly flat cycle route to Killala and a flat run through ballina to the Quay Village. More information and to Register go to […]

Marie Loftus Yoga, For Adults

Join Marie in the Tom Ruane Park, Sligo Road, on Saturday morning at 11am till 12 noon, for a relaxing morning yoga session Over 16’s only., Bring a mat or towel to this free event.

CHILDRENS FISHING COMPETITION @ CANALSIDE

ONE OF THE LONGEST RUNNING EVENTS FOR CHILDREN THROUGHOUT THE DECADES! CAST YOUR HOOK AND REEL ONE IN! THIS EVENT IS FREE IT IS KINDLY SPONSORED BY MARK FORBES BUTCHERS. BRING YOUR ROD AND REEL AND YOU COULD WIN THE PERPETUAL JUVENILLE FISHING TROPHY! FREE EVENT

CHILDRENS FANCY DRESS DISCO

DRESS UP AND IMPRESS AS WE BOOGIE OUR WAY TO THE LAST EVENING OF THE BALLINA SALMON FESTIVAL! SUITABLE  FOR ALL AGES U10 YRS.  €3 ON THE DOOR AT BALLINA STEPHENITES GAA CLUB

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Ballina Salmon Festival to make history with Moy-side musical extravaganza

Local Heroes for Hospice group present Broadway with a Bang Ballina Salmon Festival is pleased to announce a unique new event and a first for Ballina. Broadway with a Bang will be staged on the night of Saturday, July 16 next as the penultimate event of the 2022 Ballina Salmon Festival. The event will see […]

FAMILY FUN CAR TREASURE HUNT – BEEP BEEP – COT AND COBBLE

WE ALWAYS KEEP THE BEST FOR LAST!! DUE TO A HECTIC SCHEDULE, THE ICONIC CAR TREASURE HUNT WILL TAKE PLACE AS A ‘FESTIVAL WRAP’ ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON FROM THE COT AND COBBLE!   FUN AND BANTER WILL BE THE ORDER OF THE DAY AS ALL CREWS TAKE OFF TO NEGOTIATE THE HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS TO SOLVE […]

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Ballina Salmon Festival 2022,
Programme of Events

Click below to see a full programme. The festival programme is also available to collect in the festival office, C/O Ballina Tourist Office, Pearse St, Ballina, 096 72800