A Bonanza of Festival Family Fun!

This year we are pleased to have over 50 events taking place during the course of Festival week, covering a wide spectrum of activities and interests and catering for all age groups. We look forward to welcoming back old events that are well loved and supported by the people of Randalstown and also giving our support to the new events this year.

Some of the highlights of the week are:-

  • Ceili;
  • Family Ramble;
  • Wine and Cheese Evening;
  • Gymkhana, Dog Show, Vintage Tractor Run and Family Fun Fair; See below for the Gymkhana Schedule
  • Songs of Praise;
  • Family Fun Cycle;
  • Slow Bike Ride;
  • Senior Citizens Mystery Tour;
  • Wednesday evening Duck Race, Family Fun Night and Outdoor Concert;
  • Soapbox Derby;

Our new events for this year include:

  • Open Clay Pigeon Shoot
  • Afternoon Tea Dance
  • Food & Culture Night
  • Creative Arts & Craft Showcase
  • Old Bleach Bowling Taster Session
  • Horticulture & History Walking Tour
  • St. Benedicts College 10K Run/5K Walk
  • Gin Experience with Friends of Maine IPS
  • Guest Tea & Entertainment Night

Our Festival gallery can be viewed here

Click here to see our short programme

Click here to see our full programme

Click here to see summer newsletter


Please by aware that:

New Street and the Park and Ride car park will both be CLOSED from 5pm-10pm on Wednesday 20th June due to Arches Festival Street Games 

Diversion shown below

Church Road will be CLOSED from 5pm-10pm on Friday 22nd June due to Arches Soap Box Derby 

Diversion shown below

Please ensure all cars are removed from these areas in good time