Salmon & Whiskey Festival

Jun 09 2018 - Jun 10 2018
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Visitor Information Centre Main Street, Bushmills, County Antrim,
Ms Christine McKee
T: (028) 7034 7034

This two day event celebrates the local culture, heritage and local produce with lots of activities.

The Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival was started to celebrate the local culture, heritage and produce. It is a two day event showcasing music, food, the arts and delivering a unique experience for everyone. The name came from the world renowned Bushmills Distillery and the salmon which inhabit the River Bush.

The festival incorporates whiskey tasting and visitors can learn about how it is made. It also features cookery demonstrations by a celebrity chef and also local chefs with locally sourced produce. Restaurants and eateries in the village have offers promoting locally sourced salmon and/or Bushmills Whiskey as key ingredients. Enjoy live music, dance troupes, street performers, salmon station tour and much more.

Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Market will be there on both days selling a range of handmade art, craft and local food produce. Come along, browse and get a unique gift.