Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival

Jun 07 2019 - Jun 09 2019
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Bushmills Visitor Information Centre Main Street, Bushmills, County Antrim,
Stephen Camley
 (028) 2073 0390

Annual Salmon and Whiskey festival taking place in the historic town of Bushmills.

The Salmon & Whiskey festival, which celebrates the local heritage and fine produce in the area, returns on Friday 7th with the Bushmills Banquet, then on Saturday 8th June and Sunday 9th June. Two days of fantastic entertainment and activities will spread across Bushmills Main Street, Milliennium Park, Bushmills Distillery and The Salmon Fisheries.

Bushmills Banquet is back by popular demand. A very special gourmet evening celebrating Bushmills Irish Whiskey and festival themed dishes from local participating restaurants and artisan food producers, showcasing the very best of Bushmills hospitality. Tickets on sale from Wednesday 1st May 2019, available from Tartine at Distillers Arms and The French Rooms. Details available on the Bushmills Banquet Facebook page.

On Saturday our celebrity chef Ian Orr (Chef Patron of Browns Bonds Hill Group) will wet our appetites and enthuse us with his inventive and creative flair. His inspiration for his menus comes from researching new ingredients and new techniques focusing on the use of mouth-watering local produce.

On Sunday we will be joined by local talented chefs who will entice us with a wide range of cookery skills and delicious recipes.

Main Street is closed to traffic on Saturday & Sunday allowing Naturally North Coast & Glens market to provide stalls incorporating local products and food produce from local businesses, creating a vibrant and friendly atmosphere.

Bushmills Distillery offer free whiskey tasting throughout Saturday & Sunday at the Distillery.

The Salmon Fisheries are open on Saturday and Sunday. This year is the International Year of the Salmon and the Fisheries will provide educational activities, complimented by informative stands and interactive activities such as angling simulators or fly tying demonstrations.

Come along for the weekend, bring the family, try some new food, see some new sights and have a wonderful foodie experience!