Ballina Street Festival 8th-14th July 2019

Ballina Street Festival 8th-14th July 2019

Ballina Street Festival running from Monday 8th July to Sunday 14th July kick starts the summer holidays with the usual stallworth events scheduled to take place including National Heritage Day, Picnic in the Park with your teddy, an old fashioned ‘Beat on the Street’ and Saturday night Fireworks extravaganza.

With a full line up of events now announced, Paul Regan, Chairman of the Ballina Street Festival says “Ballina loves to put on a great show, we love welcoming people to our town and are so proud of the tourism offering Ballina and North Mayo has to offer. Ballina Street Festival has a seven day packed to capacity programme catering for all tastes and ages, from the young to the mature, offering classic Treasure Hunt, musical extravaganza, a big old Street Party and bumper Children’s Programme. We’re also proud to be hosting two events on our glorious River Moy; the River Moy Swim and Stand Up Paddle boarding and Sail on the River Moy. We would like to acknowledge the support and help from Ballina Salmon Festival.”

BALLINA STREET FESTIVAL FULL SCHEDULE 2019

Headline Event – ‘Take Me Home Colleen’,   Ballina Arts Centre 7.30pm,  A Folk & Ballad musical depicting a young couples struggle living in North Mayo during the Famine Years, with original music by local singer song writer Brendan Farrell.  Tickets Ballina Arts Centre (096) 73593, €15

Carmel Hughes ‘Ballina Historical Walking Tour’ 11am-1pm Dpt Ballina Tourist Office FREE

‘Come Have Some Fun at Ballina Athletics Track’ 3pm – 4.30pm 5 Yrs + FREE

‘Ballina’s Annual Traditional Festival Car Treasure Hunt’ The Cot & Cobble, Cars depart between 6pm-7.30pm, family friendly fun for all. COST €20 per Car. Contact 0877597716

Summer Youth Disco, Ballina Rugby Club @ 8.30pm-11pm €10pp

Keith & Lorraine Showband Show, Twin trees Hotel. 9pm;  Tickets available from Tourist Office/Twin Trees Hotel €15, Available on the door; €18.50 so pre-purchased Tickets is advisable. Twin Trees Hotel 096 21033

Headline Event – Conal Gallen ‘Back to Front Show’ Ballina Arts Centre 8pm, Tickets Ballina Arts Centre (096) 73593, €25

Ballina Costume Company at The Jackie Clarke Collection; Drop in/Drop out kid’s fun days in The Jackie Clarke Collection as part of Ballina Street Festival 2019; Tuesday (Decorate your own flower pot and plant your herbs, after lunch Arts and Crafts)  11am-5pm | €3 per hour – €5 for two hours – €15 for full day | Age: 4-12 years of age Contact Ballina Tourist Office to book 096 72800

Martial Arts Free Style Workshop at Moy Valley Freestyle Martial Arts, Killala Road Business Park, Ballina  11am-12.30pm / 2pm-3.30pm 5 yrs + FREE (50max per class)

Carmel Hughes ‘Ballina Historical Walking Tour’ 11am-1pm Dpt Ballina Tourist Office FREE

River Moy Trust Children’s Angling & Biodiversity Workshop, 1pm-4pm, Cathedral Beat €5, Book with Ballina Tourist Office 096 72800

Lunchtime Concerts at the Jackie Clarke Collection by The Core 1-2pm FREE

‘Young Historians Workshop’ at Jackie Clarke Collection 2pm-3pm 15 max per class, FREE 8 Years+ Booking via Jackie Clarke Collection TEL: 096 73508

Street Festival 5k Road Race through town, Register at 6.30pm from Rouses Bar

‘Pin-Ups’ an exhibition of Drawings and Prints, featuring work of local artists from the Ballina area, Ballina Civic Offices, opening at 7pm FREE

Loyal Mayo-A Talk on Orange Lodges in Co. Mayo, Ballina Library 7pm FREE

National Heritage Day Ballina Town from 9am – 6pm, feast your senses on the sights, sounds and sensations of a market day 100 years ago, featuring a Craft Ale Take Over on O’Rahilly St, Music in the Marquee, the Garda Band on the Big stage and All the Fun of the fair with McFaddens.

Heritage Quarter at the Jackie Clarke Collection, Walsh St, 11am – 6pm:  Featuring Olde Worlde Kids Games, Olde School Days, the Big Blue Bus, and the Calvery Church, display of falconry and Birds of Prey in the Walled Heritage Garden (from 2pm)

‘Pin-Ups’ an exhibition of Drawings and Prints, featuring work of local artists from the Ballina area, Ballina Civic Offices 10:30-1pm and 2-4:30pm

Music and Dance on the Band Stand in the Walled Heritage Garden at the Jackie Clarke Collection (11am-5pm)

Ballina Presbyterian Church Fundraising Morning for local Charities, Walsh Street from 10.30am-4pm.

‘In Tune’, Irish Traditional and Folk Night in The Broken Jug at 10pm FREE

Headline Event – ‘Spraoi in the Ree’, Abbey Street Ballina;                            Be warned as plenty of craic and devilment ensues in the crazy world of Abbey Street over the bridge, featuring a 12 hour spinathon, obstacle course racing and sporting clubs duels and live music from 8pm FREE

‘Archive Art Workshop’ Jackie Clarke Collection 11am-12noon 15 max per class 6years + FREE /Booking via Jackie Clarke Collection TEL: 096 73508

Ballina Costume Company at The Jackie Clarke Collection;  Drop in/Drop out kid’s fun days in The Jackie Clarke Collection as part of Ballina Street Festival 2019; Thursday (Puppet making and puppet show featuring the kids, After lunch fun and games)| 11am-5pm | €3 per hour – €5 for two hours – €15 for full day | Age: 4-12 years of age Contact Ballina Tourist Office 096 7280

‘Pin-Ups’ an exhibition of Drawings and Prints, featuring work of local artists from the Ballina area, Ballina Civic Offices 10:30-1pm and 2-4:30pm

Carmel Hughes ‘Historical walking Tour of Ballina’ 11am-1pm Dpt Ballina Tourist Office FREE

Memoir Writing Workshop by Terry Rielly, Rouses Bar 11.30am-1pm FREE

Lunchtime Concerts at the Jackie Clarke Collection by The Core 1-2pm FREE

Kids Pirate Treasure Hunt, Belleek Forest from Belleek Duck Pond, Ballina at 1.30pm €2 pp be sure to dress up in your favourite Pirate Costume.

Over 55’s Tea Dance, with music by John Gallagher at the Glasgow Kennedy Centre 2pm-4pm €7pp Refreshments served.

Bounce Disco; Intellectual Disability Friendly Disco The Cot & Cobble Thursday 11th July 8pm-10.30pm, Admission is €5 (Carers go free)

Headline Event – ‘Pearse Street Party’ in Down Town Ballina,              Fergal O’Murchu (Ragus) and guests Big Town Folk Band,
The Matthew Berrill Brass Ensemble, Donn Stiff and
Nathan Palazkatsi as guest artists to Ballina and welcoming Ballina’s own Gorilla Radio, the Party kicks off from 8pm FREE

Carmel Hughes ‘Historical walking Tour of Ballina’ 11am-1pm Dpt Ballina Tourist Office FREE

Ballina Costume Company at The Jackie Clarke Collection; Ballina Costume Company at The Jackie Clarke Collection;  Drop in/Drop out kid’s fun days in The Jackie Clarke Collection as part of Ballina Street Festival 2019;  Friday (Fun with slime and magic bubble creations, after lunch Obstacle course fun in the garden)| 11am-5pm | €3 per hour – €5 for two hours – €15 for full day | Age: 4-12 years of age Contact Ballina Tourist Office 096 72800 

‘Pin-Ups’ an exhibition of Drawings and Prints, featuring work of local artists from the Ballina area, Ballina Civic Offices 10:30-1pm and 2-4:30pm

Fun & Splash Swimming, Ballina Swimming Pool, Fun Swimming Session, for 8 years +,  12-1 pm please Note*** (children under this age MUST be accompanied in the pool by an adult at a fee of €4) Booking not required

Stand Up Paddling Taster Session with Harbour Sup n Sail The Quay Slipway, 12.30-1.30pm Max 12 per class €5 pp 10years + Contact Ballina Tourist Office 096 72800

Lunchtime Concerts at the Jackie Clarke Collection by The Core 1-2pm  FREE

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Singalong, Ballina Arts Centre 2pm, Tickets Ballina Arts Centre (096) 73593,  €10

GAA skills workshop Ballina Stephenites GAA Club @3.30pm-5pm 7years+ Free

Ballina Athletic Club 10K Run/Walk, register from 5.30pm Scoil Phadraig, (opposite Tesco) commence 7pm. €€

 ‘80’s Nostalgia Night’ in An Tarbh 47 from 11pm, €5 entry.

Headline Event – Beat on the Street , Ballina Market Square 8pm with 2FM’s Keith Walshand guests – FREE

Street Busking Competition All Day Town Centre, Contact Ballina Tourist Office 096 72800

Yoga in the Park with Marie Loftus, at Tom Ruane Park 11am-12noon (Adults only) FREE

Lunchtime Concerts at the Jackie Clarke Collection by The Core 1-2pm FREE

Belleek Woods; History, Trees, Fauna and Flora,  an illustrated talk by Robbie Reynolds and Cyril Collins, 2pm, Over 55 Club, Moy Valley Resource Centre, Cathedral Road, Ballina FREE

Kids Fancy Dress Disco at Ballina Stephenites 3pm-4.30pm €3 per child

Beat On The Street with 2FM’s Keith Walsh and guests at Ballina Market Square from 8pm FREE

Fireworks Extravaganza against the backdrop of St Muredachs Cathedral from 11.30pm

Headline Event – Teddy Bears Picnic, Tom Ruane Park, from 2pm              €2 per child. Get dressed up, get Ted dressed up and take him for a picnic in the park.

Ballina Agricultural Show In Showgrounds at Ballina Stephenites GAA Club from 2pm €10 per Adult, Children Free when accompanied by an adult.

Harbour SUP 500, Team Monster Stand Up Paddling Race on the River Moy, 2-4pm on Bachelors Walk & Clare St, Ballina  Team of 5, Text 086 0315737 to enter

The River Moy Swim, Ham Bridge, Ballina 4pm Junior Swim (10 to 14 yrs) Reg Tues 25th June at Ballina Swimming Pool at 5pm (No registration for children on the day of the race-No Exceptions) €5 euro entry

5pm Open Swim (750 meters) Early bird €20 until 13th Jul. Reg 25th June at 5 pm Ballina Swim Pool Entries also by emailing rivermoyswim@gmail.com  Entries on day from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm, Cost €25 

Monday 8th July 2019

‘Take Me Home Colleen’,   Ballina Arts Centre 7.30pm,  A Folk & Ballad musical depicting a young couples struggle living in North Mayo during the Famine Years, with original music by local singer song writer Brendan Farrell.  Tickets Ballina Arts Centre (096) 73593, €15

Tuesday 9th July 2019

Conal Gallen ‘Back to Front Show’ Ballina Arts Centre 8pm, Tickets Ballina Arts Centre (096) 73593, €25

Wednesday 10th July 2019

National Heritage Day Ballina Town from 9am – 6pm, feast your senses on the sights, sounds and sensations of a market day 100 years ago, featuring a Craft Ale Take Over on O’Rahilly St, Music in the Marquee, the Garda Band on the Big stage and All the Fun of the fair with McFaddens.

Thursday 11th July 2019

Spraoi in the Ree’, Abbey Street Ballina; Be warned as plenty of craic and devilment ensues in the crazy world of Abbey Street over the bridge, featuring a 12 hour spinathon, obstacle course racing and sporting clubs duels and live music from 8pm **FREE**

Friday 12th July 2019

Pearse Street Party’ in Down Town Ballina, Fergal O’Murchu (Ragus) and guests Big Town Folk Band, The Matthew Berrill Brass Ensemble, Donn Stiff and Nathan Palazkatsi as guest artists to Ballina and welcoming Ballina’s own Gorilla Radio, the Party kicks off from 8pm **FREE**

Saturday 13th July 2019

Beat on the Street , Ballina Market Square 8pm with 2FM’s Keith Walshand guests – FREE

Fireworks Extravaganza against the backdrop of St Muredachs Cathedral from 11.30pm

Sunday 14th July 2019

Teddy Bears Picnic, Tom Ruane Park, from 2pm . Entry €2 per child. Get dressed up, get Ted dressed up and take him for a picnic in the park.

KIDS EVENTS AT
BALLINA STREET FESTIVAL

‘Come Have Some Fun at Ballina Athletics Track’ 3pm – 4.30pm 5 Yrs + FREE

Ballina’s Annual Traditional Festival Car Treasure Hunt; The Cot & Cobble, Cars depart between 6pm-7.30pm, Family Friendly Fun for all. Cost €20 per Car

Summer Youth Disco, Ballina Rugby Club @ 8.30pm-11pm €10pp

Ballina Costume Company at The Jackie Clarke Collection; Drop in/Drop out kid’s fun days in The Jackie Clarke Collection as part of Ballina Street Festival 2019; Tuesday (Decorate your own flower pot and plant your herbs, after lunch Arts and Crafts) 11am-5pm | €3 per hour – €5 for two hours – €15 for full day | Age: 4-12 years of age

Martial Arts Free Style Workshop at Moy Valley Freestyle Martial Arts, Killala Road Business Park, Ballina  11am-12.30pm / 2pm-3.30pm 5 yrs + FREE (50max per class)

Lunchtime Concerts at the Jackie Clarke Collection by The Core 1-2pm FREE

River Moy Trust Children’s Angling & Biodiversity Workshop, 1pm-4pm, Cathedral Beat €5, Book with Ballina Tourist Office  

‘Young Historians Workshop’ at Jackie Clarke Collection 2pm-3pm 15 max per class, 8 Years+ €2/Booking via Jackie Clarke Collection TEL: 096 73508

Street Festival 5k Road Race through Ballina Town, Register at 6.30pm from Rouses Bar €10pp

National Heritage Day Ballina Town from 9am – 6pm, feast your senses on the sights, sounds and sensations of a market day 100 years ago, featuring all the Fun of the Fair with McFaddens Fun Fairs, Children’s face painting and kids workshops all on the streets of Ballina and a very special Vintage Vehicle Show as Ballina steps back in time.

Heritage Quarter at the Jackie Clarke Collection, Walsh St, 11am – 6pm:  Featuring Olde Worlde Kids Games, Olde School Days, the Big Blue Bus, and the Calvery Church, display of falconry and Birds of Prey in the Walled Heritage Garden (from 2pm)

Music and Dance on the Band Stand in the Walled Heritage Garden at the Jackie Clarke Collection (11am-5pm)

‘Archive Art Workshop’ Jackie Clarke Collection 11am-12noon 15 max per class 6years + FREE /Booking via Jackie Clarke Collection TEL: 096 73508

Ballina Costume Company at The Jackie Clarke Collection;  Drop in/Drop out kid’s fun day Thursday (Puppet making and puppet show featuring the kids, After lunch fun and games) | 11am-5pm | €3 per hour – €5 for two hours – €15 for full day | Age: 4-12 years of age

Lunchtime Concerts at the Jackie Clarke Collection by The Core 1-2pm FREE

Kids Pirate Treasure Hunt, Belleek Forest from Belleek Duck Pond, Ballina at 1.30pm €2 pp Be sure to wear your best Pirate Costume

Bounce Disco; Intellectual Disability Friendly Disco The Cot & Cobble Thursday 11th July 8pm-10.30pm, Admission is €5 (Carers go free)

Spraoi in the Ree’, Abbey Street Ballina; be warned as plenty of craic and devilment ensues in the crazy world of Abbey Street over the bridge, featuring a 12 hour spinathon, obstacle course racing, sporting clubs duels and Live Music from 8pm FREE

Ballina Costume Company at The Jackie Clarke Collection; Drop in/Drop out kid’s fun day Friday (Fun with slime and magic bubble creations, after lunch Obstacle course fun in the garden)| 11am-5pm | €3 per hour – €5 for two hours – €15 for full day | Age: 4-12 years of age 

Fun & Splash Swimming, Ballina Swimming Pool, Fun Swimming Session, for 8 years +,  12-1 pm please Note*** (children under this age MUST be accompanied in the pool by an adult at a fee of €4) Booking not required

Stand Up Paddling Taster Session with Harbour Sup n Sail The Quay Slipway, 12.30-1.30pm Max 12 per class €5 pp 10years + Book through Tourist Office

Lunchtime Concerts by The Core 1-2pm FREE EVENT at The Jackie Clarke Collection.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Singalong, Ballina Arts Centre 2pm, Tickets Ballina Arts Centre €10

GAA skills workshop Ballina Stephenites GAA Club @3.30pm-5pm 7years+ Free

Pearse Street Party in down town Ballina, featuring Fergal O’Murchu and Big Town Folk featuring guest dancers from local Irish dance schools, and Ballina’s own Gorilla Radio, the Party kicks off from 8pm FREE EVENT

Street Busking Competition All Day Town Centre, Contact Ballina Tourist Office 096 72800

Lunchtime Concerts at the Jackie Clarke Collection by The Core 1-2pm FREE

Kids Fancy Dress Disco at Ballina Stephenites 3pm-4.30pm €3 per child

Beat on the Street with 2FM’s Keith Walsh and guests at Ballina Market Square from 8pm FREE

Fireworks Extravaganza at against the backdrop of St Muredach’s Cathedral from 11.30pm

Teddy Bears Picnic, Tom Ruane Park, from 2pm €2 pp. Get Ted dressed up and take him for a Picnic in the Park.

Ballina Agricultural Show In Showgrounds at Ballina Stephenites GAA Club from 2pm €10 per Adult, Children Free when accompanied by an adult

SUP N SAIL RACE Harbour SUP 500, Team Monster Stand Up Paddling Race on the River Moy, 2-4pm on Bachelors Walk & Clare St, Ballina Team of 5, Text 086 0315737 to enter

The River Moy Swim, Ham Bridge, Ballina 4pm Junior Swim (10 to 14 yrs) Reg Tues 25th June at Ballina Swimming Pool at 5pm (No registration for children on the day of the race No Exceptions) €5 euro Entry

All the fun of the funfair all week as McFaddens Funfairs entertains In Ballina (Kilcullens Yars & Ballina Military Barracks) 

Ballina Street Festival Children's Events 2019
Ballina Street festival Childrens Events 2019

For further information, please contact Ballina Chamber & Tourist Office 00353 96 72800 | info@Ballina.ie

44 Pearse St, Ballina, Co Mayo

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