Portaferry Gala Festival Week offers a wide and varied programme of mainly free events with music
Portaferry Gala Festival Week offers a wide and varied programme of mainly free events including: 10 mile Run, Market Day, Bonnie Baby and Cute Kiddies, Dog Show, Children’s Fancy Dress and spectacular Float and Band Parade alongside a selection of musical and family entertainment events. See www.portaferrygala.com for full programme.
Portaferry Gala is a family friendly festival delivering a wide variety of 70+ events, the majority being family friendly and free. Traditional favourites include a Market Day, 10 mile run, Bonny Baby and Cute Kiddies, Dog Show and Treasure Hunts. Unique Gala events are the Paper Boat Race, Little Flower of Co Down, Pitching the Sheaf as well as the spectactular Float and Band Parade. Every year traditional events are complimented by “new” additions only revelled at the eagerly awaited programme launch. The events take place in various venues throughout the village but mainly in the open air on The Square, all are fully accessible to everyone. In the case of inclement weather alternative indoor venues are identified on the written programme and website. Ferry Fm (107.2) broadcasting throughout the week, will also give updates as required as well as information on winners etc. Global audiences may join us via the online streaming of many of the events.