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Merry May Day

Holywood Town Centre, Holywood, County Down, BT18 9AB
A photo of a trio of little girls taking part in the annual maypole dancing dressed in pastel skirts to match the ribbons of the Maypole

About

Please note, the event programme details will continue to be updated for 2024 so keep an eye on this page. 

Always a popular family day out, the Merry May Day celebrations have become a long tradition in the bustling gateway town of Holywood.

The town will be transformed into a pedestrianised hub of activity. Expect delicious savoury and sweet treats on offer from a food stall market. Musical performances will add to the ambience of a great day out, and of course the display of dance by local school children around the Island's only Maypole is a highlight!

2024/25 council run events programme is subject to rate setting process.

Free to attend

This event is organised in collaboration with Holywood District Community Council and Holywood Chamber of Commerce.

 

Sustainability

Ards and North Down Borough Council is committed to reducing our carbon footprint. Please keep sustainability in mind when coming along to our events.

 

Getting here

Public transport - nearest rail stop is Holywood, located approx a 10 minute walk from the town centre. For bus stop detail and information on timetables, visit Translink.co.uk

By car - Follow directional road signs to Holywood. A guide to the local car parks.

 

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[Please note, photography and videography may take place at some/all of these events. All events are subject to change]

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Opening Times

10am-4pm (6 May 2024)

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