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Portaferry Gala Festival

Town Centre, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1LE
Portaferry Gala performance


This exciting 7 day festival celebrates it's Emerald Anniversary of 55yrs running. Packed full of fun, creative, music and exciting unique events in the beautiful setting of Portaferry on Strangford Lough, there is something for everyone at Portaferry Gala Festival.

Introducing Bingo Loco, Burger Fest, Taste your Town and Farming Community Day.

A highlight of the week will be the new “TALK OF THE WALK” follow the map trail around the streets - look out for wonderful street entertainment.

Please note that the majority of events are ticketed or registration is required:

Bingo Loco – exciting modern rave of bingo!!!! Lots prizes to be won

Taste your town – a walking tour of our local bars and restaurant showing casing food and drink from Northern Ireland

Burger Fest – eating competition, bespoke burgers, laser quest, live music, magicians, face and body tattoos, challenges, circus skills workshops, art workshops and lots lots more


Farming Community Day |

Dancing, Live Radio interactive programme from Gala Stage

Big Lunch - TOY tractor Run, Tractor Run Pitching the Sheaf, Rodeo bull and lots lots more.

Tickets available via Eventbrite Registration via gala webpage


View the full programme


Getting here |

Car parks in the area. Catch the Strangford Lough Ferry from Strangford to Portaferry. Bus information can be found at Translink.


This event is Grant Aided by Ards and North Down Borough Council's Tourism Department.

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