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Ballyclare May Fair returns for 2019

The annual Ballyclare May Fair will return this year from Saturday 18 until Saturday 25 May and we have lots in store for all of the family to enjoy. To kick it all off, the popular Odd Man Out Competition is open to enter.

The traditional horse fair feature of the historic May Fair returns to Ballyclare Main Street on Tuesday 21 May. Local musicians, as well as your Uncle Hugo, and a concert with Dolly and Shania Tribute Act will get your toes tappin on May Fair Tuesday with plenty of music and entertainment in the town.
Don’t forget to bring your furry friends to Ballyclare Town Hall on Wednesday 22 May for the annual pet show at 6pm. Then from 7pm, everyone will get to enjoy half price amusements as well as enjoy the Taste of the Borough with local musicians in the Town Hall.
If you fancy your chances in this year’s Soap Box Derby, then join us on Thursday 22 May at 6.30pm when Ballyeaston Road will become a mini race track as competitors race against each other to be crowned champion.
For lots of family fun, Saturday 25 May sees the return of the fabulous May Fair Parade, departing from Dennison Commercials at 1pm, when the town will come awash with colour.  The May Fair Concert which is sponsored by Firmus Energy will also entertain the crowd from 2pm until 5.30pm with live entertainment. Marty Mone and his band will delight fans of all ages with his charisma and musical talent from 8-10pm before the week of celebrations come to a close at 10.15pm where the town will be lit up with the Fireworks Finale.
Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Alderman Smyth commented, “This annual event is a great opportunity for all the family to have some fun together. We have lots of activities planned for all age groups, so make sure you head down to Ballyclare and join in the celebrations!”
For more information including the May Fair programme, car parking and road closures visit www.antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/ballyclaremayfair and make sure you follow the Ballyclare May Fair Facebook page.


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