Ballina 2023: Out West - A Day Out For All - Visit North Mayo

Ballina 2023: Out West – A Day Out For All

OutWest and Ballina 2023 are celebrating the LGBTQ+ community by presenting an exciting and joyful day of events!

11am-12:30pm, Ballina Library: LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Storytime

Hosted by Sligo performers Ben Lucent and Sinéad O’Brien, featuring uplifting stories with themes of acceptance and cherishing diversity

12:30pm – 3pm: Outdoor Picnic, Jackie Clarke Collection Heritage Walled Garden

Held in the beautiful gardens of the Jackie Clarke Collection, including food and refreshment vendors, face painting and information stands from OutWest and Mindspace Mayo.

3pm – 5pm: Street Games,Walsh Street
Classic outdoor games for all the family to participate in, running directly beside the Jackie Clarke Collection in Walsh Street.

After Dark

The following night-time activities will also be held for adult audiences;

6pm – 7pm: Free Rapid HIV and Syphilis Testing, OutWest Drop-In Centre, Teeling Street

9pm – late: Drag Bingo, The Cot and Cobble

A fabulous night out with a selection of talented performers—including live entertainment from drag queens Miss Neon Love, Blondie Boots, Miss Memphis Shell as well as local comedian Therese Cahill—held within the lively Cot and Cobble, a familiar and popular destination for many in Ballina. This is a ticketed event, book yours below.

Book Your Tickets To Drag Bingo

Ballina. Co. Mayo