Ballina Salmon Festival 2024 - Visit North Mayo

Ballina Salmon Festival 2024

Ballina Salmon Festival 2024 returns again to the town from 6th to 14th of July 2024. The longest running community festival along the Wild Atlantic Way, inspired by Ballina’s jewel in its crown, the River Moy, as Ballina is officially dubbed ‘Salmon Capital of Ireland’, Ballina’s Salmon Festival has evolved throughout its 59 years.

This year, in its 60th year, the ethos has remains the same. It continues to celebrate all that is great about the community of Ballina and Co Mayo; Family fun , music, arts, culture and heritage, sports and the magnificent River Moy, making Ballina Salmon Festival a very special  seven days to remember. ‘Meet as a Stranger, Leave as a Friend’.

The festival will include firm favourites such as National Heritage Day, The River Moy Swim and new this year, musical entertainment in the new Ballina Innovation Quarter (formerly the Old Military Barracks in the town centre) which will be provided on Thursday, 11th July by Mike Denver. Tickets available to purchase on Eventbrite here.

At the time of writing the rest of the festival program has yet to be released, but please check back in the coming weeks for a full list of events once released.