Date(s) - 17/06/2017 - 18/06/2017
Salmon & Whiskey Festival
The Bushmills Salmon and Whiskey Festival is back on 17 & 18 June.
Established to celebrate the local culture, heritage and produce of the area, the festival is a two day event showcasing music, food, and the arts whilst promising a unique, fun experience for all.
The festival’s programme features cookery demonstrations by a special guest celebrity chef as well as local chefs highlighting locally sourced produce.
Restaurants and eateries in the town have offers promoting locally sourced salmon and/or Bushmills Whiskey as key ingredients throughout the festival.
As well as celebrating the local salmon from the River Bush and the award-winning whiskey from Bushmills Distillery, the festival will showcases other local produce including chocolates, cheeses, ice cream, preserves, jams, crafts etc. at the Causeway Coast and Glens Artisan Market on Saturday 17 June.
In addition to food and drink, the festival will be also be supported by various artists performing music and/or dance routines on a stage in the town centre with creative workshops and activities for children.
The festival also includes whiskey tasting and visitors can learn about how it is made.
With food, drink, cookery demonstrations, talks and tours and much more, this year’s festival is bigger and better than ever.