Seafood and Shanty Ballycotton Family Fun Day
Seafood & Shanty Ballycotton / Family Fun Day was first launched in 2013 by the Seafood & Shanty Ballycotton committee and Darina Allen demonstrated fish dishes in association with the Ballycotton Fisherman's Association. Seafood & Shanty Ballycotton is a collaborative tourism initiative started by the business community of Ballycotton and supported by the entire community.
Seafood & Shanty Ballycotton is an initiative aimed to educate and promote the importance of fishing and farming in rural Ireland and to showcase the beautiful fishing village of Ballycotton
On Sunday 3rd June 2018 Ballycotton pier will be a sea of BRILL-iant OLD FASHIONED FAMILY FUN and entertainment; ARTS and CRAFTS stalls, MUSIC in the form of shanty buskers and local musicians DUFFY's CUT - dancing is encouraged!
COOKERY DEMONSTRATIONS and FOOD STALLS offering a smorgasbord of delicious food including fish and chips from Pier26, Sushi, Lobster from The Lobster Man, Crepes from Lolo Kitchen, Volcano Woodfired Pizza and many more local culinary treats such as Ballinrostic cheese and delicious home-made cakes from Breda Paul.
RACHEL ALLEN is joining us and will DEMONSTRATE something fishy on the pier to open the festival at 2pm and ARUN KAPUL (Green Saffron spices) will also be adding a little spice to our fish demonstration area before you can learn how to make sushi and fillet fish from more experts.
Affordable BOAT TRIPS will be available from the harbour around the Ballycotton Lighthouse Island and the Ballycotton Lifeboat crew and Ballycotton Cliff Rescue crew will be on hand sharing coastal safety advice.
A highlight of this #BankHoliday weekend event is our final event of the day on the pier.. the CRAB DERBY - an annual spectacle/experience not to be missed!