Salmon & Whiskey Festival
The Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival is is a two-day event showcasing music, food, the arts and delivering a unique experience for everyone.
The Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival is a 2-day festival celebrating food and drink producers from the Causeway Coast & Glens and extending right across Northern Ireland. Tastings, workshops, food demos, live music, dance troupes, artisan stalls, street performers during this popular foodie weekend.
Whiskey barrel roll, salmon station tour, fashion show, evening entertainment in the bars and restaurants, town tour, free parking.
The Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival was started to celebrate the local culture, heritage and produce. It is a two day event showcasing music, food, the arts and delivering a unique experience for everyone. The name came from the world renowned Bushmills Distillery and the salmon which inhabit the River Bush.
The village of Bushmills is known around the world for its whiskey distillery and salmon station, the Festival celebrates local food and drink producers, with a flavour of song, dance, tours and heritage.
The Main Street in the town is closed to traffic and will be transformed into a festival- friendly pedestrian zone, where you will be able to browse through the local produce on offer at the Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Market as well as the entertainment stage.
The festival includes talks and tours of the River Bush Salmon Station, whiskey tasting at the Distillery, Festival Food Tour, live music, cookery demonstrations with a celebrity chef and local chefs, the Great Bushmills Bake Off, heritage walking tours, traditional music and dance, children’s entertainment, live music in the bars and themed menus in the local restaurants.