Ballina Salmon Festival (Féile na mBradán) in Co. Mayo

The annual Ballina Salmon Festival, which first commenced in 1964, is a family orientated festival and offers something for every age group and taste.

Over 200,000 visitors descend on the Salmon Capital of Ireland (Ballina) to enjoy this tremendous event, which is one of the leading community based festivals in the west of Ireland.

Among the events taking place this year are:

  • Lady of the Moy

  • Powerade Triathlon

  • River Frolics

  • Inland Fisheries Ireland

  • Abbey Street Music & Fun Night

  • Honda Step Thru Run

  • Custom & Classic Motorbike Show

  • Heritage Day

  • Mayo's Got Talent

  • It's a Knockout

  • Krazy Kart Race

  • Mardi Rag & Firework Display

  • Teddy Bears Picnic

  • Junior Triathlon

The action packed programme also includes workshops, historical walks, treasure hunts, raft races and fishing competitions running during the festival period.

The Salmon Festival is the highlight of the summer months in Ballina, so come along this summer and join us for 8-days of fun and frolics and make memories that you can treasure for a lifetime!... For further information contact:

Ballina Salmon Festival Office

Teeling Street


Tel: + 353 (0) 96 79814/5

Fax: + 353 (0) 96 79814


Or visit the  Ballina Salmon Festival Website