Christmas 2019

Christmas 2019

Christmas image from the 2019 campaign

As the dark nights draw in and the temperature drops, Mid and East Antrim lights up with an exciting programme of activities.

From communing with nature in one of our stunning parklands to welcoming in the festive period, there’s something for everyone.

#FindYourChristmas in Mid and East Antrim!

Bin Collections 

Christmas opening times

Find Your Christmas in Mid & East Antrim - an image of a snow globe with an artists' impression of The Braid, Carrickfergus Castle and Larne Town Hall inside it.

Larne Christmas Lights Switch-on

The people of Larne and surroudning areas helped Santa and Larne Football Team switch on the Christmas lights on Friday 15 November.

Christmas opening times

Ballymena 

Carrickfergus 

Larne

The Braid

  • Monday 23 December 2019 - Closing at 6pm
  • Tuesday 24 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Wednesday 25 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Thursday 26 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Friday 27 December 2019 - Normal Opening
  • Tuesday 31 December 2019 - Closing at 6pm
  • Wednesday 1 January 2020 - CLOSED
  • Thursday 2 January 2020 - Normal Opening

Ballymena Saturday Market

  • Saturday 22 December 2019 - Normal Opening
  • Saturday 29 December 2019 - Normal Opening

Seven Towers Leisure Centre, Ballymena

  • Monday 23 December - 7.30am – 5pm Christmas Eve
  • Tuesday 24 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Thursday 26 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Friday 27 December 2019 – 7.30am – 5pm
  • Saturday 28 December 2018 – 8.45am – 5pm
  • Sunday 29 December 2018 – 12noon – 5pm
  • Monday 30 December 2018 - 7.30am – 5pm
  • Tuesday 31 December 2018 - 8.45am – 5pm

N.B. Pool and Gym Close 4.30pm

  • New Year’s Day Wednesday 1 January 2020 - CLOSED

Sentry Hill

  • Monday 23 December 2019 – Wednesday 1 January 2020 - CLOSED

Carrickfergus Amphitheatre

  • Monday 23 December 2019 - 6.30am – 5pm
  • Tuesday 24 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Thursday 26 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Friday 27 December 2019 – 6.30am – 5pm
  • Saturday 28 December 2019 – 8am – 5pm
  • Sunday 29 December 2019 – 9am – 5pm
  • Monday 30 December 2019 - 6.30am – 5pm
  • Tuesday 31 December 2019 - 6.30am – 5pm

N.B. Pool and Gym Close 4.30pm

  • New Year’s Day Wednesday 1 January 2020 - CLOSED

Carrickfergus Civic Centre (Closures)

  • Tuesday 24 December – CLOSED
  • Wednesday 25 December – CLOSED
  • Thursday 26 December – CLOSED
  • Saturday 28 December -  CLOSED
  • Wednesday 1 January  - CLOSED
  • Saturday 4 January – CLOSED

Larne Leisure Centre

  • Monday 23 December 2019 - 8.30am – 5pm
  • Tuesday 24 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Thursday 26 December 2019 - CLOSED
  • Friday 27 December 2019 – 8.30am – 5pm
  • Saturday 28 December 2019 – 9am – 5pm
  • Sunday 29 December 2019 – 10am – 5pm
  • Monday 30 December 2019 - 9am – 5pm
  • Tuesday 31 December 2019 - 9am – 5pm

N.B. Pool and Gym Close 4.30pm

  • New Year’s Day Wednesday 1 January 2020 - CLOSED